AU Holds a Ceremony, Sees Off the Graduates of the Academic Year of 2022-2023...
Atılım University saw hundreds of graduates having completed their pursuit of education successfully. Thousands of guests attending our Graduation Ceremony for the Academic Year of 2022-2023 shared the pride and enthusiasm of our students as they stepped into their professional lives.
A fervent crowd, among whom were our founder and the Chairperson of our Board of Trustees Mr. Yalçın Zaim; our Acting President Prof. Dr. Serkan Eryılmaz; AU Board of Trustees Member Mrs. Zerlin Zaim; Vice President Prof. Dr. Yılmaz Kaptan; as well as our Deans of Schools, Heads of Departments, academic and administrative personnel, and the families of our graduates; shared the enthusiasm of our students at the Atılım University Amphitheater as we saw our students off to a new life.
In his inauguration speech, Acting President Prof. Dr. Serkan Eryılmaz noted: “Never ever stop dreaming. Not now, and not years into the future. Remember that you can make your dreams happen through hard work. “My spiritual fortune is science and reason,” says Mustafa Kemal Atatürk; so, keep that in mind and achieve your dreams, shape your life, and contribute to improving our country through science and scientific thinking. We will soon be seeing you off into the world as graduates; but as our graduates, you will remain in the Atılım Family. I wish you luck and success in this new chapter of your life.”
The valedictorians for the Academic Year of 2022-2023 at AU were Tuna Engin from the Department of Psychology, and Poyraz Yılan from the Department of Computer Engineering. Our salutorian was Murat Düzgün from the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering; followed by Ceren Yazıcıoğlu from the Department of International Relations, and Shanazar Nizamaddinov from the Department of Computer Engineering.
The ceremony, held in three sessions, was on August 11 through 13, 2023; and saw over a thousand students. The first-day speeches were by Valedictorian Poyraz Yılan from the Department of Computer Engineering, and our High Honor graduate Shanazar Nizamaddinov from the Department of Computer Engineering. On Day Two, Valedictorian Tuna Engin from the Department of Psychology had the floor.
The first ceremony was for the graduates of the Schools of Engineering and Health Sciences; while the second one was for those of the Schools of Business, and Arts and Sciences; as well as the Graduate Schools of Natural and Applied Sciences, Social Sciences, Health Sciences; and the Vocational School of Health Care Services. The final day was for the graduates of the Department of Justice under the Vocational School, and the Schools of Fine Arts Design and Architecture, and Law.
We wish our graduates luck in this new chapter of their lives.