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Communications Office

04 December 2017

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From the Communications Office

We would like to bring to your attention items about Bethlehem University that have appeared in the news recently. They have been uploaded to our website. Please follow the links below if you're interested in reading them.

التعليم العالي والجيوب الأخرى - جريدة القدس

الحكم المحلي تطلق مؤتمرا حول الانتخابات المحلية الفلسطينية - وفا

بالتعاون مع مؤسسة كونراد اديناور الألمانية بحضور وزير الحكم المحلي.. جامعة بيت لحم تنظم مؤتمر الانتخابات المحلية الفلسطينية - راديو بيت لحم 2000

جامعة بيت لحم تنظم مؤتمر الانتخابات المحلية - وكالة معا الاخبارية

الأعرج يطلق أعمال مؤتمر الانتخابات المحلية الفلسطينية الإنجازات والنجاحات والتحديات - جريدة القدس

مؤتمر في بيت لحم يناقش الإنجازات والتحديات في انتخابات الهيئات المحلية - جريدة الأيام

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From Bethlehem University Institute of Tourism Training (BUITT)

On Thursday, 9 November 2017 the launch ceremony for “Young Chef Olympiad 2018” (YCO) took place in the presence of the YCO executive committee, along with the Official Draw. The Official Draw decided the grouping of the participating teams from 50 countries for Round 1 at the Olympiad which is being scheduled for late January 2018. Five groups were alphabetically named with 10 teams in each group. The results showed Palestine – represented by Bethlehem University –  in “Group B” along with the teams from Scotland, Sri Lanka, Mexico, Sweden, Russia, N. Ireland, Bahrain, Maldives and Canada. It is worth mentioning that Mr. Julian Rishmawi, a graduate of the Culinary Arts vocational program overseen by Bethlehem University Institute of Tourism Training (BUITT), will be representing Palestine in the Olympiad. He shall be accompanied by the mentor Chef Peter Hermantas, the Cooking Instructor at the institute.

Wishing our team much luck and success in the Olympiad.

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From the Counseling Office

The Counseling office in cooperation with Muntada Al Jinsaniyeh implemented a training workshop at BU about Human Sexuality for 3rd and 4th year students from different departments. Sixteen male and female students attended the 40 hours training to develop self-awareness to deal with gender from moral and cultural perspective in order to communicate effectively with the community.

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Your Calendar

 

 

Day

Date

Event / Activity

Time

Location

Mon. - Fri..

Dec. 11-15

Final Exams for Fall 2017 Semester

 

 

Mon. - Tue.

Dec. 18-19

Continuing Final Exams for Fall 2017 Semester

 

 

Fri.

Dec. 22

Grades Reports Available

 

 

Sun. - Tue.

Dec. 24-26

Holiday - Latin Christmas

 

 

Wed.

Dec. 27

Accepted to Major - Dismissals

 

 

   

2018

 

 

Mon.

Jan. 1

Holiday - Latin New Year - National Holiday

 

 

Tue.

Jan. 2

4th Year Student Registration for Spring 2018 Semester, Registrars’ Office

 

 

Wed.

Jan. 3

3rd Year Student Registration for Spring 2018 Semester, Registrars’ Office

 

 

Thu.

Jan. 4

2nd Year Student Registration for Spring 2018 Semester, Registrars’ Office

 

 

Thu.

Jan. 4

Christmas Social Event, Alumni Relations Office

3:30 PM

Auditorium

Fri. - Mon.

Jan. 5-8

Holiday- Orthodox Christmas

 

 

Tue.

Jan. 9

1st Year Student Registration for Spring 2018 Semester, Registrars’ Office

 

 

Fri.

Jan.12

Faculty and Staff Meeting

 

 

Sun.

Jan. 14

Holiday- Orthodox New Year

 

 

Mon.

Jan. 15

Spring 2018 Semester Classes Begin

 

 

Mon. - Fri.

Jan. 15 - 19

Add / Drop Period for Spring 2018 Classes, Registrar’s Office

 

 

Thu.

Mar. 8

Holiday – Women’s Day

 

 

Thu. - Mon.

Mar. 29 - Apr. 2

Holiday - Latin Easter

 

 

Thu. - Mon.

Apr. 5- 9

Holiday - Orthodox Easter

 

 

Fri.

Apr. 13

Holiday- Isra’ wa Mi’raj

   
Tue.

May 1

Holiday - Labor Day

   
Mon.

May 14

Holiday - Saint De La Salle Day, Staff Recognition Day

   

Tue.

May 15

Ramadan Begins  

 

Tue. - Fri.

May 15- 18

Final Exams for Spring 2018 Semester

 

 

Mon. - Wed.

May 21- 23

Continuing Final Exams for Spring 2018 Semester

 

 

Mon.

Jun. 11

Summer 2018 Semester Classes Begin  

 

Thu.

Jun. 14

Ramadan Ends

 

 

Fri. - Sun.

Jun. 15 - 17

Holiday- Eid Al Fitr

 

 

Mon.

Jun. 25

Graduation - Day 1

 

 

Tue.

Jun. 26

Graduation - Day 2

 

 

Wed. - Thu.

Jul. 25-26

Final Exams for Summer 2018 Semester

 

 

   

Visitors

 

 

Day

Date

Group

Time

Country/ No.

Mon.

Dec. 4

Compton Group, Rev. Christopher A. House

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

USA/ 28

Tue.

Dec. 5

Baton Rouge Diocese Group, Fr. Mathew Paul Lorrain

12:00 Noon - 2:00 PM

USA/ 34

Thu.

Dec. 7

SMOTJ Group, Chevalier Patrick Carney

11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

USA/ 23

Thu.

Dec. 7

Archbishop Smith

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Canada/ 100

Fri.

Jan. 12

Faculty of University of San Diego, Dr. Jeffrey Bums

11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

USA/ 15-20

 

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