The Advisory Board of the College of Arts and Humanities holds its 1st Meeting
The Advisory Board of the College of Arts and Humanities at Al Falah University held its first meeting via the Zoom platform, in the presence of the Dean of the College, Dr. Samer Abdel-Hadi, and members of the Advisory Board, which includes: Dr. Abdullah Al-Suwaidi, Senior Executive of Endowment Studies in Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation, and Dr. Mahmoud Alia, Manager Office “Al Fajr Newspaper” in Dubai and North Emirates, Dr. Naguib Abdel-Wahab, Associate Professor at Al-Ghurair University, and Professor Wael Al-Jishi, Editorial Secretary Al-Khaleej Newspaper, in addition to Dr. Nasr Abbas and Dr. Rima Al-Qaryouti from the College of Arts and Humanities.
Starting the meeting, the Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, Dr. Samer Abdul-Hadi, welcomed the members of the advisory board and provided an introduction to the college, its academic programs, and faculty. He indicated the importance of this meeting in creating a network with professionals who add values from work experience and expand the knowledge horizons of students thus achieving the university's mission of linking theoretical knowledge with applicable implementations at workplaces. Dr. Samer Abdul-Hadi added that the college is keen to prepare graduates in the fields of Islamic and Arabic studies by providing an educational environment of a research nature.
Through the continuous development of college plans; in addition to, strategic partnerships with private and public institutions, graduates will possess the professional skills and qualifications required for future jobs.
In turn, His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Al Suwaidi, Senior Executive of Endowment Studies in Dubai Courts, expressed his happiness at joining the Advisory Council of the College of Arts and Humanities. His Excellency further explained the importance of the Council’s role acting as the connection point with the surrounding complex environment that helps to keep pace with labor market changes and needs.
The council discussed a number of topics, including how to take into account the needs of the labor market and manage its influence on the curriculum and academic developments within the college, in addition to, opportunities for field training and students' internships.
In conclusion, the dean of CAH, Dr. Samer Abdel-Hadi, expressed his deep appreciation to the members of the council and the attendees and summarized the topics and recommendations forth stated during the council meeting.