University President Prof. Dr. Ali Zeidan Abu Zuhri and his Administrative and Financial Affairs Assistant Mr. Faleh Abu Arra honored the employee at the Purchases Department Manal Daraghmeh, in recognition of her creativity writing a Divan entitled “Bitter Stations”. It contains 30 stories about home, mother, love, nostalgia, romance, loss and sadness.
During the ceremony, Prof. Dr. Abu Zuhri congratulated Daraghmeh for writing and publishing her first Divan. Wishing her further progress and success, saying “The University is not only a place for distinguished employees, but an incubator for innovators, whether they're employees or students”.
“At my Arab American University, my second home, I started my writing career and was encouraged and supported by the university administration and my colleagues. Thanks for everyone who stood by me at this important phase of life”, Daraghmeh said.
Daraghmeh added, the Bitter Stations Divan is the first of its kind. It was printed in the Arab Republic of Egypt by Naguib Mahfouz Cultural Publishing House. Soon, it will be distributed in major international book fairs including Jeddah International Fair, Cairo Fair, Sharjah Fair and famous mega Arab libraries.