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Trade Master Laboratory Opening Held at EMU
Published Date: January 8, 2019
“Trade Master” Finance Laboratory, collaboratively established by Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) and İş Yatırım was opened with a ceremony on January 7th, 2019 (11:00) at EMU Faculty of Business and Economics.
During his opening speech, EMU Faculty of Business and Economics Dean Prof. Dr. Eralp Bektaş thanked all those who contributed to the establishment of the laboratory and emphasised on the importance of integrating knowledge and technology into educational institutions in this era, the 4th Industrial Age. Prof. Dr. Bektaş mentioned EMU’s success, as in the last academic year, it earned a spot among Times Higher Education’s (THE) top 250 ranked universities in the ‘Business and Economics’ field; and promised similar future ventures and works. İş Yatırım General Stocks Manager Rıza İhsan Kutlusoy stated that the ‘Trade Master’ campus project was the most enjoyable project to work on. Stating that they are now in the 6th year of their project, Kutlusoy noted that EMU became the 23rd campus to have been reached. EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam began his speech by expressing his pleasure in welcoming İş Bank’s and İş Yatırım’s distinguished directors. He stated that İş Bank and its subsidiary organs have always been there for EMU and thanked them for the support they provided. Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam said that he firmly believed in the future active role of this laboratory in international works. At the end of his speech, Prof. Dr. Osam thanked Kutlusoy for his contribution and presented him with a silver plate as a symbol of gratitude. The opening ceremony ended with a cocktail.