AUS students elect student council for 2019-2020

Student candidates competed for 14 elected offices that represent the university's diverse and multicultural student body

AUS students elect student council for 2019-2020

Sharjah: Students of American University of Sharjah (AUS) gathered at the university's Student Center to participate in the student council elections for the academic year 2019-2020 held yesterday, May 1. Student candidates competed for 14 elected offices that represent the university's diverse and multicultural student body.

The voting followed week-long electoral activities in which candidates canvassed for votes. The students elected to the Student Council for 2019-2020 are:

Executive Board:

Abdulrahman Aljanaahi-President

Awab Mod.Sharief Mahmoud-Vice President

Omar Hesham Elrefaey-Vice President for Public Relations

Zainab Mohammed AlGhareeb-Executive Secretary and Office Director

Abdullah Saeed Ibrahim-Treasurer

Community Outreach Committee:

Ahmed Abdel Rahman Mukhtar-Events and Activities Coordinator

Dina Ayman Allam-Athletics and Sports Coordinator

Loay Youssef Balkis-Communication and Media Coordinator

Abdulla Emad Abu Baker-Student Organizations and Campus Services Coordinator

Board of Colleges, Schools and Academic Programs Representatives

Mohamed Ekrima Yousuf-College of Arts and Sciences Representative

Janna Adel Shehata-College of Architecture, Art and Design Representative

Aaya Mamdooh Eid-School of Business Administration Representative

Mahmoud Eyad Kassab-College of Engineering Representative

Sara Abdullah AlZahrani-Achievement Academy Bridge Program Representative

The AUS Student Council, which serves as a voice for the student body and works directly with the university administration, aims to initiate programs and projects that cater to the demands of the student body as well as promote leadership and teamwork.

Congratulating the students, said Munketh Taha, Director of Student Development and Organizations, said: “The Student Council elections this year were a resounding success in terms of student interest, organization and voter turnout. We are glad to see budding student leaders eager to work with the management to voice student concerns and express their thoughts on student-related issues. I congratulate the newly elected Student Council members and wish them the very best of luck for a productive and fruitful term. I also wish to thank the outgoing Student Council members for their many accomplishments throughout their tenure. Our appreciation to the various AUS units for their

support and the OSA staff for ensuring a smooth and orderly election.” The Student Council election was organized by the AUS Office of Student Affairs (OSA).


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About AUS
American University of Sharjah (AUS) was founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Sharjah. Sheikh Sultan articulated his vision of a distinctive institution against the backdrop of Islamic history and in the context of the aspirations and needs of contemporary society in the UAE and the Gulf region.

Firmly grounded in principles of meritocracy and with a strong reputation for academic excellence, AUS has come to represent the very best in teaching and research, accredited internationally and recognized by employers the world over for creating graduates equipped with the knowledge, skills and drive to lead in the 21st century.

AUS values learners not driven only by academic success, but by those that embrace our dynamic campus life and embody our ideals of openness, tolerance and respect. This combination of academic excellence and community spirit ensures AUS is filled with world-class faculty and students, poised to become the innovators, thinkers, contributors and leaders of tomorrow

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