On the last day of summer in Zaporizhzhya National University officially celebrated the beginning of the new academic year. In the event dedicated to the Day of knowledge made their way not only leadership, teachers and students of our university, but also special guests of the University - Minister of Culture of Ukraine Leonid Novohatko, Deputy Head of Zaporizhzhya Regional State Administration Victor Emelianenko, deputy chairman ZODA - Chief of Staff of Regional State Administration Yuriy Pelykh and the Mayor of Zaporizhzhya Oleksandr Sin. Organizers of the festival - specialists of the Center of cultural work prepared for participants and guests of the festival many surprises.
During the official part Minister of Culture of Ukraine Leonid Novohatko on behalf of the government congratulated academic staff of university and student community with a wonderful holiday - the Day of Knowledge. Leonid Mykhailovych wished to freshmen that students years they spend in Zaporizhzhya National, became the best in their lives.
During the solemn festival Leonid Mykhailovych awarded diplomas of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine to university scientists - the Head of Acting Department, professor Galina Lokareva and associate professor of the Department of Ukrainian History Gennadiy Toschev. Also, the staff of Zaporizhzhya National University on the occasion of the Day of knowledge gained from the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine valuable gift - a laptop.
Rector of ZNU, professor Mykola Frolov promised that this laptop for the first session results will present to the best first-year student of our university.
Deputy Head of Zaporizhzhya Regional State Administration Victor Emelianenko in his congratulatory message addressed to students, noting that they had the lucky opportunity - to study in one of the best universities of Ukraine - Zaporizhzhya National University. Viktor Andriyovych called on the youth adequately carry the high rank of students of one of the flagships of education in our region. Also Victor Emelianenko on behalf of the Head of Regional State Administration Oleksandr Peklushenko transferred to Rector of ZNU Mykola Frolov and all the University staff words of gratitude for the tireless work in preparing highly qualified.
Victor Emelianenko presented awards to members of ZNU: Diploma of Zaporizhzhya Regional State Administration awarded First Vice-Rector od ZNU Olexander Bondar; medal "For development of Zaporizhzhya region" awarded Dean of the faculty of Economics, professor Alla Cherep. University staff also received a valuable gift that will be handed to the first-year students of privileged categories.
Mayor of Zaporizhzhya Oleksandr Sin congratulated the students, particularly freshmen, with the beginning of a new stage in their lives and wished them in the future to become highly qualified specialists. On behalf of the city administration Oleksandr Chensanovych awarded Dean of the faculty of Physical Training, professor Mykola Malikov Medal "For contribution to the development of Zaporizhzhya" and Diploma of Executive Committee of Zaporizhzhya City Council was awarded associate professor of the Department of English Philology Yuliya Golub.
In his greeting Rector of ZNU, professor Mykola Frolov noted that the working group of the University in summer put a lot of effort in order to meet students the new school year in renewed classrooms received new computer classes and more. Mykola Oleksandrovych said that this year to ZNU entered the largest number of freshmen over the last ten years. He thanked the students and their parents for this choice ensured that the most important task of our university - to work for students.
This year for the holiday in ZNU chose an unusual format, so in addition to traditional hosts of the event – Kateryna Danshina and Mykola Kopylovskiy - on the stage was also artistic director of the Center for cultural work Andriy Bondarenko in the role of Taras Bulba. The right to raise the national flag of Ukraine during the celebration of knowledge given to head of Student Council of the Faculty of Physical Education Alina Ivanenko and head of the student council hostel of ZNU № 3 Vitaliy Kinchak. Flag of Zaporizhzhya National University raised chairman of the student council of the Faculty of Foreign Languages Yuliya Pihoreva and the head of student council of the Faculty of Law Anatoliy Shashkov. Also during the event sounded the anthem of Ukraine (soloist – Mykola Bilyk), anthem of our university and traditional «Gaudegamus» performed by the choir of the vocal studio "Cantilenas". A festive mood for presented provided vivid performances of ZNU - participants of the vocal studio "Cantilenas" and choreographic studio «DALS» of the Center of cultural work. From early morning on an area near 2 academic building of ZNU talented students of our university gave viewers a vocal and choreographic performances.
After the celebration freshmen waiting closer acquaintance with the deans, faculty and student councils of faculties and campus tour of Zaporizhzhya National University.