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AUC Expands Legacy With $100 Million Campaign

February 12, 2019, Cairo – To expand its legacy of excellence

AUC Celebrates One Hundred Years In Egypt

February 10, 2019, Cairo – The American University in C

AUC Hosts Two Major Exhibitions by Artists Huda Lutfi and Sherin Guirguis

February 6, 2019, Cairo – The American University in Cairo (A

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For the fifth consecutive year, AUC is one of the top 3 to 5 percent of higher education institutions worldwide that are included in global rankings

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Noha Bakr ’87, 91’, adjunct faculty member in the Department of Political Science: "It might look bleak. However, there are also opportunities among all of [Egypt's economic] challenges

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A New Century of Impact: AUC Centennial Campaign Launches, Scholarship Students Reflect on AUC Experience

AUC launched the Centennial Campaign: A New Century of Impact, which has raised 70 percent of its $100 million target. At the launch, President Francis Ricciardone, Board of Trustees Chair Richard Bartlett and scholarship students spoke about AUC's legacy and future.

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A New Century of Impact: AUC Centennial Campaign Raises 70% of $100M Target

To expand AUC's legacy of excellence for a second century, the University publicly launched the AUC Centennial Campaign: A New Century of Impact, with the goal of raising $100 million. The campaign has currently raised 70 percent of its target. 

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Constructing Culture

AUC is nearing the completion of the first phase of the new Tahrir Cultural Center (TCC). Located at AUC's Tahrir Square campus, the TCC's inauguration is set to take place next month, in tandem with the launch of AUC’s yearlong centennial celebration.

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The history of the Palace Building at AUC's Tahrir Square campus dates back to the 1870s. Photo courtesy of the  AUC University Archives

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AUC is making history every day. Learn about landmarks in AUC’s history, from its founding in 1919 until today.

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About AUC

Founded in 1919, AUC is a leading English-language, American-accredited institution of higher education and center of intellectual, social and cultural life of the Arab world. 

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Hassan is a winner of the #AUCinBloom photo contest, showcasing the New Cairo campus in full spring bloom

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A New Century of Impact: AUC's Centennial Campaign

For a century, AUC has provided its diverse student body with a first-class, high-quality education, serving as Egypt's global University and a creative hub in the region. Learn about AUC's five-pillar campaign, and discover how you can help AUC carry on its legacy for the next 100 years. #AUC100

AUC Celebrates Its 100th Year!

On February 9, 2019, AUC turned 100. From alumni performances and speeches to the Tahrir Cultural Center inauguration, here are some highlights from our centennial celebration kick-off.

AUC100: Be the Future

We’ve captured a few out of the 40,000 AUC alumni success stories around the world. To the next 100!

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