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Saudi Ambassador Visits with Students at Lasell

November 17, 2016

Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to the US, Prince Abdullah bin Faisal bin Turki Al Saud, who was visiting the Boston area this past weekend, met with a group of approximately 40 Saudi Arabian students studying at several area schools, including Lasell College.

Lasell hosted the event, held for students who had received the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission scholarship and who are presidents or leaders in Saudi student clubs, on Sunday, November 13.

The students who attend Harvard, MIT, Northeastern University, Stanford University, Boston College, UMASS Lowell, Lasell, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Regis College, and University of Bridgeport had an opportunity to ask questions about the scholarship to the officials.

Also in attendance at the meeting were Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission (SACM) representatives including Dr. Abdulrahman Alsebail (Deputy to Cultural Attaché) and Faisal Al-Shammeri (Saudi Students Clubs Adviser) as well as Lasell's Vice President for Academic Affairs Jim Ostrow and Director of International Services, Sarah Driscoll.