Posted on September 20, 2015

Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) has announced its Dean’s List for spring 2015, recognizing the school’s top students. Recipients of the award were honored at a special luncheon at the HBKU Student Center, where they received their certificate. NU-Q recognized 56 students who earned the academic distinction, including 27 Communication majors who achieved a 3.75 grade point average (GPA) out of 4.0 on three graded courses, and 29 Journalism majors who achieved a 3.7 GPA on three graded courses or, if on residency, completed two graded courses in addition to their residency.

“These exceptional and highly motivated students are poised to be educated citizens who can pursue careers in communication, the media industries and other fields of endeavor.” said Dean and CEO of NU-Q Everette E. Dennis. “The communication and journalism major here which is immersed in the liberal arts is one of the most rigorous and versatile educational pathways available anywhere.” The list comprised of 12 sophomores, 10 juniors, 20 seniors and 14 graduates earned their place on the elite list, including among those honored:

Communication Program students include; Aisha Haytham Abduljawad, Shaikha Rashid Al-Noaimi, Ibrahim Sultan AlHashmi, Nissryne Rifaa Dib, Farida Amgad Ahmed Aly Zahran, Layan Amin AbdulShkoor, Yazan Abu Ghaidah, Amna Jassim Al-Khayat, Muneera Faleh Al-Thani, Syed Owais Ali, Amal Zeyad Ali, Malak S Alomari, Hend Mohammed AlThawadi, Urooj Kamran Azmi, Huda Barakat, Omaima Es-samaali, James Copplestone Farmer, Abdullah Gamil, Vibhav Gautam, Mayar Hamdan, Mohamad Zaki Mohamed Hussain, Aisha Ambreen Javaid, Jemina Marcos Legaspi, Ibtesaam Mohamed Moosa, Eun Ah Rhee, Shahnawaz Zali and Shuhan Zhang.

NU-Q unveils Dean’s List of top 2 [].jpgJournalism Program students include; Aamena Ahmed, Maha Reyad Al-Ansari, Amna Abdulla Al-Saadi, Abir Bouguerra, Gena Bassam El Aker, James Zachary Hollo, Angel Alicia Polacco, Marium Wael Saeed, Reem Nassr Zubaidi, Habibah Abass, Nayla Rashid Al Thani, Rouda Hamad Al-Attiyah, Manar Ahmad Al-Jamal, Noor A A Khalifa Al-Tamimi, Noor Jassim Al-Thani, Alanood Hamad Ali A Al-Thani, Tamador Mohammed AlSulaiti, Muhammad Shakeeb Asrar, Chantelle Philomena D'mello, Paulo Andre Fugen, Aamer Elsayed Hassan, Qingjia Jiang, Xiran Liu, Nayab Malik, Wajeeha Malik, Ralph Jacob Martins, Malak Ahmed Monir, Neha Ara Rashid, and Silma Suba.

Northwestern University was recently ranked in the top 15 colleges and universities in the respected U.S. News Best Colleges list for 2016 and has more than 200,000 living alumni across its three campuses in the U.S and Qatar, including countless public figures, statespersons, and societal leaders. NU-Q offers three major programs including Journalism, Communication and Liberal Arts, and is committed to excellent teaching, innovative research and the personal intellectual growth of students within a diverse academic community.