Prof.Dr. Şebnem Hoşkara, Director of Urban Research and Development Center (URDC) and a faculty at the Department of Architecture acts as the advisor of the Club.
JOINT AWARENESS EVENT BY EMU ACADEMIC UNION AND EMU SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS STUDENT CLUB
Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Sustainable Development Goals Club and EMU Academic Staff Union (EMU-SEN) organized a joint event on Sunday, 30 October 2022, between 15:00 and 17:30, to raise awareness within the university regarding the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Artist Nurtane Karagil and academic staff member of Department of Architecture and EMU Sustainable Development Goals Club Advisor Prof. Dr. Şebnem Hoşkara offered a workshop, which was introduced as an art practice in the public space, with the 'tactical urbanism/space design' approach, a trend frequently applied in planning and urban design practices especially after the Covid-19 pandemic. In the event, which was held in collaboration with and under the sponsorship of EMU-SEN, 17 Sustainable Development Goals logos were placed on the outdoor floor tiles in front of the new Locale to be opened by EMU-SEN in the Mechanical Engineering building.
During the event, EMU-SEN Executive Board Member Yeşim Dede, students representing the Club, Özge Selen Koç and Avy Nazar Mohammad, Club Advisor Prof. Dr. Şebnem Hoşkara and Vice Rector for Social and Cultural Affairs Prof. Dr. Deniz İşçioğlu delivered speeches and touched upon the importance of the Global Goals for Sustainable Improvement / Development.