Graduation Celebration in Kaunas St. George the Martyr (Franciscan) Church
On 14 June 2019, a Graduation celebration took place at Kaunas St. George the Martyr Church. At the diploma award ceremony, Professional Bachelor diplomas were awarded to the graduates of Ecotourism, Social Work Management, Child Welfare and Social Security, Law, International Business programs.
The Graduation celebration began with a solemn procession to Kaunas St. George the Martyr (Franciscan) Church, where Mass was celebrated for the Kolping community, graduates and their families. The Mass was followed by the diploma award ceremony. Commencement speeches were given by Lina Kalibitaite, National Secretary of Kolping Society, and Ramunė Bagdonaitė-Stelmokienė, Director of KUAS. Simona Astasevičiūtė, the President of the Student Union, also expressed her sincere congratulations.
The celebration featured music by students of Sabina Martinaitytė from VMU Music Academy, winners of international competitions Monika Pleškytė and Bingnan Xu (China), and pianist Professor Audronė Eitmanavičiūtė.
The celebration was completed by a solemn procession to return to the Kolping University of Applied Sciences, where, after a joint photo of the graduates, the entire Kolping community shared their impressions during the treat with food and drinks.