Toros University of Mersin opening ceremony of 2016-2017 academic year has been organized in Mersin. During this ceremony, Seferihisar Mayor Tunc Soyer was granted the Honorary Doctorate degree. Ali Ozveren, Toros University President of the Board of Trustees said that the projects being made in Seferihisar are wonderful and Tunc Soyer meant to realize their dreams.
Toros University founded in 2009, has 38 different programs running at 3 faculties, 2 institutes and one high school for university, masters and doctorate degrees. Toros University President Yuksel Ozdemir stated the number of students as 4000 and personnel numbers as 250. Ozdemir declared that the University prioritizes local development and works in collaboration with local businesses for that reason. We are expanding the scope of our trainings for qualified work force. I admire the accomplishments of Seferihisar Mayor Tunc Soyer. The Mayors are the best to perform the tasks to serve to the community. It is a great chance to be Mayor. Seferihisar Mayor worked hard to render social and financial projects to people, he almost realized my dreams. That’s why we decided to give him Honorary Doctorate degree. “
The first lecture of the academic year was given by Mayor Soyer.