In their traditional welcome ceremony, executives, academics and officials met with the young 336 who are integrated into each of the careers taught by the macro unit.
In the Aula Magna Ignacio Domeyko, the activity was carried out with the participation of the Rector of the University of La Serena, Dr. Nibaldo Avilés Pizarro, the academic vice rector Dr. Jorge Catalán, the director of the DGAE, Mg. Miguel Zuleta, the dean of the Faculty of Sciences, Dr. Gustavo Labbé, among other executives, academics and officials of the corporation.
The objective of this meeting was to present, to the new students, some aspects related to the internal functioning of the Faculty of Sciences and to those who will accompany them in the university life they begin.
After a detailed presentation, the dean of the Faculty of Sciences, Dr. Gustavo Labbé, spoke. He was pleased to receive the important group of young people who have chosen the University of La Serena as Alma Mater.
The authority stressed that in its 33 years of experience, a thousand professionals of excellence have graduated from the state institution 22, participants in regional and national development in all areas.
'' You are already part of the University of La Serena, I congratulate you and call you to put the greatest effort to be good students, with the goal of finishing the degree in the years stipulated in the curriculum (...). We invite you to be part of this community, contributing with your joy, intelligence and effort, '' said Dean Labbé, who also urged young people to have an objective and responsible look regarding the national contingency and especially the debates regarding to higher education.
It should be noted that the Faculty of Science teaches Nursing, Agronomic Engineering, Computer Engineering, Bachelor of Physics, Bachelor of Mathematics, Pedagogy in Biology and Natural Sciences, Ped. in Mathematics and Computing, Ped. in Mathematics and Physics, Ped. in Chemistry and Natural Sciences, Laboratory Chemist, Dentistry, Bachelor of Astronomy and Kinesiology, covering important lines of knowledge and making significant contributions in research.
After the exhibition of a video, the ceremony concluded with the delivery of a welcome gift to each of the new enrollees.