- ESA-UM Website Development/Maintenance
This project involves constant development and maintenance of the official ESA-UM website to
achieve the following purposes:
- ESA-UM Members/Alumni Database
- Present ESA-UM, and its projects and activities, to the UM community and the
- Serve as the central media in which all aspects that relate to the Association's
operations are documented
- Host the ESA-UM Members/Alumni Database, which acts as a link
between the various generations of ESA members who studied in Ann Arbor
This is a web-based database that holds the names, degrees, contact information etc. of all Egyptians
currently attending the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, as well as those Egyptians who have graduated from
the University. (Future Activity)
- ESA-UM Lecture Series
This is an organized series of lectures in which prominent speakers are invited to address an issue that
relates to Egypt. On average, ESA-UM plans to organize one lecture per semester.
- ESA-UM Diwan
The ESA-UM Diwan is a non-regular seminar/gathering event where a guest is invited to give a talk about an
issue of interest to the members. A public discussion and an exchange of ideas follow the talk.
- ESA-UM Annual Book Campaign
This is an organized effort by ESA-UM to provide a significant contribution to the National Book Campaign
that ESA-NA has been engaged in since 1995. The goal of this project is to collect donated books and
journals from all fields, as well as PC hardware and software, to the libraries of Egyptian Universities.
Each year the books and donations go to a different university in Egypt.
- ESA-UM Participation in ESA-NA General Assembly
Each year the ESA-UM president, or a representative, attends the annual ESA-NA General Assembly
Convention. This usually takes place, during the month of October, in Washington DC.
- ESA-UM Social Gatherings
The members of ESA-UM regularly arrange social gatherings. The executive committee of ESA-UM officially
organizes at least one gathering per semester, typically during the month of Ramadan and/or during the Eid.
- ESA-UM Newsletter
This is an official ESA-UM Newsletter that is sent out to the community at the end of each semester.
The newsletter highlights the current status of the various projects/activities, and includes members' news,
etc. (Future Activity)
- Other Projects
In addition to the above, other projects/activities may be carried out such as participation in other
programs with ESA-NA, participation in university cultural shows etc.