FRIDAY, 05 APRIL – Integrity plays a pivotal role in our day-to-day business and should be our way of life. We must inculcate in us that intention and be determined to practice integrity at all times and to curb corruption, malpractices and power abuse.
Prof. Datuk Mohd. Harun Abdullah, the Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Malaysia Sabah said this during the closing ceremony of UMS 3rd Integrity Month 2013 held at the Galeri today.
He also reminded staff to be doing the right thing all the time and make it as a basis and guideline in executing their duties entrusted to them. A wise decision and one with integrity he said would offer enormous benefit not only to the organisation but also society as a whole.
At the function, the Vice-Chancellor also presented prizes to winners of each category of activities that was organised during the Integrity Month. Among them were, Quiz contest which saw Dico Pamin from Canselori Department emerged as the winner for the staff category whilst Jumadil Hadji from the School of Social Sciences emerged as the winner for student category. In the Elocution contest, Nurul Izza Md Nordin, a technologist from the School of Medicine was declared the winner whilst for the student category, Azieyana Aziz was named the winner.
In the Debating Category which was only open to students, Muhamad Faizs Omar, Marianne Anak Miga and Decker Donny emerged as champions. As for the Activities category, the School of Engineering and Information Technology captured the top spot. The winner of the Elocution contest for student category, Azieyana Aziz presented her winning speech.
Also present at the event were the Registrar, Lt. Col. (H) Abdullah Hj Mohd Said who was also the Chairman of the Organising Committee and the principal officers of the university.
By: Feria Lee
Information and Media Section, Corporate Relations Division