UNYT Graduation Ceremony 2016
The University of New York Tirana held its 11th Graduation Ceremony on July 8th, 2016, at the Sheraton Hotel premises. Distinguished guests and personalities were present, including the Ambassador of the European Union to Albania, Mrs. Romana Vlahutin, who was the Keynote Speaker of the Ceremony.
Over one hundred UNYT students received their diplomas during the Graduation ceremony. This years graduates will join the UNYT alumni, who currently hold prestigious positions in the national and international labor markets. The high academic quality and the multicultural nature that prevails in the premises of the University, give the UNYT graduates an edge over other candidates in the pursuit of a professional career.
During her speech, The Ambassador of the European Union to Albania, Romana Vlahutin said among others:
"Your University’s stated mission is to educate tomorrow’s leaders, and I am truly happy to see this beautiful potential that you represent. One of your University’s core values is to support academic freedom to conduct research, teach, publish, and speak according to the standards of scholarly activity without interference or penalty. Please, cherish this freedom, defended it and use it. Say what you think, demand what you think is right, fight for what you believe in....You are young, you are smart and you are curious. Travel, learn, exchange – but do get back home. Your country needs you. "
During his speech, the President and Founder of NYC Educational Group, Mr. Elias Foutsis concluded:
“ I want to express my special gratitude to the parents of the students. Βy choοsing UNYT you have guaranteed an education of the highest standard for your children. In these tough economic times, education is the strongest weapon against challenging global circumstances.”
UNYT was established in 2002 and is the pioneer of private Universities in Albania. UNYT offers dual diplomas accredited by both the U.S. and United Kingdom, in collaboration with Empire State College of the State University of New York and the University of Greenwich.
The Keynote Speaker, the Ambassador of the European Union to Albania, Mrs. Romana Vlahutin.
The President and Founder of the NYC Educational Group, Mr. Elias Foutsis during his speech in the graduation ceremony of 2016.
From left to right, the President and founder of the NYC Educational Group, Mr. Elias Foutsis, the Ambassador of the European Union to Albania, Mrs. Romana Vlahutin, The CEO of UNYT Mr. Andreas Galatoulas. The Ambassador of the Greek Democracy in Albania Mrs. Eleni Sourani.
The Rector of UNYT Prof. Dr. Fatos Tarifa during his speech in the graduation ceremony of 2016.
UNYT Class of 2016.