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Getting the Ball Rolling: A Q&A with AUC’s Athletic Director and Head Football Coach, Robert Reasso

Coaching football isn’t just about scoring goals; it’s also about setting them. News@AUC met with Robert Reasso, AUC’s new athletic director and football head coach, to learn more about his plans for AUC’s Office of Athletics and football team on and off the field, ask about his favorite sports teams, discover why he “gets a kick” out of working at AUC and more.

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When Passion Meets Assertion: Scholarship Student Reflects on Road to AUC

  During the Fall 2018 First-Year Experience (FYE), AUC President Francis Ricciardone’s welcome note to the new students was, “You didn’t come here to end your education; you came here to accelerate it.” This statement is what Amr Mohamed Atia has glued on his desk and refers to every day.   “This is AUC for me," said Atia.

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AUC Provost Ehab Abdel-Rahman with the award-winning Saudi Arabian writer Omaima Al-Khamis

Saudi Arabian Writer Omaima Al-Khamis Wins Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature

Saudi Arabian writer Omaima Al-Khamis received the 2018 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature, established by AUC Press, for her novel, Masra al-Gharaniq fi Mudun al-‘Aqiq (Voyage of the Cranes in the Cities of Agate).

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AUC's Accreditation Reaffirmed

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has reaffirmed its accreditation of AUC through the 2026-2027 academic year.

Funding Change: The Bartlett Fund for Critical Challenges

What problems do you want to solve? The new Bartlett Fund for Critical Challenges will fund targeted research, enabling AUC students to address regional challenges and develop policy solutions. Learn more about the fund and what it aims to accomplish from Richard Bartlett and President Francis Ricciardone.

Provost Ehab Abdel-Rahman in Yahdoth fe Masr

Provost Ehab Abdel-Rahman is featured in MBC Masr's Yahdoth fe Masr (Happening in Egypt), highlighting the University's recent agreement with Harvard, its community outreach and international impact.

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AUC, A Safe Experience

At AUC, we recognize that a university campus serves as the center of a student’s academic and cultural experience, and our Office of Safety and Security is committed to providing a safe, secure and welcoming campus environment for our global community of students from more than 50 countries.

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Cairo, Our City

AUC’s 260-acre technologically advanced and environmentally sensitive campus is located in the heart of New Cairo – a secure residential suburb in Cairo and a vibrant, historical city in the heart of the Middle East. 

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Egypt, A Safe Experience

Egypt was recently ranked the safest country in Africa — higher than both the United States and the United Kingdom, coming in 16th out 135 countries worldwide, according to the 2018 Gallup Global Law and Order Report

State-of-the-Art Campus

Check out the state-of-the-art facilities at our 260-acre, award-winning green campus.
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Visitor Information

Maybe you’ve seen pictures, but nothing compares to stepping foot onto our campuses. Get more information about experiencing the American University in Cairo first hand.

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Campus Maps

AUC’s 260-acre, state-of-the-art campus is technologically advanced and environmentally sensitive. Check out our interactive map, jogging and cycling map and our directional map.

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Campus Tours

AUC offers on-campus tours at select dates during the academic year and the summer. Interested high school students and their parents can email enrolauc@aucegypt.edu, to arrange a tour.

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The American University in Cairo participated in the 4th World InterUniversities Championships in Barcelona, and came in fifth competing against 80 other universities from around the world in basketball, volleyball, futsal, water polo, football and tennis. Congratulations, teams!

 

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Three AUC student teams were selected as finalists for the AUC-TAMEER Water Tower Competition. Seven teams presented their original designs at the final exhibition. The winning design will be used to transform the water tower outside campus into a work of art, making it the first beautified water tower in Egypt. 

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International squash champions Nour El Tayeb '16 (top left and bottom left) and construction engineering student Nouran Gohar (top right and second from right) were recently decorated by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, who granted them the State Medal of the First Order for retaining Egypt's first-place rank in the 2018 Women's World Team Squash Championship.
 

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