Senator Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Awarded Shield of Excellence by Canisius College
BUFFALO, New York
May 10, 2011
HE Senator Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman and CEO of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org), was awarded the Shield of Excellence by the highly reputable Canisius College in appreciation of his efforts in developing education in the Arab region.
The Shield was presented to Senator Abu-Ghazaleh by Head of the Accounting Department in a special ceremony at the College in Buffalo, New York.
Mr. Abu-Ghazaleh earned this prestigious award due to the excellence achieved by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Graduate School of Business (TAGSB) and in appreciation of introducing TAGITOP; the first Arab production with an Arab design and investment as a non-profit project to support the efforts of the Arab society to access the world of knowledge.
During his visit to Canisius College, Senator Abu-Ghazaleh took part in several activities including a meeting with the board of the Accounting Faculty along with the academic staff at the College. A special meeting was held with the College’s vice president and deputies discussing academic aspects of cooperation between the College and the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Business University in Bahrain.
Moreover, Senator Abu-Ghazaleh presented the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh International Award for Excellence in the Accounting Programs to Ms. Jessica Grogan, in a special ceremony at the College.
Furthermore, Senator Abu-Ghazaleh presented TAGITOP to his senior advisor on education Dr. Edward J. Gress, in appreciation of his role in making TAGSB in Jordan a success and in enhancing educational ties with the Canisius College. In his meeting with the students of the Canisius College, they asked Senator Abu-Ghazaleh to place TAGITOP at the College’s Library so that all the College’s students and visitors will have the opportunity to use it.