Sixty graduates got Bachelor's degrees and the first officer shoulder straps. All former students will perform their military and professional duties with honor and dignity in the State Service of Special Communications and Information Protection of Ukraine, Security Service of Ukraine, Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine, and Administration of State Guard of Ukraine.
Deputy Head of the State Service of Special Communication and Information Protection of Ukraine, colonel Oleksandr Potii, Vice-Rector for Education Anatolii, Archpriest, Head of the Church of St. John the Baptist of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine Pavlo Starodub, and other distinguished guests attended the event.
Oleksandr Potii conveyed greetings from the State Service of Special Communication and Information Protection of Ukraine Yurii Shchyhol. He wished the graduates to be a model of officer honor and dignity, reliable defenders of the state cyberspace, faithful and loyal to the Ukrainian people. “Your University graduates are in high demand in professional circles. There are no random people here, so your consciousness and civic position deserve great respect,” the official addressed the graduates.
Anatolii Melnychenko passed on the best wishes from the Rector of the University, Academician of the NAS of Ukraine Michael Zgurovsky, and the entire Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute team.
Head of the ISZZI, Colonel Oleksandr Puchkov, congratulated the staff of the Institute on the event and wished the graduates to be faithful to their chosen profession and military oath.
On behalf of the graduates, Junior Lieutenant Maksymm Honcharov congratulated his peers on completing their studies and thanked the ISZZI administration, scientific and pedagogical staff, and commanders for their knowledge, understanding, and support.
Head of the Church of St. John the Baptist of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine Pavlo Starodub blessed the young officers. He wished the graduates God's blessing, spiritual and physical strength, and peace.
A touching moment of the event became the farewell ceremony of the graduates with the official flag of ISZZI. It symbolized the beginning of their service as officers.