The Southern California Alumni Chapter coordinated the welcome reception at the House of Lebanon in conjunction with the “Beyond Borders” Art Exhibition on October 18. (From left to right) Leila Khoury Blackstone ‘67, Doris Siksik Muna ‘59, Marla Rice-Evans, Ed Shiner and Susan Qaqundah‘66.
The newly formed Chicago Alumni Chapter gathered on September 27 at Cucina Biagio Ristorante in Chicago. Dr, Jabbra, Marla Rice-Evans, Bob Hollback, Assistant Vice President of Development for North America, and Ed Shiner, Director of Alumni and Special Projects also attended the event.
The Detroit Alumni Chapter held a dinner gathering and planning session on November 1 at Alexandria Mediterranean Restaurant in Novi, Michigan.
On September 24, while visiting Houston, Dr. Jabbra held a dinner gathering with LAU’s pharmacy students doing clinical rotations at Methodist Hospital. VP for University Advancement, Marla Rice-Evans, representatives of Methodist Hospital, other LAU alumni and friends also attended.
The Toronto Alumni Chapter held its annual Family Picnic in the park on September 7 at Adams Park with over 150 in attendance. This is one of three annual events held by the alumni chapter, which raises funds for LAU’s scholarships.
The Washington, D.C. Alumni Chapter hosted a screening of “Blind Intersections” on November 2. Previous LAU President, Dr. Riyad Nassar (center), who was visiting family in D.C., was present along with the entire chapter committee. Over 130 people were in attendance at this fundraiser for LAU’s scholarship fund.