3rd Study Abroad Day: Outreach and Cultural Exchange Across Nations
April 24, 2014 10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Business Building 903, Beirut campus
The Outreach and Civic Engagement Unit (OCE) is holding the 3rd Study Abroad Day at LAU entitled “OCEAN,” standing for Outreach and Cultural Exchange Across Nations.
The event will be held with the participation of the top study abroad destinations in the world; 15 countries, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany, Holland, Mexico, Russia, Spain, UK, and the US, will exhibit their cultural exchange and study abroad programs and convey the richness of their cultures. The objective is to identify creative international exchange, study abroad, civic engagement, leadership, and overseas opportunities for our students and for our faculty and staff alike.
The program will be as follows:
10:00 a.m.: Fair starts
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Opening ceremony
- Lebanese national anthem
- Welcome word of LAU president:
Joseph G. Jabbra, Ph.D.
- OCE word:
Mr. Elie Samia (Executive Director-OCE)
- Honorary guest speaker:
Mr. Ross Mountain, Resident Coordinator/
Humanitarian Coordinator/UNDP resident representative
12:00 p.m.: Inauguration of the fair/entertainment
1:00 p.m.: Country presentations
1:00-1:30 p.m.: Japan
3:00 p.m.: End of fair
Organizer: Outreach and Civic Engagement Unit