Hasan Kalyoncu University (HKU) 2017-2018 “Academic Year Opening Ceremony” was held with the participation of Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.
First Golf Course of the Region has Opened
The program started with the opening of the first golf course of the region, established by HKU. Before the opening ceremony of the academic year, the opening of the first “Golf Club”, established by HKU, was held. The opening of the golf club in HKU Campus was performed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu. Minister Çavuşoğlu who wished the Golf club to be auspiciousness to the region and country, hit the ball first.
Following the opening of the Golf Club, the program started at the HKU Congress and Cultural Center Foyer Area with the opening of the exhibition of photographs and futuristic architects. Opening ceremony continued with the stand in silence, singing of the Turkish National Anthem and opening speeches.
“Brand University of the Brand City”
In the opening speech, HKÜ Rector Prof. Dr. Tamer Yilmaz said that “Universities are institutions that provide the products obtained from scientific thining and researchs to the the benefit of all humanity and integrate with the inhabited region. We aim to create projects that provide added value through a scientific approach together with all our internal and external stakeholders and to create a contemporary world university that can compete with international universities”
Rector Yilmaz said that “We are aiming for an understanding of the AR-GE for the industrial organizations that will bring solutions to the problems of the industry, produce science and technology, and establish cooperation with national and international universities” added that HKU, founded in 2008, received its first student in 2010 and produce its first graduates in June 2015. Today, our university continues education and training activities with 7 faculties and 24 departments. Many of our departments were among the departments which gets the highest-scored students. All of our stakeholders, who will support us until now and after that, we have received the “Brand University of the Brand City Award” and “The Foundation University of the Year ” with the support of you and for you. Endless thanks to you.
“An Education Befitting for 2023 and 2071 Vision”
Cemal Kalyoncu, the Chairman of the HKU Board of Trustees stated that the universities are not only providing education and training services but also producing information and technology at the same time, added, “Universities train the qualified human power needed by our country and present the information for the benefit of mankind. Hasan Kalyoncu University is the first foundation university established in Southeast and Eastern Anatolia region. Our university has an understanding of education that is student-oriented and attaches importance to vocational qualification.
We are delighted to be together with you at the beginning of each academic year and we are honored with you. Additionally, our rising success in each passing year is a cause of pride for us.” Cemal Kalyoncu stated that Hasan Kalyoncu University has a wide variety of profiles when it comes to student preferences, and continued, “Our university is a university with a strong ideal of producing science and technology in accordance with the vision of 2023 and 2071 and a vision to carry out researches on this field. In summary; since the day when our university was established, to raise individuals with high academic knowledge and professional equipment, with the consciousness of national unity and values, and to contribute to the shaping of Turkey in the future.”
“A University That Understands Differences and Sees them As Wealth”
Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu,Minister of Foreign Affairs , speaking at the Opening Ceremony of the Academic Year; “You are fundamentally studying in a colorful, dynamic city, a center of civilizations. You are studying at a university with the name of Hasan Kalyoncu, the deceased most valuable entrepreneurs of our country. I would like to thank Hasan Kalyoncu University, which has the vision and principle of raising individuals who are aware of developments in the world and in the county, who are dependent on universal and moral values, who respect human rights and think critically who approaches problems with and conscious mind, individuals with self-confidenceAlthough our university started its education life in 2010, it proved itself in a short period of time.Today, it has students from all over Turkey and from different parts of the world.”
“You are Important Brains for Our Future”
Minister Çavuşoğlu stated that universities taught the process of producing healthy information before anything else and added: “Young brothers and sisters, improve yourselves well. Absolutely learn a foreign language excellently. Represent our country proudly in every area. You are important brains for our future, I hope you will represent Turkey in the future.”.
Following the speeches,Cemal Kalyoncu, Hasan Kalyoncu University Chairman of the Board of Trustees, presented a present to Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu. The opening ceremony of the 2017-2018 academic year ended with photo shoots.