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AUS alum treks to Everest Base Camp

Posted by AUS blog on Oct 5, 2017 9:00:00 AM

By Louay Khalil

We all have dreams, some big and some small. Some of these dreams will remain just that, dreams. But if we work hard to achieve them, these dreams can turn into life-changing experiences. This summer, I fulfilled a big dream of mine. In itself, the dream was simple, to trek to the iconic Everest Base Camp. It took me two weeks and an upward trekking of around 130 kms to reach the base camp.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, Alumni, American University, Kilimanjaro, MBA, Africa, Tanzania, American, Nepal, Himalaya, Lukla, Lukla Airport, Kathmandu, Everest, Mount Everest, Everest Base Camp, Master of Business Administration, Mount Kilimanjaro

AUS staff member treks to Mt. Everest Base Camp

Posted by AUS blog on Sep 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM

By Gureni Lukwaro

Jayant Menon Manavazhi, Supply Chain Director at American University of Sharjah has once again reached new heights—this time at the base camp of the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest, in Nepal. Standing at an altitude of 5,365m, the Southern Face Base Camp offers some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in the world.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, UAE, Best Universities, Kilimanjaro, University, Tanzania, American, Nepal, Himalaya, Lukla, Lukla Airport, Kathmandu, Chile, Mount Vinson, Antartica, Everest, Mount Everest, Everest Base Camp, South Base Camp, Andes, Andes Ranges

American University of Sharjah staff climbs Mount Kilimanjaro

Posted by AUS blog on Aug 3, 2016 3:00:00 PM

By Gureni Lukwaro

Life is full of opportunities for fun, excitement, adventure and extraordinary experiences. But for Jayant Menon Manavazhi, Supply Chain Director at American University of Sharjah (AUS), climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania was not only just an opportunity to fulfil his longtime dream, it was also a chance to motivate his children and other youngsters that anything is possible if you just set your mind to it and give it your all.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, Kilimanjaro, Africa, Tanzania

AUS Professor climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise funds for orphans

Posted by AUS blog on Feb 11, 2014 11:00:00 AM

By Gureni Lukwaro

Meis Al-Kaisi, Assistant Professor of Arabic and Translation at American University of Sharjah (AUS) successfully climbed to the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for orphaned

Dr. Al-Kaisi, her sister and two friends made it to Uhuru Peak, the top of Africa standing at 5895 meters above sea level to raise money for Whisper which brings hope and full-filling life and high quality education to orphaned and children in Uganda cared for by "Whisper, The World Orphanage Fund". neglected children of Mutai Village in Uganda.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, Kilimanjaro, Orphans, Uganda

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