With a high participation of its first year students from the different careers that it teaches, as well as the authorities, the Faculty of Sciences of the University of La Serena gave the official welcome to its new members.
In the Aula Magna of the Ignacio Domeyko Campus, the welcoming ceremony for the new students of the Faculty of Sciences of the ULS was held, an activity that also completed the induction process for young people with 2015 admission to careers in Nursing, Engineering Agronomic, Computer Engineering, Kinesiology, Bachelor of Astronomy, Bachelor of Physics, Bachelor of Mathematics, Bachelor of Chemistry, Dentistry, Pedagogy in Biology and Natural Sciences, Pedagogy in Mathematics and Computing, Pedagogy in Mathematics and Physics, Pedagogy in Chemistry and Cs . Natural and Chemical Laboratorista.
Through a presentation, the young people were able to meet the authorities of the ULS, led by the Rector, Dr. Nibaldo Avilés, and the Faculty of Sciences, headed by the dean, Dr. Geraldo Brown, the academic secretary of the macro unit, Mg . Héctor Reyes, the directors of departments and schools and the coordinators of the careers.
On the occasion, Dr. Brown, gave his thoughts about what it means to enter this house of higher studies by the arrival of the 375 students who are integrated into the careers that today gives the Faculty of Sciences. "This is a stage very significant and transcendent if they value it and take advantage of it. It is in the university life where autonomy unfolds, which implies assuming responsibilities with yourselves, your family and society (...). To the extent that they go through this training process, they should be aware and value the professions they chose, all of them involve complex and challenging tasks for which they must prepare with serious dedication and commitment, and thus respond to the demands that society Chile expects its professionals, "said the dean.
Also, Dr. Brown said that "in the accreditation process, one of the areas that has played in our favor is the generation of scientific knowledge, in which you will be trained with researchers from different disciplinary careers of our Faculty ".
With optimism, Diego Canivilo, new student of the Computer Engineering degree, expressed his satisfaction at having joined the ULS. "I hope to give my best, achieve the goals I have proposed and also meet new friends. I chose this career because it has a future within the country, mixes creation, science and technology and that is precisely what I am looking for ".
For her part, Francisca Vejares, who joins the Nursing career, valued the vocation when applying. "I chose the Nursing career, because I love helping people and I think the most direct contact that patients have is with the nurse," she said.
Meanwhile, his career partner, the young ovallina, Tania Rojas, said he chose the ULS "for being a very good university (...) and this is a beautiful race, so I'm happy to have entered."
The ceremony also included the presentation of a video that gives an account of the varied work of the Faculty of Sciences and each of their careers.