Universities and Their Neighborhoods

Thursday, November 05, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Oriental Hall, AUC Tahrir Square
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Hajer Awatta
Office of the President

The Office of the President is hosting a public lecture as part of the conference, Universities and Their Neighborhoods: An AUC-AUB Conversation. The keynote address will be given by Hilary Pennington, vice president of the Ford Foundation's Education, Creativity and Free Expression program.

Universities in large urban centers, predominantly in the United States, have led pioneering efforts to connect with their surroundings with two different emphases. This event will present and discuss AUC's vision vis a vis implementing an anchor strategy and enhancing its commitment to community engagement. It is organized in partnership with the American University in Beirut and Ford Foundation. 

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