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Pierre Choueiri Receives Honorary PhD from the Lebanese American University

June 06, 2018

On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, Mr. Pierre Choueiri delivered the main commencement address at the Lebanese American University in Byblos and was duly honored with an Honorary Doctorate degree from the University.


The commencement ceremony, which began at 8:30 PM (Beirut time), witnessed Mr. Choueiri taking to the stage to speak to a packed venue. He began his address by thanking LAU’s President and Management, and then went on to encourage everyone to look to the future through the eyes of students, the upcoming generations, while applauding LAU for preparing students to become leaders in tomorrow’s world.




He also highlighted how Choueiri Group considers its people to be one of the main pillars of its success and stressed on the importance of education as a means to transform lives.


The speech also expressed his views on how the digital disruption has created the need for a total set of new skills and talent requirements in the market place and how the private sector must work hand in hand with academia to understand these needs, transform, and adapt contemporary university curriculums to fulfill them.