December 7, 2019
Referencing website - National News Bureau of Thailand
H.M. the Queen Presides over Assumption University’s 50th Anniversary Grand Celebration
Her Majesty Queen Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana graciously presided over the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Assumption University on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Suvarnabhumi Campus.
On her arrival, Rev. Bro. Dr. Bancha Saenghiran, President-Rector Magnificus, H.E. Cardinal Francis Xavier Kriengsak Kovithavanij, AU management, University Council members, administrators, faculty, AU Alumni Association members, the Montfort Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, honored guests, staff, students and members of the public were on hand to welcome the Queen.
On this occasion, Her Majesty presented souvenirs to a number of donors in appreciation of their financial contributions towards the AU 50th Anniversary Celebration.
After unveiling the sign ceremonially kicking off the celebration, Her Majesty signed the visitor’s book and then granted a group photo session among the AU management and administrators.
She later viewed the elaborately arranged exhibitions which showcased the university’s 50- year highlighted historical background, major events and activities.
During this royal visit, Her Majesty was conferred upon an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science by Assumption University. Conferment of the honorary doctorate took place at the Chapel of St. Louis Marie de Montfort which was officially performed by H.E. Cardinal Francis Xavier Kriengsak Kovithavanij, President of the Council of Ministers of the Roman Catholic Bishops of Thailand, and witnessed by all congratulatory and jubilated audience.
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- Her Majesty was welcomed upon her arrival in front of the Cathedral of Learning Building
- A number of donors were presented with souvenirs by Her Majesty for their financial contributions towards the AU 50th Anniversary Celebration
- Her Majesty signed the visitor’s book
- Her Majesty unveiled the sign officially kicking of the AU 50th Anniversary Celebration
- Her Majesty’s group photos with AU Managements and Administrators
- Her Majesty surveyed the exhibitions showcasing the university’s 50- year historical background, major events and activities
- Her Majesty was conferred upon an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science
- Registration of invited honored guests and dignitaries
- Arrangements and activities in preparation for the celebration