WHERS Mini Conference Jordan Sessions

WHERS Mini Conference Jordan

The Social Responsibility of Universities

Prof.Yousef Thiab Awwad

July 24th 2023 - Palestine

Conference Session Introduction: The Social Responsibility of Universities

Welcome to a thought-provoking session that delves into the critical role of universities in shaping the future of society. Our focus today is on "The Social Responsibility of Universities," a topic that highlights the pivotal connection between academic institutions and the communities they serve. Universities stand as pillars of knowledge, innovation, and progress, equipping generations with the tools and values necessary to create meaningful change in their countries and beyond.

As we explore this theme, we're privileged to have Prof. Yousef Thiab Awwad guide us through a profound discussion. Prof. Awwad, a distinguished scholar and visionary, will lead us into the realms of societal development, ethical leadership, and the evolving role of universities in a rapidly changing world.

Speaker Session Details: Prof. Yousef Thiab Awwad

Presentation Title: The Social Responsibility of Universities

About Prof. Yousef Thiab Awwad: Prof. Yousef Thiab Awwad is a prominent figure in the realm of education and social change. With a wealth of experience and insight, Prof. Awwad has devoted his career to understanding the intersection between academia and society. His work has inspired individuals to recognize the transformative potential of universities as agents of positive impact.

Session Overview: In this enlightening presentation, Prof. Awwad draws upon the wisdom of renowned thinkers and experts in education and societal progress to explore the multifaceted relationship between universities and the communities they serve. With a deep understanding of the evolving educational landscape, he underscores the vital role universities play in nurturing conscious and responsible generations.

Through Prof. Awwad's insights, we'll delve into the core principles that drive the social responsibility of universities. He will discuss the importance of universities updating their structures, programs, and research to align with the ever-changing needs of society. Prof. Awwad will emphasize the need for universities to engage with community leaders and stakeholders to address pressing societal challenges.

Key Points of Discussion:

  • The evolving role of universities in society.
  • The symbiotic relationship between universities and their communities.
  • The significance of universities adapting to societal changes.
  • Strategies for universities to engage with community leaders effectively.
  • The ethical and moral dimensions of universities' societal responsibilities.

Prepare to be inspired as Prof. Yousef Thiab Awwad shares his insights into how universities can champion social responsibility, promote sustainable development, and empower individuals to drive positive change. Join us in this enlightening session that underscores the indispensable role of education in shaping a brighter future for all.

Speakers Info


Prof.Yousef Thiab Awwad Director of Al-Quds Open University / Tulkarm Branch

Prof. Yousef Thiab Awwad is a visionary educator and leader who serves as the Director of Al-Quds Open University's Tulkarm Branch. With a distinguished career in the field of education, Prof. Awwad has dedicated his life to advancing access to higher learning in the region and nurturing the intellectual growth of countless individuals.

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