Student Achievements







Student Achievements across the school different disciplines and departments

Journalism and Mass Communication (JRMC)


Congratulations to Dr. Kim Fox students who won awards in the 2020 BEA Media Festival of Arts audio competition. Nour El-Tobgy, an MMJ major, produced an audio feature, "The President Jailed my Grandfather." It was selected to receive the BEA Best of Festival King Foundation Awards - the top awards given during BEA’s Festival of Media Arts, a competitive festival open to BEA faculty and student members." This is an honor given to only 21 students and faculty out of more than 1700 entries in the 2020 competition. The recognition comes with a $1000 award. In other audio categories:

Bassant Samhout

First place: Basant Samhout (MMJ)

 "It's Time For 'The Talk" where she asks her parents how they learned about sex education. Category: student audio, international (new this year)

Second place: Habiba Sallam (CMA)

"Lady of the Empire Podcast," about historically influential Arab women. Category: student audio, specialty/podcast (new this year)

Third place: Youssef Essam Afifi (CMA)

 "Omar Makram: A Forgotten Egyptian Figure," an Egyptian national hero. Category: student audio, educational program

Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism


In the Film and Video Category: Sherehan Khaled Elazazy won 1st Place for her story Egyptian South Pole.
In the Micro Documentary Category: Dania Elmor won 2nd place for her story Dorgham’s Son; Layla Umara won Award of Excellence for her story A Craft in Color; Maha El-Rayes won Award of Excellence for her story Siwa … Heaven of Recovery.
In the Short Film Documentary Category: Hussein El Moataz won Award of Excellence for his story The People of Gold.
All these stories were part of the master students' capstone projects supervised by Dr. Hussein Amin.
The prestigious BEA is one of the top three international conferences in the field of media and communication. The student wins were among more than 1,700 submissions from all around the world in the different festival categories. The BEA and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Exhibition are held in April of every year in Las Vegas Convention Center, Nevada, the United States.

Public Policy and Administration Department

Dena Zaki

Dena Zaki

Dena Mamdouh Zaki, Business Development Officer at Save the Children who has received her MPP, Feb 2018 and is a former recipient of The Yousef Jameel GAPP Public Leadership Fellowship has successfully received her PhD award at the prestigious International Institute of Social Studies in the Hague.

Abdel Ghani Barakat

Abdel Ghani Barakat

Abdel Ghani Barakat, MPA student developed the concept for an innovative and impactful mobile application for visually impaired individuals, dubbed E3rafli, 2017. 

Department of Law

awards ceremony


Law Students Take Home the Moot Court Award

Law department student team wins 26th African Court of Human and People’s Rights Moot Court Competition at the University of Mauritius, in Reduit, 2017.