Rector Anneli Pirttilä is a new Doctor Honoris Causa of the University!

On Friday, 22 September, the graduation ceremony of rector of the Saimaa University of Applied Sciences Anneli Pirttilä was held.

We would like to remind that the Academic Council of the University made an unanimous decision on assignment of a rank Doctor Honoris Causa to prof. Pirttilä on May 24, 2017.

There were members of the University administration, deans, representatives of the Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, members of the Finnish National Agency for Education (EDUFI) delegation, the Finnish students, teachers of common programs and many others at the ceremony.

The rector Igor Maksimtsev presented the new doctor of SPbSUE and told about stages of professor`s career and her achievements. Then the Doctor Honoris Causa Anneli Pirttilä being presented with a traditional black-green robe with gold sewing.

The new Dr. Dr. h. c. of SPbSUE Anneli Pirttilä made the inaugural report on a role of higher education institutions in interstate cooperation.

At the end of the ceremony the first vice rector Alexander Petrov, the Head of International Cooperation in the Higher Education Department of EDUFI Yukha Ketolaynen, the student of the exchange program SPbSUE/SUPN Emil Viaysyanen and the Head of International Economic Relations Department Sofia Rekord gave congratulatory speech.



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