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Source: King Khalid University - Media Center His Excellency the University Rector Pro. Faleh Bin Raja Allah Al-Sulami sponsored the celebration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities Organized by Special Needs Center on Thursday morning. The celebration took place on the Deanship of Student Affairs in the University’s main campus. It was entitled “The future is accessible”. Immediately after his arrival at the ceremony venue, his Excellency tried the wheelchair and the white cane. He was briefed on the accompanying exhibition which included some participation of the university’s talented students with special needs.  Al-Sulami expressed his gratitude to the Center’s staff for their efforts in serving people with Spacial needs. He also pointed out that the University is glad to participate in this celebration. The University also devotes all efforts to support and develop all things that contribute to serving people with special needs in the academic and social levels.  On the other hand, in conjunction with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, King Khalid University signed a cooperation agreement with the Disabled Children Association in Asir. That agreement revolved around achieving complementarity between the two sides by activating their responsibilities towards the community and upgrading the programs and activities that serve people in Asir region. The Deputy Governor of Asir region, Development Affairs Assistant Dr. Ibrahim Bin Sulaiman Al-Duraibi witnessed signing the agreement between the University represented by the Supervisor of Partnerships and Agreements, Dr. Yasser Zayed Asiri and the Association’s manager Abdullah Al-Mheseni.  In general, the provisions of the agreement stated that the University provides medical and educational services to the Association. As well as, enabling the University staff to register in the Membership of the Association. In addition to many areas that contribute to the service of the community of Asir region.
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University represented by the Center of talent, creativity and entrepreneurship conclude, yesterday, the camp devoted to developing the initial model for entrepreneurs. The camp was recently established in collaboration with the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises. It was attended by the University Vice-Rector business and knowledge economy Dr. Abdullatef Al-Hudaithi, in the University’s main campus in Abha.  The entrepreneurial opportunities which were concluded from the camp were presented at the closing ceremony. Ten entrepreneurial contributions were presented. During the meeting was a meeting with a number of distinguished entrepreneurs.  Al-Hudaithi expressed in his speech at the beginning of the ceremony that the University is glad to host this camp. The collaboration with the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises is also appreciated. This project was based on the shared vision of serving the community and enhancing the University's developmental role. To create an environment that motivates creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. To also support creative projects and turn them into economic products. He pointed that this camp comes in accordance with the vision of Saudi Arabia 2030.  He also expressed his gratitude to Hie excellency the University vise rector for his support and eagerness to accelerate the development of knowledge; Offering the necessary tools in the field of entrepreneurship. He also thanked all those who made this camp a success. Especially the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises, Center of Talent, Creativity and Entrepreneurship at the University and all those who contributed to the success of this camp.  At the end of the ceremony, the entrepreneurs, the winners in the competitions, the organizers, and participants were honored. 
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University's Media Center organized a training workshop for the International Scholarship Students entitled 'Basics to Preparing News Content in Multimedia'. The workshop was delivered by Media and Communication Department Lecturer Laasan Campus, Mr. Mohammad Shami. The workshop, which was attended by 65 students, included various topics about the news and its importance. Based on his field experience, Mr. Shami explained how newspapers deal with various events around the world in general and in the Islamic and Arab worlds in particular, highlighting the need to train on how to prepare press material. At the end of the workshop, Media Center General Supervisor, Dr. Mufleh Al-Qahtani, honored Mr. Shami and praised the content of the workshop. He also thanked the General Scholarship Student Administration for their cooperation. The workshop is part of a series of training workshops organized by the King Khalid University Media Center for those who are interested in journalism and media.  
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University represented by the Mathematics department in the Faculty of Science organized the second international mathematics and implications conference. A selection of specialists from all over the world participated in that Conference. The conference would be held on the twenty second and twenty third of Jummada II 1441_ seventeenth and eighteenth of February 2020.  The Dean of the Scientific Faculty Prof. Ali Al-shati expressed that this conference comes as an extinction to the first mathematics and implications international conference which was held last year. That conference shed light on the latest research in the field of mathematics. It also aims to encourage researchers and mathematic specialists faculty members to promote scientific research through meetings and exchanging ideas with other researchers. They would also benefit from the experience of prominent international scientists in identifying the priorities needed in conducting a scientific research. The president of the Scientific Committee of the Conference Dr. Ali Al-kaldi pointed that the Committee received a lot of participations that were judge and around 80 were accepted. The accepted ones vary from lectures and scientific posters. A workshop will be conducted for statistic specialists in collaboration with the Saudi Association Statistical Sciences. 
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, supported the event held by the Faculty of Medicine on Tuesday morning. The Creativity and Medical Club started a campaign to acknowledge the importance of stem cell donation in association with the Saudi Stem Cells Donor Registry (SSCDR). His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy was also introduced to the objectives event and was provided with a brief description of the importance of stem cell donation awareness. SSCDR's procedures were highlighted by explaining that if a possible stem cell donor is found in the database to be a good match for a recipient, steps are taken to teach the donor about the transplant process and make sure he or she is making an informed decision. It was further highlighted that people who might benefit from stem cell therapies include those with spinal cord injuries, type 1 diabetes, Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, heart disease, stroke, burns, cancer and osteoarthritis. Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Prof. Sulaiman Al-Humaid, also confirmed the importance of Stem Cell Donations and the necessity of societal awareness. He noted that such awareness is accomplished by intensifying campaigns in this field. Of noteworthy mention, this campaign comes as an extension of the previous event held in summer 2019 that lasted for 3 days in different locations around the region.  
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University recently adopted more than 85 syllabi for new programs spanning all of the academic degree fields. This effort is the result of His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, launching of the 'Wakeb' initiative. Wakeb aims to implement 100 individual academic programs for various degrees. Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Prof. Saad Du'ajim, explained that the initiative represents a great leap forward in expanding educational opportunities throughout the university system. He further noted that in addition to the new syllabi, the teams evaluated and revised many existing curriculum plans. The Vice Rector stated that they are considerable improvements in Arabic language, English Language and Islamic Culture programs.
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center  His Excellency  King Khalid University Rector , Prof. Dr. Faleh bin Raja Allah Al-Solami chaired the fourth meeting of the University Council, in the presence of The Secretary-General of the University Affairs Council  Dr. Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Al-Saleh ,The University Vice  Rectors   and The College Deans   . The University Vice Rector of Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research  the Secretary of The University Council Prof. Dr. Saad bin Abdulrahman Al-Omari explained  that The Council   has approved a number of recommendations ,  which included  the establishment of the Department of Modern Languages   and  Mining Engineering , as well as  a Scientific journal in  Administrative and Financial Sciences . Furthermore,  the  approval  of an  academic  contract between King Khalid University and the American Educational Company (ELS) , in addition to , a memorandum of understanding between The  Southern Federal University of the Russian  and  King  Khaled University , the  promotion of  university employees ,also  upgrading  The  Guidance Counseling  Unit to   Guidance Counseling  Center  as well as upgrading  The Special Needs  Unit  to The Special Needs Center  and  the approval of the   adoption of  postgraduate programs in rehabilitation the teacher .
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khaled University Deanship of Human Resources, represented by the  Human Resource Development Agency,  has recently  launched a series of  strategic planning workshops aimed at the development of faculty members at KKU.  The Vice Dean of Human Resource Development, at The Deanship Dr. Nasser Al -Qumaishan, explained that  the Deanship aims to build a professional development   vision for faculty members, through  a strategy based on the feedback of  primary beneficiaries. Therefore, 8 workshops were established targeting 240 members, and were divided into topics to formulate the strategy’s structure, the workshops topics were also divided into two categories: the first category offers  cognitive skills which will be benefit in working life  , while the second category collects surveys, feedback and suggestions as well as offering practical training in specific areas. Al - Qumishan, pointed that the outcomes of the workshops are to be transformed into annual  executive plans  implemented in a variety fields of academic  professional development . Most notably ; scientific research, teaching and learning ,leadership development whether  inside or  outside the university  and academic experts.  
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, congratulated the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, the Saudi government and the entire nation on the fifth anniversary of His Majesty's ascension to the throne. Rector Al-Solamy explained that we celebrate five years of His Majesty's beneficence at a time of unprecedented strength, security, and prosperity throughout the nation. Also, the Kingdom continues to make great strides in industrial, scientific and economic development, which allows Saudi Arabia to assume a leadership role on the global stage. He added that we pray that Allah grants us peace and prosperity in perpetuity....more
The Community Service Unit at Community College for Girls, Abha conducted a five-week English intensive program for students. The program started on October 3, 2019 and ended on November 7, 2019.  On October 3, 2019 Dr. Heba held the first session on the topic of "Parts of Speech", followed by another presentation on "How to make CV and Application by Ms. Fozia Zulfiquar. On October 10, 2019 the second session was organized. Dr. Heba gave a detailed presentation on "Meeting people, talking about jobs and routines" while Ms. Fozia Zulfiquar conducted a workshop on "Applying for a Job" and Ms. Arwa familiarized students with "English Verbs and Tenses".    On October 17, 2019 the third session was organized. Ms. Ameena gave a presentation on "Speaking at University"; while Ms. Saja conducted a practical session on "Vocabularies". On October 24, 2019 the fourth session was addressed by Ms. Fozia on "Job Interview", Ms. Mai on "Quick and Easy Tips for everyone" and Ms. Siraj Muneera on "Directions" respectively.    
                              Source: King Khalid University - Media Center His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, hosted the inaugural meeting of the Southern Region Engineering Colleges Collaborative. This initiative is to advance engineering education and technical advancement by way of cooperative efforts among engineering colleges in the region. Participating institutions include: The College of Engineering at Najran University, the College of Engineering at Jazan University, the College of Engineering at Al Baha University as well as the College of Engineering at Bisha University and King Khalid University. At the beginning of the meeting, His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy welcomed the representatives of the colleges and praised the efforts of the engineering colleges in the Southern region. He noted that these collaborative efforts will benefit and support all of the colleges as well as the citizenry of the Southern region.....more  
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center Department of Media and Communication at King Khalid University held a symposium, on Wednesday, at Abha Literary Club, entitled “Improving the Assets of Dealing with Tourists and its Impact on Tourism in Abha". This was part of " Terhab" campaign, organized and supervised by the Department of Media and Communication. The symposium was attended by the Head of Department of Media and Communication, Prof. Ali bin Shwail Al Qarni, the Head of Department of Arabic Language, and a number of university employees and Abha literary Club members. The symposium, addressed International Tourism (tourists experience) which was managed by, Prof. Awad Ibrahim. Dr. Abdulla Al Murai Asiri, a faculty member at the Department of Media and Communication, also addressed experiences in tourism, in addition to the participation of the Tour Guide Mr. Khalid A l Touq, who assured that Islamic moral practices are the best way to host the Kingdom visitors. The Head of Department of Arabic Language Dr. Ahmad Al Tihani, praised the title of “Terhab" campaign, pointing to its eloquent value, and as the Director of Abha Literary Club, he stressed that the club welcomes the students of King Khalid University. At the end of the symposium, the Training Supervisor at the Department of Media and Communication Dr. Ali Zuhair Al Qahtani, announced that the campaign won Best Graduation Project for the students of Department of Media and Communication for the first semester of the Academic year 1441. He also praised the astonishing idea of the campaign.     
                              Source :  King Khalid University - Media Center   The university recently sponsored the International Day of Radiology (IDoR). His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, and Vice Rector of Academic Affairs, Dr. Saad Du'ajim, hosted the event at the main campus. The Vice Rector toured the radiology exhibition created by the organizers. Following the opening ceremony, there was a group discussion in the visit to the accompanying exhibition. After that, Radiology Department Head, Dr. Maqboul Al-Aliani, led a group discussion on the future of radiological science. Next, Dr. Mohammad Al-Qahtani gave a presentation on short-term advances in radiological methods. Towards the end of the event, Vice Rector Du'ajim thanked the Medical College and the Department for their hard work in creating the program. He also thanked all of those who participated and attended the event. At the conclusion of the ceremony, the (Isha'a) Initiative Award for Innovation and Research Excellence and the Annual Scientific Day Initiative for undergraduate students were launched. In addition, awards were presented to two research groups and to Asma Al-Mujathil for preparing a booklet for Radiology intern students. The organizers also recognized the following sponsors: Saudi German Hospital (Sponsor of the ceremony); Al-Ghad International College; The Administration of Health Affairs of Asir; Asir Central Hospital; Khamis Mushait Hospital; The University Medical City; The Media Center.                          
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center Vice Rector of Female Student Affairs, Dr. Khlood Abu Melha, officiated at the inaugural Health and Sport Education forum. The female Deanship of Student Affairs organized the event. The purpose of the forum was to raise awareness of women's health. Exhibits focused on nutrition, exercise, and psychological well-being. The female colleges, along with the Student Guidance Center, sponsored several events such as a track race, cycling competition, and tennis tournament. More than 2,300 women participated in the forum and competitive events. Dr. Fatimah Sha'aban Asiri, Vice Dean of the Deanship of Student Affairs, started the forum with opening remarks stressing the importance of women's public health and sports education. She noted that women's physical fitness, well-being and participation in sports are important components of the national strategy as per Vision 2030, which the university supports. The three top finishers in the short track race in a field of 60 were: Ghada Ibrahim (1) Alhanoof Al-Shahrani (2) Shatha Al-Shehri (3) The three top finishers in the cycle race in a field of 58 were: Ghada Altheeb (1) Taif Asiri (2) Maryam Al-Zahrani (3) In addition, 60 students participated in the Table Tennis tournament.
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center His Excellency, King Khalid University Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, recently sponsored the World Quality Day ceremony at the university theater in Abha. His Excellency, Taibah University Rector Prof. Abdulaziz Alsarani, was the guest of honor. Other honored guests included Dr. Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Fuhaid, Deputy Executive Director of the National Center for Academic Accreditation and Assessment, and former Executive Director of the King Abdulaziz Quality Award, Dr. Zebin Althobaiti. At the beginning of the ceremony, His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy welcomed His Excellency Rector Alsarani and the other guests and participants. Rector Al-Solamy then delivered his opening remarks in which he expressed his appreciation to the national leadership for focusing on quality. He noted that "continuous quality improvement is an integral aspect of economic development in every sector." Rector Al-Solamy also thanked the University's Quality and Development Agency, the Deanship of Academic Development and Quality, and the University employees for their quality initiatives.....more    
King Khalid University invites candidates to enter the written test and the interview. The test will be administered at 8 a.m. on Sunday, November 17, 2019, in rooms A/2/59 and A/2/61 at the College of Business. Those who pass the test will be invited to interview on the same day at 1 p.m. For the test location, please click here. To view the result of your application, please click here. NOTE: You must bring all the original documents and a copy of the documents as follows: Academic Certificate and Academic Transcript; National ID; Equivalence documentation if the qualification was issued by a non-Saudi university.
     Cource: King Khalid University - Media Center  On November 14, 2019, His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, met with Asir Technical and Vocational Training Department Director, Dr. Sulaiman Al-Hifzi, at his office on the main campus. At the beginning of the meeting, His Excellency welcomed Dr. Al-Hifzi and commended the efforts offered by the General Administration of Technical and Vocational Training in the region. They then discussed the possibility of future collaborations and projects to achieve Vision 2030. At the end of the meeting, Rector Al-Solamy received the annual report of the Technical and Vocational Training Department in Asir.  
The Guidance and Counselling Unit, in cooperation with the Deanship of Student Affairs held the event (World Mental Health Day) under the slogan: (Prevention of suicide prevention).   For a whole week from Sunday 1441/2/14 to 1441/28, in the college lobby A number of corners were made: - Drawing Corner - Writing Corner - Coloring Corner The program included the distribution of awareness leaflets as well as inspirational and positive cards.
In cooperation with the Deanship of Students' Affairs, the Cooperation Club visited the Social care center in the International Day of Older Persons on Tuesday, 8/3/1441. The visit has begun with: - Greetings and introducing the students to the employees of the house. - Then asking the inmates to mention funny stories from their lives - Popular Proverbs competitions. - Preforming the southern dance - Giving souvenirs to the employees and inmates of the house In the presence of 11 students and 3 female employees in the faculty
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The General Directorate of Information Technology concluded the STEM JAM workshop for electronic games development on Saturday, November 9, 2019. The Asir Scientific Center co-sponsored the three-day event at the main campus in Abha. More than 50 male and female aspiring game developers of varying ages and backgrounds participated. CIO, Dr. Mohammed Al-Sager, explained that the event focuses on: Simplifying science according to the STEM methodology, simplifying solving computational problems and understanding laws, developing imagination and creative problem-solving. CIO Al-Sager thanked His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, for his support of the event. He also expressed his gratitude to the Asir Scientific Center for their cooperation....more