November 15, 2019
On Monday, November 5, Representatives of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul Scholarship Program visited AUCA to meet with Afghan students and the University Administration.
Ms. Iliana Zazueta Cultural/Public Affairs Specialist at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul and her colleague Mr. Reda Mohamed Ayadi met with students to discuss their academic journey, opportunities, issues, and concerns.
Later, Ms. Iliana Zazueta and Mr. Reda Mohamed Ayadi had a fruitful discussion with newly-elected and acting Afghan students from AUCA Student Senate, who shared their achievements and introduced their plans to the guests. Bermet Ismailova, the Student Coordinator, pointed out the effective work of senators and the projects successfully implemented by them, such as: raising and addressing important issues related to the academics, installing water bottles and charging stations on each floor of the campus for the comfort of the AUCA community, requesting for detailed tutorials from the IT specialists on the use of technologies that are available at AUCA, a collaboration of Student Senate with AUCA Writing and Academic Resources Center, English classes for the local faculty to master their language skills, etc. The new cohort of Student Senate consists of four Afghan students out of eleven in total. Senators also shared their plans that will be implemented within a year.