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  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The College of Business at King Khalid University, represented by a number of law students, participated in the Student Arbitration Competition held by the Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA) at Riyadh. The students attended the rounds of the arbitration competition and met with the Honorary President of the Commercial Arbitration Center of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), His Highness Prince Dr. Bandar bin Salman bin Mohammed Al Saud. Dean of the Faculty of Business, Dr. Fayez Dhafra, explained that the participation of law students in such competitions contributes to building and developing their skills in the field of law through gaining experience and meeting expertise from the field. Dean Dhafra thanked His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy for his support and for allowing the students the opportunity. He also praised the efforts of Law Department Head, Dr. Ahmed Banaamah, and training supervisors Dr. Mohammed Jasser and Dr. Hani Hassan for their efforts to facilitate the participation of students of the department and to prepare them for the competition that will begin its preparatory tour this week.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The Media Center at King Khalid University, in cooperation with the Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education, will deliver a workshop entitled 'Data Journalism: Foundations and Applications' for Asir journalists and those wishing to attend the workshop. Media Center Assistant General Supervisor, Mrs. Noura Abdul Qader Amer, will deliver the workshop and explained that more than 40 candidates have registered to attend the workshop. She emphasized that the workshop will discuss all aspects of data-driven journalism -- where number-crunching meets word-smithing.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center His Excellency the Minister of Education Dr. Hamad Bin Mohammed Al-Shaikh chaired the National Center for e-Learning Board of Directors' most recent session in Riyadh last week. In that session, members of the National Center for e-Learning Board of Directors focused on selecting new leadership. King Khalid University is proud to announce that one of our own, His Excellency Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Walidi, has been appointed Director-General of the National e-Learning Center. This national-level appointment, chaired by His Excellency the Minister of Education Dr. Hamad Bin Mohammed Al-Shaikh, is for a period of three years. His Excellency King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, congratulated Dr. Al-Walidi on his appointment and wished continued success and the assistance of God in helping him execute the duties of his role. Dr. Al- Walidi is a recognized expert and respected leader in the field of e-learning. Dr. Al-Walidi expressed his gratitude to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and Minister of Education, His Excellency Dr. Hamad Bin Mohammed Al-Shaikh. He also thanked the Board of Directors of the National Center for e-Learning for their faith in appointing him to this position. Dr. Al-Walidi promised to fulfill his duties with great care and attention to the best of his abilities. Dr. Al- Al-Walidi extended his gratitude to Rector Al-Solamy for his continuing support that led to him achieving this honorable appointment. Dr. Al-Walidi is a longtime faculty member and a consistent high performer in both academics and university administration. He has held a number of senior roles at the university. They included being e-Learning Deanship Dean, Information Technology Directorate General Supervisor, and consultant to several advisory bodies and universities in the GCC region. Dr. Al-Walidi holds graduate degrees in computer education, design and e-learning from the University of Kansas and is an often published scientific researcher and expert in his field. In the year 1439 AH, the Council of Ministers authorized and directed the appropriate authorities to establish the 'National Center for E-Learning'. The purpose of the center is to encourage electronic education and help improve the quality of distance learning programs. The Center's mission is very important as e-learning is a fundamental component of the national development strategy set forth in Vision 2030. Economic and industrial development in modern times requires that higher education and advanced technical training be made increasingly available to the population in a cost-effective manner. The Kingdom's medium to long term labor market outlook indicates an enormous need for specialists in a broad array of professions and disciplines. E-learning plays a primary role in satisfying these demands.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center On October, 10, 2019, King Khalid University, represented by the Department of Psychology at the Faculty of Education in collaboration with the Student Activity Club, hosted a Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention meeting. The meeting was planned to coincide with World Mental Health Day. The overall objective was to raise awareness of mental health issues and the importance of physical activity. The meeting included awareness lectures and presentations that discussed a variety of mental topics and received a large number of attendees.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University recently launched the Mandarin Chinese Fundamentals Course on KKUx. The KKUx platform attracts top instructors at the domestic and international levels. It aims to provide in-demand courses for in-demand careers. The on-demand video lectures and exercises will allow participants to apply their new skills and showcase their expertise to employers with a shareable course certificate upon completion. Dean of E-Learning, Dr. Fahad Al-Ahmari, explained that the Mandarin Chinese Fundamentals Course is the first of its kind and will offer its learners a quality e-learning environment with a certificate granted by the university upon completion. He noted that it is a great course to learn Mandarin Chinese for real-life purposes. Of noteworthy mention, Chinese is one of the six official languages of the United Nations and one of the most spoken languages worldwide. The course will introduce the fundamentals of the language, its dialects, its pronunciations, its characters/words, and the Pinyin writing system. The KKUx platform is an integral part of university-wide initiatives driven by Vision 2030. Open learning is a central component of KKUx, which serves to bolster specific objectives of Vision 2030 in regards to providing learning opportunities to acquire the necessary skills and competencies driving the labor market. The main aim of the platform is to contribute effectively in providing essential skills in the form of high global quality electronic content for future jobs. This initiative is considered the first of its kind at the level of Saudi universities in terms of focusing on 'skills of the future'
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University announces the commencement of the 6th annual Excellence Awards competition period. The competition is to support the university's strategic objectives of continuous improvement in scientific research, academic achievement, and administrative performance. These awards recognize faculty and staff who achieve superior results in their respective capacities. The awards also recognize those who make outstanding efforts in community service. The Excellence Awards are judged on a variety of criteria, and the results determined by the Development Committee and its appurtenant sub-committees. The committees utilize the highest international standards of excellence for performance in a given discipline or sector. The sponsors hold workshops so that the faculty and staff understand the criteria and the evaluation processes. So far, more than 100 employees have participated in these workshops. Dean of Academic Development and Quality, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Hajri, thanked King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy and Vice Rector of Academic Development and Quality, Dr. Merzin Al-Shahrani, for their continuing support. Dean Al-Hajri noted that all university colleges and administrative departments will inform the employees that the nomination period has begun.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy will sponsor celebrations for the 89th National Day, which is organized by Deanship of Student Affairs. The event will include a seminar, a national blood drive campaign, and a number of activities and programs. Of note, King Khalid University has organized the official Saudi Spokespersons Ambitions and Challenges Meeting. The meeting will include a number of sessions and the attendance of public figures who will discuss the latest developments and challenges in the media and press.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The Medical and Creativity Club and the Female Medical Club in partnership with the Saudi Heart Association recently organized an awareness campaign entitled 'We Care for the Health of Your Heart' at Al Rashid Mall sponsored by Saudi German Hospital. The campaign was held on the 29th of September, which coincided with World Heart Day (WHD) 2019. The mission of WHD is to ensure heart health equity for all. King Khalid University's campaign aimed to educate the public on cardiovascular diseases, including heart disease, cardiac arrest, prevention methods, and the importance of a healthy diet and physical activities. The campaign included the participation College of Medicine Vice Dean, Dr. Ayed Al-Shatti, Head of Student Activities, Dr. Waddah Al-Alamai, and Director of Business Development, Saudi German Hospital in Asir, Mr. Abdulrahman Al-Shahrani. It is worth noting that the campaign included the participation of a number of volunteers, medical students, doctors, and more than 1,200 particpants.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center Under the patronage of King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, the Deanship of E-Learning will host the 7th Deans of E-Learning and Distance Education in Saudi Universities Forum next Thursday at Abha Palace Hotel. Dean of E-Learning, Dr. Fahd Al-Ahmari, will welcome the university's guests to the forum. Dean Al-Ahamri explained that this meeting is held periodically and aims to exchange the experiences of Saudi universities in the areas of e-learning and distance education. It will also discuss the most prominent developments in this area and the extent of their applications.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The College of Education, in cooperation with the Center for Special Needs at the Deanship of Student Affairs, organized a symposium entitled 'Sign Language Rights' on Tuesday morning at the College of Education. The symposium was attended by Dean of Education, Dr. Thabet Al-Kahlan, and the Special Needs Center Supervisor, Dr. Amer Jafar. The symposium was organized in conjunction with the International Day of Sign Languages with the participation of a group of specialists in the fields of special education. The symposium was translated into sign language by Mr. Amjad Asiri. Mr. Asiri presented his personal experience in learning sign language and raised awareness of the importance of sign language, human rights, and people who are deaf. Of noteworthy mention, the UN General Assembly has proclaimed 23 September as the International Day of Sign Languages (IDSL). Moreover, the first International Day of Sign languages was celebrated in 2018 under the theme 'With Sign Language, Everyone is Included!'. The theme of IDSL 2019 is 'Sign Language Rights for All!'.
  Source : King Khalid University - Media Center Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Turki bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Asir Governor, King Khalid University and the Ministry of Environment Water & Agriculture (MEWA) organized a workshop on 'Safe Use of Pesticides'. At the beginning of the workshop, Asir Region Developmental Affairs Vice Governor, Dr. Ibrahim Al-Duraibi, toured the accompanying exhibition, which included the participation of a number of local agriculturalists, and private industry. The workshop discussed several scientific papers starting with an introduction to the General Directorate of Plant Production. Also reviewed were the environmental impacts of pesticides and the judicious application of same. This was followed by the experience of local agriculturalists on using pesticides safely. In an exciting new development, the use of nanotechnology in the design and preparation of targeted pesticides was reviewed in depth. It was noted that nanotechnology in combination with environmentally responsive controlled release has great potential. Also illustrated was the national program for monitoring pesticide residues and the role of the Asir Municipality Laboratory in analyzing pesticide residues with agricultural products. At the end of the workshop, a panel discussion was held with the participation of a number of specialists and agriculturalists to answer inquiries and questions related to pesticides and agricultural product safety. On behalf of Asir Governor, His Royal Highness Prince Turki bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Asir Region Developmental Affairs Vice Governor, Dr. Ibrahim Al-Duraibi, honored the participants from MEWA, King Khalid University, and private industry.
  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The Deanship of Student Affairs will organize the 89th Saudi National Day ceremony next Monday in the auditorium building. Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Abdullah Al-Atheed, clarified that the ceremony will be sponsored by King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy and will encompass a number of activities; namely, the 'Immortal Words and Achievements' exhibition and a corner for central student clubs. There will be poem recitals, a film entitled 'Himma Hatta El-Qimmah', a blood donation campaign, and a number of competitions and initiatives. Of noteworthy mention, the ceremony will hold a symposium organized by the Deanship of Student Affairs in cooperation with the Media Center entitled 'The Process of Development and Future Prospects', which will be delivered by senior faculty members.
The Student Activity Committee of the Computer Department of the Musk Club for Student Activity at the Faculty of Science and Literature in Khamis Mushit in collaboration with the Student Affairs Deanship arranged a program on web development prepared and presented by Shahd Mallah al-Qahtani. The program was held on Tuesday, October 29th , 2019, and it contained many topics related to web development starting from the areas of web development, the front-end web development which is specialized in developing web interfaces, then back-end web development that is specialized in designing web databases and what happens on internet servers. She also talked about the most prominent languages and techniques for both fields, then talked about the full-stack web development which is the development of both areas at the same time. 20 students attended the program where they were taught about the development of the web and its most important technologies and latest developments.
The "Musk" Student Activity Club at the Faculty of Science and Arts in Khamis Mushit, in cooperation with the Deanship for student affairs, held a program in the field of (nutrition and health) presented by Dr. Buthaina Shaaban Abdul Hakim on Wednesday, 17/2/1441 H at 11:00 a.m.at the College Theater. Dr. Bothaina started by introducing the students to the most important nutrients needed for the individual and detailing each type by explaining thoroughly and extensively by mentioning its definition, types and benefits and where can we find it in food, The program included the following aspects:  Starches and their direct and indirect sources. Proteins of plant and animal species. Fat and its benefits as a major source of energy. Vitamins and their importance in the processes of maintenance, growth and protection for the body (A +B +B + D + K + C + B1 + Folic acid). - Nutrients and their importance in the balance of basal acid of the body. - Water and its importance in completing chemical reactions in the body. - Building foods and prevention foods. - The composition of a balanced diet. - The diet cycle in the human body. - Individuals most at risk of food infection. The program concluded by providing advice to students on the most important foods that help them focus, stimulate memory and raise their intelligence.
  The "Musk" Student Activity Club at the Faculty of Science and Art  in Khamis Mushayt in cooperation with the Student Affairs Deanship conducted the winter clothing campaign to distribute winter cloths amongst those in need inside as well as outside the college. The campaign was held on Wednesday, March 23, 1441 at 9 am. In a good social gesture, a group of female students provided a number of bags and winter supplies and distributed them amongst needy people inside as well as outside the college, a number of internal workers were handed a set of gifts along with flowers and chocolates and sent the some of them to the Alrwwad School in Abha as a kind of partnership between the two institutions to carry out the task of distributing them. Twenty-three female students participated in the campaign while nearly 30 needy people benefited from it.
The Student Activity Committee of the Computer Department of Misk Club for Student Activity at the Faculty of Science and Arts in Khamis Mushayt, in cooperation with the Deanship of Student Affairs, presented a workshop about the most powerful search engines (SEO) prepared and presented by Asmaa Abdulsalam Al-Yazidi. The course, which was held on Wednesday, the ninth of October 2019, contains the definition of SEO what is SEO and means to configure the sites for search engines, or improve the pages of the sites according to the requirements of search engines to appear in the first results in the results of search engines such as Google, Bing and Yahoo. She talked about the importance of this, how it works, how Google determines the best in its search results, what is the search algorithm, what are the most important factors affecting it, what types of strategies are used in SEO and What are the keywords? The student activity  ommittee also provided electronic certificates for the attendees.
The Student Activity Committee of the Computer Department of Misk Club for Student Activity at the Faculty of Science and Arts, Khamis Mushayt, in cooperation with the Deanship of Student Affairs, orgenized a course in e-commerce prepared and presented by Amal Saeed Al Melhem. The course, which was held on Monday, October 21, 2019, included an explanation of e-commerce, in this era where the Internet is spreading enormously, some popular concept of e-commerce that offers many advantages for business and consumers and others, and the types of e-commerce, marketing methods, prospects and The future of e-commerce.
The Student Activity Committee at the Computer Department of Misk Club for Student Activity at the Faculty of Science and Arts in Khamis Mushayt in cooperation with the Deanship of Student Affairs organized a training course entitled (Be a Life Maker) by Maisoun Ali Al Zahrani with the participation of a number of students on Wednesday 16/10/2019. The training started with verses from the Holy Quran, and prayers to be blessed , then the session contained a number of segments, including: 1- The importance of discovering talents and individual energies. 2- Qualities of life makers. 3- Ways of making life. 4- The impact of social networking sites on the goals of people. 5- The reason why human talents are replaced with robots. The course included a number of activities and competitions, including (the best comment contest) and prizes were distributed to the winners.
  The Misk Club at the college of Science and Arts in Khamis Mushait in cooperation with the Deanship of Students' Affairs concluded the planting program entitled” a plant for the homeland” on Monday 8/2/1441 H . 3 large ponds were planted inside the college and the afforestation process included 6 large trees of the type (Acacia Glauca + Palm of Mary + jacaranda) and about 300 different flowers.
The Musk Club of the Faculty of Science and Arts in Khamis Mushit, in cooperation with the Deanship for student affairs organized a program entitled "rise and shine" on Thursday 11/2/ 1441 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.The program was presented by students from the Department of Islamic Studies. The segments included : • An Introduction. • The Holy Quran recitation . • Prophetic talk. • What are abandoned sunnahs. • The importance of reviving the sunnah. • Examples of abandoned sunnahs. • A Play. • An Islamic nasheed performed by the student Rowan Al-Shahrani. • A speech about asking for forgiveness and what it means. • The virtues of asking for forgiveness. The head of the Department of Islamic Studies, Dr. Tiftah al-Ghamdi, attended the program and praised the participants and about 70 students benefited from the program.