Gubkin University celebrated its 89th anniversary

On 17 April 2019, Gubkin University celebrated its 89th anniversary. Special events dedicated to the 89th anniversary of the University founding were held in the Palace of Culture "Gubkinets".

The celebration started with a ceremony of laying flowers on the monument to Ivan Gubkin by the University leadership and students. Various competitions and quizzes were organized in the hall of the main building of the University. The annual meeting of the Board members of the Foundation of Gubkin University Alumni took place. The Museum of the History of Youth Organizations and Associations hosted the exhibition and awarding ceremony of the winners of the contest “My Little Homeland”. An additional exhibition of honored scientists and faculty members of Gubkin University was held in the portrait gallery. The University leadership and faculty members, the Board members of the Foundation of Gubkin University Alumni as well as honored guests participated in the event.

During the special event, held in the Palace of Culture "Gubkinets", the best University students were given scholarships and the heads of the most active departments received honorary University awards.

Traditionally, the special event was opened by the Rector of Gubkin University, Professor Viktor Martynov: “Over a hundred thousand of Gubkin University graduates make one family which is capable to solve any problem! Today I wish everyone to be healthy and cheerful, to feel will and strength to be always ahead, generate new ideas and implement them, enjoy them and be proud of them. I wish success to all of us along this difficult way, which is called “the way of Gubkin University”, the way which is absolutely brilliant and successful.”

The event participants were also greeted by the representatives of the leading oil and gas companies and organizations.