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Arab American Heritage Month

The College celebrates this occasion with a dynamic calendar of events throughout the month of April every year.  We welcome this opportunity to honor the Arab Americans; students, staff, and faculty, and their contributions to our community.
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AAHM 2014 Theme: The Power of Cross Cultural Dialogue on the Road to Consciousness

This April 2014, Montgomery College marks the tenth year anniversary of our College’s outstanding month-long Arab American Heritage Month program of events which have served to provide our students, faculty and staff and community members with dynamic opportunities to learn about Arab-American and Arab focused topics. The events meet the Multicultural/Diversity Training requirements for MC Employees. All the All events are free and the majority is open to the public.


Opening Event Kick-Off ال برن امج الإف ت تاحي

Montgomery College’s Arab American Heritage Month Celebration Kick-off Event on April 8, 2014 at the Theater Arts Building of the College’s Rockville Campus.

  2014 Opening Event Kick-Off
Pictured (left to right): George Selim, Director for Community Partnerships, White House National Security Staff; Mohammed Al Sharif, Ambassador, League of Arab States; Enas Elhanafi, Arab American Heritage Month Coordinator, Montgomery College; Mimi Hassanein, Senior Fellow and Middle Eastern Liaison, Office of Community Partnerships (OCP); County Executive Ike Leggett; Diane Vu, Asian Liaison, OCP; Iman Awad, Administrative Director, Governor’s Commission on Middle Eastern American Affairs;
Dave Sears, Vice President of Advancement, Montgomery College.


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Enas ElhanafiMaryland Governor Martin O'Malley Appoints Enas Elhanafi to the Governor's Commission on Middle Eastern American Affairs

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley has appointed Enas Elhanafi to serve on the Governor's Commission on Middle Eastern American Affairs for a four-year term.

Elhanafi is highly regarded and demonstrates great leadership and knowledge in multicultural and ethnic Affairs. She brings a broad range of expertise, a true commitment to public service, and a dedication to enriching minds, engaging and transforming communities. She will surely be an asset to the Governor's Commission, adding to the depth, diversity, and experience required of the commissioners to fulfill the commission mission and vision. More.


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