Second presidential campus finishes in Kazan – Rossiyskaya Gazeta
At the end of Day 11, the Closing Ceremony of the second international forum "Summer Campus of the Presidential Academy: Territory of Opportunities" took place.
Vice Rector of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration Ivan Fedotov, Chairman of the ACIG Supervisory Board Viktor Tolmachev and Chief of Staff of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Yuri Kamaltynov addressed the participants with the farewell speeches.
"You’ve believed in yourself, in your friends, your team and your stamina. You are about to separate, but you are able to save what you’ve gained over these two weeks. Don’t be afraid of anything – move forward, never feel shy, always overcome all your doubts, but don’t forget the friends you’ve made here", Viktor Tolmachev said.
In his turn, Yuri Kamaltynov expressed the hope that, following their visit to Tatarstan and having assessed its potential, the participants would come to the region to reveal their talents. "Here at the Campus you’ve gained the most important thing: and this is not only knowledge, competence and skills. You’ve gained communication, you’ve met one another", he underlined.
Vice Rector of the RANEPA Ivan Fedotov thanked the organizers for their active support to successful implementation of the second international forum "Summer Campus of the Presidential Academy: Territory of Opportunities".
Honoured guests of the ceremony handed in certificates and valuable prizes to the Forum leaders. The concepts of mobile phone applications Healthy Way of Life and Find-a-Guide were acknowledged as the Best Projects, as well as the social program for adaptation of orphanage graduates. The first team of the Department of Business and Entrepreneurship received the title of the Best Team – the students were awarded with digital photo frames. The participants with the maximum ratings received the title of the "Best Students". The student of the Department of Business and Entrepreneurship Anastasia Alpatova, the students of the Department of Public and Social Projects Aleksandra Bodrova and Kristina Palamarchuk and the student of the Department of Public Administration and Development Daria Karpova were awarded with laureate certificates, digital tablets and a right to take part in the Foresight Fleet 2013.
Following the evening events, the third team of the Department of Public Administration and Development became the best team and received a unique cake from the partner of the event – the Coca Cola Company.
After the closing ceremony, the best students lowered the Campus flag and then all students wrote their cherished dreams and let them fly into the sky with yellow, red and orange balloons according to the colours of the Summer Campus departments.