The holder of a social work and community development undergraduate degree from LAU and currently a student of the university’s international affairs master’s program, Sabah Haidar Khalil (B.A. ’12) gives back in many forms. From securing lawyers for underprivileged members of society to making sure food and supplies are distributed to prisoners, Khalil has a long history of helping those in need, focusing her efforts in general on human rights advocacy. She is also a keen supporter of education and recently established the Sabah Haidar Khalil Designated Scholarship Grant at LAU.
The Lebanese American University’s (LAU) latest report on the support it received during Fiscal Year 2016 revealed that the university had raised an impressive $13 million through 921 donations during that time frame.
Alice Ramez Chagoury’s legacy lives on through her children and their contribution to education at LAU.
CEO of ENJM SAL Joe Abi Ghosn (’01) makes a $160,000 donation toward naming a combustion lab in honor of his father.
LAU’s alumni attribute much of their success to not only the solid education they gained, but also on the scholarship support that made it possible.
The first cohort of fashion design graduates showcases their exceptional work four years after LAU partnered with ELIE SAAB and the London College of Fashion to launch a program.
Major energy trading company BB Energy (Gulf) DMCC, run by the Bassatne family, establishes endowment and annual scholarships at LAU.
The Brummana High School Cultural Society gives $300,000 toward an endowed scholarship fund at LAU that will benefit the school’s graduates.
With the help of the Italian Cultural Institute, LAU brought its Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay! play to Tripoli and Nabatieh, fostering culture and arts.