Nermeen Shehata

Accounting Faculty Nermeen Shehata Receives Abdul Hameed Shoman Arab Researchers Award

“I believe that as a qualified scholar, a faculty member should have an impact and engage in the theoretical debate about contemporary issues that are of interest to academics, practitioners and policymakers,” said Nermeen Shehata, associate professor of accounting and director of El-Khazindar Business Research and Case Center (KCC).

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Aya Abbas, Professional Paralympic Swimming Champ, Finds Her Passion at AUC

“Doctors told my mom I was going to die. They told her not to invest too much in me as I am dying anyway,” said Aya Abbas, the first and youngest paralympic swimmer in the Middle East and Africa to win world paraswimming championship medals as well as Egypt's Republican Medal for Athletes.

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New Business Majors, MBA Restructured

With the start of Fall 2020, AUC has introduced three new undergraduate business programs to its portfolio: Bachelor of Business and Entrepreneurship, Bachelor of Business in finance, and Bachelor of Business in marketing. This is in addition to its existing Bachelor of Business Administration in management of information and communication technology.

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AUC Welcomes Class of 2024, Begins Hybrid Classes

AUC welcomes the Class of 2024 — with their aspirations and endeavors —while implementing a hybrid model of classes with an emphasis on maintaining a low-density campus, where 93% of classes will be held online and only 7% will meet face to face when required.

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First Blended FYP Orientation Begins

For the first time, AUC’s First-Year Program (FYP) for incoming students will be blended this fall.

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Student Reflections

Students Reflect on the Shift to Online Learning

“On a global level, online learning proved to the world that learning is an ongoing process that would not be halted even by the spread of a global pandemic.” - Malak Khattab

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J-PAL Launches New Regional Research Center at AUC to Help Improve Lives Across Region

The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) — together with AUC, MIT and Community Jameel —launched a new regional research center in the Middle East and North Africa, J-PAL MENA, focused on alleviating poverty and improving lives through evidence-informed policymaking. 

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PayHack #1

Endorsing Financial Inclusion: AUC Venture Lab Launches PayHack Digital Payments Hackathon

Gathering developers, coders, bankers, finance professionals, entrepreneurs, and fintech professionals, AUC Venture Lab’s PayHack, which ran between June 17-21, aimed to support the role digital payment platforms have been playing in maintaining business during the COVID-19 pandemic to encourage an advanced Egyptian digital community.  

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Virtual African Experience

Videoconferencing: Bringing the African Experience to the Virtual Classroom

With COVID-19 setting boundaries in the classroom and the widespread policies that attempt to mitigate the pandemic outbreak, internationalization had to be revisited under restricted travel conditions. With that, the AUC School of Business piloted a videoconferencing initiative to bring the African experience to its students in their virtual classes.  

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School of Business Faculty, Students Win EFMD Case Writing Competition’s Family Business Category

A case study submitted by AUC's School of Business El-Khazindar Business Research and Case Center titled "Technology Park Company: Harvesting the Fruits of a Family Business” won the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Case Writing Competition’s Family Business category.

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AUC School of Business Holds its First Regional COVID-19 Online Hackathon

The hackathon aimed at building a crisis response system in collaboration with 20+ partners in various sectors, leveraging on the entrepreneurship momentum in the region amidst the challenges faced due to the pandemic outbreak.  

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AUC School of Business and AUC Library Activate Students as Change Agents Initiative

"Change is the law of life, and students are the most effective change agents in universities. Students as Change Agents and Partners is the Libraries and Learning Technologies (LLT)'s new philosophy and pathway for empowering students to actively improve AUC's overall life-long learning and research experience for themselves, their peers, and the community at large,” believes Heba Sayed, associate director, Strategic Engagement and User Experience, AUC Main Library.

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Business Association Stepping In: BA Got Your Back

While students are coping with missing major milestones of their college life, as well as the absence of traditional extracurricular activities due to physical absence from campus, the Business Association (BA) team vowed to provide students with a much-needed dose of positivity while doing their best to implement engaging activities.  

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AUC Provides Mentorship for Gemini Uplift Initiative

AUC will be providing voluntary mentorship support for entrepreneurs as part of the Gemini Uplift initiative to support entrepreneurs during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The initiative, launched by Gemini Enterprises Africa, aims to revive the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Egypt and Africa during these difficult times through money, matchmaking and mentorship. Gemini focuses on supporting entrepreneurship in Africa, and particularly projects focused on social dimensions. 

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The AUC School of Business Executive Education Jumps 7 Places in Financial Times (FT) Ranking of Open-Enrollment Programs

Ranked at 67 in 2020, and rising 7 places from 2019’s ranking, the classification maintains the School’s positioning on the world map as the only ranked school in the Arab region and one of only three in Africa.

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