Her Majesty Queen Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana graciously presided over the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Assumption University on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Suvarnabhumi Campus. On her arrival, Rev. Bro. Dr. Bancha Saenghiran, President-Rector Magnificus, H.E. Cardinal Francis Xavier Kriengsak Kovithavanij, AU management, University Council members, administrators, faculty, AU Alumni Association members, the Montfort Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, honored guests, staff, students and members of the public were on hand to welcome the Queen.
On this occasion, Her Majesty presented souvenirs to a number of donors in appreciation of their financial contributions towards the AU 50th Anniversary Celebration.
After unveiling the sign ceremonially kicking off the celebration, Her Majesty signed the visitor’s book and then granted a group photo session among the AU management and administrators. She later viewed the elaborately arranged exhibitions which showcased the university’s 50- year highlighted historical background, major events and activities.
During this royal visit, Her Majesty was conferred upon an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science by Assumption University. Conferment of the honorary doctorate took place at the Chapel of St. Louis Marie de Montfort which was officially performed by H.E. Cardinal Francis Xavier Kriengsak Kovithavanij, President of the Council of Ministers of the Roman Catholic Bishops of Thailand, and witnessed by all congratulatory and jubilated audience.