Dakar, Nov. 26 (APS) – The Cheikh University-Anta-Diop (UCAD) in & # 39; Dakar on Monday launched the "dels Nanu", aiming to encourage 100,000 graduated from the faculties, schools and institutes & # 39; her research. training to contribute to the financing of its activities, noted the APS.
"This initiative is aimed at those who & # 39 former residents, the UCAD will bring back to Cheikh University-Anta-Diop the 100,000 ex-alumni from 1950 until today" said the Rector Ibrahima Thioub , -inizjattiva.
Mr Thioub announces keeping & # 39; & # 39 meeting; five days scheduled for Saturday (1-5 & # 39; December), f & # 39; Dakar, to "raise funds" and "give UCAD Foundation with the means for its ambitions, especially realization a & # 39; in service projects & # 39; the University Cheikh Anta-Diop, & # 39; & # 39 ;.
Dinner & # 39; gala will be held on 3 & # 39; King Fahd Palace in December, allowing graduates event & # 39; UCAD discuss "academic mission (…) to face current and future challenges of the continent" according to rector.
It invites alumni of Cheikh University-Anta-Diop, namely its graduates, to "show their gratitude" to their university, "taking part in & # 39; this collection & # 39; fund "aimed at & # 39; & # 39; refers & # 39; & # 39; the academic institution & # 39; & # 39; center & # 39; excellence & # 39; & # 39 ;.
Some alumni have already supported the collection & # 39; funds, according to the rector, announcing the financial contributions of the President of Mali Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and counterparty Senegal Macky his Sall, former students & # 39; UCAD, respectively offered 65 million and 100 million. million CFA francs.
UCAD hopes to raise billion CFA francs from its graduates, according Thioub.
The activities will be organized by UCAD Foundation from 1 to 5 & # 39; December will coincide with the celebration of the Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy and Ontology of & # 39; Dakar, the first institution of the University & # 39; Dakar, now the University. Sheikh-Anta-Diop on 30 & # 39; March, 1987.
Among the activities planned, there will be a symposium serves to "trace of the century & # 39; history" of & # 39; this university, by creating & # 39; the School of Medicine & # 39; the AOF to that of the Faculty of Medicine, pharmacy and over-stomatology.
It will be an opportunity to "measure" the UCAD and "to identify the prospects for medical training in Africa".
The conference will be sponsored by the late President of Côte d'Ivoire, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, who graduated from the School of Medicine AOF, according to Ibrahima Thioub.
"" This event will see the participation of & # 39; many older people from Senegal and the subregion, the presence (…) the President of the Republic, Macky Sall, and their counterparts in Mali and Benin, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Patrice Talon. , Announces Mr. Thioub.