In May 2023, the Faculty of Engineering at Al Nahda University received accreditation from The Arab Commission for Accreditation in Engineering and Technology (ACAET), for three engineering programs: Architectural Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Telecommunications and Computers Engineering. The accreditation is valid for four years until 2026, and it allows graduates from the Faculty of Engineering to work in Kuwait and various Arab countries.
This came as an effort by Nahda University to enhance the connection of its students with the job market in Egypt and all Arab and foreign countries. It was based on a recommendation from Professor Hossam El-Mallahy, the university president, and Professor Magdy Abdelkader, the vice president for education and student affairs. The Faculty of Engineering, under the leadership of Professor Salem El-Khodari, the dean of the faculty, and Professor Sayed Abdelkader, the vice dean of the faculty, appointed Dr. Mohamed Saad, the director of the Quality Unit at the faculty, to initiate the accreditation procedures for the Faculty of Engineering, which was submitted for accreditation in July 2022.
It is worth mentioning that Al-Nahda University was keen to send a high-level delegation in March 2022, led by Professor Dr. Magdy Abdelkader, Vice President for Education and Student Affairs, and including Mr. Mohamed Azzam, Director of Human Resources Administration at the university, and Ms. Rania Sayed, Director of the President’s Office. The delegation visited the Ministry of Higher Education in the sisterly state of Kuwait and the Kuwait Association of Engineering and Dentistry to discuss the accreditation procedures for graduates of the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Dentistry at Al-Nahda University in Kuwait.
The Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry organized a creativity day on Monday, May 15, 2023. The event included the participation of first-year students and students enrolled in the Analytical Chemistry 2 course. They presented a variety of projects, including scientific posters and models.
Several staff were involved in evaluating those projects for the students, in the presence of Prof. Dr. Mona Hetta – Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Dr. Nadi Sayed Abdel Wahab – Head of the Pharmaceutical Chemistry Department, and Dr. Michel Youssef – Lecturer in the Pharmaceutical Chemistry Department and supervisor of the projects.
Prof. Dr. Mona Hetta – the Dean of the faculty praised the level of the presented projects and honored the outstanding students, encouraging them to continue their creativity and innovation and participate in various activities at the Faculty.
The Faculty of Pharmacy participated on Sunday, May 14, 2023, in the events of the 11th International Scientific Conference of the faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University, under the theme “Authenticity for Excellence in Pharmacy: Egypt’s Vision for Healthcare 2030.” The event was attended by 25 students from Nahda University, who are recognized for their academic, athletic, and cultural achievements.
Representing Al-Nahda University, Professor Dr. Mona Hetta, Dean of the Faculty, participated in the conference along with Professor Dr. Hossam Mokhtar, Vice Dean of the Faculty for Graduate Studies and Community Service, Professor Dr. Refaat Hussein, Vice Dean of the Faculty for Education and Student Affairs, and Professor Dr. Asmaa Abu El-Magd, Director of the Quality Assurance Unit at the Faculty. Also in attendance from the faculty were staff including Professor Dr. Nada Sayed, Head of the Pharmacology Department, Dr. Mustafa Nasr, Microbiology Lecturer, Dr. Mohamed Gamal, Pharmacology Lecturer, and Dr. Asmaa Ramadan, Pharmacology Lecturer.
Al-Nahda University organized the Ideal Student Competition on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at the office of Professor Dr. Magdy Abdelkader, the Vice President of the University for Education and Student Affairs. This year, 52 male and female students from the faculties of Mass Communication and Public Relations, Business Administration, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Computer Science, Engineering, Human Medicine, and Physical Therapy participated in the competition.
The judging committee for the competition is composed of:
Professor Dr. Magdy Abdelkader – Vice President of the University for Education and Student Affairs (Chairman)
Professor Dr. Ahmed El-Khedrawi – Dean of the College of Business Administration
Professor Dr. Sayed Abdelkader – Vice Dean of the Faculty of Engineering
Professor Dr. Mohamed El-Mofty – Vice Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry
Mr. Hassan Saada – Advisor to the President of the University for Student Activities
Ms. Maisa Kandil – Director of the Youth Care Department
After a series of tests, the result was announced, declaring Ahmed Wael Farouk as the winning student and Basma Ahmed Abbas as the winning student for the title of “Ideal Student” and “Ideal Female Student” for this year from the Faculty of Medicine.
The competition was held under the patronage of Professor Dr. Hossam El-Mallahy – University President, and Professor Dr. Magdy Abdelkader – Vice President of the University for Education and Student Affairs, and under the supervision of Professor Hassan Saada – Advisor to the University President for Student Activities.