Birzeit University Concluded 41st Commencement Ceremonies
Birzeit University concluded on May 21, 2016, the commencement ceremonies of the 41st cohort by graduating the last batch from the Faculty of Buisness and Economics. and Engineering and Technology. Over three days, 1930 students from eight faculties have graduated, out of 70% are females and 32% are males.The Class of 2016 days by their family members faculty, staff, and administrators to celebrate their achievements.Abu Hijleh applauded the graduates for showing academic excellence and outstanding service to the university's community and their country. He addressed the students: "Today is a day to celebrate all the hard work that got all of you to this moment. Your graduation marks the end of one era and the beginning of a brand new chapter."Abu Hijleh spoke about the university's development as one of the most prominent universities in the Arab world. "Throughout Birzeit's history, the university has sought to provide an education that cultivates the imagination, enlarges perspectives, and prepares students to the upcoming challenges. Birzeit University sees its studies programs as one of the oldest, diverse and most well-established ones."Architectural Engineering Chair Yazeed El Rifai, who has been working at Birzeit University since 2010, got the "Outstanding Teacher" faculty award, and the "Outstanding Employee" was awarded to Haitham Yaseen, a technical assistant at the General Safety Section since 2011.Computer Science student Ibrahim Abu Farha spoke on behalf of the students. " Birzeit University gave us many opportunities for our personal and professional growth. Our next mission is to be the university's ambassadors wherever we go."Graduates’ were handed their certificates after they professed their commitment to the graduates’ oath, which was read by Abu Hijleh.