Commemorative Convocation Ceremony & 57th USM Convocation Ceremony

George Town, September 23 - Prime Minister Dr Mahathir was conferred with USM’s Inaugural Chancellor’s Special Sustainability Award by Chancellor Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Tuanku Syed Putra, who is also the Raja of Perlis. Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin also Presented Three Honorary Degrees to Malaysian Squash Superstar Nicol Ann David, who will Receive a Sports Science Doctorate and USM’s First Female Registrar, Siti Mazenah Saad with a Public Administration Doctorate. The Chancellor also Bestowed a Science Doctorate to Shuji Nakamura, the winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics. Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin will also chair the University’s Two-Day 57th convocation from Tomorrow with a total of 6,338 Graduates will receive their scrolls. (PN Images/JohnShenL)