MSA's Clinical Pharmacy, Department of the Faculty of Pharmacy, hosted the first Scientific 'Clinical Pharmacy' conference which was attended by an enormous number of renowned professors in the fields of Medical and Clinical pharmacy and delivered several lectures about the importance of Clinical Pharmacy and its fields of application in Egypt. Dr Nawal El Degwi the Head of the Board of Trustees as well as Professor Dr. Khairy Abdel Hamid, Professor Dr. Seif El Din Ashour - Dean of Pharmacy Faculty, Dr Manal Al Hamamsy - Vice President of Clinical Pharmacy Department and conference moderator welcomed all the attendees.
The MSAMUN delegation representation at the conference was a smashing success and they returned home with a handful of awards for MSAMUN and the Modern Sciences & Arts University. There were more than 52 participating schools and universities and the competition was very high but the MSA delegation not only won the “Best Delegation" award, but also dominated the individual awards. Yousra Shawki was awarded “Best Delegate of the Economic & Social Council”. Sherif El-Ashiry received the “Best Delegate of the International Criminal Court” award. Also Mohamed Ali got the “Best Delegate of the University Level BIMUN”. The delegation was supervised by Dr. Samia El Sheikh and Dr. Hala Marsafy.
In association with "Life without Smoking" Society, MSA launched one of its most effective campaigns yet in the guiding and changing of harmful habits, specially smoking. As they were keen and enthusiastic to learn, 600 students attended the event and quite a few quit smoking as a result. The campaign ran for three days consecutively in order to encourage more willing students to participate, after which 17 of them, actually stopped smoking and pledged to help their colleagues quit this self-destructive habit.
As part of the continued efforts of the MSA faculties to provide unique learning experiences to its students, third year students of the Faculty of Biotechnology have had the distinctive opportunity to visit the Agriculture Genetic Engineering Research Institute (AGERI) to tour the valuable institute and to see how the Gene Gun works. The Gene Gun is the device and bombardment technique used for gene insertion and transformation in crops.
MSA has a fitting success story for this remarkable feat, he is one of our very own here and we cherish his work with us. He harbours special personal interest in the rare fields of Biomathematics and Bioengineering.
In February 2013, Mohamed Khalil Ibrahim obtained his PhD in Pure Mathematics from the faculty of Science-South valley University-Qena, while also working as a lecturer assistant in the Faculty of Engineering here at MSA. His field of interest is fractional order differential equations and its applications in real dynamic systems especially in Physics and Biology.
The Summer Training Committee (STC) for the Communications and Electronics dept. was able to land a contract deal with Motorola-Systel Telecommunications. The deal allows the ECE dept. to send 10 students to join Motorola-Systel for a summer training program. This will provide an opportunity for the students from ECE to join Motorola-Systel in Smart Village for a summer training in one of the leading companies in the field ofmobile communications. This opportunity, made possible by the continuous hard work of the STC-ECE, reflects the level of dedication to promoting and enhancing the level of the MSA student body. The program will offer the students an opportunity to experience work experience first-hand and is sure to boost their abilities and motivation.
MSA University congratulates all students who won First Place Cup in "The Fifth Championship" successively, of the Sixth Sector which took place on The Olympic Stadium in MSA. The championship included: Football (boys), Volleyball (boys and girls), Handball (boys), Basketball (boys and girls) and Table Tennis.
Did you guys read the new MSA Endodontic Journal? As far as scientific journals go, this one was rather exhilarating to read. The journal is created and managed by a team of the Endodontic teaching staff from the faculty of Dentistry, and anyone who reads it would be impressed by the level of inspiration, enthusiasm and dedication presented by the MSA staff.
MSA Faculty of Languages hosted Dr. Mostafa Riad, Professor ofLiterature and Translation at Ein Shams University.The guest speaker delivered a lecture about the importance of"Translators as Researchers", which is a kind of high level ofcreativity in itself.
The lecture made an impact on the audienceslike Dr. Khairy Abdel Hamid, MSA President, Professor Soha Raafat,Dean of Faculty of Languages and Mrs Shadia El Gendy, Head ofAdmission Office, besides other doctors, professors and all studentsof the Faculty.
The Faculty of Biotechnology was honoured to host Dr Leonela Silva Jimenez who currently works with Columbia University, to enrich students with her lecture and enormous knowledge about healthy methods of nutrition.
In an International Conference for Arts Students in Turkey "IFASC", at Maltepe University in Istanbul, titled "Young at Art", MSA Arts and Design students Gamila El Leithi, Engy El Zeiny, Marina Raef, Dina Farghal and Eman Bellah Atef participated to exhibit their works of arts and researches. They meant to discuss Arts, Architecture and Interior Design as complementing majors. They were accompanied by Prof. Dr. Aleya Abdel-Hadi and TA Karam Abdallah.
The Second Biotechnology Symposium in Faculty of Science, CairoUniversity was held on Saturday, 16th of March. The Symposium includedstudents from Biotechnology from four different universitiesincluding; MSA, GUC, Cairo University, and MUST.
In a cooperation protocol with the National Air Navigation Services Company, Summer Training Committee of MSA ECE signed an agreement by which ten students of ECE will obtain a chance to participate in summer training programmes, every year, in the main Radar Station in Egypt. This year MSA ECE students will start summer training from 12/8: 12/9/2013.
MSA Mass Com students interacted with the community in a superb way as they invited and hosted a lot of orphans from October 6 hostels to fulfill their social commitment and make the deprived children as happy as they can.
Messaha Arts and Cultural Center at Dokki hosted the Arts and Design Faculty exhibition of students works through the last previous three semesters on Saturday, March 16, 2013. A lot of Arts and Design Faculties deans and arts experts were invited to encourage the students to communicate with practical real life and be exposed to outer world. The exhibition included various works of arts like printing, engraving, graphics, dual dimension works in addition of drawings and paintings. This exhibition had an impressive impact on students and guests which reflected a refined artistic taste and talent of their first exhibition.
Dr Nawal El Degwi, Head of the Board of Trustees, inaugurated the exhibition in presence of Dr Khairy Abdel Hamid, MSA President and Faculty of Arts and Design Dean, Dr Tarek Saleh.
The Summer Training Committee (STC) of MSA Communication and Electronics Department, Faculty of Engineering, organizes a field trip to one of the largest and most famous Egyptian Telecommunication Company, Mobinil in Smart Village, on Wednesday, March 7, 2013. The trip was organized and supervised by Dr. Sherif Kamel, Head of (STC), engineer Ahmed Fawzy Daw, Dr Mourad and Engineer Mereham Nabil.
Three days of theoretical lectures by internal and external lecturers and professors was the main core of Environmental Control Workshop that was held on Monday, February 18, 2013, and then continued for a whole week, at E 316 at MSA Campus. The workshop was attended by 30 MSA students. Dr Sameh El Fiky on behalf of architecture department Head , Dr Omar Fawzy, welcomed the external lecturers from Alexandria University and started the opening session on first day and explained the main concept of sustainability, climate change and the role of an architect. That was followed by a series of specialized lectures by external professor explaining the tools and principles that can be used in architecture to implement sustainability concepts into the design process.
Electronics & Electrical Communications engineering graduate and Lecturer Assistant Galal Mounir Hassan was awarded a full masters scholarship, upon graduation, at Greenwich University for his academic excellence. When Galal was doing his Masters degree in UoG he was approached by a Professor to assist him in his research, so Galal gladly accepted, which in turn added greatly to his practical experience. He also got to present his thesis "Automatic Detection of Online Game Vulnerability" in an Engineering Conference in Greenwich with his UK colleagues.
On Wednesday, February 27, the students had an educational field trip to visit one of the largest Egyptian food-producing companies, EGC. There, they had the exciting opportunity to observe the steps to the live production of V-cut chips, DAMAS chocolates and Nobi biscuits, acquiring feedback on the problems facing these factories which could then be solved by biotechnological means.
Once More, Over and Over Again MSA Dentistry stretched its hands to serve the community out of its social responsibility. So, in cooperation with the International Unilever Company that produces Signal tooth-paste among a lot of other detergents and products, decided to spread their activities to where crowds of people exist; like Malls, Shopping Centers, public places and schools.
For the second time in a row, Biotechnology students were privileged to get an accommodation at the Agricultural Genetic Engineering Research Institute for training (AGERI), during their midterm break.
MSA's Architecture Engineering students stand out in the crowd as expected and represented the University in "Bridge to Future" Conference which was held in Ein Shams University. The open Architectural Competition was organized by Remal Foundation in Faculty of Engineering. Various workshops were held throughout the week. From among 150 groups that formed 1250 students' papers and projects, the outstanding performance of eight MSA's architectural students about "Sustainable Cities" made them to win the third place prize.
Out of deep sense of corporate social responsibility and MSA mission to engage our students actively in their community, Lebaladna Social Foundation adopted giving generously considerable amounts of convenience donations. Having this concept in heart and mind, the Foundation visited yesterday Saturday, February 9, 2013 Al Asfar Village in Fayoum Governorate to distribute 500 blankets wrapped with warm affection to the needy and less fortunate villagers during these nights of freezing cold weather, besides renovating 18 houses in the same village.
Proudly, MSA likes to extend its heartily congratulations to Communication and Electronics Department of Engineering's students; L.A Mostafa Gamal and L.A. Galal Mounir who used their cutting edge studies and knowledge to get their Master Degree from University of Greenwich.
Congratulations once more and keep up the good work
A major part of MSA message of education is seeking perfection. If not, which is unlikely, and then it offers quality education on its highest levels. So, for that exact purpose a committee of selected Greenwich University professors supervises syllabuses, faculty performance, grads projects and inspects lecture halls and labs. That's part of the validation procedure that is carried out each and every semester in order to maintain and keep the national and regional appeal to join MSA.
MSA- Faculty of Engineering, Communication and Electronics dept Grad committee was organized the graduation projects discussion by professors from Greenwich University . 4 & 5 Feb.2013.
In the photo, Grad 2 Students with Prof.David and Prof.Esmial from Greenwich, and Prof.Tarek Aly Faculty of Engineering MSA Dean, Prof.Samy El Hennawy Head of ECE dept, Dr.Deena Head of ECE Grad Committee, Dr.Sameh Noman, Dr.Galal Nadem, Asst.Lect .Ahmed Fawzy Grad Committee member and TA .Amira El-Toky Grad Committee Member.
A group of 18 exceptional senior pharmacy students, headed by Dr. Hisham Salem, the Vice Dean of Pharmacy, represented MSA University in the ‘Pharmaceutical Science & Green Chemistry in Turkey’. The conference targeted new methods of analysis for new drugs. Our students gave 9 presentations about their new analytical methods findings in various pharmaceutical fields.
In an unprecedented measure and in collaboration with the Royal Academy of Dentistry in Edinburgh, the Cultural British Council stated that Modern Sciences and Arts University (MSA), has all the up to- date means and methods academically, clinically and practically to train dentists and qualifies them to acquire the fellowship from the Royal Academy in Edinburgh.
Last Monday January 12, 2013, MSA organized one of the most successful events of Graduation projects presentations of Advertising and PR discipline. Panelists from J.W.T. Advertising agency, one of the strongest advertising agencies in Egypt were invited to judge the graduating students' projects of that major which were supervised by Dr.Sherine Moody.
In a unique Model of The United Nations (MUN), MSA students discussed global and regional issues like Guatemala, borders problems between Colombia and Venezuela besides the problem of Nile Dam between Ethiopia and the sourcing countries, plus the border problem between Turkey and Syria. Dr Nawal El Degwi, Head of the Board of Trustees, inaugurated (MUN) Agenda, in the presence of Mrs. Khawla Matter, managing director of UN Information Center in Cairo. Targeting the development and advancement of their abilities to defend their rights and acquire skills of diplomatic and parliamentary work 200 students participated in that Model on United Nations.