New Students Follow a Thorough Orientation Program at Haigazian University
Beirut, Friday, February 15, 2008
Newly enrolled students followed a thorough one-day-orientation program at Haigazian University, a program designed to introduce undergraduates to all aspects of University life .
Ms. Najoie Nasr of the Business Administration department, and Ms. Halaby of the Biology department, introduced the students to Academics: how to achieve academic progress, the grading system and examinations, changes in major, learning styles and test preparations.
Director of the Orientation Program, Dr. Berge Traboulsi, tackled the question of ethics and the practice of research, and how to conduct documentation
Students got also trained in academic computing services and applications, a presentation conducted by the Information Technology department.
The Student Life team presented the co-curricular activities in the University, the student clubs, and the Spiritual life activities, as well as the University Counseling Center, directed by Dr. Hanin Hout, provided guidelines to good communication, positive thinking and physical and mental health.
In the same evening, Graduate students too had the opportunity to get a quick orientation, and to meet with the President of the University, Rev. Dr. Paul Haidostian, the Deans and the Chairs of various departments.
Defining the mission of Haigazian University as a task of refining, President Haidostian said that the education provided by Haigazian University will hopefully refine the students' minds, their worldview, their evaluation of values, their commitments and priorities, and thus their hearts.
Public Relations Director