2016-2017 Academic Year Spring Term graduates of the Near East University Faculty of Arts and Sciences received their diplomas with a glorious ceremony held at NEU Atatürk Culture and Congress Center (AKKM).
According to the press release issued by the Directorate of Press & Public Relations Office of NEU, the graduation ceremony was realized with the participation of the Board of Trustees Chairman Assoc. Prof. Dr. İrfan S. Günsel, NEU vice Rector Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mustafa Kurt, NEU Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Prof. Dr. İlkay Salihoğlu, faculty deans, department chairpersons, faculty members, students and their parents.
The graduation ceremony began with a commemorative stand in silence for Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Turkish Cypriot leader Dr. Fazıl Küçük, TRNC Founding President Rauf R. Denktaş and all martyrs and followed by national anthem. The participants experienced joyful and unforgettable moments with the music recital performed by the Music Teaching Department of Atatürk Faculty of Education.
Following the opening speech delivered by the Faculty's Dean Prof. Dr. İlkay Salihoğlu, NEU Board of Trustees Chairman Assoc. Prof. Dr. İrfan S. Günsel presented honorary medals and their diplomas to the first three top ranking graduates.
After the speeches, the diplomas of postgraduates were presented. Then a slideshow showing the photos of the graduates was realized. Following the slideshow, the graduates were presented their diplomas. Upon receiving their diplomas, the graduates experienced the joy of the graduation by throwing their caps……