SC4 alumnus goes beyond “pipe” dreams

SC4 alumnus goes beyond “pipe” dreams

Rachael Krafft

Staff writer

SC4 alumni could become nurses, teachers, administrative assistants, business owners, computer techies, or even an economist who is changing Middle East Relationships while holding high ranking positions within one of the wealthiest governments in the region.

Monday, Sept. 27 one of the most famous SC4 Alumnus will be returning to grace our campus and community.

St. Clair County Community College is announcing it will host Abdulrahman bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, Minister of State of Qatar, and an SC4 alumnus.

Abdulrahman bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, Minister of State of Qatar (center of photo) and SC4 alumni returns to the Sc4 campus Sept.27.

He will give an economic presentation to community leaders about the Gulf Co-op Council says a press release from Shawn Starkey, Executive Director of Public Relations, Marketing and Legislative Affairs at SC4.

Qatar and the United States have a close partnership in regards to education, claims recent releases from the US Embassy in Qatar. According to the CIA Fact Book on Qatar there are hundreds of Qataris that study in the United States, and many American Colleges have branches in Doha, the Qatar capital. SC4 has a student/teacher exchange program with Qatar schools reveals archives from SC4’s news releases.

In a national profile on the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf website, www.gccsg.org, that Qatar is a country in the Middle East that as of 2007 attained the second-highest per capita income in the world in thanks to oil and natural gas revenues. Qatar finds developing a “world-class educational system” to be the key to the continuation of its success, says the Amnesty international web site. Amir Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani is the ruler of this emirate styled government.

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