October 21, 2015
Syracuse University alumni, parents, and friends gathered for dinner at the Liza Restaurant in Beirut, Lebanon, to hear guest speaker Edgar Choueiri ’82, G’83, engineering alumnus, astrophysicist, and Princeton University professor.
June 19, 2015
Chancellor Kent Syverud, accompanied by his wife, Dr. Ruth Chen, made his first trip to visit Syracuse students, alumni and supporters in the Middle East, when he recently visited Dubai, Kuwait and Bahrain.
May 7, 2015
Syracuse University and the King Salman Center for Disability Research have formed a historic partnership to advance scholarship in the area of learning disabilities.
May 5, 2014
The council welcomes new members Dr. Khaled Al-Ajmi G’11, Carol Azar G’92, G’96, and Ahmed Youssef ’99.
January 22, 2014
The Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT) Regional Council will focus on elevating the university’s profile, while selectively building relationships in these key geographic areas.
January 18, 2014
Syracuse University's College of Engineering and Computer Science held a cyber security symposium in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, and Dubai, United Arab Emirates in December.
The Beirut Alumni Chapter of SU hosted alumni, friends, family, and esteemed colleagues from the Lebanese American University; the American University of Beirut, and the American Embassy in Lebanon and AMIDEAST-Lebanon.
August 7, 2013
A delegation of 40 Trustees, family members and SU administration leaders traveled in June to review academic activity in the Middle East. Stops included Istanbul, where they were hosted by SU partners at Bahcesehir University.
August 7, 2013
Syracuse University will participate in the third annual International Exhibition & Conference on Higher Education in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on April 17-20. While offering Saudi students access to over 475 universities and academic institutions, the exhibition also encourages knowledge sharing and collaboration between Saudi and international higher education institutions.
Admitted students from the MENAT region met current SU students and alumni at events in Istanbul, Dubai, and Riyadh to ask questions, share stories, and get a strong start to their Syracuse University experience.
January 16, 2013
Over the course of just two months, Sherlyn Sychua, regional manager for advancement and external affairs/admissions, covered thousands of miles from Dubai to Istanbul visiting high schools and attending educational fairs to share the Syracuse experience with prospective students in the Middle East and Turkey.
May 18, 2011
Syracuse University has announced the expansion of its educational presence in the Arab Gulf. In June, an information center will open in Dubai, providing resources and background on the University to prospective students and parents.