Friday, March 23, 2012

Congratulations to Turksa President for Receiving the 2012 President's and Graduate Student Organization Awards


It is a great pleasure to announce that Cuneyt Gozu, the President of Turkish Student Association, has been selected to receive both President’s Award for Leadership - International Student Leadership Award and Graduate Student Organization Distinguished Service Award on April 1. These awards recognize students and organizations that have made significant contributions to the quality of student life at the University at Albany.

Cuneyt Gozu thanked the award committee for their recognition and dedicated these honorary awards to the following Turksa officers and volunteers: Hamide Yilmaz-Gozu, Ersin Dincelli, Esma Nur Ulcay, Jak Akdemir, Imran Selcuk, Elanur Kibis-Selcuk, Esra Altay, Umit Boz, Serhat Kert, Giray Aksoy, Deniz Ortactepe, Selim Unal, Selman Ipek, and Zumrut Akcam.

University at Albany President George M. Philip and Cuneyt Gozu 

You may found the complete list of recipients and more information about the President’s Award for Leadership on this link. 

As Turkish Student Association, we are extremely glad that our contributions and dedication have been recognized by the university and we would also like to thank Cuneyt for governing our association at its best.

The award ceremony will be held on April 1, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. Please RSVP by March 27, 2012 to Student Involvement & Leadership at (518) 442-5566 or

Friday, February 10, 2012

Trip - 5th Annual TASSA Conference

Turkish Student Association is organizing a trip to attend Turkish American Scientists & Scholars Association 2012 Annual Conference.

Van Munching Hall, Robert H. Smith School of Business
University of Maryland at College Park, Maryland

March 3-4, 2012

The trip includes travel to and from the conference in a rental vehicle and a 2-night group hotel accommodation. We will leave from Albany on Friday (March 2) morning and return back on Sunday (March 4) night.

  • GSO funds will not be used for this trip, so the estimated cost per person is $325.
  • Meals and incidentals are not included.
  • Very limited number of seats is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Price is subject to change based on number of attendants.

To sign up and for more information contact us at  by Friday, February 17th, 2012.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

TURKSA is on Twitter!

You can now follow us on Twitter to be aware of upcoming TURKSA events at University at Albany and other community related updates. You can find us on Twitter by clicking the link below.

You can also join our facebook group to keep up with the latest news and events.