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College Looks to Middle East for Next Partnership

Keuka College President Jorge L. Díaz-Herrera and American University of Science and Technology (AUST) President Madame Hiam Sakr signed a memorandum of understanding in Beruit, Lebanon..

Already a major higher educational player in Southeast Asia, Keuka College appears poised to extend its educational influence to the Middle East.

Keuka President Dr. Jorge L. Díaz-Herrera and Madame Hiam Sakr, president of the American University of Science and Technology (AUST) in Beirut, Lebanon, recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that could lead to collaboration between the two schools.

“I was pleasantly surprised with what I saw,” said Díaz-Herrera. “The city is as beautiful and sophisticated as ever, on the shores of the Mediterranean, full of history and charm, and surrounded by fresh, green mountains. Our faculty and students will enjoy spending time there as exchange scholars.” (more…)