Patron’s Day of Todor Kableshkov University of Transport
On January 13th, 2017 the academy community of Todor Kableshkov University of Transport celebrated the Patron’s Day – 166 years of the birth of Todor Kableshkov – the apostle of the April Uprising who is the legendary revolutionary and one of the Bulgarian immortal heroes. This year two remarkable anniversaries will be celebrated – 95 years of the foundation of the transport university and 50 years of the announcement of Todor Kableshkov for patron of the university.
The celebration was accompanied by the marches of the orchestra of the National Guard. The flag of the university was solemnly greeted and wreaths were laid down in front of the monument of Todor Kableshkov at the university.
In her academic speech, the rector of Todor Kableshkov University of Transport – prof. Daniela Todorova, PhD underlined that the previous year was successful, because all the academic staff – teachers, researchers, PhD students and students put all their efforts to defend the image of the university. The graduates of the university were competitive and excellently prepared to work in every sector of the Bulgarian economy.
At the event were also many partners of the transport university – representatives of transport companies, rectors of universities, alumni students. Many greeting letters were received. Greeting speeches read also prof. Stoyan Bratoev, PhD – executive director of Metropolitan JSc., prof. Lyuben Totev, PhD – chairman of the Rector’s Council, prof. Kalin Kalinov, PhD – vice-rector of the Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy, general-mayor Grudi Angelov – head of the Military Academy, prof. Georgi Mihov, DSc. – rector of the Technical University.
At the ceremony participated also a representative of the Todor Kableshkov Association, which was founded in 1996. The main purpose of the association is to maintain the cooperation with other organizations which promote the life and work of Todor Kableshkov. The rector of Todor Kableshkov University of Transport – prof. Daniela Todorova, PhD awarded honorary sign to the Association and expressed her satisfaction for strengthening the cooperation between both organizations.
The celebration ended with a cultural program, presented by students from the Trade Cultural House of the transport workers.
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