The MEU Heritage & Culture Center hosted a special ceremony to honor Jean Kmeid, poet, writer, journalist and critic, in the auditorium on Wednesday, May 11. The evening opened with the national anthem and then Farid Khoury, Director of Library Services, extended a warm welcome to all present. The program included speeches from 4 contemporaries of Mr.
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Twin Pawar Dedication

Dilip & Karen Pawar dedicated their twin baby boys Noah and Nathan at the University Church this Sabbath, May 7, 2016. Karen’s parents, Leslie & Carol, flew infrom India several weeks ago to help with the boys and were able to attend the dedication. Marisa Ferreira sang a beautiful rendition of Hold On to Jesus and Pastor Homer
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University Church Bids Farewell

The University Church held a simple farewell for Pastor Homer & Barbara Trecartin during the divine service on Sabbath, May 7, 2016. Pastor Daniel Nae, head elder, called the Trecartins and Julian Kebbas, Al-Waad employee & MEU Arabic instructor, to the front for a heartfelt prayer of dedication. Following the church service, there was a delicious
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4YL Serves Sabtieh Community

Lisa Cleary grew up across the street from the then-division headquarters and church school on Sabtieh Hill, Beirut, Lebanon. She would watch the schoolchildren laughing as they ran around the playground and often joined them in their play. Though not raised Adventist, she later joined the church and now serves as part-time director of the
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MEU Board Chair Transition

It is with sadness that we bid farewell to Pastor Homer and Barbara Trecartin after 8 years of service in the Middle East as they leave on Permanent Return due to family and health issues. Pastor Homer served as an exceptionally dedicated Chair of the University Board who relentlessly worked to support our mission. Dr. Leif Hongisto, President, personally acknowledges
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Open Day & Drift Show

MEU hosted an Open Day and drift show on Tuesday, April 26 for surrounding schools to learn more about its academic programs and visit the campus. After an informative tour, students stopped at the MEU booth to pick up a free pen, water bottle, and program brochures. Over 400 students and visitors then settled on the grassy hill overlooking
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Welcome to Alfredo Erfurth, our new Business Manager, and his wife Elisa. Alfredo holds his MA in Accounting from FURB in Brazil and has worked as an accountant and in business finance including collections. He has also taught six years in Brazil at the university level in accounting and business management. In March of 2015, Alfredo
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Knowledge Share for Business Programs

Dr. Patrizia Hongisto, Dean of Faculty of Business Administration, recently attended a knowledge share event for business schools in Lebanon. These events occur regularly where 6-10 colleges and universities share in order to enhance the academic experience for their students. The Lebanese American University (LAU) received accreditation in April 2016 from AACSB and they shared how they went
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Inter-Universities Finance Competition

Congratulations to our talented students, Nathalie Komachian, Elyssa Saad and Maroun Saber for representing MEU in the Inter-Universities Finance Competition hosted by NDU on April 20. Only six universities were selected and MEU was honoured to be one of the top universities in Lebanon to participate in and complete the competition. The other universities included
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ACA Trip to Jordan

The ACA program’s most recent cultural trip was to Jordan to visit several historical sites. After catching a red-eye Wednesday, April 20, they arrived in Amman for a busy weekend. They visited the Jordan river along with the site where Jesus was reportedly baptized, the Dead Sea, Mt. Nebo, Wadi Rum, and Petra. On Saturday afternoon, they
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