openPR Logo
Press release

Bicharaf to Host Pivotal Leadership Camp on Academic Integrity for Lebanese High School Students

02-15-2011 06:01 PM CET | Associations & Organizations

Press release from: Bicharaf




(Beirut, Lebanon) 15 February 2011 – Bicharaf, the initiative for academic integrity and business ethics in the Arab region, is hosting a key two-day leadership camp on February 18-19 to prepare Lebanese high school students to become leaders in issues of academic integrity. The camp will take place at Bethania Conference Center in Harissa, Lebanon.

Students from 25+ high schools across Lebanon will engage in hands-on use of technology, from blogging to social media, to sustain their efforts to promote a culture of academic honor in their schools.

Dr. Tony Feghali, founder of Bicharaf and director of the Olayan School of Business Entrepreneurship Initiative, will kick off the opening ceremony by addressing how academic integrity impacts students’ college careers.

Feghali remarks, “Bicharaf Leadership Camp targets student leaders in grades 10 through 12. These students are closer to official exam cycles and are approaching university-level education, a new chapter in their academic lives.”

Dr. Don McCabe, professor of management and global business at Rutgers University and founder of the International Center for Academic Integrity based at Clemson University, will deliver the keynote address on Saturday, February 19.

Students will participate in a spectrum of activities and mini-workshops at the camp, including how to begin Bicharaf Clubs at their schools and how to use social media to promote academic integrity. Teachers and parents are also invited to strategic sessions from 1 pm to 6 pm on Saturday at the camp, in order to create a community of academic honor both inside and outside school.

Administrators and teachers identified exemplary leaders and active students to participate in Bicharaf Leadership Camp. This leadership camp will provide students with opportunities to network with other schools within the Bicharaf network.

Participating schools include Adduha High School, Adma International School, Al Irfan School, Antonine International School, Ashrafieh Oula Public School for Boys, Beirut El Horsh Public School, Collège de la Sagesse (Achrafieh), Collège des Frères Maristes Champville, Collège Mont La Salle, Collège Notre Dame de Louaize, Collège Sacre-Coeur (Gemmayze), Collège Saint Georges (Zalka), Damour Public School School, Eastwood College (Hadath), Fakhereddine El Maani Public School for Girls, Ghbayre Oula Public School for Girls, Ghbayre Second Public School for Girls, Ghbayre Third Public School for Girls, Gibran Andraous El Tueni Public School, Harat Hreik Public School, Hassan Saab Public School, Heritage College, International School (Koura), Jamil Rawas Public School for Boys, Jesus and Mary School, Laure Mghayzel Public School for Girls, Lebanese International School, Lycee Amshit, Lycée‎ Ulama Sobhi Mahmassani, Montana International College, Mufti Hassan Khaled - Hawd el Wilaya Public School, Raml Zaydaniyi Public School for Girls, Ras El Nabi’ Public School for Boys, Rawda High School, Saint George School, Saint Joseph School, Universal College of Aley, Universal School of Lebanon (Koura), Zahia Kaddoura Public School for Girls, and Zahia Salman Public School.

Bicharaf, Academic Integrity, Bicharaf Leadership Camp, Arab Region, Beirut, Lebanon, High School Students, Tony Feghali, Don McCabe, Center for Academic Integrity, Bicharaf Club, Academic Honor, Business Ethics, Plagiarism, Cheating, Social Media

Bicharaf, the initiative on academic integrity and business ethics, was founded in 2004 and is housed at the Olayan School of Business at the American University of Beirut. Using online web material with on-the-ground awareness campaigns, activities, and workshops, Bicharaf supports institutions in nurturing a more ethical and responsible Arab citizen.

Dr. Tony Feghali
Olayan School of Business
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236 Riad El Solh
Beirut 1107-2020, Lebanon

Phone: +961-1-350000 ext: 3756

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Bicharaf to Host Pivotal Leadership Camp on Academic Integrity for Lebanese High School Students here

News-ID: 162600 • Views: 2541

More Releases from Bicharaf

Bicharaf Leadership Camp on Academic Integrity Thrives, Rewarding for Participan …
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Beirut, Lebanon) 24 February 2011 – Bicharaf, the initiative for academic integrity and business ethics in the Arab region, engaged 60+ enthusiastic students from over 25 local area high schools across Lebanon in a two-day leadership camp on academic integrity. The camp took place at Bethania Conference Center in Harissa, Lebanon, on February 18-19. At the leadership camp, students learned practical strategies to manage issues of academic integrity

More Releases for School

School Bus Market
A Discount (20%) can be asked before order a copy of School Bus Market Report at The research study on Global School Bus Market organizes the overall perspective of the industry. This incorporates upcoming flow of the School Bus Market together with an extensive analysis of recent industry statistics. It describes the School Bus market size as well as factors controlling market growth. Likewise, the report explains various challenges
School In Vapi - Laxmi Vidyapeeth School Vapi
Choosing a right school for your child is the first step towards their education. A school which teaches important social lessons of life to children is important in this age. Not just for education, a school also helps in the interaction between students of different social and financial background. Nowadays, with the options available it is really very bewildering for parents to choose the best. Good results are not the only
EduHappy School Management Software
Nowadays, schools; whether K-12, preschools, Primary, Elementary, High Schools, or even the universities and colleges are having an increasing demand to streamline the learning process while managing the school enterprise resources in an optimum way. School Management Software in our point of view has to integrate three major systems in order to provide the school what it needs from building the school infrastructure in the system to administer the whole school
The school procurement process
Schools, like all public sector bodies and larger private sector organisations, conduct their procurement according to budgets. These budgets are set at the top of the organisation’s tree and filtered down to the budget holders who have been given the responsibility to spend this money. Spend being the operative word. School procurement is a little bit like a communist society – spend it or lose it.
School opening ceremony
The development of a new elementary school in Mavue was officially completed on August 11th, 2011. A community meeting was organized in light of this occasion, which had the representatives of the Gonarezhou Transfrontier Park meet with the village chief, representatives of the Gaza Province, representatives of the political party Frelimo, representatives of the border police and local residents. Local residents were very excited seeing the new school and are convinced that
TLCs Tattoo School
The latest TLC show titled ‘Tattoo School’ has caused global uproar throughout the tattoo community. Students who seem to lack any foundation in art or design are given two weeks to learn how to tattoo. Without question, righteous indignation from genuine tattoo artists ensued. Tattooing is an art form to which many have dedicated decades and still not achieved the levels to which they aspire. This art form is now