New Paltz is hosting nine international students this semester from the American University in Cairo, the most prestigious private university in the Middle East.
Ali Darwish, Khalid El-Fayoumi, Mohamed Abdel Rahman, Suzan Ibrahim, Sara Morsey, Amir Hanna, Karim Emara, Mina Attia and Amira Shalaby are participants in the Leadership for Education and Development Program (LEAD), an outreach program funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development and the Egyptian Ministry for International Cooperation.
In addition, the executive director of the LEAD Program, Iman El-Kaffass, has been selected as a Fulbright New Century Scholar. At the invitation of President Steven Poskanzer, El- Kaffass will be based at New Paltz this March.
The Institute for Disaster Mental Health will host its annual conference on April 27. Attendance is free of charge for interested faculty, staff and students.
The conference will highlight approaches to improve the
The conference is designed for the general public and those involved in emergency and disaster response.
For more information and to register, visit the IDMH Web site.
March 12 , 2007
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