On April 30th, Sumy State University broadcasted a live program on “Academic Integrity at the New Ukrainian school”, which was attended by the experts from Sumy, Kyiv and the United States of America.

The Family Support Center “Family Friendly University” continues to work online, organizing creative classes daily at the ZOOM platform. Aliona Berlet is the specialist of the center who has developed the program and conducts classes. The purpose of this activity is to help children in the realization of the individual creative abilities and to provide parents - students, postgraduates, teachers, and staff with time to study and work online. Children make crafts, draw, play word games, solve puzzles, and develop speaking skills.

The dance group of Sumy State University “Suzirya Paradise” (headed by Liudmyla Kraminska) won the first place in the "Talented Country" distance competition. The participants sent a video with their pre-recorded performances and won the 1st place in the “Choreographic Art” nomination. The festival took place in April 2020 in a remote mode, with more than 400 participants.

Everyone who wanted to become the author of the free encyclopedia had the opportunity to join the event. Participants learned the Wikipedia educational program, got knowledge and skills in writing and editing articles, got acquainted with the features and specifics of their creation, received the necessary methodical material.

A proper e-learning process is going on at SumDU during the quarantine. The mechanisms of communication between teachers and students - from messaging and social networks to using video communication tools and collective learning from leading world companies - are defined.

On April 22nd, the Head of Sumy Regional State Administration Roman Hryshchenko visited Sumy State University campuses within a working trip. He got acquainted with the innovative potential of the university, the specifics of the educational process during quarantine, and scientific developments of SumDU scientists.

Sumy State University for a second year in a row took the 1st position among Ukrainian HEIs in the University Impact Rankings by Times Higher Education. Overall, the university ranked 201-300 among more than 750 HEIs worldwide.

Another 14 representatives of Sumy State University won the prize places in the All-Ukrainian competition of students’ scientific works, that this year is taking place remotely on the basis of various national higher education institutions. Beforehand 26 works of participants from SumDU were marked.

As a result of the competitive selection of projects, this year Sumy State University will receive state funding for 58 research works, 20 of them for the development of young scientists. This number and amount of funding for state-funded research works are the largest in the history of the university. This was reported by Denys Kurbatov, the Head of Research and Development Sector of SumDU.

On April 14th the first course of training webinars from practitioners in the field of marketing finished. With the transition to distance learning technologies, students were able to discuss topical professional issues with representatives of companies - potential employers.