King Khalid University

The 6th University Olympics

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University 6th Olympics Competition, was inaugurated on Sunday the  6 th of Rabie Al Awal,  which is organized by the Deanship of Student Affairs represented by the Cultural and Social Activities agency and the  Deanship Female Student Affairs  and is to  continue to the 10th of Rabie Al Awal.  The 6th edition of the Cultural Olympiad aims to develop and stimulate the energies, abilities and skills of  students in various fields. The Olympics is to include 15  competitions : The memorization of the Holy Quran, Recitation of Quran , Sunnah, the Biography of the Prophet peace be upon him, the Art of Diction, Classic Poetry , Short Story, Arabic calligraphy  , painting, General Knowledge  competitions, and community service On his part the Dean of the Deanship of  Student Affairs, Dr. Abdullah Mansour Al-Aidid stressed on the importance of  motivating and encouraging students to participate in the competitions. He thanked  His Excellency Prof.Faleh bin Raja Allah Al-Solami, for supporting the Olympics and encouraging its repetition, he also extended his gratitude to the University Vice Rector of Academic Affairs for his support and to all those who contribute to the success of the event. Its worth mentioning that the awarding ceremony is sponsored by his Excellency King Khalid University and is to be held next Thursday the 10th of Rabie Al Awal 1441Ah. 
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University Council Approves the Appointment of 28 Lectures

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University Council approved the appointment of 28 Teacher Assistants to the rank of lecture after meeting the university requirements.  The University Vice Rector of Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research Prof. Saad bin Abdulrhamn Al Amiri, congratulated the candidates and stressed that the University under the supervision of the University Rector Prof. Falleh bin Rajallah Al Solami is keen to support and motivate its academic members through providing  suitable conditions and opportunities that serve the development of quality of the university members.  The University Council, calls  up all   remaining  teaching assistant,  and those who hold a master's degree  who wish to be  appointed   to the rank of "lecturer" to complete the appointment requirements in accordance to the conditions approved by the University Council. 
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STEM JAM: Electronic Game Development Event

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The King Khalid University Information Technology Administration has planned the launch of the STEM JAM activity in collaboration with the Asir Scientific Center. STEM Jam is designed for those interested in electronic game development and the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) scientific methodologies used. STEM JAM will begin on November 7, 2019, and end on November 9, 2019, with a 20-hour competition project.   The activity will have a focus that includes but is not limited to: Simplifying science according to STEM methodology, which is concerned with simplifying the solution of mathematical problems and understanding scientific laws; Developing innovation and creative thinking by using VR or AR; Problem-solving and employing 21-century skills, such as engineering design in mathematics, explaining programming languages and linking arts to science; Raising awareness of STEM methodology and employing electronic games in spreading STEM culture. The General Administration of Information Technology invites those interested in the development of electronic games to register for the event. Please, (click here)
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The University Archeological Digging at the Historical Jerash Site

Source:King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University archeology digging team took part in the Archeological digging at the Historical  Jerash which has recently been finalized. The participation of King Khalid University archeology team, is part of the memorandum of  collaboration terms signed between the University and National Authority for Tourism and an attempt to achieve the university’s goal in supporting national tourism and the protection of historical sites.    The University Vice Rector for Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research Prof. Saad Abdulrahman Al Amiri  had perviously visited the site and observed the work which was under the supervision of the team’s leader Abdulaziz AlYahya.  The University team Supervisor  assistant professor,Dr. Ali bin Abdullah Marzouq, stressed that the  university was  keen to take part  in the field work  with the Tourism Authority team to explore  the methods of digging,archaeological recording, and   finding  historical and archaeological sites. He pointed that   this participation is the fifth on the university part,  where the team actively participated in pervious diggings. It is noteworthy that the Jerash archaeological site includes historical relics dating back to the  Islamic periods, and it is the teams mission to discover monuments that are to be transferred to the  Asir Archaeological Museum, to attract tourists to Asir region in the near future.      
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University Rector Inaugurates Asir Welcome Campaign

Source:King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, inaugurated the Asir Guests Welcome Initiative in the presence of General Director of Asir Police Department, General Major Abdulaziz bin Saleh Al-Maghlouth, King Khalid University Vice Rector, Prof. Muhammad Al-Hasoon, and Dean of Community Service and Continuing Education, Dr. Omar Ageel. The initiative, which will be conducted by the Badir Volunteer Team and the Voluntary Work Unit at the Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education, is an integral part of the Goodwill Initiative launched by Governor of Asir, His Royal Highness Prince Turki bin Talal bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud. On his part, Dean Algeel explained that the Asir Guests Welcome Initiative is represented in the hospitality of the region's residents to visitors and guests in public parks and tourist locations in Asir. The initiative will begin at the start Dhū Al-Ḥijjah and will mainly organize welcome tours within the city of Abha and the surrounding areas of the Asir region.        
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King Khalid University Celebrates Eid al Fitr

King Khalid University - Media Center   King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, led King Khalid University's Annual Eid Celebration, which was organized by the iT Administration to celebrate Eid al Fitr for the year 1440 AH.   At the beginning of the ceremony, His Excellency congratulated the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman Abdulaziz Al Saud - may Allah protect them - on Eid al Fitr and the success of the Makkah Summit. He also praised the efforts of the armed forces who have devoted their lives to protect our country. He followed by congratulating the university community on Eid Al Fitr, asking Allah to bless and protect our country. Of noteworthy mention, His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy, along with all in attendance, dedicated a mural to the armed forces as a token of appreciation. Elsewhere in the university community, the Tehama Campus also celebrated Eid al Fitr in the presence of Tehama Campus General Supervisor, Dr. Ahmed Al-Shehri, where he congratulated all faculty members and employees on behalf of the university rector and wished them success.
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More Than 500 Benefit From Community Service Diploma Programs

 King Khalid University - Media Center The Deanship Community Service and Continuing Education conducted a variety of training courses and diploma programs in the 1439-40 academic year.The Deanship offered more than 55 programs this year including: Internet Security, Cybercrime: Challenges and Processes, Effective Communication Skills, Scientific Research Skills, Process Management Engineering, Total Quality Management, Electronic Archiving and Human Resources Management, and Computers in Office Management. The Deanship has also completed six diploma programs including: Applied Programming, Office Management, English, Associate Diploma in Resource Management, and Associate's in Health Management.....more         ا
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University Rector Inaugurates 'Be part of It' Integrity Initiative

King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, is pleased to announce a new program called the 'Be Part of It' initiative. This new student organization is a collaboration of the Anaya student club from the College of Nursing in Khamis Mushait and the Nazaha club from the Deanship of Student Affairs at Greger. The purpose is to encourage integrity and honesty in each individual's academic, professional and personal affairs. The inauguration ceremony opened with a reading from the Holy Qur'an, followed by an explanation from the club leader Raed Al Qahtani on the goals, and strategies to achieve higher levels of honesty and integrity in society. In the Rector's opening remarks, he commended the organizing members of the initiative as well as those who chose to join the effort. He urged all students to follow a virtuous path of unwavering integrity in every aspect of life. The Rector commented on the importance of the new initiative in helping people avoid succumbing to the unholy temptations of deception and deceit. Later the organizers presented a short video introducing the new initiative and further explaining the club's history, objectives and strategic plan. The initiative is active online with links to the university's main website. Students are being encouraged to participate via text messages. At the end of the ceremony, the organizers thanked the Rector for his patronage and presented him with a commemorative plaque.....MORE
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University Rector Inaugurates Drug Awareness Campaign

King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, inaugurated a new drug prevention program known as 'We are Against It' on Friday evening at the Rashid Mall. The campaign was organized by the medical college student club in collaboration with the Student Guidance Unit of the General Directorate for Drug Control in the Asir region. After conducting the ribbon cutting ceremony, His Excellency toured the program exhibition with the organizers and participants. There were many exhibits providing useful information on the inherent dangers of drug use and the perils of addiction. There was also information available on drug treatment programs. In addition, the General Directorate for Drug Control had a staff psychiatrist at the event who gave people advice on methods to quit smoking....MORE
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King Khalid University Rector Sponsors Ahad Rafidah Forum: The Role of Assessment in Learning Outcomes

King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, hosted a forum titled 'The Role of Assessments in Learning Outcomes'. The forum was organized by the College of Arts and Sciences in Ahad Rafidah. The purpose of the forum was to explore the various ways in which evaluation and assessment influences learning outcomes in higher education. The program also discusses the obstacles and challenges that occur in the test and evaluation process. His Excellency focused his presentation on the importance of using assessments and evaluations to improve learning outcomes in academic programs. He noted that the Ministry of Education is also examining this issue to help improve education throughout the Kingdom. The Ministry and King Khalid University are acutely aware that higher education is an integral component of the national development and economic expansion plans. Therefore, continuous improvement of universities is a high priority at many levels. The Rector thanked the College of Arts and Sciences at Ahad Rafidah and its Dean, Dr. Salma Al-Gharabi, for organizing and hosting the forum....more
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