A Service Celebration Ceremony organised for staff members who have retired or been serving the university for 25 years was held at Eastern Mediterranean University. Having taken place under the organisation of EMU Personnel Affairs Directorate, the event took place at Activity Center Hall at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, 30 May 2017. During the ceremony, a total of 83 staff members were presented plaques of appreciation for their valuable contributions to the institution.
In his opening address at the beginning of the ceremony, EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam stressed the important achievements of Eastern Mediterranean University and added that all administrations, not only the current one, have posed great contributions for the betterment of the university. Prof. Dr. Osam added that what makes his administration special is their compliance with the rules and regulations, respect towards others and their understanding of quality. Prof. Dr. Osam put forth that EMU is an institution which has proven itself, but this is not enough. According to Prof. Dr. Osam, the university’s mission is to steer the educational affairs taking place within the TRNC. Prof. Dr. Osam went on to thank all those present for owning their institution.
Following the opening address, Prof. Dr. Osam, member of the Board of Trustees and Mayor of Tatlısu Ahmet Hayri Orçan, members of the Board of Trustees Recai Ergün, Mustafa Borataş and Ali Babaliki, and Vice Rectors Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Özkaramanlı, Prof. Dr. Özgür Eren, Prof. Dr. Cem Tanova and Prof. Dr. M. Yaşar Özden presented plaques of appreciation to staff present at the venue. The ceremony finished with a cocktail organisation.