Within the scope of the Eastern Mediterranean University 2017-2018 Academic Year Spring Semester Graduation Week activities, a Graduation Reception was organised for EMU graduates and their family members who have great contributions in their success. Among notable officials who attended the reception at the Rector’s Building poolside were Representative of Nigerian Embassy in Ankara Ahmed Mohammed Monguno, Representative of Times Higher Education Michael Caruana, Rector of EMU Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam, Vice Rectors, Coordinators of the Rector’s Office, Administrative Directors and academic staff.
The reception commenced with the screening of EMU Promotional Film and a cinevision show titled “Being a Student in EMU”. At the reception during which family members shared the happiness of their graduating sons or daughters, EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam and Vice Rectors visited each table and talked with the graduates and families. During the reception, students also took selfies with EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Osam.
“We are Proud of our Graduates”
Delivering a speech at the graduation ceremony, EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Osam expressed his happiness and pride in hosting graduates and their families both at this beautiful reception and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Prof. Dr. Osam also expressed his pleasure in graduating over 2800 students during the current year. At the end of his speech, Prof. Dr. Osam highlighted the importance of families’ support in the success of the graduates and extended his congratulations to all family members in this respect.
Concert by Ayhan Sicimoğlu
Turkish musician, traveler, radio and TV program maker, and one of the leading percussion artists of Turkey Ayhan Sicimoğlu performed at the reception with Latin All Stars Band. Graduates and their families had colorful moments with Ayhan Sicimoğlu and his team’s Latin music performance. Graduates, their families and friends danced through the night despite the rain. During the concert, Ayhan Sicimoğlu addressed Turkish and international students in a humorous way in Turkish and English.