SUM Rector Ivan Lobanov’s Address to Centenary Graduates
Dear State University of Management graduates,
Congratulations on one of the most important days of your life, on graduating from Russia’s first ever university of management! You have been honoured to complete your studies in what has been a particularly significant year for the history of our dear University – our centennial!
Over your SUM years you have gained the knowledge and skills essential to becoming a professional.
Now your life is entering a new phase, with a great many doors opening in front of you. Be goal-oriented, create, take risks and believe in yourself.
Your university years are gone, years full of fun, happiness, joyful discoveries, victories and unforgettable encounters! Keep these memorable moments close to your heart.
May good fortune be with you always and may your degree from the State University of Management become your tower of strength!