SOP Graduate Dinner
The School of Pharmacy at Lebanese International University held its 12th annual graduate dinner at Ramada Plaza Hotel Raouche on Thursday, October 26th, 2017. The attendees included the representative of the Minister of Education and Higher Education, Professor Naeem Al Owaini; President of the Lebanese International University H.E. Mr. Abdul Rahim Murad; President of the Lebanese Order of Pharmacists Dr. Georges Sili and the opl members; Secretary of the Committee of Equations and Colloquium in the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Dr. Abdul Mawla Shihabuddin; LIU Family: Vice-Presidents: Dr. Samir AbouNassif, Dr. Ali Tarbay, and Dr. Ahmad Faraj, Deans, Academic Directors; Faculty and Pharmacy Graduates 2017.
This event is considered as one of the traditional annual events to celebrate the achievements of our students. The organizer, Dr. Mariam Dabbous, gave the opening speech to welcome the attendees. She highlighted on the importance of such events, since it enriched in its deliberations and discussions the pharmacy practice. Dr. Mohammad Rahal, the Dean of the SOP, encouraged the graduates to be committed to pharmacy profession, and to assure the safe and effective use of medications for the benefit of the patient and society. The graduates’ speech was delivered by the student of the highest GPA within the graduates 2017 Mr. Ahmad Sinno, who expressed his gratitude to God, his Professors, and University administrative. Mr. Sinno said "Our success and that our hard work has paid off".
A video was then played to demonstrate most of the activities done by the School of Pharmacy for the academic year 2016-2017.
The president H.E. Mr. Abdul Rahim Mourad, congratulated the graduates on their achievements that are shown year after year in the national colloquium results. Mr. Mourad said "All LIU graduates are showing achievements at Local and International Levels". He continued ‘I am proud of our School of Pharmacy, and it is a star on my shoulders". Finally, at the end of dinner, the graduates cut the cake with the president and the school faculty and took pictures.