Jan 4, 2017

The Desire for Progress in The Syrian World: Education

This article is authored by Dr. Akram Khater, Director of the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies and Khayrallah Distinguished Professor of Lebanese Diaspora Studies, and Professor of History at NC State, and Nicole Coscolluela, a second year MA student in […]

Jul 5, 2016

Teaching the History of Lebanon

This article is written by Dr. Akram Khater, Director, Khayrallah Center and Professor of History at North Carolina State University.  In 1989 a national committee was convened in Lebanon to write a singular history textbook to be used by all schools. […]

Apr 15, 2016

Dr. Maha Shuayb’s talk on Syrian refugees draws packed house and lively Q&A

On Monday, April 11, 2016, Dr. Maha Shuayb, the director of the UK-based Centre for Lebanese Studies delivered a public talk titled Bringing back hope: the status of education of the Syrian refugee children in Lebanon. A packed room on […]

Jun 5, 2013

2013 Summer Institute for Educators

As you may know, the Lebanese in North Carolina Project has been working with state-based educators in a collaboration designed to increase awareness of global influences in the state, foster a deeper knowledge of the role of Lebanese-Americans on the […]

Mar 7, 2013

Educating North Carolina

If you read the March newsletter, you’ll know that the Project is working hard to expand our community by way of education. Our collaboration with education consultant, Linda Robinson of Connections-NC, Inc. allowed us to create a comprehensive experience for all North […]