Selçuk University awarded the "Charitable Businessman of the Year Honor Award" prize to Mr. Nurullah Ercan, the Founder of Bien Seramik.
Mr. Nurullah Ercan, the Chairman of the Board of Ercan Group of Companies and Bien Seramik was awarded the "Charitable Businessman of the Year Honor Award" prize by Selçuk Universityfor his charitable contributions to the university . Mr.Yakup Canbolat, the Governor of Konya gave the award to Mr. Ercan who built the Ali Riza Ercan Vocational High School and Meliha Ercan Patient Guest House for Selçuk University.
43rd anniversary of Selcuk University’s establishment was celebrated on April 11, 2018, Wednesday with a ceremony held at Süleyman Demirel Cultural Center. Mr. Nurullah Ercan, the Chairman of Ercan Group of Companies and Bien Seramik were given a ceremony in which many activities took place and for the services given to the University and Konya for the "Honorable Businessman of the Year Award".
Mr. Yakup Canbolat, the Governor of Konya, Mr. Fatih Dönmez, the Undersecretary of Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources , Mr. Sebahittin Korkmaz, the Chairman of TSI, Mr. Kemal Kuku, the President of the Regional Administrative Court , Prof. Dr. Mustafa Şahin, the Rector of Selçuk University , Prof. Dr. Ercan Kahya, the Rector of ITU Northern Cyprus Campus, Prof. Dr. Cumhur Çökmüş, the Rector of Konya Food and Agriculture University , Dr. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Kağan Karabulut, Prof. Dr. Dr. Hüseyin Kara, Prof. Dr.Mehmet Okka and Prof. Dr. Özdemir Koçak, the Vice Rectors of Selçuk University, Hasan Angi, the Provincial Chairman of AK Party , Mr. İbrahim Halıcı, the General Secretary of Selcuk University , deans, directors, department heads, academic and administrative personnel, students and other protocol members participated to the ceremony.
Selçuk University celebrated its 43rd anniversary with the theme "Seljuk State Man: Nizamülmülk". Prof. Dr. Mustafa Şahin, the Rector, made the opening speech of the ceremony. "As Selcuk University, we have aimed to be a 'World University' while raising generations adhered to the national and moral values thereof, serve in every field needed by our country and in brief to become a 'Strategic University' of our country” said Mr. Şahin in his speech.
Mr. Canbolat, the Governor of Konya, who gave his award to Mr. Nurullah Ercan thanked him for the 100-person retirement home he will build in the name of his mother in Sille district of Konya.  
“I would like to extend my gratitude to the Rectorate of Selçuk University for kindly granting this award to me. I would like your esteemed side to know that I am intended to provide services for charity and build new facilities in line with the target of this prize. I have provided job opportunities for 4 thousand people in the sectors of ceramics, tourism, LPG and energy until the 50th year of my business life which I have started in the mining sector. My life philosophy consists of only working. I also recommend the future generations to start working following their university years, "said Mr. Ercan, making a speech after greeting all the guests.
Selçuk University Honorary Award of the Year was received by Mr. Fatih Dönmez, Undersecretay of Ministery of Energy and Natural Resources, on behalf of Mr. Berat Albayrak, the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources. "Scientific Honor Award" was received by Dr. Humar Kahramanlı, the Faculty Member and the consultant of the "Talking Hands Project" and his project team.