[19/03/13] International Director at Hilson Moran, Tony Morris, has received a Certificate of Appreciation from Dr Richard Gibb, Director of the Higher Colleges of Technology’s Abu Dhabi Men’s College (ADMC). The award recognises Hilson Moran’s continuing support and contribution towards the development of ADMC’s Engineering Department.
The system of the Higher Colleges of Technology is a community of more than 18,000 students and almost 2,000 staff based on 17 campuses throughout the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - the largest higher education institution in the UAE.
Hilson Moran has been actively involved in the engineering professional development days for faculty staff and students, presenting on various subjects including vertical transportation, acoustics and Estidama. They also spoke and participated at the Seventh HCT Engineering Excellence Forum, which was themed ‘Transit into the Future: Towards an Effective Integrated Transportation System for Abu Dhabi.’
Tony Morris, International Director at Hilson Moran, said: “It is a great honour to receive this Certificate of Appreciation for our active participation in the Engineering Program Advisory Committee (PAC) meetings, student presentations and other support activities. As a company, it is our duty to support the communities in which we work, and we look forward to continuing to support the college in shaping academia and driving best practice in the region. Strengthening the partnership between the education sector and local business community is both important and highly rewarding.”
Dr. Richard Gibb, Director of Abu Dhabi Men’s College commented ‘It is a great pleasure to award this certificate of appreciation to local industry professionals Hilson Moran in recognition of their ongoing support to the college. Abu Dhabi Men’s College aligns its academic programs to meet employer needs and to sustain its leading-edge programs, for which the contribution from professional businesses provides valuable input to. Dr. Gibb added that our 55,000 HCT graduates work in all seven emirates in different professions from Engineering, Business, IT, Media and Health Sciences, since ADMC is a catalyst for practical application of innovation and entrepreneurship to advance UAE progress.’