The AUB Scholarship Fundraising Committee traces its roots to the bombing of College Hall in 1991. That event galvanized a dedicated group of AUB alumni to come together to raise money to rebuild this iconic university building. After their success in helping to rebuild College Hall, these volunteers decided to rename themselves the AUB Scholarship Fundraising Committee and embark on a new mission: raising money for scholarships at AUB. Since 2000, the Scholarship Fundraising Committee has raised nearly $800,000 and provided scholarships for many AUB students.
Imad B. BaalbakiVice President for Advancemente-mail: email@example.com
Meet a Volunteer
Mohammad Shatila is a man with a plan! As Head of the AUB Scholarship Fundraising Committee, he is determined to double the Fund’s annual income to half a million dollars. Shatila has a track record of upping the ante having pulled off a series of special events since he joined the Fund in 2005. The most spectacular to date was the sell out concert with Magida el Roumi on the Greenfield in 2009. Capitalizing on this success, Shatila wants to establish a regular AUB International Festival featuring high profile performers on campus as a way of raising both the income and the profile of the Scholarship Fund. He’s also working towards an annual, not-to-be missed, save the day dinner that will become a must in every significant diary in the country; and he is keen to launch an AUB Credit Card with points awarded to the Scholarship Fund. Last but not least, he wants pro-active volunteers, other movers and shakers, to help him take the Fund to the next level - eight or nine out-of-the-box thinkers to buy into his plan and help him execute it. Step forward ladies and gentlemen it is going to be an exciting ride!