The Universidad Central del Caribe Celebrates its 41st Commencement Ceremony

Students, family, faculty, and employees of the Universidad Central del Caribe (UCC) proudly celebrated the University’s 41st Commencement Ceremony. During the event, a total of 132 students were presented with their academic degrees as health professionals, of which 53 students received degrees in Doctor in Medicine, and 79 students, coming from the Bachelor’s and Associate Degree in Medical Images Programs, received their degrees in their respective specialties: Master’s in Health Sciences in Substance Abuse Counseling and Master’s in Biomedical Sciences.

During the event, Mr. Joaquin Arbona Lago, President of the Board of Trustees, and Dr. Jose Ginel Rodriguez, President and Dean of Medicine of the University, representing the university community, conferred two academic distinctions, DOCTOR HONORIS CAUSA IN MEDICAL EDUCATION, to Dr. Richard Machado, Executive Director Hermanos Melendez Hospital, and a posthumous honorific distinction of PROFESSOR EMERITUS ON GINECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS, to Dr. Josue Lopez, (R.I.P.) Professor of the Department of OB-GIN of the UCC.