LAU is happy to announce that its inaugural Contributors Report is now available. Produced by the university’s Office of Development, in coordination with several other departments, this report aims to recognize donors’ generosity.
Dr. Walid A. Mroueh, member of the board and executive management of both the Food & Drug Corporation s.a.l. and Mersaco, Lebanon’s largest importers of medicine, has pledged $125,000 to the Lebanese American University (LAU) School of Pharmacy.
Obtaining a university education is an unattainable dream for many underprivileged young people. However, it has become a reality for hundreds of students without the means to attend through LAU’s University Scholarship Program (USP), a USAID-funded initiative that covers scholars’ full tuition and related expenses.
From interior design to fine arts, the students who make up the Mu’taz and Rada Sawwaf M.A. in Islamic Art and Architecture (IAA) program all come from diverse academic backgrounds. Yet these eight students, who have led the new program to exceed enrollment forecasts, are united by a common curiosity and enthusiasm for the field.
The spirit of giving is on most people’s minds during the holiday season. At LAU, however, this spirit is continuously present, though often kept quiet.
Intermedic has pledged a substantial amount to support LAU’s continuing medication education program over the next four years.
LAU held its fourth annual Fundraising Gala Dinner on December 10, honoring longtime friend and supporter Adnan Kassar, president and chairman of Fransabank.
Hosted at the Phoenicia Hotel, the event paid special recognition to Kassar’s generous gift of $10 million toward the naming of the Adnan Kassar School of Business.
“President Kassar, you are an example. You are a role model for all of us, and we thank you for that,” said Joseph G. Jabbra, president of LAU, in his welcoming remarks.
Renowned American fundraiser Jerold Panas shares his techniques and wisdom with LAU deans and leaders during a two-day seminar on university fundraising.
The Lebanese American University Medical Center–Rizk Hospital (LAUMC–RH) has gained the support of shipping magnate Jacques Saadé, who generously donated $500,000 toward the restoration of the hospital’s blood bank lobby, which now bears the donor’s name.
For the eighth consecutive year, LAU’s Civil Engineering students have benefited from a range of incentives made available by the Abdallah Yabroudi Civil Engineering Grant. Established in 2009 by the CEO of the Dubai Constructing Company (DCC), the endowment has been broadening student horizons through awards, scholarships and internships that prioritize hands-on training and innovative thinking. “Abdallah Yabroudi is very much interested in contributing to engineering education,” says Dr.