Official celebration of the 95-th anniversary of ‘Todor Kableshkov’ University of Transport

On 13 October 2017 was held the solemn celebration of the 95-th Anniversary of ‘Todor Kableshkov’ University of Transport. The festive day was at the end of a long series of events throughout the year, including XXIII International Scientific Conference ‘Transport 2017’, ‘TransTrend’2017’ Exhibition, Career Day, the official opening of ‘Todor Kableshkov’ Museum, building a new modern lecture hall in the University of Transport, etc. The celebration was honored by dozens of friends and supporters of our university, both in the country and abroad.

Guests from Serbia, Croatia, Poland, Slovakia, Turkey and Russia joined the event. Congratulations, presents and many flowers were brought by rectors and vice-rectors from universities across the country, representatives of partner organizations and companies and associations. More than 50 congratulatory letters were received from government agencies, educational institutions, etc., including the President of Bulgaria Mr. Rumen Radev, letters from the Ministry of Education and Science, the Ministry of Transport and Communications, the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, the Education and Science Commission at the National Assembly, “Todor Kableshkov” Association, The Scientific and Technical Union of Transport, the Council of Rectors and many others.

The official guests of the ceremony were Mr. Velik Zanchev – Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications, Assoc. Prof. Nikolay Tsonkov, member of the parliament from the Education Committee at the 44th National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria, Mr. Kaloyan Pargov – Chairman of the Culture and Education Commission of the Sofia Municipal Council. Deputy Minister Zanchev participated in the opening of the museum of “Todor Kableshkov” University of Transport, named after our patron Todor Kableshkov, and later handed to the Rector-prof. PhD. eng.-econ. Daniela Todorova an official plaque of the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications as a sign of the successful cooperation between the two institutions.

Prof. PhD. eng-econ. Todorova also presented a festive plaque of “Todor Kableshkov” University of Transport as a gratitude for the traditionally provided support from the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications to our university over the years. With honorary plaques of the “Todor Kableshkov” University of Transport were awarded also other organizations and partners of the university, including the Council of Rectors of the Higher Schools in Bulgaria, the Association of the officers and sergeants from the reserve and the reserve of the troops of the Ministry of Transport, “Todor Kableshkov” Association with chairman Mrs. Raina Kableshkova, National Railway Infrastructure Company (NRIC), State Enterprise “Transport Construction and Rehabilitation” and the official sponsor of the international conference “Transport 2017” – G.P. Group JSC.

At the official ceremony marking the 95-th anniversary, the Rector of “Todor Kableshkov” University of Transport handed out name plates for contribution to the development and prosperity of the university of former and current superiors, rectors and vice rectors. Recognition also received the senior lecturer PhD Nina Dimitrova as Operational Manager of the Career Development Centre at “Todor Kableshkov” University of Transport.

The traditional awards for lecturers and staff of the university were awarded this year as follows:

  • SCIENTIST of “TODOR KABLESHKOV” UNIVERSITY OF TRANSPORT: Prof. DSc. eng.- mat. Petar Kolev and Prof. DSc. eng. Nikolay Tonchev;
  • YOUNG SCIENTIST of “TODOR KABLESHKOV” UNIVERSITY OF TRANSPORT: PhD student mag. Eng. Metodi Atanasov;
  • LECTURER of “TODOR KABLESHKOV” UNIVERSITY OF TRANSPORT: Prof. PhD. Eng. Todor Rozmov and Prof. PhD eng. Emil Zhelezov;
  • YOUNG LECTURER of “TODOR KABLESHKOV” UNIVERSITY OF TRANSPORT: senior lecturer Vesela Dyakova and senior lecturer PhD Boryana Rogozherova;
  • HONOURED LECTURER of “TODOR KABLESHKOV” UNIVERSITY OF TRANSPORT: Prof. PhD eng. Rayko Raykov, Prof. DSc. eng. Hristo Hristov, Prof. PhD eng. Dimitar Petrov Petrov, Prof. PhD. Maria Slavova Nocheva;
  • EMPLOYER of “TODOR KABLESHKOV” UNIVERSITY OF TRANSPORT: Desislava Gusheva and Metodi Dunkov.

At the end of the ceremony, the Rectors of “Todor Kableshkov” University of Transport and the former rectors planted an evergreen tree in the courtyard of the school as a symbol of the almost century-old history of our university and hoping for even more successful development over the years. The festival continued with a solemn concert, where the participants enjoyed the musical and dance performances of ensembles that took care of the good mood of the guests on the festive evening.

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