On 5th February 2014 Charity Trustees Joy and David Cooper were the Chief Guests at the Annual University Day of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. This was by kind invitation of the Vice Chancellor Professor Mahinda Rupasinghe.
During an elaborate ceremony Professor Rupasinghe made a presentation on the many excellent achievements of the University over the past year and various awards and certificates were presented to outstanding students and staff. Charity Chairman Joy Palmer Cooper was honoured with an Award of Excellence for outstanding contributions to the development of the Sabaragamuwa University and its community over the past 7 years. She received a very elegant trophy and certificate.