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Future Medical City Collaboration Meeting

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, welcomed His Excellency, Taibah University Rector Prof. Abdulaziz Alsarani, and the Supervising Committee of Medical City programs at Al Madinah Al Munawarah to his office at the main campus. The meeting was held to discuss opportunities for collaboration and exchange between the two visiting parties and King Khalid University. In attendance were the university vice rectors, medical college senior leadership, and the assistant director of General Health Affairs in the Asir region.
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University Rector Welcomes the Director of the Technical and Vocational Training Department in Asir

  Source:King Khalid University - Media Center On November 14, 2019, His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, met with Asir Technical and Vocational Training Department Director, Dr. Sulaiman Al-Hifzi, at his office on the main campus. At the beginning of the meeting, His Excellency welcomed Dr. Al-Hifzi and commended the efforts offered by the General Administration of Technical and Vocational Training in the region. They then discussed the possibility of future collaborations and projects to achieve Vision 2030. At the end of the meeting, Rector Al-Solamy received the annual report of the Technical and Vocational Training Department in Asir.
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Rector Inaugurates Tranquility Student Guidance and Counselling Campaign

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, is pleased to announce the inaugural Guidance & Counselling Campaign. The Center for Guidance and Guidance of the Deanship of Student Affairs is organizing this two day event on behalf of the university. The purpose of the campaign is to raise awareness of student needs and those resources available to satisfy same. At the beginning of the program, the organizers briefed His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy on the educational programs and evaluative processes and resources available for the students. His Excellency recognized that an intense academic program is always challenging. Moreover, some students have personal or family issues, which can greatly complicate or even interfere with the educational process. "The university puts a great emphasis on providing our students with appropriate guidance, advice, and counsel for dealing with a variety of academic and personal issues. This program will ensure that our students know that the faculty is there in time of need," he said. Center for Guidance and Counseling Supervisor, Dr. Khorana Al-Suhaimi, explained that this event focuses on making sure that the faculty can recognize student issues and properly direct those students to the appropriate resources within the university. King Khalid University is able to address a variety of issues, including but not limited to academic, psychological, behavioral, stress/anxiety, emotional, and medical. One highlight of the event will be an interactive lecture entitled 'Psychological Stability and its Importance to the University Student'. Dr. Faisal Al-Qahtani will deliver that lecture, which will focus on practical aspects of helping students with those issues affecting their education. Dr. Sami Al-Faifi will close the last day of the event with a training course on time management.
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Workshops and Training Courses in the Moalem Teacher Conference

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center 'The Moalem: Future Aspirations and Development Needs Conference', which will be held at King Khalid University under the supervision of the Saudi Scientific Teacher Association, will include a number of workshops and training courses over a two day period during the 7-8 of Rabī' Al-Ākhir. The workshops are to include :  "Teaching in the 21st Century" by Dr. Ibrahim Al-Hamdan;  "Teaching  Techniques for Research Teachers" by Dr. Ayisha Al-Amri; "Education Design in the 21st Century" by Mrs. Mariam Khairi;  "Vast Teaching Skills and Techniques" by Dr. Saleh Al-Zahrani;   "Integrating Teaching Training Skills to Improve Teacher Performance" by Dr. Omar Al-Rashidi ; "The Role of Student Advisor" in the Prevention of Drug Use" by Dr. Abshan Abshan;  "Leading Teachers" by Mohammad Al-Qarni;  "Performance Values in the Educational Environment" by Dr. Saleh Al-Zahrani; Those wishing to attend the conference are encourage to register. Please, click here to register.
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University to Establish Cancer Research Unit

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, issued a directive establishing a Cancer Research Unit linked to the Scientific Research Deanship. The unit aims to study cancers and its related effects. The unit will also research potential genetic and environmental factors that might cause or contribute to the growth of the disease. The unit will also establish a fully equipped research facility in which collaborative domestic and international organizations can participate in cutting-edge cancer research at the postgraduate and professional levels. In addition, the research arm will serve as an advanced teaching facility for medical students and postgraduate disease researchers. Research capabilities will include tumors, genomics, immunobiology, biochemistry, and epidemiology. King Khalid University is committed to improving world health through cutting-edge research and development.
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University to Host an Integrity and Anti-Corruption Meeting

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center Under the patronage of His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, the university will hold an integrity and anti-corruption meeting in collaboration with the National Anti-Corruption Commission (Nazaha) on the 14th of Rabi Al-Awwal at the main campus. The meeting titled 'Methods to Protect and Promote Integrity' is part of the national responsibility initiative. The Awareness and Cultural Activity Unit of the College of Sharia and Fundamentals of Religion will lead the meeting. The Chairman of the Scientific Committee, Dr. Abdullah Al-Adeed, commented that King Khalid University will host a number of representatives from government and private industry in the Asir region. The first session titled 'Methods and Mechanisms to Enhance Integrity' will discuss the adverse impacts of corruption on national security and electronic services. The following session titled 'Integrity Protection Requirements' will discuss the role of public employees in spreading a culture of integrity
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International Day of Radiology (IDoR)

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center In recognition of International Day of Radiology (IDoR), the Department of Radiology at the College of Applied Medical Sciences in Abha organized a three-day community-based radiology campaign. Head of the Department of Radiology, Dr. Maqbool Al-Aliani, explained that the students in the radiology department organized the event. The students assembled eighteen different exhibits that introduced event attendees to radiology and radiological services. The campaign aimed to spread public awareness on the role of radiology and X-rays in early detection of diseases such as breast cancer. The exhibits also displayed other technology such as ultrasound, CT scans, radiotherapy, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and advanced radiological techniques.
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STEM JAM

  Source: King Khalid University -Media Center King Khalid University Information Technology Administration and Asir Scientific  Center, kicked off the STEM JAM training and competition  event on Thursday evening, in a three workshop session, in addition to the first phase of the 20 hour training course. The  event was lunched by  introduced  the STEM scientific methodology, followed by a workshop presented by Dr. Adel Qahmash. After that the first stage of the game developing workshop was inaugurated by  Eng. Read Bader  where he focused on the tools and engines of game developing. The event included the participation of more than 50 participants  from different age groups and backgrounds. It is worth noting, that event includes  science, technology, engineering and mathematics   according to  the STEM methodology, in addition to  creativity and imagination.
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Investing in Scientific Research

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center With the commitment to advancing the practice of quality assurance, Dean of Scientific Research, Dr. Hamed Al-Qarni, Dr. Ali Bin Saeed Al-Qahtani, and Dr. Ahmed Banaameh delivered a training program entitled 'Investing in Scientific Research' targeting faculty members. During the program which was held in a three day period, the presenters discussed the reasons for investing in research as well as brainstorming, innovation, and creativity in serving the community's social, financial and development needs.
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Future Compass Progam Charts the Path at the College of Science

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University, represented by the Alumni Unit at the College of Science, held a practical training program to prepare and train individuals on the skills of personal planning through a program entitled 'Future Compass'. The event was attended by more than 100 participants at the College of Science at King Abdullah Road. The program was presented by the Head of the Biology Department, Dr. Huda Al-Ghamdi, who discussed the types of personal and general strategic planning, the definition of the concept of values, how to form a vision/mission, and identify your professional field. She also explained the methods to set goals and how to implement them in life practices. The program aims to help individuals identify personal visions, missions and values, and set smart strategic goals, in addition to setting priorities and developing personal long-term goals. It's worth noting that the University Alumni Unit intends to hold a variety of programs and training courses that will enhance the skills and talents of the university graduates.
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