"One more book for Presheva"
Second year students in the Master's degree program in Communication Sciences, in "Bedër" University College, presented the sensitizing campaign "Another book for Presheva". The initiative brought together personalities of different fields, representatives of the academic world, politics, journalism and civil society.
The honorary guest in this activity, the Mayor of Presheva, Mr. Shqipërim Arifi, shared with the audience the good news that, finally, is resolving the many years of problematic lack of Albanian textbooks for the students in Presheva, Medvegja and Bujanovac. The most important local leader in the Presheva Valley demanded more attention and commitment from Albania for this region, considering the student initiative for collecting books and teaching tools as a special symbol.
Rector of the "Bedër" University College, Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Gjana expressed his maximum appreciation for the student campaign and besides three scholarships for the Presheva Valley high school students, promised further support for the students. Deputy Minister of Education, Youth and Sports of Albania, Shpati Kolgega considered the campaign "Another book for Presheva", a spiritually innovative initiative that brings together Albanian youths in Albania and abroad. Mr. Kolgega pledged his commitment to the nationwide initiative with the involvement of other schools and universities.
Publicist and pedagogue Agron Tufa provided the concrete example of assistance in this campaign by donating 200 books. The other guests congratulated the initiative and expressed their commitment to this initiative. In a few days of initiative, individuals and businesses have collected about a thousand books and a considerable amount of money, which will be sent by the students of the "Bedër" University College in the Presheva Valley schools in early March.
Elections of the Governing Board of the Students Council
Today, on January 18, 2018, was held the first meeting of the Student Council, where the main point of the agenda of the meeting was the election of the leadership.
During the meeting, by the vote of the new senators, the President, the 2 deputy presidents, and the Secretary of the Student Council were elected.
The Student Council is an independent organization of students at "Bedër" University College, which promotes participation and coordinates the representation of their ideas and opinions in the governing bodies, the teaching and research structures and the university services.
Kolana "Zani i Naltë" in the seminar "When the books speak" IV
The Department of Islamic Sciences in cooperation with the student club "The Message of Life" in the framework of the continuation of the seminar cycle "When the Books Speak", have developed today by dt. 17 January 2018, the fourth meeting, where they discussed about the work of Kolana "Zani i Naltë" (1923-1939) with invited the Dean of the Faculty of Human Sciences Prof. Assoc. Dr. Rahim Ombashi.
During the event, under the moderator of the club "Message of Life", student Haki Sahitaj, Head of Islamic Department of Islamic Sciences Genti Kruja and Ombashi professor discussed with the students about Kolana "Zani i Naltë".
Dr. Genti Kruja presented a general overview of magazine history, articles of various fields of Islamic and Social Sciences. He also talked about the remarkable stencils of this magazine from the Albanian Muslim scholars of the 20-30th century XX, as well as for the still-current messages that follow even today after 95 years since its foundation.
Meanwhile, the special guest of this activity Prof. Assoc. Dr. Rahim Ombashi, made an analysis of the contents of the magazine, highlighting the importance that she had and has for the Muslim community of Albanians in all areas, and in particular for the stored values of Albanian Language. Meanwhile, he invited all students from the Department of Islamic Sciences to use the materials of the magazines "Zani i Naltë" to support their scientific research in the future.
This activity was attended by lecturers and students of the Department of Islamic Sciences.
The cycle of seminars "When the books talk" will continue over the next few weeks with other guests who will analyze and converse with students on a variety of works by different authors.
The new strategic plan of the institution
On January 5, 2018, in the premises of the Academic Senate, working groups on the drafting of the strategic plan 2017-2022 presented drafted drafts regarding the quality of education, research and innovation, student life, graduates and institution promotion, impact and social responsibility, staff, finances and infrastructure.
Present were the Commission on Drafting the Strategic Plan, the Rector of the College and the academic staff.
General analysis of departments
The Academic Units of "Bedër" University College, on January 4, 2018, in the premises of the Academic Senate, conducted annual analyzes regarding their one year activity. The heads of these units presented the activity of the units during this academic year as well as the plans for the future, and within the framework of the drafting of the new strategic institutional plan, 2017-2022.
On January 12, 2018, at the premises of the Academic Senate, the Research Office, the Master Program Coordination Office; curriculum development office; the International Relations Office conducted an annual analysis of office activity. At the meeting, one-year office work, problems and plans / recommendations for the future were analyzed.
Present in these analyzes were the college rector Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Gjana, administrator and academic staff.
"Language, culture and history in the rule of law"
Within the framework of the "Brownbag Seminars" cycle, the next guest from the Bedër Law Students Association was Mr. Daniel Klingenberg, who shared with law students his experience in scientific research on the impact of language, culture and history in strengthening the rule of law.
In conversation with students, Mr. Klingenberg set out some of the elements that distinguish the Albanian people from other peoples around the world, as well as the problems encountered in strengthening the rule of law. Meanwhile, he displayed a special sympathy for the history and myths of our country.
"Albanians should know that no one except them can love Albania more, they have to build their own country," he added.
At the end of the meeting, students expressed their thoughts on the topic, and ask questions about Mr Klingenberg's research.