03 June 2013
UPH Graduation XXIII: Remarks from Rector and Chairman of the UPH Advisor
In his remarks, UPH Rector Jonathan L. Parapak congratulated and imparted a message to the graduates who will enter a new world that is full of challenges.

Saturday, May 4 2013, Universitas Pelita Harapan held the Graduation XXIII that was participated by 875 graduates from 31 majors. Located at Grand Chapel, this event started from 09 a.m. until 4 p.m. and was attended by distinguished guests that made this year graduation became special. The distinguished guests who attended this year graduation were the Chairman of the UPH Advisory Board, Mochtar Riady; founder and the Chairman of UPH Founder Board, James Riady; and the founder of Panin Group, Mu’min Ali Gunawan who came with his family. Mu’min’s grandchild, Christine Dewi, Management 2008, was also one of the graduates and was inaugurated specifically by Mochtar Riady.

In his remarks, UPH Rector Jonathan L. Parapak congratulated and imparted a message to the graduates who will enter a new world that is full of challenges. Therefore, he hoped that UPH could become a generation that brings changes and transformations based on the truth as well as impacts to the people around them. The Rector also reminded the graduates about UPH vision; True Knowledge; Faith in God and Godly Character.

At the end of his remarks, the Rector declared the graduates with a prayer so that they may become blessings and lights for the family, nation, and country. He also quoted a part of God’s words, “You are the salt of the world, you are the light of the world, therefore, go, so that you may do good deeds and shine before others, so that they glorify your Father in heaven.”