King Khalid University
King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, recently presided over the for the closing ceremony for student activities in the 2018-19 academic year. The university Vice Rectors, College Deans, Vice-Deans and students congregated in the theatre at the main campus in order to give the organizers of all student activities a proper send-off.
Rector Al-Solamy: 'Student activities help create a balanced education and promote social cohesion'.
His Excellency first toured the exhibition which showcased some of the student activities and achievements for the academic year. Also included in the exhibits was a calligraphy collection honoring outstanding creativity. In his opening remarks, the Rector expressed his overwhelming joy and satisfaction with the Deanship of Student Affairs in supervising and encouraging students to unlock their potential. He also commended students for their participation in extracurricular activities in research, sports, and fine arts. 'Student activities help create a balanced education and promote social cohesion', he said. His Excellency then thanked the Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Abdullah Al-Aideed, for his continuous hard work in helping the students with every sort of issue and difficulty.
In turn, Dr. Abdullah Al-Aideed thanked His Excellency for his unwavering support throughout each semester. He noted that the Deanship of Student Affairs' mission is to provide a healthy and stimulating environment that allows the students to flourish. He congratulated the graduates on their accomplishments and wished them well in the future. The Dean then showed a short video summarizing the department's objectives, methods, and accomplishments.
His Excellency concluded the ceremonies by recognizing a number of student organizations and honoring exceptional participants.
By direction of and under the patronage of His Royal Highness, Prince Turki bin Talal bin Abdulaziz, King Khalid University conducted a conference on scientific research this past Wednesday at the Abha Palace Hotel. The purpose of this program was to explore the economic and educational impacts of domestic scientific research and development programs. The Deanship of Scientific Research took the lead in planning and organizing the conference.
Rector Al-Solamy: 'The Kingdom's scientific programs support theoretical research through practical application. These are generally massive projects, that require the concerted efforts of government agencies, universities and private industry'.
The program began with a short film that provided an overview of the conference objectives. Conference Sponsor and General Supervisor of the Research and Development Office in the Ministry of Education, Dr. Hisham bin Abdulaziz Al-Hadleiq, thanked the conference organizers and noted the importance of the subject matter. In his opening remarks the Rector stated that universities play a vital role in both training scientists and participating in scientific research projects that result in technical advancements. He further explained that scientific research is a national priority, and a pillar of the Kingdom's socio-economic development strategy as set forth in Vision 2030. The Rector noted that all Saudi universities are organizing new scientific initiatives in collaboration with the Ministry of Education. 'The Kingdom's scientific programs support theoretical research through practical application. These are generally massive projects, that require the concerted efforts of government agencies, universities and private industry' he said.
King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, thanked His Royal Highness and the Ministry of Education for supporting the university's scientific endeavors. The Rector expressed his unwavering intent to ensure that King Khalid University makes significant contributions to research and development in the coming years.