The class of 2012 may have graduated but they certainly have not been forgotten. Dozens of former students returned to their alma mater this October for a reception celebrating the unveiling of two commemorative ‘Class of 2012’ trees.
Thanks to a rigorous reorganization process involving faculty, staff and students, LAU Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) program was successfully re-accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) this January.
LAU had cleared a milestone when ACPEcertified its Pharm. D. program in 2002 making it the only ACPE-approved program outside the United States.
LAU held its first ever gala dinner in Lebanon on March 23 at the Beirut International Exhibition and Leisure Center (Biel). The event was held in honor of major university supporters, whose contributions have helped LAU make higher education accessible to deserving students, regardless of their economic circumstances.
Alumni gala dinners in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have raised $550,000 to support student scholarships at LAU.
Over 1,000 alumni attended the events in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, reflecting the sizable LAU alumni presence in the UAE.
In late March President Jabbra, along with his fellow university presidents, Peter Dorman of the American University of Beirut (AUB) and Lisa Anderson of the American University in Cairo (AUC), traveled to Capitol Hill in Washington, DC for meetings with members of Congress and officials at the U.S. Departments of State and Education.
Accepted! That’s what every student can’t wait to hear. All that hard work in high school, all the standardized admissions tests and the interviews with school administrators culminates in opening the door to the new and exciting world of possibility that is higher education.