As a social responsibility project, Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Faculty of Architecture, Architecture Department academic staff collected money, donating it to the Famagusta Special Education Centre. Architecture Department Chair Prof. Dr. Naciye Doratlı, Vice Chair Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ege Uluca Tümer, Department Coordinator Asst. Prof. Dr. Müge Rıza and academician Mustafa Dinsev came together with Famagusta Special Education Director Emirali Evcimen to carry out the donation. During the meeting that took place at 10:00 on Wednesday, the 27th of September 2017 Evcimen provided the Faculty of Architecture representatives with information about the school’s needs and ongoing projects. During the meeting that took place at the Famagusta Special Education Centre building in the Old City, ideas were exchanged about possible EMU Faculty of Architecture contributions.
“We always feel EMU’s support”
Expressing his gratitude to the EMU Architecture Department representatives, Famagusta Special Education Centre Director Emirali Evcimen noted that they always feel EMU’s support, describing this support as coming from many different faculties, in many different ways. Evcimen, went on to underline that EMU’s support projects are very useful to their school and the community. Speaking on behalf of the EMU Architecture Department Chair Prof. Dr. Naciye Doratlı, stated that the department is ready to provide contributions for special projects like the Sports Hall project, thanking Evcimen for his overwhelming effort in this important field. After Prof. Dr. Doratlı handed over the envelope to Evcimen, the school was explored and its architecture examined. Mustafa Dinsev also provided information about the project given to him by the Department of Architecture administration. The project will see the transformation of a structure into a Sports Hall. EMU Architecture Department representatives were also able to socialize with students who were on break. Emotions ran high as a result of the attention and hospitality of the students.