University honors Outstanding Students

Birzeit University honored on May 18, 2016 a number of students for excelling in community service and distinction in academic excellence.University President Abdel Latif Abu Hijleh said that the university offers a wide range of awards for distinguished students in recognition of their  outstanding achievements in any discipline. The awards are presented based on the students’ academic record, and the quality and impact of the student’s culminating experience, including creative works, performance and service to the community.Many students were inducted into honor this year. Majd Daghlas, from the Faculty of Business and Economics earned Gabi Baramki Award for Excellence in recognition of her distinguished academic performance and community service, Khawla Kahla from the Faculty of Arts earned the Yousef Nawas Award for her distinguished art work. Student Mariam Barghouthi won Nimeh Faris Award for her excellence in English language and literature.For the best Research proposal related to Dr. Canaan’s published research in the fields of history, medicine, anthropology and archeology, student Nadine Aranki won Tawfiq Cannaan Award for her research proposal on the impact of traditional proverbs on youth.Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs of Bachelor Programs Mazen Hamed presented the prizes to the students and wished them further progress and excellence.