The United Methodist University is expected to graduate over 1000 students in various disciplines on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, in Doemah’s Town, Margibi County. The University’s Board of Directors approved the students for graduation following intense scrutiny by the Faculty Senate and the Education Committee of the Board. The UMU Board approved the students on Friday, January 26, 2024. According to the University Administration, the students will graduate from both undergraduate and graduate school. “We have endeavored to work and prepare the students for the various disciplines for which we will be granting them degrees,” Dr. Yah Donlah Gonway-Gono said. As President of the University and Executive Secretary of the UMU Board of Directors, Dr. Gonway-Gono said preparing the students was part of the mandate given to her when she was hired in June of 2021.
Baccalaureate is slated for Sunday, January 28, 2024, at the First United Methodist Church on Ashmun Street, Monrovia, Liberia. The Baccalaureate Speaker is the Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Liberia, Moderator Sanjee Abioseh Doe Stepter. Moderator Stepter is the First Female Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Liberia. The program will start at 2:00 P.M.
The Commencement Convocation will take place on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, in Doemah’s Town, Margibi County, Liberia. His Excellency Joseph Nyuma Boakai, Sr. will serve as the Commencement Speaker for the 19th Commencement Convocation of the United Methodist University. The program will start at 10:00 A. M. All participants are expected to be seated by 9:45 A. M.
Earlier this week, the President of the University, Yar Donlah Gonway-Gono, hosted a Tea Party in honor of the students, staff, faculty, and members of the administration. The President Annual Tea Party was held on Thursday, January 25, 2024, at the Executive Pavilion in Monrovia.