The Student Services Department at American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) hosted the Spring 2020 Orientation on February 6, 2020 for students entering the Undergraduate Program this semester.
University President Dr. Bruce Ferguson opened the morning session with a welcome address for the new students. “You are among friends,” Dr. Ferguson said. “We…are dedicated to make your life easier and to help you succeed.”
He continued with a number of points of advice to help students make the most of their time at AUIS and added, “Imagine yourself 50 years from now…ask yourselves what it is you would like to look back on.”
Dr. Wolfgang Hinck, Vice President, Academic Affairs, and Dr. Barin Kayaoglu, Dean of Students, also addressed students during the opening session.
Students participated in several icebreakers, taking advantage of the opportunity to get to know one another better ahead of the coming semester, and took a group photo, making out the numbers of their graduation year, 2025.