Artemisa, Cuba - During the Seventh Graduation of the University of Artemisa, 190 new professionals received their degrees in the different careers of the faculties of the center of higher studies.
Were delivered 23 Gold Titles, 5 students were the most comprehensive graduates in the areas of Law, Physical Culture and the course by meeting and others were encouraged by institutions of the territory.
At the graduation gala of the University of Artemisa, in which was performed the Camerata Romeu, the Award of Scientific Merit was conferred to the students Bárbara Lucía Pérez and Jenny González.
The doctor, Carlos Eduardo Suárez Ponciano, rector of the institution to congratulate the graduates, recognized the teaching rigor shown during the year by teachers who raise the academic level in the training of professionals needed by the country.
Translated by Lorenzo Raúl Alonso López
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