Commission Reaches Out to Sohag, South Valley Universities
On March 25-26 the Commission called on Sohag University in Sohag and South Valley University in Qena. The delegation was led by the Commission’s Executive Director Bruce A. Lohof, who was joined by his wife, Ms. Annemarie Lohof-Thurner, and Nevine Gad El-Mawla and Hanan El-Rihany of the Commission’s Egypt Program. In Sohag the delegation met with Deputy President Dr. Mohamed Abd El Sattar Othman. In Qena the delegation was received by South Valley’s President, Dr. Abbas Mansour. On both campuses Dr. Lohof and the delegation explained the Commission and its exchange programs to university administrators as well as to prospective Egyptian Fulbright scholars and students. Through visits like this, the Commission is able to reach wider and deeper into Egypt’s academic and professional communities.