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2021 Virtual Graduation Ceremony School of Business Administration


Welcome

from the President of the Council

On behalf of the University Council, management, faculty and staff, I would like to extend a warm welcome to our graduating class and their relatives and friends who have joined us for this significant occasion. This evening marks a conclusion as well as a new beginning; it is the rewarding conclusion of your university life and the start of that longer journey, the pursuit of your dreams. The significance of your accomplishments and your graduation is even more apparent, as you were able to successfully respond to challenges related to a global health crisis with the COVID-19 pandemic. You have shown that extraordinary times, may require extraordinary efforts, but more importantly, they define you as extraordinary graduates. You have now joined a distinguished and growing community of alumni of European University Cyprus. This should fill you with pride –but also a sense of responsibility– as you represent the university as one of our most important ambassadors. Along with your well-deserved degree tonight, every single one of you becomes the embodiment of what this university stands for: Excellence, Innovation and Social Responsibility. Our significant investments in new technologies and state-of-the-art facilities in recent years; the launch of new programs; the ground-breaking of our new building that will house additional technologically advanced infrastructure for Medicine and Dentistry; our close cooperation with the business community, as well as our academic and research achievements have made our university a regional hub of excellence. You should be proud that your university, your Alma Mater, belongs to Europe’s largest higher education group - Galileo Global Education - with a network of 45 institutions, in over 80 campuses across 10 countries and with over 120,000 students enrolled. We feel very honored and proud to belong to such a great family. Notably, our university was named among the world’s top 201+ universities in the 2021 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings with regard to three key sectors: Innovation, Industry and Infrastructure; Actions on Climate Change and Decent Work & Economic Growth. This is another great achievement of EUC that shows its commitment for innovation and long-term sustainability.

European University Cyprus is also committed to internationalization and a global outlook for its people and for this reason, it has achieved full membership in the Utrecht Network—a European network of more than 30 prestigious universities in 26 countries. EUC community members benefit from this network of universities throughout Europe in terms of academic mobility, cultural exchanges and research opportunities. You know very well that your own individual success, just as the success of our university requires commitment, hard work and a great deal of support from those around you. On this occasion, as you look around you and acknowledge those who have supported you on this journey, allow me to do the same. Clearly, none of this would have been possible without the commitment and the collective work of the EUC community. Our first-class faculty, our researchers and our dedicated management and administrative staff remain our most valuable asset. I would like to thank everyone for their work and extend my gratitude also to you, our latest graduates, for placing our university on the path of excellence. I would also like to congratulate your parents and loved ones for their unfailing support during your academic journey. Education is a continuous journey. This applies to EUC as an institution as it does to all of us as individuals. One never stops learning. What you are celebrating this evening is a significant milestone but I urge you to retain your thirst for knowledge the way you pursued and experienced it here. Dear Graduates, Your time to make a difference has arrived; the time is now. Seize every opportunity to grow further, to excel, to have an impact in the world. Your Alma Mater will always take pride in calling you, European University Cyprus Graduates. Warm Congratulations!

Dr Christoforos Hadjikyprianou CEO & President of the Council


Time Line

1961

2000

2005

2007

Ioannis Gregoriou establishes the first Business College in Cyprus under the name Cyprus College

The College’s Diplomas, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees are accredited by the Cyprus Council of Educational Accreditation

European University Cyprus joins the Laureate International Universities network

European University Cyprus is granted University status by the Republic of Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture

2015

2016

2017

QS TOP UNIVERSITIES assessment grants European University Cyprus highest distinction of five-Stars in Teaching, Facilities, Inclusiveness/ Student Support, Social Responsibility and Internationalisation The only Microsoft Innovation Center in Cyprus is established, one of only 110 centers worldwide The President of Greece, Mr Prokopis Pavlopoulos receives an Honorary Doctoral degree from the School of Law

U-Multirank grants European University Cyprus the highest ranking in two key strategic areas, Research and International Orientation European University Cyprus is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world for “Energy and Climate Change” by UI GreenMetric World Ranking Universities

The first Dentistry program in Cyprus is launched U-Multirank places European University Cyprus among the top 150 Universities of Europe for “Applied Knowledge Partnership” and among the top 300 Universities for “Research and Research Linkages” University receives EFQM 5-star accreditation for excellence European University Cyprus becomes signatory to the Magna Charta Universitatum & the Magna Charta Observatory


2011

2012

The first ‘Science Shop’ in Cyprus is inaugurated, implementing one of EU’s largest research programs

Former US President Bill Clinton is the keynote speaker at European University Cyprus event on campus

The European University Cyprus’ School of Medicine is established

2018

2019

2020

European University Cyprus becomes part of Galileo Global Education, Europe’s largest higher education group with a network of 42 institutions on over 80 campuses in 13 countries and over 110,000 enrolled students The European Commission awards European University Cyprus the “HR Excellence in Research Logo” The School of Medicine welcomes its first dentistry students for the five-year course in Dental Surgery (BDS) QS TOP UNIVERSITIES assessment grants European University Cyprus highest distinction of five-Stars in Employability

2013 The Distance Education Unit is established

European University Cyprus ranks among the European University Cyprus ranks 301+ universities on the Times Higher among the world’s top 101+ universities Education Impact Rankings in the 2020 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings with regard to two key sectors: Inventor of World Wide Web, Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee, is awarded Innovation, Industry and Infrastructure and Actions on Climate Change an honorary doctorate by the School of Sciences and the Department of The program “Doctor οf Medicine” Computer Science and Engineering of the School of Medicine is fully Mr. Laurant Fabius, President of the French accredited through the process of the Constitutional Council and Former Prime World Federation of Medical Education Minister of France, is awarded an honorary (WFME) doctorate by the School of Law The EUC Medical School Program is officially recognized by the European Parliament and Council on the IMI (Internal Market Information System) platform

2014 School of Medicine receives first prize for ‘Best Medical Installation’ and first prize for ‘Best Education Solution’ in the Crestron International Awards Competition 2009 Nobel laureate in Chemistry, Professor Ada E. Yonath and 1988 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Biochemist Robert Huber are awarded Honorary Professorships and join faculty as Visiting Professors

2021 European University Cyprus ranks among the world’s top 201+ universities in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021 in three key sectors: Innovation, Industry & Infrastructure; Actions on Climate Change and Decent Work & Economic Growth The EUC Dental Clinic is established on campus. The Dental Clinic provides Dentistry students with front-line, clinical training and the university community and general public with affordable, comprehensive and personalized dental care


Quick Facts Part of Europe’s Largest Higher Education Group 45 Institutions 120,000+ Students

6,900+ Students 77+ Nationalities 55%

Cypriot Students

73%

Undergraduate Students

45%

 International Students

27%

Postgraduate students

20,000+ Alumni

2%

PhD Students


840

28%

72%

Employees

Administrative

Faculty

Among the world’s top 201+ universities with regard to: Innovation, Industry & Infrastructure; Actions on Climate Change and Decent Work & Economic Growth uni-employability-5star

The first university in Cyprus with the highest distinction five Stars in Employability

The first and only Dentistry program in Cyprus

On campus Nobel prize winners among the professors of the School of Medicine

100+

Companies recruiting at the annual Career & Internship Fair

341

Erasmus+ Agreements in EU countries

240

Campus & Online Events

87%

Graduate Employment Rate

92% Graduate Satisfaction Rate 130

Campus & Online Student Events

110

Company Campus Visits


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Program

School of Business Administration Monday 19 July 2021

MASTER OF CEREMONY Dr Charis Xinari, Associate Professor, School of Humanities, Social & Education Sciences PROCESSIONAL Faculty Graduates WELCOME ADDRESSES

Dean’s Address Dr Pieris Chourides

Rector’s Address Professor Kostas Gouliamos VALEDICTORY SPEECH Azoidis Panteleimon, School of Business Administration Student Graduating with the Highest GPA

AWARDING OF DEGREES DOCTORATE DEGREE - Business Administration, PhD BACHELOR DEGREES

- Accounting - Business Economics - Business Studies - Hotel, Tourism and Event Management - Marketing Communications and Social Media MASTER DEGREE - Business Administration, MBA

OATH OF RESPONSIBILITY Azoidis Panteleimon, School of Business Administration Student Graduating with the Highest GPA CLOSING OF THE CEREMONY


Class of 2021

School of Business Administration BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (Ph.D) Pocha Tsadira Zoe Tsikkou Emily

BUSINESS ECONOMICS (BBA) Christodoulides Andreas Kote Varvara* Spyrou Rafaela

ACCOUNTING (BSc) Agathaggelou Eleni Aggeli Theofanis* Alampriti Loukia Alexandrou Eleni Aristidou Maria Aristotelous Constantinos* Atteslis Dimitris* Azoidis Panteleimon Charalampous Andreas Charitonos Sotia Ellinides Andreas Engah Hamdi* Filippou Rafaelia Huang Yixian* Kappas Konstantinos Kokkali Eirini Lymboura Niki Moysidou Maria* Nicolaou Alexandros Papaspirou Theofilos Pittaras Pavlos Sakkallos Iacovos* Salomides Triantafyllos* Sergiou Christiana* Solonos Eleni Soteriou Charis Stavrou Maria Stylianou Elena* Tsokkou Cornelia* Zavrantona Maria

BUSINESS STUDIES (BBA) Abdallah El Fayez Adamou Andreas Alexandraki Stefani* Alexandrou Christos* Alhayek Georgina* Amiragias Konstantinos* Anastasiou Sotiris* Antonaki Constantinos* Antoniadou Anna* Argyrou Christos* Athanaseli Maria* Avagyan Artem* Bempelaki Pagona-Panagiota Chadjigeorgiou Charis* Charalambous Christophoros* Christodoulou Marios* Christoforou Michalis* Chrysochos Alexandros Chrysostomou Corina Constantinou Constantinos* Constantinou Panagiotis* Eliades George Evaggelou George* Farmakidis Miltiadis Filippidis Theofilos* Frangou Louiza* Georgiadou Eleftheria Georgiou Chrysa* Giakoupis Rafail* Giatra Zoe*

Gogou EleftheriosGoussous Fawzi Gregoriou Anna Hadjigeorgiou Christos* Hadjimitsis Christodoulos Iacovou Rafaella Iakovou Haris Ioannides Michalis* Ioannou Isavella* Iordanous Rafael* Johnson Samantha* Kalogirou Nektaria Kannaouridis Panagiotis* Kantzas Asterios* Karagiorgis Michael Karapanou Demetra Karsera Katerina Kasparian Ara* Klatsias Stavros* Kolokasides Savvas* Korelides Stefanos* Korelidis Aristos* Kosmas Konstantinos Koukou Stavros* Kouloumpris Constantinos Kouloumpris Costantinos* Kritikos Minas-Chrysovalantis* Kyprianou Andreas* Lamprou Eleni Manoli Antonis* Mantorini Antria* Matheou Nicoletta Mavrou Stelios* Michael Charalambos* Mitsiadou Panayiota-Theologia Modestou Anastasia* Mpardou Dorothea*


Mylona Eleftheria Neokleous Antrea* Nicolaou Gavriel* Nicolaou Ioanna* Nikolaou Stella Orphanides Andreas* Palama Elena Panayiotou Andreas* Panayiotou Panayiotis Papademetriou George* Papapavlou Marios* Paphitis Charalambos* Paraskeva Panayiotis* Pariza Rafael Petrou Michalis Philippou Raphael* Philys Photis* Pirilli Xenia* Psaltis Paris* Sand Sami Mohamed Elmabruk Savva Elisseos* Savva George* Stampoli Irene Stathis Georgios* Stylianou Elsi* Stylianou Kyriacos Tanishidi Anastasia Patapia Themistocleous Michalis Themistokleous Constantinos* Theodorou Anna* Theodorou George* Thoma Irene Triantafyllou Demokritos Tsavou Athanasia Tsavou Athanasia* Vasileiou Michalis*

Vasili Angelos Vassiliadou Maria* Vilanides Demetris* Vrachimis Vasilis* Vrioni Charalambos* Xiaoshan Li* Younes Atnan* Zantiras Athanasios* Zaveshchanna Anastasia* Zhang Dewei Zhou Ming-Yu* HOTEL, TOURISM AND EVENT MANAGEMENT (BA) Cao Zheng Charalambous Rafael Chatzimarkos Michael-Aggelos Chrysafi Amaryllis* Constantinides Alexandros* Deshko Anton* Elfayez Hanouf Hadjithoma Dorothea* Hapau Roxana* Michael Elena* Papachristodoulou Theodoros Papangelodimou Alexandros* Peazinou Eleni Pieri Maria Theodorou Eleni* Vasileiou Eleni* Wei Xi* Zhu Jinhao

MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS AND SOCIAL MEDIA (BBA) Constantinou Maria Javorovski German Konstantinou Ioannis Panayiotou Alexandros Christodoulou Stelia* Constantinou Ioannis* Evgeniou Anna* Meggos Antonios* Mina Theodora* Zagout Mohamed*


Time Line Class of 2021

School of Business Administration MASTER IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA) Afantitis Andreas* Ahmed A.A.Batta* Akorah Nma Teresa* Alexandropoulou Constantina* Andreou Achilleas* Andreou Georgia* Anshumal* Antoniou Anastasia Antoniou Constantina* Antoniou Elisavet* Archeos Demetris* Argyrou Andreas Aristidou Panagiotis* Athanasopoulou Christina-Ioanna* Bellos Georgios* Boos Svetlana* Botsiou Margarita Braoudakis Demetrios Buhendwa David* Chakim Zena* Chalkiopoulos Kostas* Chamilaki Maria* Charalambous Marios Charalampous Aggeliki Chartofilakas Antreas* Chaviara Bianka - Leoni Cholios Vasilios* Christodoulou Athina* Christodoulou Christodoulos* Christodoulou Kelia* Christodoulou Zefiroula* Christofi Giannis* Christofides Sotiris* Christofidou Polina* Christou Chara* 10

Christou Constantinos* Christou Georgios* Christou Stelios* Chroni Christina* Chronopoulos Dimitrios* Chrysanthou Elena Chukwu Ogele Blessing Ezinne* Constanta Demetra* Constantinou Therapon* Danezi Maria* Dede Eleni Demetriou Antri Demetriou Giorgos* Demetriou Giorgos* Demetriou Natasa* Diamantakis Demetris Dilari Christina* Dilis Spyros* Dimitriadis Ioannis* Dimitriou Alexandra* Diogenous Marlen Diola Dafni* Economidou Constantina Efstathiou Emilios* Efstathiou Katerina* Efthymiou Marios* Egglezou Giasemi* Engelzos Georgios* Fakidis Nikolaos* Flouri Aggeliki Fotou Maria* Fremis Constantinos* Georgiopoulos Leonidas* Georgiou Maria* Georgiou Zoi* Georgoulis Demetrios Georgousopoulou Ioanna-Nektaria*

Giannikopoulou Marianna* Giannopoulou Georgia* Gkinoutsi Theodora Glarou Eleni Glymakopoulos Emmanouil Gorgogiannis Andreas Groutas Giannis* Groutidou Athina* Hadjiliasis Evanthis Hadjipetrou Panos* Hadjistephanou Constantinos* Hadjithoma Chrystalla* Hadjithoma Eleni* Iacovou Charalampia* Iacovou Myrianthi* Kalaitzi Mary Kalouta Iro Alexandra* Kanakari Katerina* Kanella Chryso* Karaiskou Maria* Karashialis Andreas* Karouzaki Vaggelio* Kataya Ghaysaa Katopodis Antonis Kolokotroni Melina Komodromou Panagiota* Koniaris Theocharis* Konnides Kyriakos* Konstantinakis Konstantinos* Konstantinou Arsenios* Konstantinou Konstantinos* Konstas Antonis* Kontarinis Ioannis* Kontsioti Ioanna Korovesis Panagiotis Koshovari Arian* Kosti Maria*


Kouroushis Marios* Koutsiofi Marilena* Kyriacou Manthia* Kyriakou Maria Loli Ourania* Loudaros Nikolaos* Lousios Constantinos* Maduewesi Charles Chinedu* Makkoula Maria* Mamoulis Konstantinos* Manesiotis Demetris* Manoli Rafael* Masoura Evi* Mathaiou Christina* Metaxas Michalis* Michael Michalis* Michailidou Antonia* Michailidou Chara* Michalakopoulos Nikitas* Michalatou Niki Mparkas Demetrios* Mpoulomiti Polixeni* Naoum Poliana Naoum Poliana* Neophytou Constantina Neophytou Constantina* Nicolaou Despina* Nikodimou Giannis* Nikolaidis Dimitrios* Nikolaou Demetrios Nikolaou Demetrios* Niota Sotiria Ntritsos Andreas* Oladunwo Samuel Adeboye* Omiriadou Marianthi*

Pallaris Kyriacos* Panagou Constantina* Panaris John* Panayidou Georgia* Pantazi Dimitra* Papadopoulou Sotiria Papadopoulou Sotiria* Papanastasiou Giorgos Papatheodoropoulos Anastasios Papayiannis Antonis* Patrikios Stelios* Patsila Areti* Pavpertova Anastasiia* Perdiou Despina* Peskia Elena Petersen Daniel Pilavakis Georgios* Pimenidou Michaela* Pini Katerina Plaitaki Athanasia Ploumpi Sofia* Ploutarchou Constantinos* Poponina Anna Protopapadaki Argiro Psilogeni Chrisemily* Rezaei Marand Elham* Rhab Marof* Rokofyllos Marios Roussou Maria* Sampanai Romina* Savva Christina* Savva Michalis Savva Nikoleta* Savvidou Maria* Sivitanidou Elena

Skapouli Christina* Sklaveniti Christina* Skoullou Elina* Skrekas Emmanouil - Panagiotis* Sofroniou Stefanos* Solonos Nikos* Sourmpatis Pavlos* Stavrou Nataly Stylianou Iosifina* Syriou Stavroulla Theodossiou Stephanos* Theofanous Anna Maria* Toumbis Giorgos* Touna Evgenia* Triantafilou Alexandros* Tripidakis Giorgos* Tsatsos Nikolaos* Tsekme Eleni* Tsiteris Ioannis* Tsolakou Anastasia* Vaitsopoulos Antonis* Vo Thi Yen Thanh* Zafeirakopoulou Ioanna-Maria*

* Graduates in Absentia

GRADUATION CEREMONY 2017

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European University Cyprus Oath Of Responsibility

I, European University Cyprus degree recipient, here on my graduation day before all of you present and before all of society, pledge my commitment to be an honest professional and to behave in an exemplary manner. Because I have been, am, and will always be a collegian, I pledge my commitment to show gratitude and respect to all those who have made my education possible: my family, friends, and professors; to be generous in sharing my knowledge; to face my mistakes with humility; and to make a conscious effort to continue to learn. Because I am a professional, I pledge my commitment to adhere to the code of deontology of my profession, to improve and dignify my work environment, and to always act with the utmost integrity and truthfulness. Because I am a citizen of a the world, I pledge my commitment to respect the principles of social harmony, tolerance, justice and freedom. I pledge my commitment to value diversity and to defend human rights. From this day forth, alongside my European University Cyprus classmates, as a collegian, as a professional, and as a citizen, I will contribute with passion to building a better world.


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