WEDNESDAY, 28 AUGUST – UMS Eid al-Fitr Open House was celebrated with much joy this morning with the involvement of 31 booths from Departments, Schools, Centres, Institute and Unit at UMS Lecture Hall Complex.
Adopting the EcoCampus theme, the open house was attended by the Head of State Tun Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Juhar Datuk Haji Mahiruddin and wife, Toh Puan Datuk Seri Panglima Hajah Norlidah Datuk R. M. Jasni.
The open house saw the School of Psychology and Social Works (SPKS) emerged as Champion in the Best Booth Competition. They received cash prize of RM1,500.00 and a certificate. They also won the Most Popular Booth, bringing home a plaque and certificate for their effort.
The second place went to the School of Arts (SPS) whilst the Institute of Tropical Biology and Conservation (IBTP) claimed the third spot. Both received cash prize of RM1,000 and RM500.00 and a certificate respectively.
Also present was the Federal Secretary Sabah, Dato’ Abu Bakar Hassan, UMS Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd Harun Abdullah, Group Chairman of UMSLink Holdings, Datuk Ag. Buhtamam Ag. Mahmun and UMS Registrar, Datuk Abdullah Hj. Mohd. Said who was the Organising Chairman of the event. - FL
By: Mohd. Affzanizam Mohd Amin
Photo: Ramdan Salleh Nain