2015-2016 Academic Year Spring Term graduates of the Near East University Atatürk Faculty of Education received their diplomas with a glorious ceremony.
According to the press release issued by the Directorate of Press and Public Relations Office of Near East University, Özdemir Berova, Minister of National Education, Faiz Sucuoğlu, Minister of Health, NEU Board of Trustees Chairman Assoc. Prof. Dr. Irfan S. Günsel, NEU vice Rectors Prof. Dr. Fahreddin Sadıkoğlu and Prof. Dr. Tamer Şanlıdağ, faculty members, teaching staff, guests, students and their parents participated in the graduation ceremony.
The graduation ceremony began with stand in silence and followed by national anthem. The music recital performed by the students of Music Teaching Department received standing ovation.
Then Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Uzunboylu, Dean of Atatürk Faculty of Education, NEU vice Rector Fahreddin Sadıkoğlu, Health Minister Dr. Faiz Sucuoğlu and National Education Minister Özdemir Berova delivered opening remarks respectively.
Following the speeches, the graduates received their diplomas. For the first time this year, the graduates ranking the top three in faculty and those ranking the top in their departments were honored with medals. The medals were decorated by the Board of Trustees Chairman Assoc. Prof. Dr. Irfan S. Günsel on behalf of Near East University.
The ceremony ended with throwing graduation caps accompanied by firework display in honor of graduates.