Second Graduation Ceremony of Neapolis University Pafos

The second graduation ceremony of Neapolis University Pafos took place on Friday, 19th September 2014, at the Coral Beach Hotel &Resort, in Pafos. The event was a great success and of particular importance, as Neapolis University awarded the degrees to the first undergraduates of the University.

The President of the University Council, Mr Michael Leptos, after congratulating the 334 graduates for their achievement, wished them all the best for the future. He also thanked all those who attended the graduation ceremony, demonstrating their interest and support towards the multidimensional role of the University. Mr Leptos concluded by pointing out that, the University will striveto go forward and endows to fight for rapid progress in education and culture. He also stated that the University intends to launch new Programs of Study in various areas, such as Tourism and Hotel Management, Nutrition and Dietetics, Information Technology and Sport Science.

Furthermore, the Rector of Neapolis University, Professor Spyros Makridakis, addressed the graduates and pointed out that technological evolution has greatly affected our lives and our professions, for example, the invention of robots and smart computers possess a kind of human intelligence. The Rector presented the great future challenges that universities face nowadays, which relate to the students’ education, enabling the students to work and coordinate successfully in a world where innovation and entrepreneurship are the main factors which contribute to and secure a successful career as well as balanced life. Mr Andreas Papoulas, on behalf of the Ministry of Education and Culture and Mr Costas Kadis, also addressed to the graduates.

The Graduation ceremony was also attended by his Beatitude Archbishop of Cyprus Chrysostomos II, the Bishop of Pafos Georgios, the President of the Parliamentary Committee for Education, Mr Georgios Tasou, by MPs, the Mayor of Pafos, Mr Savvas Vergas, the Mayor of Peyeia, Mr Neofytos Akoursiotis and other officials.