The University of Sciences and Arts in Lebanon (USAL) held the opening ceremony of an on-campus studio. In attendance were the General Director of Al-Mabarrat Charity Association Dr. Mohammad Baker Fadlallah, University President Dr. Mohammad Reda Fadlallah, deans and heads of departments at the university and students.
The studio includes appliances and equipment needed by students of the media department: from HD cameras and control systems, audio recording and editing device, as well as isolated audio room equipped for talk shows and news programs. The Studio also includes anything necessary for the student to complete the production process successfully.
On the occasion, the head of the media department at the university, Mr. Farouk Rizk, addressed the university’s desire to “develop the training capabilities of the students.”
He pointed out that: “This event comes within the context of a plan to balance the theoretical and applied aspects in the field of information, and to achieve the University’s slogan, which he announced to students as a choice for excellence.”
Mr. Rizk stressed that “The studio is equipped with techniques and tools that will place media students in a practical environment that simulates the labor market, promotes their knowledge and skills, and enhances their chances in the job market later.”
At the end of his speech, Rizk thanked the audience, Al-Mabarrat Charitable Society as the parent institution, and Al-Aytam Library for their financial contribution in the studio, and Al-Iman TV channel for setting up and equipping the studio.
The director of the studio, Rabee’ Beshara, presented an explanation of the equipment and techniques and how to teach the students in the studio. Media Professor Rendala Jabbour, for her part, conducted a pilot interview with the General Director of Al-Mabarrat, Dr. Mohammad Baker Fadlallah, which was filmed, produced, and directed by a number of University students.