The EU ambassador’s visit to Ashkelon College
This past week the college has hosted the Europeen Union ambassador Mr. Emanuel Jofre. As part of his visit, the ambassador visited the bureau of the college Rector, Professor Shimon Sharvit. Professor Sharvit introduced to him the college’s vision: Equal rights for all students in general, and especially for citizens of the periphery. Dr. Miri Karissi, director of the support center, presented the model of the center, which promotes the topic of equal rights among students with special needs such as vision and hearing impairment as well as health and academic necessities. Dr. Hagit Peretz, who is responsible for the Arab sector, presented the different ways meant to assist and incorporate the students of the Arab sector in the college. In addition, Dr. Yael Ram presented the internationalization that the college is currently promoting.
During this visit, the ambassador was given a tour of several of the main departments of the college: The support Center, the Assistance Technology Room and the school of welfare’s simulation laboratory.