Effat University Announces Winner of Queen Effat Citizenship Award
20 October 2019
Under the patronage of HRH Princess Lolowah AlFaisal, Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees and General Supervisor of Effat University, and honored by the presence of HRH Princess Haifa AlFaisal, member of the Board of Founders and Board of Trustees of Effat University and with the attendance of students' parents, community members and media, Effat University honored the winner of Queen Effat Citizenship Award.
October 2019 - Under the patronage of HRH Princess Lolowah
AlFaisal, Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees and General Supervisor of Effat University,
and honored by the presence of HRH Princess Haifa AlFaisal, member of the Board
of Founders and Board of Trustees of Effat University and with the attendance
of students' parents, community members and media, Effat University honored the
winner of Queen Effat Citizenship Award.
was held at the Effat Library and Cultural Museum on Sunday October 20th,
2019. And the award was won by student Iyia Mujalled, from the English and
Translation Department, Effat College of Humanities at Effat University and was
presented by HRH Princess Haifa Al Faisal, together with Dr. Haifa Jamal
Al-Lail, President of Effat University.
included a speech by Her Excellency Engineer Nabila Makki Tunsi, Chief of
Engineers at Saudi Aramco, as well as a speech by the guest of honor Sheikh
Hussein A. Al-Banawi, Chairman of Al-Banawi Industrial Group and Chairman of
the Advisory Committee of the Effat Ambassadors Program, and a welcoming note by
Dr. Malak Al-Nory, Effat University Provost.
student said, "I am honored to receive this Award, which entails great
responsibility for me to become the voice of the students." She added:
"I truly express my thanks and gratitude to my university and teachers,
without whose help and support I would not be standing here today."
winner, Iyia will enjoy various benefits, including being appointed President of
the Students Shura, which is the students' legislative
body, which serves them through close cooperation with the Students
Haifa Reda Jamal Al-Lail, President of Effat University, stated that Effat University is committed to producing active society
members by developing the social and personal skills of the students to enrich
them with the knowledge and the ability to innovate. This is achieved by
applying Effat's core values, which stem from the word IQARA (Read).
Haifa went on to say: "The Award reaffirms that our core values are
fundamental for the development of ambitious leaders who contribute to national
and global progress. Our values are complemented by innovative educational
curricula, in an environment that fosters a culture of knowledge, research
contribution, and constructive community partnership."
his comments, Sheikh Hussein Al-Banawi, said: "I am thrilled to be back at
Effat University and being among so many talented young women. Behind this
truly remarkable landmark educational institution is a living example of
women's leadership at its best – HRH Princess Lolowah Alfaisal, who is
exemplary to all of us for her vision, her nurturing leadership, her
perseverance and her selfless dedication to the cause of women's
Banawi Industrial Group sponsors the University's Queen Effat Citizenship Award
for the fifth year in a row. In addition, with Sheikh Hussein's
founding vision, the Banawi Scholarship for Personal Development was developed
at Franklin University in Switzerland with the unique purpose of providing
financial aid to outstanding students in-need, who reciprocate by acting as
academic mentors for other students facing language, learning or cultural