The “Academic Community Engagement Day,” held by the Academic Community Engagement Program at the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Studies, The American University in Cairo (AUC). Accomplishments of the 2015-2016 academic year will be presented, which includes community-based learning courses and the number of students enrolled in them. In addition, the best faculty-NGO partnership for the benefit of the community and students will be awarded as well as the Professional Development Program certificates will be awarded to Egyptian school teachers.
Established in 2008, the Academic Community Engagement program aims to increase civic engagement by providing support for faculty members who wish to engage students in service to local communities in ways that enhance their learning.
Thomas E. Thomson, president ad interim, AUC; Sherif Sedky, provost, AUC; Khaled Dahawy, vice president for student affairs, AUC; Robert Switzer, dean of undergraduate studies and Academy of Liberal Arts and Pandeli Glavanis, director, Academic Community Engagement Program.
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Abdulaziz Alsaud Hall, P071, AUC New Cairo
Thursday, May 12, 2016; 12–3 pm