American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) recognized students for academic excellence and community service during the spring academic semester at the annual AUIS Awards held November 3, 2021. Awards were presented to students who achieved a GPA of 3.75-4.00 (President's Award), or 3.50-3.74 (Dean’s Award), or completed community service hours through the Students Services Department's Service Learning Program (SLP).
AUIS students achieved exceptional successes during the spring 2021 academic semester despite continued challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic. Awards are presented to students each semester to recognize outstanding academic performance and service to the community to foster a culture of motivation and hard work.
AUIS Dean of Students Dr. Barin Kayaoglu warmly welcomed students, staff, and faculty present at the ceremony and delivered a motivational speech in which he encouraged students to continue to work hard. Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Wolfgang Hinck also addressed the audience and emphasized the impressive achievements of students who earned high GPAs during difficult times.
Students received their certificates from both Dean Kayaoglu as well as AUIS President Dr. Bruce Walker Ferguson.
Written by Ghazala Jango