Faculty News

 

Dr. Rushdy Zahran, President of Alexandria University declared that the total number of faculties and institutes of Alexandria University, which was accredited by the National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education became 11 faculty and institute.

This came after the meeting held in the Faculty of Engineering with Prof. Dr. Johansen Eid, the Manager of NAQAAE on the occasion of opening of a branch of the authority in AU. During the meeting, it was announced that the Higher Institute of Public Health obtained the accreditation.

The meeting was attended by Prof. Dr. Essam El-Kurdi the University Vice President for Community Service and Environment Development, Prof. Dr. Abdel Aziz Konswa; Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Prof. Dr. Ashraf

Nazem; Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Prof. Dr. Kamal Metwalli, Director of Quality Assurance Center of AU and a group of teaching staff members.

Within the framework of the efforts of the Faculty of Arts, University of Alexandria, for the continued development and advancement of the educational process, Prof. Dr. Rushdi Zahran, President of the university, opened, on Sunday morning, February 14th, 2016, a Psychology Laboratory in the Faculty. This is after its development and the preparation of its infrastructure in full, as well as Measurement and Evaluation Unit at the Faculty. It includes the establishment of question banks for the curricula of the participating departments’ programs up to 40 curricula and the application of electronic testing and correction to more than 4,000 students of these departments in addition to the preparation of code of ethics for students’ evaluation systems. That is in addition to the preparation of faculty members to apply the optimal use of question banks and do exams to measure learning outcomes besides the preparation of students capable to solve electronic tests. Furthermore, the unit includes implementation of the first electronic monitoring committee in the Faculty this year.

Prof. Dr. Rushdi Zahran, in his speech on this occasion, pointed out that the University includes 13 units of measurement and evaluation. In addition, it seeks the to complete them to be available in faculties and institutes. He also praised the role of the Faculty of Arts in the continuous development by automating and correcting exams electronically through a fair, accurate, objective and transparent system. Furthermore, the University President pointed to the need to complete the development of the Psychology Lab to involve the usage of the electronic experiments systems in educating students and the development of display systems.

Prof. Dr. Abbas Suleiman, the Faculty Dean, discussed the role of the unit of measurement and evaluation and Psychology Lab after its development in improving students' quality to get them to the desired quality standards. He added that the Faculty got correspondence and documents Automation Project of the Ministry of Communications which will have a very positive impact on raising the Faculty to a higher level in the speed and accuracy of exchanging information.

The opening was attended by Prof. Dr. Mohamed Abaza, Vice President for Matrouh branch, Dr. Hisham Gaber, Vice President for Education and Student Affairs, and the Faculty deputies and professors.

 

 

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Alexandria University President Dr. Essam El-Kurdi congratulated Dr. Ghada Abdel Moneam Mousa for the republican decree of assignment as the Dean of the Faculty of Arts.

Dr. Sediq Abdul Salam, Vice President of Alexandria University for graduate studies and research, recently opened the events of the thirty-fourth annual conference of the Faculty of Medicine on "integration in medical practice," which is organized by the Faculty for three days under the auspices of Dr. Rushdi Zahran, President of the University, and headed by Dr. Ibrahim Mokhles, the Faculty Dean. In his speech at the opening ceremony, Dr. Sediq Abdul Salam stressed importance of integration between the various medical specialties to the upgrading of medical profession and achievement of better results in the treatment of many diseases.  In addition, Dr. Ibrahim Mokhles delivered a lecture on "team-building" in which he stressed the Faculty’s interest in developing medical education and research laboratories, upgrading hospitals and raising university graduates’ level indicating that mechanization of all university hospitals will occur within two years. The conference addresses the importance of integration between different medical specialties in the treatment of common diseases in Egypt through the discussion of 45 joint researches between different Faculty of Medicine departments on liver and heart diseases, breast cancer, tumors of children, organs transplantation disease and sleep apnea. The Faculty students and deputies also participate in the submission of research. The opening of the conference in the presence of Dr. Hind Hanafi, former President of the University, the Faculty deputies and members, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, and head of Medical Association in Alexandria. On the sidelines of the conference, racing and cycling marathons are held on Friday morning where the Faculty students and members participate. The marathon starts from Gleem and ends at the Faculty of Medicine complex in Al Azareeta. Balozarath. Prizes are awarded for the winners in the marathon as well as the participants

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Dr. Abd Al Aziz Konsowa, the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University opened the nuclear week organized by the faculty in participate with the Authority of Nuclear Plants, the Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority ( EAEA), Nuclear Materials Authority, Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Authority and State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom.

Dr. Hanaa Abo Gabal, the Head of the Department of Nuclear and Radiation Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering declared that the nuclear week discuss peaceful uses of nuclear power specifically the nuclear power plants and focusing on the Egyptian project to establish nuclear power plant in Dabaa. Rosatom Company will hold and exhibition about nuclear power uses trough the nuclear week where several lectures will be delivered.