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NOVEMBER 2020

Fall on Campus

News for Syracuse University alumni, current students and parents, and friends in the MENAT

Syracuse Hosts Three Virtual Networking Events for MENAT Alumni and Current Students

SU family from MENA group photo

In early November, Generation Orange members led alumni from the Middle East, N. Africa, and Turkey in a virtual celebration of the sesquicentennial of their alma mater. A WhatsApp group was created to stay connected. If you would like to be part of the group, share your WhatsApp number here.  Check out more photos of the events.

 

Syracuse University Builds Community to Enhance the Muslim Student Experience

Amir Duric headshot photo

Syracuse University’s Muslim Chaplain Amir Duric works with his colleagues at Hendrick’s Chapel and the Office of Diversity of Inclusion to expand services and programs for Muslim students. From educational programs, to prayer spaces, to dining options, the growing Islamic community on campus is finding new ways to build community. Read here for more information on the university’s initiatives to enhance the Muslim student experience.

Tahanie Aboushi L’09, Running for Manhattan DA in Pursuit of Justice, Mercy and Truth

Photo of Tahani Aboushi

College of Law alumna Tahanie Aboushi is running for Manhattan DA in pursuit of justice, mercy and truth. Aboushi’s parents immigrated to New York City from Palestine. Read more about Tahanie.

 

Meet Zain Elwakil ’21, an Architect, a Designer, a Storyteller and an Entrepreneur

Zain Elwakil

The 22-year old Syracuse architecture student grew up in New York City and was raised in an Arab household. The family visited their home in Egypt each summer and Zain spent his entire high school years overseas, attending an international school in Qatar, to connect with his heritage. Learn more about Zain.

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