Liberia: Blue Crest Puts out First Batch of Graduates


Monrovia- Liberia’s Vice president Jewel Howard Taylor has urged graduates of Blue Crest University to be determined in overcoming challenges when striving to achieve their goals in life.

Vice President Taylor spoke to the graduates when she served as the commencement speaker of the first graduation ceremony of the university.

“Challenge makes you stronger, be prepared to move to the next level,” she said.

“There is a price to pay to become great in Life,” she added.

Dr. Taylor in closing charged the Blue Crest University College to set standards of excellence to eliminate negative vices that are hampering the growth process of the education sector 

She indicated that the process of Liberia’s renewal and restoration is now calling on all Liberians to go back in their closet, work harder and bring up new ideas to help move Liberia forward.

 Blue Crest which started operating in Liberia in 2014 on Friday, October 18, 2018 put out sixty-eight young professionals after four years of intensive studies 

The graduates walked away with both diplomas and degrees in Information Technology, Software and networking, among others.

The students in a happy mood danced and celebrated their exit from the University, setting a record as the first batch of graduates from the school.

Dr. Gajendra Singh President of Blue Crest University College encouraged the graduates to go into the world and be true ambassadors of the institution.

“Take a lead role to help transform the globe positively,” Dr. Singh urged his graduates.

He admonished the 68 graduates that their exit from Blue Crest is just the beginning to their educational sojourn so they must be  more focus and do their best as they entered into the global village.

The Blue Crest president pointed out that the institution is also operating in other Countries in Africa namely: Ghana and Sierra Leone, among others and is providing quality education to the future leaders on the continent and the world at large.

Earlier, the vice president for academic affairs of Blue Crest University College Dr. Michael P. Slawion said the institution is impacting  Liberia’s educational system and   thanked the government for accrediting the institution to operate in Liberia.

The former Director General of the National Commission on Higher Education described the first graduation ceremony of Blue Crest University College as a land mark and historic achievement that is worth celebrating.

In brief remarks, the valedictorian of the first graduating class Enoch Cooper Jallah encouraged his colleagues to make their computers their best friends and always work harder if they should make a great impact in society.

“Everything is possible to achieve once you give it your best shot,” he said.

Enoch who appreciated the commencement speaker for her  motivational words was also quick to appeal to her to assist them in properly establishing their alumni association to ensure vibrancy.

The institution with five years of operations in Liberia and with the effort of government is providing quality education for Liberian youth and the general populace.

 Currently, it offers degrees and diplomas in Information Technology, Management and Fashion Design with internationally recognized industrial link curriculum.

At the end of the ceremony sixty-eight young professionals