Once again, a group of MSA's Dentistry students and staff took off to two hospitals in Fayoum to play an important role in developing their society. The team diagnosed patients and provided free dental treatments; moreover, a number of oral surgeries were performed to patients with severe cases. It's noteworthy that all patients were donated free antibiotics and analgesics when needed. This convoy was prosperous in many ways as it has provided students with the experience of dealing with several medical conditions and allowed them to work in a different environment than the one they are used to.
MSA University"s Dental Health Awareness group of students and staff went on a mission to Nile Egyptian International School in 6th October City and diagnosed 200 children. This is because MSAians care for the welfare of our society and they believe it is important for young children to learn how to keep their teeth clean and cavity-free. For KG1, KG2 and Grade 1, the team told a story to the children about the importance of brushing their teeth and taught them more about healthy and unhealthy food. The children also learnt how to brush their teeth in a healthy manner.
MSA University is proud to announce its annual Engineering conference for Communications and Electronics on Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd of November 2010, starting at 9:00 am - 16:30 pm. Forty five different studies from universities across Egypt and the Middle East, and even Canada, will be presented at the conference. Also, MSA University's Faculty Members will be presenting their researches as well. This event is the first of its kind to be organized entirely by a private university. Once again, MSA leads.
MSA's own Dr. Faten Kamel, Head of Operative Department Faculty of Dentistry, and Dr. Rasha Ramadan, Assistant Lecturer, have both traveled to the University of Glasgow in the UK on Sunday 17th of October '10.The reason for their travel is to exchange both universities' impressive knowledge and to observe new teaching techniques and facilities. They also made it a point to check graduate and postgraduate programmes.
Two Engineering students represent MSA in Belgium in "The Annual Students Branch and Gold Conference"
The IEEE, which introduced the RISEC competition for Engineering and Computer Science students earlier this year, is now holding its annual SBC (Student Branch and Gold) conference in Belgium from the 4thto the 8th of August 2010. Many countries from Africa, Europe and Asia will demonstrate their IEEE student activities. MSA University will be participating and students Mohamed Khairy and Noha Mostafa will be representing it.
On Tuesday, 6th July, 2010, MSA's Faculty of Engineering held its annual Exhibition for Graduating Seniors of Industrial Engineering in Engineering Workshop, after which the students discussed their projects with the judging panel.The judging panel comprised of: Dr.Said Ashour, Dean of Faculty of Engineering, Dr. Mohamed Said Hassan, Head of Department of Industrial Engineering, and Dr. Samuel Mengistu, from University of Greenwich.
MSA new Bio-Equivalency Center has been licensed by the Egyptian Ministry Of Health to be the first private university in Egypt to acquire it. MSA Bio-Equivalency Center ranks as the 12th fully functional center of its kind around Egypt.
In a perfect example of how theory can be put into practice, students of the faculty of engineering held an exceptional workshop exhibit for their graduation projects. MSA University has always been keen to mix theory with practice to enhance the students' learning process.The University has invited several distinguished professors from the same field to evaluate the students' projects which represent the outcome of years of theoretical and practical studies.
The Career Placement Center is holding a competition for designing and implementing an Internal Marketing Campaign to promote the CPC within the MSA University October Campus for all majors and faculties.
On Monday 19th April, 2010 Broadcasting Department at MSA hosted a workshop for the Daily TV show production members of,"Yes3ed Sba7ak"- channel 2. The main theme of the workshop was, "The production technique of daily talk shows." The production team of the show consisted of Mr. Sameh Abdalla, director, Mr Hany Gamil, editor, Mr Fayez Tharwat, anchor and Miss Hanaa Maher, assistant producer and it is casted by alternating presenters.
MSA Architecture students participated in its first students' cultural day (When Architecture meets Nature). MSA Architecture department organized its first students' cultural day in El Orman park on 17th of April 2010 as one of the department's goals is mixing fun with education with an attempt to enhance the cultural activities, and increase the interaction between the architectural education, nature and the environment outside the closed lecture halls.
MSA hosted a renowned delegation from University of Catalonia in Spain which consisted of Catalonian Minister of Education and Head of Lildia University in Spain. The delegation aimed at signing a co-operation protocol between MSA and the Spanish ministers to enhance the efforts of researchers from both parties in order to induce the European Union support. MSA was invited to be an honorable member in the Mediterranean Universities League. They also offered adopting and financing the small and medium businesses in the university and academic exchange programs.
MSA Engineering students participated in Cairo conference of Engineering and information Technology ICT. The conference was inaugurated by Dr Tarek Kamel the Minister of communication and Information Technology which was held in Cairo International Conference Center at Nasr City. MSA students" participation was highly commended and appreciated as they have attained a cutting edge in electronics which enticed the renowned companies to offer support, sponsorship, finance and executions. Intel, ESC, White house Securities and Delta Insurance were among these companies who assured the validity and the outstanding potential of projects.
MSA took part, for the first time in the International Collegiate Programming Contest which took place last October 2009 in Cairo University where all universities of Arab Republic of Egypt have participated. MSA team also joined that contest on the Middle East and Africa level where 46 teams from 29 universities of 9 Arab countries have participated. The American University in Beirut, Kuwait, Sultanate of Oman, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Palestine has participated in the contest. In Egypt the AUC, BUE, Cairo University, Ein Shams and Helwan universities and MSA has participated for the first time.
The 2nd International Conference for the applications of bio-technology (ICAB) 2009 attended by 350 scientists and researchers from all over the world was held for two days at October University for Modern Sciences and Arts (MSA) where they presented and discussed the latest and most advanced researches in that respect.
MSA University has witnessed the first international conference for the biotechnology applications in which three hundred and fifty scientists and researchers have shown up from all over the world. Scientists and researchers have presented the latest researches concerning the biotechnology field.
October University for Modern Sciences and Arts took the initiative to host this conference where researchers discussed the latest and the most advanced researches in the field of biotechnology where (MSA)is considered the only and sole university to have biotechnology among its faculties either in Egypt or in the Arab world universities. (MSA) grants its graduates a degree in biotechnology equivalent to the same degree granted to graduates of Greenwich University in the United Kingdom.
October University for Modern Sciences & Arts in association with Greenwich University initiated a very successful student exchange programme last November (2007) where 21 students and 7 instructors from MSA visited Greenwich University. In continuation of the spirit of cooperation between these two great universities a second student exchange is taking place this May (2008) where MSA Students and Professors will be visiting Greenwich University. Two faculty members from the architecture department were invited by Greenwich University as external critics for their final crits. Drs. Omar Fawzy and Omar Nagati, renowned professors in the Faculty of Architecture Engineering at MSA University, will attend two crits on May 7 and May 9, 2008 as part of the continuing collaboration between MSA University and Greenwich University.
This Research Center is a state of the art research facility equipped with the latest in technology, and cost over 12 million Egyptian Pounds to establish. The dental clinics have been equipped with extremely high-tech specifications that meet the U.K. standards. The dental clinics include a total of 160 high-tech chairs, imported from Germany, and two students are assigned to each dental chair, in order to increase their participation, and focus.
Over 200 students from all disciplines of Engineering presented their course projects during the annual projects day. The setting took place at the Engineering workshop which is constructed over an area of 4,000m2.Groups of students ranging from 2 to 5 presented their course projects to their professors, parents, and friends.