The New York College (NYC) Educational Group celebrated the end of the academic year by holding splendid graduation ceremonies in Athens, Thessaloniki, Prague, and Tirana. Graduates received their degrees from academics representing such collaborating institutions as the State University of New York, Empire State College, University of Greenwich, University of Bolton, Université Toulouse, Institut Universitaire Kurt Bosch, and Pôle ESG-Paris School of Business.
Honorary guest of NYC Thessaloniki this year was Victoria Hislop, a renowned writer, while at the graduation ceremony at NYC Athens, University of Bolton Vice Chancellor Dr. George Holmes bestowed upon Ms. Anna Vissi, a renowned singer and music performer, the Honorary Doctorate in Arts for her outstanding contribution in the field of music. Moreover, present at the ceremony was the Rector of the International University of Applied Sciences-Bad Honnef of Germany, Prof. Peter Thuy with which NYC has begun a new collaboration.
On behalf of the Greek Ministry of Education Mr. N. Kaskavelis, Advisor on Higher Education Affairs, representing the Minister of Education Mr. Loverdos, in his address at the ceremony stated that the international collaborations with Universities in countries with long tradition in education, and its respective networks of instructors and graduates ensure that graduates have the skills of flexibility, adaptation and commitment to innovation.
Representing the NYC Educational Group Alumni was Ms. Zuzana Stepanovska, Miss Czech Republic and currently working for the American consultancy company A.T. Kearney, who graduated with distinction from the University of New York in Prague, member institution of the NYC Educational Group.
Also invited at the graduation ceremony was Ms. Zoi Tiganouria, the renowned Greek composer and accordionist who performed music from around the world.