Near East University Faculty of Nursing Graduation Ceremony held

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Added On: 18 June 2018, Monday, 10:59
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Near East University Faculty of Nursing Graduation Ceremony held

Near East University Faculty of Nursing 2017-2018 Spring Semester Graduation Ceremony held at AKKM Grand Hall.
According to the press statement made by Near East University Press and Public Relations Directorate; the graduation ceremony was attended by the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Near East University, Assoc. Prof. Dr. İrfan S.Günsel, Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Tamer Şanlıdağ, Founding Dean of Faculty of Nursing Prof. Dr. Nurhan Bayraktar, faculty members, students and families.

Following the one-minute-silence and reading of the national anthem, the ceremony started with the opening speech of Prof. Dr. Nurhan Bayraktar, Founding Dean of the Faculty of Nursing.

Prof. Dr. Bayraktar; “We are living the honor and happiness of being the first nursing faculty of Cyprus.”
Prof. Dr. Bayraktar; “This ceremony has a special significance for us. It’s a celebration. With this ceremony, we are graduating our students the first time from our institution as the Faculty of Nursing, which has 12 years of nursing education history. We are living the honor and happiness of being the first Faculty of Nursing in Cyprus. ”

Bayraktar; “I am deeply grateful to all the people who have always supported us, the Chairman of the board of trustees, the Rector, the vice rectors, all the administrators who have carried our school up to today, and to the instructors and our administrative staff. The history of the Faculty of Nursing at the Near East University, which has the privilege of being located in an advanced university, the largest educational and cultural center in Cyprus, is based on a long history. Our school is the first institution to provide undergraduate, graduate and doctoral education in nursing in Northern Cyprus. You are honored and proud to be the first graduates of Near East University Faculty of Nursing. You have been trained in this institution and you are now responsible for increasing the contribution of nursing services to community health and for developing and strengthening your profession. We believe that you will carry your identity honorably on the path of contemporary civilization based on knowledge. I embrace you all with love. God speed you all…”he concluded.

Prof. Dr. Şanlıdağ; “We do not only bring our country to a respectable place in the international arena with scientific studies that we conduct, but also aim to transform the results into useful products.”
Vice Rector of the Near East University, Prof. Dr. Tamer Sanlıdağ said “We do not only bring our country to a respectable place in the international arena with scientific studies that we conduct, but also aim to turn the results into beneficial products. I strongly believe that our faculty will educate students and academics from all over the world. As the university administration, we expect to see the Faculty of Nursing opening up some graduate programs in near future, increasing the number of doctorate students, and in parallel, reaching the highest possible level of academic achievement, “.

Prof. Dr. Sanlıdağ finally addressed the students, and asked to never forget the statement that “The most precious gift of God is life is sometimes left to the hands of the nurses many times”. History is full of such face-lift real life stories that prove this. After you begin your profession, continue your training activities for your professional experience. We have no doubt that you will all become invaluable nurses in your fields of interest and increase your experience day by day. In this respect, I congratulate you for your graduation on behalf of all of our instructors and I hope that your new life will bring you health, happiness and success “.
After the speeches, Zülpüf Akol, a student of the Faculty of Nursing, performed a piano concert while Dudu Akerise, a graduate of the Faculty accompanied by Mehmet Balıkçıoğlu, sang songs.After this, Şeyma Tepe on behalf of Turkish students and Rakidov Tapibo Katri on behalf of foreign students delivered speeches.

Near East University Faculty of Nursing Graduation Ceremony held

Assoc. Prof.. İrfan S.Günsel, presented their medals and diplomas to the top graduates of the faculty.
Deputy Dean of Faculty of Nursing Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ümran Dal Yilmaz administered nursing oath to theTurkish students and Prof. Dr. Dr. Candan Ozturk administered the oath for the foreign students. Then, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees Assoc.Prof. Dr. İrfan S.Günsel presented the medals and diplomas to the top graduate students. The ceremony ended by handing out the diplomas and throwing the hats into the air.

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