June 27th, 2014
Epoka University organized a magnificent ceremony on June 26, 2014 for the graduation of the forth generation students in Bachelor 3 and 4 years Programs. In this ceremony, approximately 265 students from 11 academic programs offered in two faculties, respectively the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences and the Faculty of Architecture and Engineering, successfully completed their study cycles. Minister of Finance, Mr. Shkëlqim Cani, public and private universities’ rectors from Albania and the region, parents, relatives, academicians and students,, and other guests were present at this ceremony.
The graduation ceremony started with the Albanian National Anthem and was followed by the welcome speech of the Rector of Epoka University, Prof. Dr. Remzi Altın, who after thanking the guests for their presence in this special ceremony not only for the students but also for the administration and the academicians, wished the just-graduated students success in their lives and professions.
Addressing to the students, Prof. Dr. Remzi Altın invited them to keep in touch with the university and keep being part of Epoka University, not as students, but as contributors of knowledge to the further success of it. He said that ‘the door of Epoka University will be always open to all our graduates. We welcome and appreciate every academic contribution of each of the newly graduates and former graduates as well’. Furthermore, he said that one of the main issues of the program strategies of Epoka University is the encouraging and supporting the students to be part of well-known international student forums and conferences, organized by the best international universities. ‘Our strategy is to make Epoka University the best international university in the Balkans’, Prof. Dr. Remzi Altin. Epoka University, according to Mr. Altın in a short term has contributed through many scientific conferences in different disciplines and has managed to gather hundreds of academicians from many countries of the world. At the end of his welcome speech he thanked all the academicians for their contribution, work and dedication to the students.
At the ceremony, Minister of Finance, Mr. Shkëlqim Cani thanked the administrators for their contribution stressing it is great pleasure to be here among you in one of your most important moment of your life. “I did not want to lose the opportunity to take part to the Graduation Ceremony. I would like to thank and wish good luck to all academic staff. It has been a tiring year and I believe it will be awarded by the students. I would like to congratulate the parents for their children's graduation. I cannot say that everything will be easy, but they must have confidence in themselves. There is nothing unreachable in life; you may one day and the next ministers of the country”, Mr. Cani noted.
The ceremony continued with the prizes for the highest achieving students, Mrs. Elena Pici, Mr. Ditmir SUFAJ, Mrs. Jonada Tafa, Mrs. Edona Laçaj, Mrs. Denada Frasholli, being the best students of all programs offered by Epoka University. The best students were given certificates and appreciation presents.
The ceremony furthered with the oath of the newly graduates and issuance of students diplomas and a performance by Lind Islami and Venera Lumani. At the end of the ceremony, the students, parents, relatives, and all guests shared beautiful moments through a cocktail organized for this occasion.
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