The School of Arts & Sciences

Student Affairs Council Awards

The School of Arts and Sciences currently selects the following award winners. 

Torch Award: Given by each School to a graduating student who demonstrates high leadership skills and a spirit of service. 

President’s Award: Given by each school to a graduating student with High Distinction, who also demonstrates high-caliber leadership traits, exemplified by extracurricular activities both on and off campus. 

In 2014, these awards were given to the following SAS graduates. 

Diala was an exemplary student at LAU and a valuable member of her community, both on campus and beyond. She was a member of a number of councils and served as: 

  1. Intern at the Daily Star Newspaper
  2. Member of the United States Embassy Youth Advisory Council
  3. Founder and Manager of AIM LAA Conference
  4. Project Manager Assistant at UNESCO 
  5. Assistant to the Director of Operations at World Youth Alliance 
  6. Intern at World Youth Alliance Middle East 
  7. Trainer at Global Classrooms Lebanese American University Model United Nations 

As a pre-med student at LAU, Sarah was able to maintain a high GPA while working and volunteering in a number of student-centered and community activities. She served as:

  1. Assistant in the Legal Counsel office at LAU
  2. Tutor of Biology and pre-Pharmacy courses
  3. Volunteer with Intaliqi at the Beirut Marathon  
  4. Volunteer with LAU’s Outreach and Civic Engagement office
  5. Student organizer at TEDxLAU
  6. Coordinator of the microbiology research team
  7. Founding member/Treasurer and later president of the LAU Premed Club


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