Dean’s List Award Boosts Students’ Enthusiasm

WEDNESDAY, 25 NOVEMBER – With the theme ‘Intellectuality a Catalyst to Excellence’, Faculty of Science and Natural Resources (FSSA) Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) once again had successfully organised a Dean’s List Award 2014/2015 on 19 November 2015 at the Preparatory Centre for Science and Technology (Annex).

Dean of FSSA, Professor Dr. Baba Musta said, the ceremony was sure to boost students enthusiasm to maintain and continue with the momentum of academic excellence.

“There are some programme that register positive increase in the number of recipients for this year’s Dean’s List.  The implementation of mentor-mentee activity also play a role where continued monitoring would be able to identify problems related to student affairs and academic, thus setting a level of potential for each student,” he said.

He also informed that a proposal to implement the Integrated Cumulative Grade Point Average (iCGPA) in the evaluation and assessment of faculty level starting next session, in line with the recommendations from the Ministry of Higher Education.

The event coordinated by the Student Association of FSSA saw a total of 2,345 students receiving their award for the first semester, whilst 2,265 students received the awards for the semester 2 2014/15.

The recipients for the Faculty Gold Award was awarded to Nur Sharifah Abdul Aziz (Bumiputera Category) from the Nature Parks and Recreation Programme, and Lim Wing Shen (Non-Bumiputera Category).

The Hopeful Award was awarded to Mohd Amirul Tasat, a student from the Physics with Electronics Programme. – (fl)

Source: Kenny Uwai, FSSA.