What until four years ago was a former abandoned military barracks, after its transformation by the UCAM University Campus has hosted the graduation of the first class of 5 Bachelor's degrees and one FP.
An emotional act that took place tonight in Cartagena in which the students have filled with color with their scholarships the courtyard of arms of the former barracks of Dolores with red (Right), light gray (Nursing), green (Sports Science) and medium gray (Education).
Between smiles and great emotion, the first graduates of the Campus of the UCAM in Cartagena have collected their diplomas accompanied by their families in a historical event for both the University and the entire region.
Where before there were buildings in ruins this afternoon the president of the Catholic University San Antonio, José Luis Mendoza, the academic director of the Campus of Los Dolores, Juan Alfonso García, and the godfather of the first promotion of these facilities, the road engineer, Channels and Ports Antonio Sevilla, have presided over the delivery by the vice-deans of the scholarships to the students that now conclude the four years of the careers of Nursing, Law, Sciences of the Physical Activity and the Sport, Infantile Education and Primary, as well like the two of the Superior FP of Infant Education.
During the ceremony the student representative, Gonzalo Ortiz, thanked the UCAM because "this has been our second home, we are very grateful to the teachers, the administration and services staff, to our parents and we are proud of the great We have had companionship throughout the race, our name will always be linked to this university. "
For his part, Antonio Sevilla, to whom the students presented an honorary scholarship, underlined the "excellence" from which these students have been trained "both academically and in values" and encouraged them to "go out to lead the future".
Finally, the president of the UCAM, José Luis Mendoza, stressed that "it is a historic day for this first promotion, which is a reality for the grace of God in my beloved Cartagena" and the excellence of the academic formation and in the values â€‹â€‹of Christian humanism.
And thanks to the investment of the San Antonio University Foundation today is formed in these areas to a thousand students of 7 careers and a cycle of Higher FP with facilities equipped with the highest comforts and the latest technology, along with a faculty highly qualified that treats students in a personalized way.
The UCAM has made it possible for Cartagena to study in their city careers that they previously could not take, but above all it has been possible to attract numerous students from other provinces and a significant percentage of foreign students, who contribute to social dynamics, economically and culturally the city.
Pre-registration opening for the next course
In fact, the UCAM has already opened through its website cartagena.ucam.edu the pre-registration period for those interested in forming part of what will be the fifth campus promotion.
Among the studies that are offered, in addition to those that today graduate to its first class, are those that were implemented in the second year of operation of the Campus and that will have their first graduates in Cartagena next year, such as Criminology and Physiotherapy, in addition to the cycle of Higher Professional Training of Physical Activity and Sports Animation Technician.
Source: UCAM Cartagena