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HH Sheikha Mohra Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum partakes in Al Adha Fair at AUD

Posted Thu 11 Nov 2010 03:23:00 pm in News, Culture & Education | By Dubib.com News Desk

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Festivity held as a Tribute to Orphans and Children with Special Needs

In the presence of Her Highness Sheikha Mohra Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Khaleeji Club at The American University in Dubai (AUD) hosted orphans and children with special needs, from Beit Al Kheir charitable institution in Dubai, to brighten their day with the jovial spirit of the Holy Eid. Mr. Elias Bou Saab, AUDs Executive Vice President, was present to meet and greet HH Sheikha Mohra and thanked her for her generous humanitarian contributions. Students and their families and friends gathered alongside the universitys Faculty and Administrative personnel in a celebration that swept the children off their feet.
The children enjoyed the festive celebration that involved several fun activities, among which were bungee trampoline, rodeo bull, a jumping castle, petting zoo, henna tattooing, and face painting, and a dazzling performance by Dubai Drums, as well as delicacies and treats for everybody to savor.
Fabio Cannavaro, Italian professional footballer, who plays as a centre back for the UAE Football League Club Al-Ahli Dubai, was also present at the event to share the children their joy with the upcoming Eid. The event was concluded with HH Sheikha Mohra distributing gifts to the guest children.
The Khaleeji Club at The American University in Dubai organizes activities on a regular basis upholding the heritage of the UAE and celebrating its social and cultural aspects.


About AUD
The American University in Dubai (AUD) is a private, non-sectarian institution of higher learning founded in 1995. It serves UAE nationals and international students who seek world-class career-oriented education. AUD, as an international institution of higher education, encourages global understanding by providing an atmosphere of cultural diversity and opportunities for an international education.

AUD is accredited by the Commission on Colleges (COC) of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award Bachelors and Masters degrees.
AUD is officially licensed by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the United Arab Emirates. The Ministry has accredited the universitys programs in Architecture, Business Administration (both undergraduate and graduate), Communication and Information Studies, Engineering, Information Technology, Visual Communication and Interior Design, in addition to a Certificate in Middle Eastern Studies program.
AUD holds an Agents License issued by the District of Columbia Education Licensure Commission (Washington, DC, USA), and is approved to operate by the State of Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (NPEC).
AUD has received specialized accreditation for its Bachelors of Business Administration (B.B.A.), and Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree programs in business through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). The universitys undergraduate concentrations in Marketing Communications and Advertising (Creative) have been accredited by the International Advertising Association (IAA) in New York.
All programs (i.e., Civil, Computer, and Electrical Engineering) of AUDs School of Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. The Bachelor of Information Technology (B.I.T.) program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.


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