College of Natural and Computational Sciences Celebrates Sciences Day


Haramaya University College of Natural and Computational Sciences celebrated “Sciences Day” On May 21, 2015. It was was one of its activities planned to be executed this year. The day was marked under a motto “Science for Sustainable Societal Development”. The event convened high school students from as far as Dire Dawa.

According to Dr Getachew Abebe, dean of College of Natural and Computational Science, the main objective of the gathering was to elevate the spirit of school children so that they can love, appreciate, learn and take science and mathematics as their career. Dr Getachew added that, it also aims at strengthening the linkage of the College to the high school students and vise versa.
On the day, the College, in collaboration with departments under it, exhibited laboratory setups and other scientific slides which were explained live to the invited attendees. Various other events such as mathematics Q & A competition amongst high school children were also part of the celebration.
The session was closed by award and recognition ceremony which was attended by Prof. Nigussie Dechassa, vice president for Research and Extension Affairs of Haramaya University.
The College appreciated its staff members and those who supported the event either directly or indirectly.

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