CCQ, HCC seconded employees celebrate National Day at C-Ring campus
Community College of Qatar and Houston Community College seconded employees at the Community College of Qatar celebrated National Day at the C-Ring campus. While in Houston, Executive Director Gigi Do, Former U.S. Ambassador of Qatar, and Commissioner Jim Fonteno joined the Qatar Consulate office in Houston to celebrate this important day at the Houston Hilton Galleria Hotel. "HCC is proud to continue our successful third year with CCQ," said OII Executive Director Gigi Do said.
CCQ students visit Houston during their spring break
Community College of Qatar students visited Houston during their spring break and spent a day in the Texas countryside. "We hosted 18 students who will be among the 80+ CCQ students who will be graduating with HCC degrees for the year academic year of 2012-13. This will be the 2nd graduating CCQ class with HCC degrees." -- said Gigi Do, Executive Director of Office of International Initiatives
CCQ Newsletter: Vantage Point (Fall 2012)
Vantage Point, the Community College of Qatar’s newsletter, is pleased to formally welcome all new and returning students to the C-Ring and West Bay campuses. With a new school year comes many new and original experiences, including never before seen courses such as the Introduction to Fiction class which focuses on the use of monsters, vampires, and ghosts. More science and business classes should also increase students’ opportunities. Additionally, the Community College has paired with Qatar’s General Directorate of Customs and the government of Australia to create a program aimed at educating customs employees. Our exclusive, on CCQ’s new Associate’s of Applied Science Degree looks into this initiative and explains how two countries 10,500 kilometers apart have joined hands in this new venture. Most promising of all, new faculty, staff, and administrative hires from around the world will help to broaden CCQ’s reach as the college moves forward into its third year. Download printable version of CCQ Newsletter: Vantage Point (Fall 2012) (PDF) Message from the President Dear CCQ Students, It’s a new year… It’s a fresh start. That’s what the Fall Term is offering all of you. So, WELCOME to the CCQ New Year! Did you know that the CCQ is now 950 students strong? That’s ...
Houston Community College helps Community College of Qatar to begin its third academic year
Houston Community College assisted Community College of Qatar to begin its third academic year of 2012-2013. "We are proud of our accomplishments thus far at CCQ -- more than 940 Qatari students enrolled for the fall semester of 2012, and more than 80 HCC seconded faculty and staff are currently working at CCQ." -- Gigi Do HCC Office of International Initiatives Executive Director HCC Program Director for Community College of Qatar
Academic Year in Review: Community College of Qatar announces 11 graduates
Dr. Mary Spangler, HCC Chancellor, Dr. Art Tyler, Deputy Chancellor, and Gigi Do, Executive Director, joined CCQ in Doha, Qatar, on May 15 to congratulate 11 CCQ graduates. It has been almost two years since the opening day of CCQ in September 12, 2010, and HCC since has hired over 75 HCC expats to serve CCQ in the capacity of administration, faculty, and staff. "This has been a true labor of love for everyone at HCC to deliver this very important global mission for the people of Qatar", said Ms. Gigi Do, who is also the HCC Program Director for the Community College of Qatar. Ms. Do has been with the CCQ program since the very beginning of signing of the HCC/CCQ agreement. For complete coverage of Houston Community College Commencement 2012, check out www.hccs.edu/graduation2012. [caption id="attachment_968" align="alignleft" width="620"] Gigi Do, Executive Director of International Initiatives and HCC Program Director for CCQ, with Dr. Butch Herod, Dean of CCQ - enjoy a light moment before the first CCQ graduation ceremony.[/caption] The Community College of Qatar accepted student registrations for testing and orientation for classes at the new campus buildings in Doha for September 2010 enrollment. Online ...