Returning’ programme, organized by the Media, Public and Cultural Relations Unit, Jumana Ghneimat the editor in chief of Al Ghad Newspaper returned Wednesday to campus.
The guest began her speech trailing her journey from the time she was first accepted into the Faculty of Engineering and in which she stayed only on semester before changing her major to Political Science.
Ghneimat pointed out during her meeting with the students and professors of the School of Prince Hussein Bin Abdullah II School of International Studies that the key to a student’s success relies in the first place on both his efforts and diligence. She also mentioned the importance of utilizing the different extracurricular activities organized by the university in collaboration with its deans and different administrative units.
Ghneimat also invited the students to take advantage of the opportunities that might arise in front of them, to face the challenges in order to reach their goals and dreams, and to take example from the previous graduates of the university who are currently working in different sectors and who left their imprint on the community.
Furthermore, she emphasized on the importance of developing their abilities and building their personalities in the right way; relying heavily on reading and being open to different opinions.
Ghneimat was born in Salt, received her BA in Political Science from The University of Jordan. She started working in journalism in 1999, taking positions in different local and Arab media outlets before becoming the Deputy Editor in Chief and Head of the Economical section in Al Ghad Newspaper.
Ghneimat became the Editor in Chief of the newspaper in 2012 while also writing for several websites. She also previously worked for Al Rai Newspaper and as a correspondent for different outlets, newspapers and magazines. Ghneimat is also a member of the Jordan Press Association and a winner of several awards.
Dr. Haya Horani, the head of the Cultural Activities Division in the unit said the programme aims to shed the light on distinctive alumni who left an imprint and help in connecting them with the current university students to convey their efforts and experiences in addition to revealing the university’s influence on them.
Translated by Dina Safarini
Edited by Suha Alsubeihi