The Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) will be awarding doctoral candidates at the 2020 Autumn Doctoral Graduation Ceremony. The ceremony will be held to celebrate doctoral candidates for reaching a pinnacle of their scholarly pursuits and honour recipients for their achievement, ongoing commitment and support to the advancement of their respective fields.
Among the recipients there is Dr Kgotso Nkhatho, a renowned author, actor, and playwright who has been in the acting industry for years. He is also a Free Stater by birth and a qualified educator. Two other recipients are Prof. Mosala and Dr Chaka. Prof. Mosala is a scholar and administrator in the higher education sector. It is also stated on the CUT page that Prof. Mosala won the federal Theological Seminary Book Award, as well as an overseas postgraduate scholarship to study at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. Dr Chaka is a multi-award-winning environmental health practitioner who has contributed immensely to the global environmental health community. He started his career as Environmental Health Practitioner in December 1984. He was also the first-ever South African to be elected as President of the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH).
It is also indicated that the Chancellor’s Excellence Awards will be granted to the Free State Education MEC, Dr Tate Makgoe, for his sterling leadership excellence and immense contribution to the advancement of education, not only in the province, but nationally, as his work has touched communities and institutions alike.
The ceremony will be held on Friday, 28 May 2021 at the Boet Troskie Hall from 09:30 to 11:00.