RANEPA celebrated the Academy Day
On September 21 the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation (RANEPA) officially celebrated the Academy Day for the first time. There was a series of performative events dedicated to the 5 anniversary, since the President of Russia signed the decree on creation of the joint higher education institution.
On the occasion of the celebration as part of the program the rector of RANEPA Vladimir Mau gave a video address. He emphasized that the history of the Academy goes back to the beginning of the XX century, and reminded that 5 years ago by the Decree of the Russian President 12 regional higher education institutions, the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation (ANE) and the Russian Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation were united.
Currently RANEPA is one of the largest universities of Russia and Europe, and its branches can be found practically all over Russia. The Presidential Academy is the higher education institution which is popular with professionals, Vladimir Mau pointed out and specified: «People come here to get real knowledge. These people are professionals, who see us as a source of additional knowledge, future contacts and experience". Three quarters who get education in the Academy are represented by executives and experts, but not students who get their first higher education.
Also Vladimir Mau and the vice rector of RANEPA Dmitry Butashin had a videoconference with the heads of RANEPA branches. During the live broadcast of the conference the most important peculiarities and features of the Academy were highlighted. What is more, tasks and prospects for further development were formulated. Moreover, regional directors of RANEPA branches gave greeting speeches.
Apart from that, various academic student events were held on the Academy Day.