Month: October 2019

BU Hosts the IX Palestinian International Chemistry Conference

Bethlehem University hosted the Ninth Palestinian International Chemistry Conference on 1-2 November 2019. The conference was organized by the Palestinian Chemical Society in coordination with Palestine Academy for Science and Technology and Bethlehem University, During the opening session, Dean of the Faculty of Science and Chair of the Conference Dr. Michael Hanania welcomed the attendees […]

PSSF Board Visits Campus to Meet with Students

On Tuesday, 29 October 2019, a delegation from the Palestine Students Scholarship Fund (PSSF) visited Bethlehem University to meet with students who receive the PSSF scholarships. The delegation comprised of Malek Al-Massad, Ali Ata, Khalil Khalil, Khalil Ismail, Ziad Farhan, and Muhammad Al-Asfar. Vice President for Financial Affairs Youil Anastas, Students Finance Manager Sandy Bassous, […]

IALU Board Meeting Held at Bethlehem University

Bethlehem University hosted the meeting of the Executive Board of the International Association of La Salle Universities (IALU) on 24 and 25 October 2019. Vice Chancellor of Bethlehem University Brother Peter Bray welcomed the Board on campus and told them that their presence here gives hope to students that they are not forgotten by the […]

70s and 80s Alumni Reunion Held on Campus

Bethlehem University Alumni Relations Office organized a reunion for the 70s and 80s graduates on Friday, 25 October 2019, on campus. With much excitement, former students gathered to be part of this meeting which included remembering the beautiful memories at the University with colleagues and teachers. Alumni Relations Officer Haneen Musleh said the University always […]

Bethlehem University, Higher Education Minister Discuss Future Cooperation

The Palestinian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research H.E. Prof. Mahmoud Abu Mouis visited Bethlehem University on Thursday, 24 October 2019. Executive Vice President Dr. Michael Sansour, Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Irene Hazou, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Muna Matar, Deans and members of the Student Senate met with the […]

Committee of Churches Affairs Visits Campus

President of the Higher Presidential Committee of Churches Affairs, H.E. Dr. Ramzi Khoury, the Director General of the Palestinian National Fund, and General Manager of the Committee Ambassador Amira Hanania visited Bethlehem University on Tuesday, 22 October 2019. Executive Vice President, Dr. Michael Sansour; Assistant Vice President for Advancement, Isaac Sahhar; Chair of the Printing […]

Vice Chancellor Meets Samir Aweidah

Vice Chancellor Brother Peter Bray welcomed Mr. Samir Adel Aweidah who visited campus on Monday, 21 October 2019. Brother Peter presented to Mr. Aweidah the latest development which included the engagement of the Samir Aweidah Clinical Simulation Center with the community. They both visited the Cardinal Foley Hall (Nursing Building), where the Samir Aweidah Clinical Simulation Center will be […]

Debate Team Wins the Palestine Debate Tournament

The Bethlehem University Debate Team won the final round of the debate tournament against the Arab American University debate team on Thursday, 17 October 2019, at Ceaser Hotel in Ramallah. The tournament was organized by Filastiniyat Organization, in partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Palestinian Universities where nine Palestinian […]

Bethlehem University Delegation Visits Hebron

A delegation from Bethlehem University visited Hebron on Wednesday, 16 October 2019. Vice Chancellor Brother Peter Bray met with Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Abdo Hamza Idris and a number of its board members. He also met with the President of the Palestinian Businessmen Forum Muhammad Herbawi and a number of its […]

Bethlehem 2020 Press Conference

Bethlehem University held a press conference on Wednesday, 16 October 2019, to announce its projects for the celebrations of Bethlehem as the Capital of Arab Culture for 2020. Executive Vice President Dr. Michael Sansour, Chairman of the Bethlehem University Committee for the Bethlehem 2020 celebrations, gave a brief speech on the cultural significance of this […]

Athletic Department Holds Fifth Annual Tennis Tournament

The Athletic Department at Bethlehem University, in cooperation with Mr. Issa Rishmawi, former President of the Palestinian Tennis Association and the University’s volunteer tennis coach, has organized the Fifth Annual Tennis Tournament to honor the memory of the late Brother Cyril Litecky. On Friday, 11 October 2019, the final game was held in the presence […]

Congratulations to Cardinal Fitzgerald

Congratulations to His Eminence Michael Cardinal Fitzgerald, a longtime friend and supporter of Bethlehem University, on the announcement of his creation as a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church at a public consistory on Saturday, 5 October 2019. Cardinal Fitzgerald was called forward by Pope Francis who gave him his red biretta and ring. He was […]

Vice Chancellor Meets ABU Executive Director

Vice Chancellor Brother Peter Bray met with the Executive Director of the Association Bethlehem University (ABU) Switzerland Oliver Schneitter Ashton on Tuesday, 1 October 2019. Brother Peter thanked Mr. Schneitter for the work they are doing to promote the mission of Bethlehem University. Brother Peter also presented the University’s latest development projects. Mr. Schneitter also […]

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