Under collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Arab American University started its Virtual Sports Marathon Competition “Step and Information” on its social media. The Competition started in Hebron, Ramallah and Al Bireh and Tulkarem and tens of school and university students along with other people from the local community participated in this competition.
Dr. Saba’ Jarrar- the Dean of the Faculty of Sport Sciences in AAUP and the supervisor of this competition said that this competition is considered as a new and unique way for Arab American University to celebrate its 20th anniversary. This marathon reflects the importance of AAUP in this country in all fields and sends important messages such as the embodying of the culture of “walking for health”, where children are also involved, to consolidate this culture from childhood.
Under the auspices of Major General Jibril Rajoub, and with collaboration between Arab Federation for Sports Culture and the Palestinian Olympic Committee, Arab American University hosted an online seminar through Zoom entitled “Sports Investment during and after Corona”
Prof. Sa’d Shalbi – the Sports Economics Professor in Mansoura University and the Adviser for President of Jeddah University and Al Ahli Club for Marketing, was part of this online seminar and talked about the basics of marketing and investment in the Arab World especially for the Palestinian case that he considered as a model for success due to the high use of technology in Palestine especially by the youth. Prof.
The Faculty of Sport Science in Arab American University resumed the practical trainings for its students for spring semester 2019/2020 courses, taking in consideration all safety precaution procedures and social distancing that was determined by the Ministry of Health, especially after changing the educational process to be all through e-learning after the spread of Coronavirus.
The faculty began with the practical training for courses like football, swimming, athletics, basketball, gymnastics and other practices and trainings.