The Community Engagement Office in the Applied Science University established and launched the First ASU Forum for Social Volunteerism for Youth that was held on the Campus on Saturday, 21st October 2017 in Abdullah Nass Hall.
Dr. Mohammed Yousif, Vice President of Administration, Finance and Community Engagement, Dr. Assem Al-Hajj, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Development attended the event with the participation of the Deanship of Students Affairs followed by Volunteer activists, local Community, University staff and students. The forum included lectures, presentations, questions and competitions, Where Ten specialized speakers participated in a variety of topics that Highlighted the fields of volunteerism and its inspiration from all aspects. Mr. Mohammad Alsinan, President of the Local Council of Muharraq Governorate, emphasised on the importance of achieving psychological comfort through volunteer work.
Ms. Fatima Isa, delivered a presentation about the definition of voluntary work and its objectives. Dr. Mohammad Alaa Al-Hamami, Manager of Community Engagement Office at ASU delivered a lecture and h about using social media for charity and voluntary works. Mr. Ahmad Salem Bu-Qais talked about the effect of volunteerism in behavior. Dr. Murad Aljanabi, Professor of Islamic Sciences at ASU presented a lecture about volunteering in Islam.
Dr. Ali Aldada, Assistant Professor in Political Science department at ASU talked about the role of volunteer work in spreading the creativity of literary youth. Mr. Musab Alshaikh delivered a presentation about developmental energy. Mr. Mohammed Hasan Yousif talked about initiatives as the spirit of volunteerism.
Moreover, ASU student coach Abeer Saloom, talked about the role of volunteer work in empowering people with disabilities, and the last speaker was ASU master student Mr. Suliman Farhan who presented a lecture on leadership and motivation in volunteer work.