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AUK 2010 Annual Dinner

The American University of Kuwait held its Annual Dinner on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at the Shaikha Salwa Ballroom organized by the Human Resources Department. The dinner recognized employees who have completed five years of service to the institution, and HR Director Mrs. Bonita Perry recognized the crucial role all departments play in the continuous success of AUK.

The event commenced with a welcoming note from Gretta Al Sawah, HR Generalist Recruitment & Administration followed by an introduction by Mr. Ernest Conklin, Executive Director of Finance and Administration which was followed by a speech from AUK Interim President Dr. Tim Sullivan. Three AUK employees were specifically recognized for their outstanding contributions, IEP Director Margaret Combs, Coordinator of the Writing Center, Dr. James McDougall and English Program Lead Dr. Kathryn Kleypas.

AUK Interim President Dr. Tim Sullivan

Eighteen employees were awarded for five years of service:
Fatema Hayat - Senior Coordinator - Campus Life
Theodore Kruse - Assistant Dean - Student Affairs
Roland Lopes - Web Developer - PR & Marketing
Juliet Dinkha - Associate Professor of Psychology - Social Sciences
Nizar Hamzeh - Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences
Kathryn Kleypas - Assistant Professor of English - Humanities & Arts
Charles Mitchell - Instructor in Journalism - Humanities & Arts
Ralph Palliam - Associate Professor of Business - Business & Economics
Derek Parks - Instructor IEP - Intensive English
Mary Queen - Assistant Professor of English - Humanities & Arts
Hesham Al Awadi - Associate Professor of History & IR - Social Sciences
Kimberly Al Suffi - Senior Instructor IEP - Intensive English
Marjorie Kelly - Assistant Professor of Anthropology - Social Sciences
Abolghassem Alavinejad - Director - Campus Services
Sameera Al Qenna - Assistant to the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences
Joseph Fiannaca - Instructor in French Language - Humanities & Arts
Mutlaq Al Mutairi - Assistant Professor of Mathematics - Sciences & Engineering
Stephen Jacques - Senior Instructor IEP - Intensive English

A collective photo of the employees who were awarded for five years of service

Following the awards, guests and awardees were treated to dinner and entertainment including a raffle draw. Winners received gifts from the following vendors: Al Dawliah electronics, Digits, AUK Bookstore, Istikbal for furniture, Quality net, Couture Cut Salon & Spa, Kapico travels.

This event would not have been possible with the efforts of the HR Department, namely Bonita Perry, Director of Human Resources, Lama Abdo, Gretta Al-Sawah, Abdulhussein Zuhairy, Hugh Lauxley, Faten Al Qadiri, Mishaal Hamdo and Norma Badran.

Images from the dinner:







Released by the PR & Marketing Department on the 27th May 2010

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