LAU’s incoming president talks Lebanon crises, education, coronavirus

SourceArab News
SectorEducation
CountryLebanon

LAU’s incoming president talks Lebanon crises, education, coronavirus LAU’s incoming president talks Lebanon crises, education, coronavirus The Lebanese American University's incoming president Dr. Michel Mawad speaking during the webinar. (Screenshot) Short Url Follow @arabnews LAU’s incoming president talks Lebanon crises, education, coronavirus Mawad said the LAU is doing all it can to retain its best and brightest from what is being described as a second brain drain — the first coming decades earlier during the civil war Mawad also spoke of the LAU’s hybrid online / on-campus teaching model during the coronavirus pandemic, which has forced Lebanon into its second lockdown after a recent spike in cases Updated 20 November 2020 Follow @arabnews LONDON: While Lebanon grapples with economic, healthcare and political crises, brighter days are still on the horizon, the Lebanese American University’s (LAU) incoming President Dr. Michel Mawad said on Friday during a webinar hosted by media partner Arab News. “You have to believe in this country, stay the course, have faith in the country, have faith in the past, the future, the mission of this country.

Being Lebanese isn’t a passport, it’s a state of mind that can withstand these difficulties,” he added. “We need to survive. There’s no better description for this than survival for those in...read more...