LAU Is Opening A Campus In New York City

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The Lebanese American University’s academic center in New York City has been approved for conversion into a branch campus.

This accomplishment marks a significant milestone in the university’s century-long history, representing a noteworthy achievement in its 100-year journey.

LAU president Michel E. Mawad expressed that “this move signifies an expansion of higher education boundaries and underscores the university’s commitment to fostering cross-cultural exchange and global connectivity”, according to the National News Agency (NNA).

LAU New York, situated in midtown Manhattan, will now have the authority to confer master’s and bachelor’s degrees, introducing five innovative programs designed to meet the demands of the global job market.

The relocation of LAU’s online program to LAU New York will provide students with access to esteemed instructors from New York City’s professional and academic sphere while maintaining collaborative ties with the Beirut and Byblos campuses.

Additionally, exchange programs will allow students based in Lebanon to immerse themselves in the cultural and educational vibrancy of New York City through study semesters at LAU New York.

This milestone offers numerous opportunities for LAU, allowing it to offer a wide range of degree and certificate programs to learners in New York and globally.

Most importantly, it will significantly enhance the educational opportunities for the Lebanese youth, fostering a more enriched learning experience for all students.

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