Commencing with a musical recital and the entrance of 2021 – 2022 Academic Year Fall Semester Postgraduate Graduates, the ceremony continued with a Minute of Silence and the National Anthem. EMU Faculty of Communication Doctoral Student Huri Yontucu and Architecture Faculty, Architecture Department Postgraduate graduate Lamine Mustafa Adam delivered their speeches on behalf of the graduates.
“We Congratulate Our Graduates”
EMU vice Rector for Academic Affairs Prof. Dr. Hasan Demirel commenced his speech by congratulating the graduates and advised them to always continue life-long learning. Following Prof. Dr. Hasan Demirel’s speech, a video message of EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Aykut Hocanın, who could not attend the ceremony due to medical conditions, was screened. In the video message, Prof. Dr. Hocanın stated that the graduates are to experience the advantages of being an EMU graduate wherever they continue their journeys. Then, the Rector Prof. Dr. Hocanın congratulated both the graduates and their families. EMU Board of Trustees President Dr. Erdal Özcenk also delivered a speech during the event. Addressing the graduates and the guests, Dr. Özcenk stated that EMU has an integrated structure with the Cypriot society and the city of Famagusta. Congratulating all graduates and their families, Dr. Özcenk expressed they have no doubt that the graduates will proudly carry the blazing science torch at EMU and will always illuminate the path of science.
“We Kept the Doors Open for the Education”
TRNC Minister of National Education and Culture Olgun Amcaoğlu stated that 142 students from all over the world are studying in the field of higher education, and said that they have been working hard for months to keep the doors of education open on the days when everyone closed their doors, and they succeeded. Minister Amcaoğlu congratulated all graduates, their families and academic staff members. Private Secretary of the Presidency Cagin Zort, who attended the ceremony on behalf of the TRNC Presidency, stated that EMU is one of the well-established universities of the TRNC and congratulated the graduates. Stating that they shared the joy of the graduates, Zort thanked the families and academicians for their efforts and sacrifices.
2021 – 2022 Academic Year Fall Semester Postgraduate Graduation Ceremony, continued with the presentation of the diplomas to the PhD program graduates by the Minister Amcaoğlu, Minister Canaltay, VYK President Dr. Özcenk and Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Demirel At the ceremony, the thesis advisors and co-supervisors of the doctoral graduates were presented with plaques of appreciation. After the presentation of their diplomas by IGSR Director Prof. Dr. Ulusoy and Assistant Director Prof. Dr. Kagan Günçe and Prof. Dr. Ahmet Rizaner, the ceremony continued with a countdown for cap throwing into the air with great enthusiasm.