Category: Athletic Department News

Results of Spring Semester 2024 Sports Activities and Competitions

The Athletic Unit recently conducted a series of sports tournaments featuring various games, and the outcomes are as follows: Table Tennis and Badminton Tournament: The Table Tennis and Badminton Tournament commenced on Thursday, 15 February 2024, with 36 students participating. The finals were held on Friday, March 1, 2024, yielding the following results: Table Tennis […]

Gender Equality Webinar Highlights Director of Athletics

Shortly after International Women’s Day, the International University Sports Federation held its Gender Equality webinar on Monday, 11 March 2024. Samar Mousa, recipient of the Gender Equality Champion Award, shared her inspiring journey of spearheading the development of Palestine’s inaugural women’s soccer team while serving as the Director of Athletics at Bethlehem University. Her mission […]

Bethlehem University’s Director of Athletics Receives FISU Gender Equality Champion Award

Ms. Samar Araj Mousa, Director of Athletics at Bethlehem University, was awarded the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Gender Equality Champion Award on 17 November 2023 at the FISU annual assembly meeting in Geneva. This recognition is a tribute to her distinctive role and significant contributions over a number of years in achieving tangible results […]

Athletic Department Hosts First Basketball Skills Tournament

On Thursday, 30 March 2023, the Athletic Department hosted the University’s first-ever Basketball Skills Tournament at the auditorium with Coach Raed Abu Rumman supervising the event. The tournament was attended by the Athletic Department’s family and featured both male and female student participants. Its goal was to inspire students to play basketball more frequently, identify […]

The Walking Steps Challenge

Back in March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit Bethlehem, the Athletics Department at Bethlehem University launched an initiative to raise awareness and shed light on the importance of physical activity.  The Department introduced the “Walking Steps Challenge”, which was carried out under the supervision of female athletes, to lead groups of students and their […]

Creative Physical Education Classes Online

With the beginning of the new academic year, similar to other departments, the Athletics Department started their classes of physical education with remote delivery. With this transition, the Athletics Department Director, Samar Moussa, submitted an initiative to the Entrepreneurial Education in Emergency Forum (EEEF) on “The role of a physical education course in spreading health […]

Women’s Basketball Team Wins Championship

Bethlehem University Women’s Basketball Team won the Palestinian Universities Basketball Championship that took place at Al-Quds University on Saturday, 7 December 2019. The day was filled with enthusiasm, competitive spirit and thirst for victory. Our team won first place after beating Beirzeit University’s team in the final match.   The Director of the Athletics Department […]