Headlines Headlines (News) — 24 April 2013
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On Middle Eastern Tour

From left, President Anthony J. Catanese; Assistant Vice President, International Programs Muzaffar Shaikh; Professor Michael Karim; and Executive Vice President T. Dwayne McCay

President Catanese, Executive Vice President T. Dwayne McCay, Professor Muzzafar Shaikh and Mike Karim, former dean of the College of Aeronautics, were speakers at the Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan Going Global Education Summit at the Dubai World Trade Center in March. Among 1,300 leaders from almost 80 countries, they discussed technology and new learning pedagogies in a global context and were the Sheikh’s guests for dinner at his palace.

Also on the visit, Executive Director of the Alumni Association Bino Campanini organized an alumni reception for a large group from the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman and Saudi Arabia, attended by many incoming students. The executive contingent also met with alumni at the Harris Atlas Corp. and Ministry of Community Development in Abu Dhabi.

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