Eastern Mediterranean University awarded students who demonstrated outstanding success during the 2016-2017 Academic Year Fall Semester. Over 100 students who have managed to make it to the top 10 were presented with cash award in three categories at a ceremony which took place at Mustafa Afşin Ersoy at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, 5 May 2017.
Talking at the ceremony, EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam stated that the university has introduced cash award for the first time. Prof. Dr. Osam also expressed his hope to have more students being awarded in this category in the near future. Prof. Dr. Osam also put forth that "Life is full of barriers and passing each one is success. ”. Addressing all successful students and those students spending efforts towards successful achievements, Prof. Dr. Osam wished them all the best and further success.
Following the opening addresses, Prof. Dr. Osam presented the cash award to Pharmacy Faculty student Yavna Chuttoo, Communication Faculty student Banu Çalışkanlar and Arts and Sciences Faculty student Tafadzwa Thabiso Chida for their outstanding success.
The ceremony continued with students receiving their cash awards with the presence of Vice Rectors Prof. Dr. M. Yaşar Özden and Prof. Dr. Özgür Eren, Faculty Deans, School Directors and academic staff members. Among those who also shared the successful students' happiness were Vice Rectors Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Özkaramanlı and Prof. Dr. Cem Tanova, Rector's Coordinator Assist. Prof. Dr. Arif Akkeleş and deans, directors, department heads, and academic staff members.