Prof. Dr Wan Mohd Nor Wan Daud from Malaysia Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) visited Burch University on 10th of October 2013 and held a lecture on the importance of education in creating a good community members and individuals who can be an example of their work and virtue in general. Professor Wan Mohd Nor Wan Daud said that education is a prerequisite for success , but also that it can be used for good or bad purposes. For this reason it is very important to upgrade the formal vocational education with moral virtues and ethical codes.
During the exposure Professor mentioned the positive examples of great thinkers such as Islamic thinkers , Greek philosophers , as well as someliving economic experts and politicians who enriched their personalities with morals , ethics and religion. He also said that universities should be institutions that will point to the positive direction for individuals.
Lecture aroused great interest of students who were inspired by the lecture and asked numerous questions. At the end, Prof . Dr Wan Mohd Nor Wan Daud received a letter of appreciation on behalf of Burch University , and our distinguished guest donated a few of his books to Burch Library.
Professor Dr. Wan Mohd Nor Wan Daud is director of Center for Advanced Studies on Islam, Science and Civilisation (CASIS), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.