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Solemn welcome for the Rector Prof. Dr. Vullnet Ameti on the occasion of the winning of the award of Doctor Honoris Causa of Northern Illinois University

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Senate of the University of Tetova, in cooperation with the Student Parliament, today organized a solemn welcome for the Rector of the University of Tetova, Prof. Dr. Vullnet Ameti, on the occasion of the winning of the award of Doctor Honoris Cauca of Northern Illinois University, in Chicago, United States of America.

Vice-Rector for International Relations, Prof. Dr. Arbër Çeliku, in his speech to the administrative staff, professors and students, said that Northern Illinois University, this prestigious university in America, with this act not only has honored the personality, work and contribution of our Rector but has honored all the history of University over the years. In front of the audience he presented moments of organization of this ceremony in Chicago where besides the awarding of the Rector, Prof. Dr. Vullnet Ameti, at the Blackwell Museum of Northern Illinois University has been opened the exhibitions with the history of the University of Tetova, since its foundation until today. “Northern Illinois University in Chicago, United States, In this case, for the first time in its history awards the highest degree of Doctor Honoris Causa to a personality outside USA, respectively the Rector of the University of Tetova, Prof. Dr. Vullnet Ameti. This award, not only has honored the personality of our Rector, but has honored all Albanians wherever they are. This award is evidence that the leadership of our University has done a great job towards internationalization of the University, by signing over 200 partnerships with renowned international universities from the region, Europe and USA. Northern Illinois University has opened an exhibition for the history of the University of Tetova, which will remain open at the premises of this University until the end of the academic year 2017/2018”, said Prof. Dr. Arbër Çeliku.

At the solemn welcome that was organized for the Rector of our University, to the participants a welcoming speech addressed the former Rector of the University of Tirana, at the same time the Honorary Doctor of the University of Tetova, Prof. Dr. Shezai Rrokaj. “It is my pleasure to be part of this ceremony, where is honored a personality such as the Rector of the University of Tetova, Prof. Dr. Vullnet Ameti is. This is a special appreciation given to the history of this university, to all those who have contributed over the years for the foundation of this university, starting from the first historical rector, Prof. Dr. Fadil Sulejmani, people of this area and all professors who have supported this university. This award has not only praised the Rector Prof. Dr. Vullnet Ameti and the University of Tetova, but has also glorified all Albanian universities, because it was awarded by a prestigious University of Chicago of the United States of America. Congratulations to the Rector Prof. Dr. Vullnet Ameti, his family, professors, students and all Albanians in general”, said Prof. Dr. Shezai Rrokaj.

Laureate of the title of Doctor Honoris Causa of Northern Illinois University, Prof. Dr. Vullnet Ameti, said that this title is dedicated to all those who have contributed for the foundation of the University of Tetova, starting from the first founder and the historical rector, Prof. Dr. Fadil Sulejmani, Albanian people, and all those professors and students who have been and continue to be part of this University. "It is very exciting today to address to you for the welcoming you have made for me. I would like to thank you all, starting with my associates, university leadership, senators, deans, administration, Student Parliament, professors and students, for this organization. This scientific title I received on December 16, 2017 from Northern Illinois University, I do not consider it as an individual, but it is a collective award, because all of us have made the University climb to the pedestal with international universities. Our work and commitment has made others to appreciate us and for this I am grateful to all of you for the support that you have given to me. At the same time, this scientific title obliges us in the future to work even more on the advancement and development of our University in the international arena. Investing in science will remain our priority for the future. Eyes of the people are on us, their hope is the new generation of students, so let us work all together to prepare the professional staff for the future that will be suitable for society and only in this way, responsibly lead the processes in society. I thank you all for this honor you have done to me and let us continue to work together for the good of the University of Tetova”, said the Rector of the University of Tetova, Prof. Dr. Vullnet Ameti.

 

This prestigious scientific title is due to the permanent commitment of the Rector, Prof. Dr. Vullnet Ameti in improving the University of Tetova, for the positive role it plays for the good of the community in Macedonia and the region and in promoting the long-standing genuine academic and social values, as well as in strengthening the bridges of intercollegiate cooperation at the global level. 

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