Faculty of Education Hosts Lecture on Children’s Mental Health
A special lecture on children’s mental health and its affect on school performance was hosted by the Faculty of Education at Middle East University (MEU) on Monday evening, June 3. Dr. Michel P. Nawfal and Ms. Maria Jabbour of Nawfal Clinics were the key presenters for the evening.
Around 40 people, mainly teachers and professionals from secondary schools—including a few from Tripoli—came to the University to attend the special informative lecture. The presentation included information about different kinds of mental disorders and put an emphasis on how they need to be treated, mainly focusing on ADHD and some other disorders that are common in school settings. continue reading
University Donates Funds to Children’s Cancer Center
On May 14th, Middle East University Office of Communication staff members, Joelle Barkanian and Jason Lemon, presented a $1000 donation to staff of St. Judes’ Children's Cancer Center. The donation was raised through the Fun in the Green Day event held on April 30th.
Barkanian, MEU Events Coordinator, organized Fun in the Green Day on April 30th as a fun event for students from several local schools. With the help of students and other staff members, games and a bake sale were organized for the visiting students while they enjoyed the beautiful spring atmosphere of MEU’s green campus. continue reading
University Hosts Stronghold’s Concert Promoting Unity and Love
Stronghold’s—the popular Lebanese contemporary Christian worship band—performed a special free concert on the campus of Middle East University (MEU) in conjunction with the University Church Band on Saturday evening, May 18. Some 5 to 6-hundred students, staff and local community members attended the event.
Matea Mihaljevic, a student from Croatia and one of the concert coordinators commented, “I felt that the audience could truly immerse themselves in the spiritual atmosphere of the concert; they were quite excited and happy. There were so many different denominations or non-denominations gathered at one place yet it felt like we were all one big family, this is the core of worship, I believe.” continue reading
University Hosts Bi-annual European Theology Teachers Convention
Making the Gospel’s appeal real and authentic within modern society is an issue pastors and theologians constantly wrestle with. This question: how does the gospel translate today? Was the primary question behind the theme of this year’s European Theology Teachers Convention (ETTC): The Translatable Gospel.
Theologians from throughout the world came to the campus of Middle East University (MEU) in Lebanon from March 27 to 31 for the 2013 ETTC. This bi-annual conference is held at campuses within the various European divisions and serves as a valuable opportunity for SDA Theologians to discuss relevant issues within the church and society. continue reading