Book Fair Succeeds Under the Tutelage of HRH Prince Faisal bin Khalid

His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the Asir Region, inaugurated the 15th Annual Book Fair organized by King Khalid University and represented by the Deanship of Library Affairs, on Wednesday the 1st of Safar 1440 AH at Prince Sultan Intellectual Center in Khamis Mushait.

His Excellency King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh R. M. Al-Solamy, thanked HRH Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz for his patronage and HRH Prince Turki bin Talal bin Abdulaziz, for their time and effort in supporting and encouraging the development of the region.

In his speech, Al-Solamy said: "We thank Allah for the Kingdom's continued emphasis on human capital development through higher education. We also thank our great leader the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, HRM King Salman bin Abdulaziz, and the Crown Prince, HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman, for their vision and paving the way forward for the Kingdom in the 21st century."

Vice Rector of Academic Affairs, Dr. Saad Bin Mohammed Bin Dajjam, explained that the university plays a vital role in our society by supporting and sponsoring various programs and activities." The book fair is a vital part of spreading knowledge and laying a foundation for further education and development of the citizenry," Dajjam said. He noted that with the support and leadership of Rector Al-Solamy the 15th Annual Book Fair had broad participation including more than 100 agencies and publishing houses.

Dean of Library Affairs at the University, Dr. Abdullah Al Nasser, further explained that the fair aims to help the Kingdom achieve its objectives and vision by providing a vibrant academic environment that bolsters both the faculty and student efforts to succeed in this rapidly advancing globally integrated technological environment.

  The college of Science and Arts in Khamis Mushait, represented by the Academic Guidance Unit at the College has launched a campaign to spread the psychological awareness as a main objective for the unit programs during this semester. The campaign started on Tuesday 23/5/1440 AH at the College Theater by a speech delivered by Dr.Sabah Zahar, in which she asserted the importance of psychological awareness for the person , and the importance of early diagnosis of cases. She focuses on the differences between spiritual and psychological and also urged not to shy away because of psychological illness . She also mentioned a number of psychological disorders , their symptoms and methods of diagnosis and treatment, such as: social phobia. Depression. Anxiety. Obsessive-compulsive disorder. Schizophrenia and others. The unit also orgenized an integrated corner containing educational brochures, leaflets and clips about psychosocial diseases. It is noteworthy that 200 students approximately benefited from this campaign.
Source :  King Khalid University - Media Center   King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Falleh R. M. Al-Solamy, faculty members, staff, and students will welcome His Royal Highness Prince Turki bin Talal bin Abdulaziz, Asir Governor, who will visit the university on Wednesday the 8th of Jumādá Al-Ākhirah. His Royal Highness will meet with faculty members and students to discuss developmental projects and plans. The visit is a result of His Royal Highness's belief in the importance of meeting with the university members, which will contribute to the development of the university and the region in general, noting that such visits  highlight the university's needs and interests and help provide the support needed to achieve the university's goals and mission.   King Khalid University appreciates His Royal Highness's gesture, which demonstrates the bond between the Saudi people and their government led by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince, Vice President of the Council of the Ministers and Minister of Defense.
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center Under the patronage of King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Falleh R. M. Al-Solamy, the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, in cooperation with the Student Club of the Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences in Abha, has organized an awareness event to help raise awareness of cancer and encourage prevention in the community. Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences Head, Dr. Majid Saad Al-Faie, explained that the event will be held on the 4th of February, which is World Cancer Day. The event will include an accompanying exhibition in partnership with a number of health entities from both government and private industry. In addition, the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences in collaboration with the Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education will hold a public event at Al-Rashid mall on Saturday the 4th of Jumādá Al-Ākhirah 1440. It is worth noting that the female colleges will also be holding the same event on the medical female campus on Tuesday the 30thof Jumādá Al-Ūlá.​
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University announces the opening of a number of Teacher Assistant jobs in the College Humanities in Abha, the Community Colleges in Abha, Khamis Mushait, Mohayil, and Rijal Alma in the field of media and communication and general electives. The opening of online application submission is to begin on Sunday the 5th of Jumādá Al-Ākhirah and end on the 11th of the same month. Conditions include but are not limited to: Applicant must be of Saudi nationality; Age limit must not exceed 30 years; Fresh graduate applicants are preferred, or must not exceed five years since graduation, noting that submission for fresh graduate will include second-semester graduates for the academic year 1434/1435 and first semester graduates for the academic year 1439/1440; Degree received from a Saudi university or a foreign university recognized in the same specialization (attaching documents from the Ministry of Education to graduates of non-Saudi universities); Full-time degree; GPA not less than 'Very Good'; Minimum of 60 points for the university assessment test; Interview; Department written test; English language proficiency test for English language applicants;   For more information, please visit the University's official website.
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University launched the third week of the Seventh Annual Regional Healthcare Initiative in Bariq. The Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education led the way by holding more than 10 training programs serving 430 participants. The programs were complemented by self-development workshops on the importance of management delivered by Dr. Mohammad Al-Mazah. Dr. Al-Mazah discussed the definition of future planning, the concepts of planning, and a variety of project management terminologies. Also addressed was the concept of strategic planning and the role it plays in setting a successful plan. After, Dr. Ibrahim Al Qayid presented a workshop titled 'The Arts of Communication', which elaborated on strategies to captivate your audience and the art of listening and persuasion. In the second phase of the events, a workshop titled 'Self-Development, Growth, and Priorities' was delivered by Dr. Ahmed Al-Khera. His workshop - tailored the concept of self-development - explained the importance it holds in discovering self-worth and value as well as the self-management and the priorities one must focus on to achieve self-growth and success. After, Dr. Ashraf Abu Zayd held a workshop on cybercrimes and the challenges and obstacles facing government entities. The purpose of Dr. Abu Zayd's workshop was to introduce the reasons behind cybercrime and the danger it poses to society. Then, Dr. Mamoon Al-Badawi delivered a seminar on utilizing active communication in the workplace. He explained and introduced the concept of communication and the impact it has on the work environment. He also illustrated the important role communication holds in productivity and creativity. In the third phase of the events, a workshop on e-commerce was delivered by Dr. Ama'l Karbaj. Her workshop explained the definition of e-commerce, online shopping, consumer rights, and risks. After, Dr. Suad Abdulkarim held a workshop on event management and the advantages one can obtain when properly setting plans for events. Then, Dr. Khalida Ahmed delivered a seminar on the properties of food oil. The seminar included an explanation of the types of oils used in cooking and the dangers of reusing them on our health. In all, many of the week's activities were focused on providing social development workshops. Two additional sessions were delivered that included: 'The Skills of Research' by Dr. Samia Al-Amjad; 'Home Accidents and Prevention Methods' by Dr. Darya Hassan.