AUIS had its first ever Undergraduate Alumni Reunion last month. The Alumni Reunion allowed the AUIS graduates to return to campus, visit with old friends, update professors and most importantly be reminded that they are still part of the AUIS family. To see photos of the event on our Facebook page, click on the image above.
Sulaimani, Iraq – June 3, 2013 – The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) announced today that it is the beneficiary of a generous donation from Genel Energy. The bequest of $20 million USD, which was facilitated by the Kurdistan Regional Government and is part of Genel’s commitments to enhance the infrastructure of the Kurdistan Region, enables AUIS to continue to serve the population with high-quality, student-centered, American-style higher education.
Sulaimani, Iraq – May 28, 2013 – The Board of Trustees of the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) announced today that it has unanimously elected Dr. Dawn Dekle as President of AUIS. “I am honored and privileged to be given the opportunity to lead this institution which has already done so much to strengthen higher education in Kurdistan and Iraq and with the potential to do even more,” Dekle said upon accepting the position at the 900-student liberal arts college in its sixth year of operations.
Sulaimani, Iraq – May 25, 2013 – The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) will host its second annual commencement exercises on May 30. Nearly 1,000 family members, friends, and distinguished guests are expected to attend the event held on the AUIS campus. The ceremony will be presided over by Chairman of the Board of Trustees Dr. Barham Salih and AUIS President Dr. Athanasios Moulakis.
Dr. Zak Sitter joined AUIS in the fall of 2012 to teach in the Department of English. He received both his Ph.D. and M.A. from Brown University in English and completed his undergraduate education at Harvard University in Literature.
The APP student of this month is Mohammed Sabir for his grades, attitude, and perfect attendance and participation records.Mohammed Sabir, the APP student of April, was placed in level three right away, learning his English only from TV. “Mohammed has displayed academic excellence this semester with devotion and good humor,” said a teacher of his. “He is a great example of how a student can be fun and engaging while still taking his education seriously.”
Alka is a tremendous asset to AUIS both in the classroom and out. Besides her high GPA, she volunteers for a number of good causes both on campus and in the larger community and is always more interested in positive results than personal recognition.
My name is Aryan Dilshad Ali. I am 23 years old. I was born in Germany and I have Austrian citizenship. I studied at Shahid Jabar exemplary high school and was among the first group who graduated from that school. When I was getting to the end of high school I was worried about which university to choose to continue my studies.