An Egyptian is restoring a Christian church in the Komi Republic.

Marco Eissa a student of Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University, became a volunteer at the Church of Blagovchensk in the Lyaly village.Last Sunday, April 18, the Divine Liturgy was held in the village of Lyaly of the Knyazhpogostskyi District in the Chapel of the New Martyrs and Confessors in the Komi Republic. There were locals on duty and… a medical student from Egypt.Cross on the wristMarco Eissa, a student of Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University, visited the village on the Vym River for the first time. A native of North Africa, like most Christians in Egypt, belongs to the Coptic Orthodox Church. – In my homeland, Christians are often oppressed. But I am not afraid of aggression, – says Marco Eissa and shows Ankh – a cross tattoo on the wrist. In Egypt, Marco was appointed deacon of the Christian Church. Therefore, having come to another continent to get a …

Students from India and Egypt became acquainted with the autonomy of the Tatars of the Republic of Komi.

At the weekend, foreign students of Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University attended a concert of national-cultural Komi Republic autonomy of Tatars, which was held in the House of Friendship of Peoples.The Regional House of Friendship of the Peoples of the Komi Republic is one of the favorite cultural spaces, which holds a variety of events. This is one of the places created to intensify activities on inter-ethnic issues and to familiarize the inhabitants of the region with the culture, traditions and customs of national cultural autonomies.For university students it is a chance to participate in the world of ethnocultural orientation of Russia. On Sunday, foreign university students attended a concert of the national cultural autonomy of the Tatars in the Komi Republic.The guests were warmly received and treated with Tatar dishes: balish, chak-chak, ochpochmak. The Tatar diaspora is one of the most numerous in the Republic. According to the latest …

The All-Russian action «Gagarin’s Smile» took place at the Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University.

The All-Russian Action «Gagarin’s Smile» took place in the University on Space Day, 12 April.Anyone could take a photo or selfie in front of a poster with the famous image of smiling Yuri Alekseevich Gagarin. Then it was necessary to publish a photo on social media with hashtags: #Gagarin’sSmile2021 #OurVictories.About 25 people, including university students and teachers, took part in the event.It was not the first year. This action intended to remind citizens of the achievement made by Yuri Alekseevich Gagarin, as well as of the exploits of our native cosmonauts. This year’s event is more important than ever, as 2021 marks the 60th anniversary of the first human space flight.The «Gagarin’s Smile» helps students and teachers not only to try to repeat the famous smile, but also to touch the great history, to remember the great achievements of national cosmonauts and just get a charge of good mood for …

The presentation by Indian students on eating habits during the pandemic has been considered to be the best at the international conference

The third-year students of the Medical Institute of Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University have become the best speakers at the international conference devoted to the study of biomedical research methodology FIRMST PARK. The research focuses on eating habits during the Covid-19 pandemic.FIRMST SPARK is a unique platform for the interaction of world-class experts, world-renowned doctors, surgeons and researchers, young scientists and students from all over the world in the field of medicine and related sciences. The initiator of the event is the Voluntary Center of the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University.The third-year students of the Medical Institute Paridhi Khokhar and Kshetra Timilsaini decided to share the results of their research. The supervisors of these students and their work entitled as «Food habits of young people in stressful conditions during the pandemic» were the candidate of biological sciences, the senior research officer of Institute of Institute of Physiology of …

Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University foreign students played football with the team of Syktyvkar Forest Institute

On March 22, the strongest players of the mini-football Spartakiad among foreign students of the Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University met on the football ground with the team of the Syktyvkar Forest Institute.The exhibition match on mini-football took place in a friendly atmosphere. The base for the meeting was the sports hall of the Syktyvkar Forest Institute. The meeting ended 7:10 in favor of the Syktyvkar Forest Institute.The athletes met to get to know each other and establish friendly relations between students of different universities.

Foreign students of Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University had a chance to experience traditional sports of the Komi Republic.

At the weekend Kortkerossky district hosted a ski festival “Lyampiada”. Foreign students of Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University attended the traditional sports competition of the Republic and even tired traditional skiing and skiing in lyampas on their own.The Republican ski festival with lyampas, lyses, hunting and racing skis “Lyampiada” was held in the village of Bolshelug for the 14th time. The festival of traditional sports brought together over 450 participants from almost all over the Republic. For the first time, 22 foreigners from Egypt, Algeria, Kuwait, and Kyrgyzstan, students of the Medical Institute and the preparatory department, joined the participants, spectators, and fans. The visit was organized by the Center for Patriotic Education and Inter-ethnic Cooperation of the Department of Youth Policy at Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University in order to encourage civic-patriotic education, develop international cooperation, attract students to sports and promote healthy lifestyle.For the guests of the festival …

Great Person

From Turya to Winchester: how a man of Komi hinterland became a scientist with a world-known name.Pitirim Alexandrovich Sorokin (1889-1968) is the most outstanding Russian and American sociologist, culturologist, teacher, one of the founders of the social stratification and social mobility theories. He lived through the political repressions during the Tsar regime, two revolutions, the civil war and exile from the state, so the importance of his scientific works was not appreciated either in Russia or in the United States. The erudite sociologist wrote tens of books and hundreds of articles, which have been later translated into 48 languages. However, his theories that reveal problems and controversies of human society are still relevant.FamilyA to-be scientist and political figure was born on February 4, 1889 in the Turya village (Knyazhpogostsky district, Komi Republic). Pitirim Sorokin was the second son in the family. His elder brother Vasily was born in 1885, and …

A healthy body has a healthy mind: what sports do international students of our University do?

There are many different sports clubs at Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University: volleyball, basketball, badminton, swimming, boxing, and others. Students compete at different levels. Journalists of the media center “Verbum” decided to find out what sports international students are involved in at the University, and whether there are differences between sports in Russia and abroad.Sam Andrew Kenneth (Ghana) 1st year student, Institute of Humanities, Sociology — I really like sports, and I’m trying to make sure I have time for it in my schedule. A lot of guys in my life have chosen football while girls prefer to swim. Luckily, at Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University, we all can find sports that we like to play. We practice regularly and also get invitations to various competitions. Football is the most popular sport in practically all African universities: this sport is well developed in my country, Ghana. But the attention is …

Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University sums up the results of 2020

2020 for Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University, as for many other universities and mankind in general, was a real test of strength. Despite the need to integrate into the new reality, the university not only maintained its existing positions, but also strengthened them: we successfully passed remote diploma defenses and the first online admission campaign, launched new educational programs, and implemented major projects related to the immediate life of the university and student initiatives. Our main achievements are mentioned below:The University has successfully passed accreditationOn December 29, the procedure for state accreditation of educational activities of Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University was completed in 83 areas of training and specialties implemented at the university. The University received an expert opinion on the compliance of the declared educational programs with the requirements of Federal state educational standards.University in the National ratingThe Brand of Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University was included in …