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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Donation to the Palestinian Ministry of Health

Out of its social responsibility, AAUP handed the Palestinian Ministry of Health some medical supplies kits among its donation campaign, in order to support the efforts in facing the pandemic that hits this country and the entire world.

Dr. Yousef Asfour- the Head of the Board of Directors and Prof. Ali Zeidan Abu Zuhri- the University President handed Dr. Mai AlKaileh- the Minister of the Ministry of Health 200 medical supplies kits to help the workers in the health sector to continue their hard work in facing the pandemic that the entire world is currently facing, and to help in protecting health workers (doctors, nurses and health workers) all over the country.

Monday, March 30, 2020
Handing the donation to the emergency committee in Jenin

Out of its community responsibility, Arab American University provided a financial donation along with some medical and prevention supplies for the emergency committee in Jenin to help in facing the new Coronavirus.

Dr. Hasan Yassin- the VP for Financial and Administrative Affairs and Mr. Fathi Imour- the Public Relations Manager have handed Mr. Akram Rjoub- Jenin Governor and the head of the emergency committee and Dr. Wisam Sbaihat- the General Director of the directorate of Health in Jenin the financial donation and the medical supplies to help in preventing the city from the new Coronavirusand protect the medical workers in the city. 

Saturday, March 28, 2020
AAUP team qualified to represent Palestine in the HULT Prize 2020 Competition

Greeners team from AAUP was qualified to represent Palestine in the semifinal stage at the HULT Prize 2020 competition that will take place in Boston– USA later this summer.

The team that contains students Lina Zahaika, Noor Daraghmeh, Haytham Sharabati and Ahmad Asa’d was qualified after they participated in the regional competition that was held via internet through remote communication means following the emergency procedure. This competition was meant to take place in Rawabi city this month but was changed to this remote competition via internet due to the spread of the new Coronavirus- COVID-19, and now AAUP team and another team from Gaza will represent Palestine internationally.

Saturday, March 14, 2020
Arab American University

Prof. Ali Zeidan Abu Zuhri- the university president and the head of the emergency committee at the university, announced that Arab American University has completed the e-learning preparations through moodle platform that the university has experimentally started last week.

Prof. Ali Zeidan Abu Zuhri indicated that during the experimental period for the platform, it has witnessed a great interaction from students and faculty members. The platform proved its success in dealing with all types of electronic files and in its interactive environment between professors and students. Prof. Abu Zuhri added that AAUP will use all the facilities to enhance the work and the quality of the services provided through this platform. He asked all students to continue using it and follow the instructions that they receive on their phones as SMSs or on their emails or portals.

Sunday, March 8, 2020

AAUP administration held a meeting to discuss and put a plan to guarantee that the education process will continue working effectively during the emergency period in a way that guarantees the safety of students and staff.  

AAUP administration decided to start with the e-learning, and students and faculty members will be contacted through their emails, through SMS and on their Portals to get to know the procedures on how to use the system.

They also decided to hold meetings for the deans and head of departments’ councils to put a working plan that guarantee that the managerial work will continue as needed. They discussed the special cases of female employees who have children especially as schools and day-care are all closed, in addition to cases of staff who live in other governorates.

Friday, March 6, 2020
Accompanied by Eng. Zuhair Hijjawi- a Board of Directors Member, a delegation from the Palestinian Labor Council from Dubai and the Northern Emirates has visited the Arab American University.

Arab American University welcomed a delegation from the Palestinian Labor Council coming from Dubai and the northern Emirates. The delegation visited the university accompanied by Eng. Zuhair Hijjawi- a Board of Directors Member aiming to see the university and to have an idea about its academic programs, researches and its different training centers. In addition, they discussed the opportunities of future collaboration in some joint-interest fields.

Prof. Ali Zeidan AbuZuhri- the university President, the vices president and assistants to the president along with number of Faculty Deans were in the reception of the delegation.

Thursday, March 5, 2020
A clarifying photo of Doctor of Optometry Program

AAUP announced that it started teaching the Doctor of Optometry program in Ramallah Campus. This program will focus on eye primary care and early detection of eye diseases in Palestine, where lots of people face optical problems_ according to studies and statistics from the World Health Organization.

Doctor of Optometry Program is considered to be one of the distinguish programs that AAUP offers under collaboration with State University of New York (SUNY) which is one of the prestigious universities in the United States of America.

AAUP also asserted that there will be a meeting between faculty members from SUNY with the enrolled students in this program through video conference during the next week, aiming to discuss the studying plan and teaching techniques.

Sunday, March 1, 2020
Honoring the Heads of Administrative Departments in AAUP

Arab American University honored the heads of the different administrative departments in the university as an appreciation and acknowledgment for their continuous effort in improving the administrative work and serving the academic process in the university

The honoring ceremony was attended by Prof. Ali Zeidan Abu Zuhri- the University President and his vice presidents and assistants.

Prof. Abu Zuhri appreciated the efforts of the head of the departments and their work to provide the best services for AAUP students, the staff and the local community. Prof. Abu Zuhri also appreciated the continuous support that happens between all departments and faculties of the university.

Sunday, March 1, 2020
AAUP Honored Class 2016 Graduates, School Principles and the Physical Education Teachers

In a ceremony that was attended by Dr. Nizam Diab- the VP for Training Affairs, Dr. Saba’ Jarrar- the Dean of the Faculty of Sport Sciences, Mr. Tariq Alawneh- the Head of the Education in Tulkarem and some other faculty members of the Faculty of Sport Sciences, the Faculty of Sport Sciences honored the distinguish students of class of 2016, school principles, the physical education trainers and teachers of the schools in the Palestinian land of 1948 and schools of Jenin, Tubas and Qabatya, in addition to some of the sport gyms representatives.

Saturday, February 29, 2020
The graduation of the participants in the second arbitration and contracts course

Accredited by the Global Council for Arbitration and Law, the Continuing Education Center in AAUP graduated the participants in the 2nd  Arbitration, Dispute and Contracts course, with 30 credit hours.

Dr. Khalid Attyeh- the Head of the Continuing Education Center said that this course targeted people who are working in special fields like engineering, finance, contractors and people who work in resolving conflicts. He also indicated that this course focused on the Palestinian law, introduction to the international laws, arbitration procedures, the response of arbitrators and appeal procedures in addition to the introduction to contracts, international contracts and its terms.

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