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15 April 2019

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Advancement Office


We would like to bring to your attention items about Bethlehem University that have appeared in the news recently. They have been uploaded to our website. Please follow the links below if you're interested in reading them.

الوزير ناصر قطامي يستقبل الرئيس التنفيذي لجامعة بيت لحم - وكالة معا الاخبارية

دائرة العلوم الاجتماعية بجامعة بيت لحم تعقد مؤتمرها السنوي السابع - دنيا الوطن

وفد فلسطين النسوي يتفاعل في المؤتمر الأول بعنوان: "رياضة المرأة العربية" بالقاهرة - جريدة الأيام

تألق لافت للوفد الفلسطيني النسوي في المؤتمر الاول " رياضة المرأة العربية" بالقاهرة - شبكة الأقصى سبورت الرياضية

تألق لافت للوفد الفلسطيني النسوي في المؤتمر الاول "رياضة المرأة العربية" بالقاهرة - جريدة القدس


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Dean of Research Office


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Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences 


On Thursday, 4 April 2019, our Midwifery students conducted a Health Day for women in the village of Tuqu’. The activity was conducted in coordination with Tuqu’ municipality. It was on the occasion of women’s and mothers’ days under the title “Hand By Hand for Better Women's and Children's Health.” The overall goal was to reach out to women in marginalized areas who suffer from the Israeli occupation which limits their movement and their access to health care centers. read more


Faculty of Nursing Holds Alumni Open Day


The Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences along with the Alumni Office held a reunion for all the faculty’s alumni on Tuesday, 2 April 2019. read more


Oncology and Palliative Care Program


On Friday, 5 April 2019, Dean of the Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences, Ms. Mariam Awad; Vice President for Acadmeic Affairs, Dr. Irene Hazou; and Assistant Vice President for Acadmeic Affairs, Dr. Muna Matar met with Deputy Minister of Health, Dr. Asad Ramlawi; and the Director of Beit Jala Hospital, Dr. Ghada Kawa'. They discussed the development of the oncology program and its sustainability since it is considered a focal point in serving the oncology field. The government is in the process of finalizing the “Khaled Al-Hasan Hospital”, which will need around 1000 nurses specialized in Oncology and Palliative Care nursing. The meeting was followed by a lecture given by Dr. Ramalwi to the students of the High Diploma on Oncology and Palliative Care about the Palestinian Ministry strategies on Oncology and Palliative Care.


Department of Physical and Occupational Therapy


Over the past two weeks, the Department hosted Alexandra Hough a respiratory specialist with 40 years experience as a clinician and lecturer. Three workshop were given; signs of breathlessness, problem solving, and one for physiotherapists and nurses working in the intensive care unit. Students, many clinicians, and graduates of Bethlehem university attended.


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Athletics Department


Bethlehem University Basketball Women’s Team participated in the Palestinian Universities Championship that took place at Birzeit University on Monday, 8 April 2019. Our team came in third place after Alquds University, which came in second, and Birzeit University, which won the first place.


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Department of Arabic/ Media


Chairperson of Arabic / Media Department, Dr. Said Ayyad, participated in a Conference on the "ambiguity in Arabic literature" organized by the College of Islamic Sciences in Al-Thaherya. He presented a research paper on the Palestinian literary criticism. A number of professors from several Palestinian universities participated in the conference.


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Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning


CETL conducted the New Faculty Orientation informative session on policies on Teaching and Learning, and Assessment, on Thursday, 11 April 2019. Dr. Hala Nassar facilitated the session. BU faculty members attended and participated in the discussion.


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Dean of Students Office



After two months of training on the art of debate, Bethlehem University debate teams were so creative in the recent debate organized by the Dean of Students Office and Debate club from the Action Aid, Palestine Global Platform. The topic of the debate was “this council believes that the dictatorship of Arab regimes has caused terrorism in the Middle East”. Many students, who attended the debate, were impressed by the audition of their friends, and they expressed their intention to join the debate club. Note that Action Aid have offered to support Bethlehem University with their Debating club. We thank the trainers from the organization Mr. Ahmad Dereiyeh and Mr. Humam Ghayyatheh. We also thank our students for their great participation.


“Games of Old Days” Activity

Afaq group from the Cultural Activations Unit in the Dean of Students Office organized an activity under the title “Games of old days” on Thursday, 11 April 2019. Students lived memories of their childhood through games and songs. This activity aimed to alternate technology. Many students enjoyed the activity with passion and longing for the past.


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External Academic Relations Office


We would like to draw your attention to the "latest announcements" listed for this week. They can be found under the External Academic Relations Office heading at the following link: here for more information 


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