Honors Program

Testimonials

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I am thankful to have graduated as an Honors student from LAU. Engaging with like-minded students in classes, all eager to learn and evolve themselves, was so enriching. From my experience, I inevitably recommend this program to any student who enjoys challenging courses and intriguing workshops delivered by capable and knowledgeable professors. 

Tala Matar, Civil Engineering, Spring 2022

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Joining the honors program has been a rewarding experience because of the stimulating courses that have enhanced my abilities and the various workshops that have aided in the development of the skills needed to get an advantage in today's competitive business environment. 

Roy Nemer, Economics, Spring 2022

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The program played a pivotal role in my academic and personal development journey. I gained incomparable knowledge in Economics. The challenge was extremely self-fulfilling. It is motivating To be surrounded by similarly ambitious people . Besides enriching discussion, friendships and endless memories were made. 

Celine Boutros, Economics, Spring 2022

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The honors program gave me the opportunity to shape my academic personality and improve my abilities regarding research, critical thinking and communication. Working with talented classmates and peers makes the investment in honors classes and workshops much more encouraging. It’s definitely a one-time experience. 

Houssein Chehade, Biology, Spring 2022

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Joining the honors program was one of the most important choices I have entailed in my academic journey. Engaging in workshops and interactive classes with like-minded students and outstanding instructors expanded my knowledge in different fields and was indeed intellectually rewarding. 

Nour Fadwa Richani, Architecture, Spring 2022

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Joining LAU’s honors program was a fruitful experience. I had the chance to attend very important as well as challenging classes that enriched my knowledge on interesting topics and allowed me to further develop my critical thinking, communication, and leadership skills.

Bashir Barake, Biology, Spring 2022

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The honors program was very beneficial in my experience. Aside from getting a different in my major courses, the workshops were very helpful in building skills that would help for future adventures. 

Tala Hamzi, Psychology, Spring 2022

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Compelling challenges and constructive competitions! That is how I would describe my experience in the Honors program at LAU. Through the fascinating topics, insightful discussions, and engaging debates, this program allowed me to grow, both on the academic and the personal levels. 

Tarek Klaylat, Biology, Spring 2022

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The honor's program provided me with a lot of room for personal growth and academic improvement mainly through the provided workshops and extended class discussions. It also helped me connect with fellow students who share similar academic interests and experiences.

Fatat El Halabi, Psychology, Spring 2022

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Whether it’s the major or elective courses, the honors program has granted me the opportunity to challenge and stimulate my critical thinking, passion for learning and engagement with like-minded students and exceptional instructors from diverse fields. It offers the ideal environment for those who yearn to strive and expand their horizons.

Lara Harfoush, Economics, Spring 2021

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Joining the Honors Program was one of the best decisions I took throughout my academic journey at LAU. Engaging in active workshops and challenging courses with top students and competent instructors from multiple disciplines was indeed intellectually rewarding.

Theresa Kahale, Electrical Engineering, Spring 2021

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My university experience was thrilling and joining the Honors Program was the cherry on top. This program has greatly honed my expressive powers through extensive presentations and workshops.  It vastly expanded my knowledge in diverse fields, other than my major field, including entrepreneurship and literature.

Karl El Hayek, Civil Engineering, Spring 2021

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Joining the Honors Program has been a rewarding experience. The program challenged my critical thinking and enhanced my knowledge. Whether through interactive courses or live workshops, the program provides a unique opportunity, and I am truly proud to have been part of it.

Farah Khadage, Business, Spring 2021

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The honors program has taught me one of the most crucial things in life: social interaction. This program has allowed me to enhance my communication skills as well as taught me the basics of giving presentations, an aspect that I really lacked.

Edwin Chrabieh, Biology, Spring 2021

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The Honors Program allowed me to explore my analytical and problem-solving skills. The courses and professors encourage students to think out of the box and provide a safe environment to have conversations on intricate topics maintaining respect to the topic and our colleagues

Rachidi Tamara Younes Rojas, Business

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My experience at the Honor’s program has been marvelous. It gave me the opportunity to challenge myself and to meet people as equally driven and enthusiastic about learning as I am. I feel proud to belong to such a community of exceptional future leaders!  

Tala El Kayal, Business, Spring 2021

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Joining the Honors Program turned out to be one of my greatest choices. Getting to learn the courses in an interactive manner is truly valuable. Additionally, the workshops were of great benefit in enhancing my soft skills.

Charbel Badr, Computer Engineering, Spring 2021

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The Honors Program definitely enriched my learning experience in the best way possible. The competitive environment it fostered always encouraged me to boost my critical and creative thinking as well as consistently pursue knowledge.

Yara Hijazi, Biology, Spring 2021

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My love for challenges drove me to apply for the honors program few years ago. Since then, it exceeded all my expectations.  It is a motivational and expressive experience, a confidence booster, and a unique opportunity to meet insanely talented and diverse people!  

Lucette El Bitar, Biology, Spring 2021

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LAU’s Honors program has been a challenge yet an opportunity to improve myself continuously. Being a part of this program has been an amazing experience. One, that allowed me to expand my knowledge and overcome learning obstacles with dedication, through its wonderful courses and workshops.

Racha Azar, Biology, Spring 2021

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Not only did LAU’s Honor's Program enhance my academic skills, but it also provided me with the opportunity to engage in lively discussions with both classmates and instructors. I can confidently say that the classes offered ranked among the most intriguing classes I have taken.

Peter Mahfouz, Biology, Spring 2021

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As an architecture student, the Honors Program allowed me to develop at an academic and professional level. I strongly recommend this program for those that want to benefit from interesting and thought-provoking seminars and workshops.

Hiba Jabbour, Architecture, Summer 2021

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The Honors Program is a living proof that LAU invests in its students by nourishing their inquisitiveness in an environment that drives them to self-actualize. Its impact is not limited to intellectual advancement as it propagates further to include evolution of the individual as a whole, and I could not be more grateful for having been granted this opportunity.

Mona Kossaybati, Biology, Spring 2021

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Not only academic, but also intrapersonal and interpersonal modifications have added assiduity and wisdom to my everyday behavior as a result of this exceptionally challenging and unprecedented, yet highly rewarding journey. To say this experience is life-changing would be an understatement!"

Gil Kerbage, Biology, Spring 2021

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Being an honors student at LAU was an incredibly rewarding experience. The honors courses allowed us to hold insightful discussions with fellow students. Our research capabilities were developed and improved under the guidance of notable faculty members. The workshops perfectly supplemented our learning process throughout the years.

Leen El Harakeh, Architecture, Spring 20
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Witnessing a community of students who are all eager to learn and, in the process, enjoy the research, thinking and collaboration is uplifting… I’m thankful for the Honors Program and the opportunity it offered me to be part of that community and grow academically and personally!

Jean Paul Khairallah, Biology, Spring 2021

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Is it worth the trouble? It’s the difference between taking a class and being taken by a class. It’s the difference between learning about a subject and learning about yourself. It’s the difference between completing requirements and investing in the experience. It makes a difference.

Vicky Panossian, English, Spring 2021

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The small classrooms, graduate courses, and tailored curricula allowed me to dive deeper into my major and reflect more on my post-graduation aspirations. Beyond its academic benefits, the Honors program gave me experiences in and out of classrooms I’ll never forget, teachers to hold dear forever, and friends to keep close forever.

Sabine Bejjani, Economics, Spring 2021

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Is it worth the trouble? It’s the difference between taking a class and being taken by a class. It’s the difference between learning about a subject and learning about yourself. It’s the difference between completing requirements and investing in the experience. It makes a difference.

Nour Tabet, Architecture, Spring 2021

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The honors program courses have an interesting twist which allowed me to challenge myself and keep moving forward. The workshops enhanced my experience and integrated into my life. Being part of this unique program was a wonderful journey.

Judy AL GHOUL, Biology, Spring 2020

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The Honors Program allowed me to grow personally, professionally and academically. It accentuated my love of learning, honed my critical thinking and allowed me to engage in stimulating discussions with like-minded individuals. The program's workshops were also second to none.

Christelle Barakat, Political Science, Fall 2019

 

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Whether it’s through lively workshops, interactive courses, or a year long research, the Honors Program has properly delivered on its promise of a challenging yet enriching experience set to prepare and empower us against the various challenges that lie ahead.

Ahmad Wattar, Civil Engineering, Spring 2020

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Though my major offers plenty of electives, the courses I experiences through the Honors Program truly raised the bar. Competent teachers, excellent material and engaged peers helped fostering an excellent learning environment and made joining the program the best decision. 

Anthony El Gemayel, English major, Spring 2020

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What sets the Engineering Honors Program apart is its focus on growing an entrepreneurship mindset among students, and on encouraging them to build research experience at an early stage. Consequently, a whole new world of opportunity is opened up.

Jad Diab, Mechanical Engineering, Spring 2020

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LAU’s Honors Program is a great opportunity for growth. Each course and workshop had its own impact on our academic and personal skills. We appreciate the time, care and attention put in tailoring such a challenging yet rewarding program.

Joelle El Sayegh, Petroleum Engineering, Spring 2020

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The program creates a unique classroom environment that boosts our abilities and extends our knowledge, in addition to the skills that we acquire from the workshops. Thanks to LAU for providing such a great opportunity.

Joudy Sayed Ahmad, Business, Spring 2020

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Joining the honors program has been an enriching experience through its interactive courses that enhanced my abilities and the various workshops that helped in building the skills necessary to have an upper hand in this competitive business world.

Jude Darwich, Business, Spring 2020

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Words are powerless to express the great impact the Honors program had on me. The interactive yet challenging learning process, the triggering material and the variety of dynamic workshops provide a unique opportunity to broaden our horizons.

Majd Rachid, Biology, Spring 2020

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Being a part of the Honors has undoubtedly been one of the most fulfilling and rewarding experiences of my academic journey at LAU, as it has given me the chance to both expand my knowledge and enhance my confidence.

Maryline Alhajj, Biology, Spring 2020

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The path to success is always searching for new concepts to learn. I believe that LAU’s Honors Program is well designed to help students learn this skill and I am honored to have been part of this program.

Myriam BOUERI, Biology, Spring 2020