UPF International Seminar on the Theme “College, Career, Cash … and Character”
Asia International Friendship College, Indonesia: The Asia International Friendship College in Medan, capital city of North Sumatra province in Indonesia, invited Mrs. Ursula McLackland, Secretary General of UPF Asia and Special Envoy to Indonesia to conduct and international Character Education Seminar on 3 October 3, 2105 the theme “College, Career, Cash and Character.” The students response was overwhelming and instead of the originally anticipated audience of 300, a total of 500, including the college principal, faculty, students and organizing committee participated in the event.
Mrs. McLackland was assisted by member of W-CARP Indonesia who used this opportunity to introduce our CARP activities and invite interested students to follow up workshops at the Medan CARP center.
During Q & A, a teacher was eager to know how to teach the importance of Pure Love to young people and a student wanted to know how to know right from wrong.
The video presentation “Ryan’s Well” brought tears to the eyes of many and motivated them to live for the sake of others, no matter the obstacles they might face on the way. A participant shared that he learned that before acting it is important to first think whether it is good or bad, whether it benefits only him or others.
The organizers asked UPF to come again next year for another international seminar at their college.