MSU Honorary Doctorate for Special Recipient at Special Convocation
In the run-up to the 19th convocation of Management & Science University (MSU), a special convocation for an equally special recipient was held at the National Palace in Kuala Lumpur.
That special recipient was none other than MSU Chancellor Her Majesty the Queen of Malaysia, Tuanku Hajah Haminah, who was conferred an Honorary Doctorate in Social Works. Her Majesty, who is also the Founder and Patron of Yayasan Anak-Anak Yatim Sultanah Hajah Haminah (YAYSH), a foundation for the care of underprivileged children and especially orphans, is also the Royal Patron of the National Board for Women’s Welfare and the Girl Guides Association of Malaysia, and the Patron of the Board for Kedah Muslim Women’s Welfare, the Kedah Girl Guides Association, the Kedah Single Mothers Association, and the Woman Institution.
Queen Haminah’s acute awareness of social issues concerning women, children, and the aged, her active ministration of community welfare, and her extensive engagement with community and charity work are the very essence of the qualities and values aimed for and cultivated in MSU graduates. Her commitment and dedication to the advancement of education and excellence align with MSU’s own mission and vision. Through equally committed and dedicated efforts, MSU has earned from the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) a distinctive 98.6% score for its graduate employability, the highest among local varsities.
MSU’s role in and contributions to advancing the nation’s higher education are backed by its 10-Year Strategic Plan, which emphasizes a total-learning experience encompassing six core focus: the student’s learning experience, the delivery system of the learning experience, the learning environment, research and innovation, internationalization, and environment friendliness of its campus. The MSU 10-Year Strategic Plan goes hand in hand with MoHE’s Malaysia Education Development Plan (PPPM) which aims, among others, to produce holistic graduates.
Management & Science University (MSU) is proud of Her Majesty Queen Haminah’s continued efforts and achievements in social works and will continue to be inspired by her dedication and commitment to society welfare and education.