Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) releases ‘EXCELSIOR 2014’

The A. M. Al-Refai Library at GUST in coordination with the Excelsior Committee released the eighth volume of Excelsior, on Thursday, May 15, 2014 in the presence of GUST Management, faculty, staff and Excelsior members and contributors. The event was officially opened by GUST Higher Management, Dr. Abdulrahman S. Al-Muhailan, Chairman, and Dr. Donald Bates, President.   

Dr. Muhailan thanked the attendees of the event and the Excelsior Editorial Board and Committee members. He commended the students for their hard work and commented "It is a pleasure to attend a beautiful student art show at GUST in the morning and see even more creativity in Excelsior in the afternoon." Adding further Dr. Muhailan said that he looked forward to see even more volumes of Excelsior being released in the future. Dr. Bates and Dr. Ghassan Aouad, Vice President for Academic Affairs both contributed stories about their families to this issue and congratulated the people who produced the journal of art and literature. 

Excelsior is a publication produced by students, faculty and staff at GUST and released annually. It is available in the Library for circulation within the campus; a limited number of copies are also distributed off campus. The publication contains diverse collection of short stories and other prose, poetry, art, and combinations thereof, reflecting GUST’s creativity and innovation.