Christmas Eve meeting in Warsaw
On 20 December, Collegium Humanum held its Christmas Eve meeting in Browary Warszawskie for students, lecturers and partners working at the University’s central seat.
The event was attended by the Provost of Collegium Humanum, prof. dr hab. Paweł Czarnecki, MBA, dr h.c. mult., Honorary Consul of Uzbekistan in Poland. The guest of honour was HE Cardinal Nycz, Metropolitan Archbishop of Warsaw, who blessed Christmas wafers and passed his pastoral greetings.
The meeting began with a welcome note by the Provost, who thanked everyone for coming and expressed his gratefulness for another year of tireless work and achievements at the University.
Mr Tomasz Sitek, a representative of the Student Union, also passed his Christmas wishes to the members of our academic community.
Professor Czarnecki shared the wafer with the representatives of the Student Union, students, lecturers and partners of the University present at the meeting.
The meeting was attended by the following guests: Plenipotentiary of the Minister of Education and Science – Mr Bartosz Rybak, Rector of the Academic Church of St. Anna in Warsaw – Rev. Mateusz Gawarski, Chaplain and Secretary of the Metropolitan Archbishop of Warsaw – Rev. dr Matteo Campagnaro, former Rector of UKSW and Member of Collegium Humanum Consultative Council – Rev. prof. dr hab. Stanisław Dziekoński, dr h.c., Mayor of the Śródmieście District of the Capital City of Warsaw and Member of Collegium Humanum Consultative Council – Mr Aleksander Ferens, Mayor of the Mokotów District of the Capital City of Warsaw – Mr Rafał Miastowski, Member of the Management Board of the Legionowo County, Advisor to the Association of Polish Cities and Member of Collegium Humanum Consultative Council – Mr Przemysław Cichocki, Rector-Commandant of the Main School of Fire Services, Member of Collegium Humanum Consultative Council – dr eng. Mariusz Feltynowski, University Professor of Medical Sciences at the Department of General, Vascular and Transplant Surgery of the Medical University of Warsaw, Chairman of the Surgical Society in Warsaw and Member of Collegium Humanum Consultative Council – prof. dr hab. n. med. Ireneusz Nawrot, Vice-President of the Management Board of Poczta Polska S.A. and Member of Collegium Humanum Consultative Council – Mr Wiesław Włodek, President of the Polish Federation of Entrepreneurs and Employers “Przedsiębiorstwo.pl” – Mr Robert Składowski, President of AFA MEDIA and Secretary of Collegium Humanum Consultative Council – Ms Aleksandra Fajęcka, Deputy Secretary General of the Polish Olympic Committee – Ms Iwona Łotysz, Director of the Management Board Office – Ms Elżbieta Urbańczyk.
Mr Grzegorz Wilk, a vocalist, created an amazing festive atmosphere. We sang many beautiful Christmas carols, while enjoying warm conversations and delicious Christmas Eve treats. Students also received Christmas gifts from Santa Claus.