June 7th Arba Minch: A gender sensitization program took place on June 6th from 8.30 am to 12.30 pm in AMU premises, Miss Munit Director Gender office says. The teachers, students, and administrative staff of AMU participated in this and there was a panel discussion on sexual harassment. The speakers have strongly exhorted to put to end this harmful practice of harassing women in general. A magazine prepared by gender office and Girls Club of AMU was released and Dr. Feleke Woldeyes, the President of AMU presented opening speech stressing the need for this meeting and Dr. Agana Vice President of Academic Affairs AMU presented closing speech laying emphasis on gender sensitization. There is a code of conduct was mentioned for everyone to follow and this has to be implemented, everyone agreed. Finally, the audience were presented to entertainment of gender poems and reading of literature.


Arba Minch 10th June 2013:The second day of Thanksgiving function for students was on Friday, June 7th 2013 and it was for students who took part in sports festival conducted from Feb 17th to March 3rd 2013. The President of AMU Dr. Feleke Woldeyes, Dr. Yechale Kebede Bizuneh  Dean continuing education office and others of AMU had participated.  Dr. Feleke stressed the importance of the day for the students and asserted the students to work hard in studies and sports.  Certificates were distributed to successful participants and awards were given to special students who showed commitment and dedication during the sports festival.  Refreshments were served and zone cultural band played music

The third day of thanksgiving Saturday, 8th June was for administrative staff and Dr. Feleke Woldeyes, the President and others participated and distributed certificates. Award was given to a driver Mr. Barhanu Guma for meritorious service.  This was followed by music as well as entertainment and all had danced to the occasion as it was a joyous and a happy event .

People can recollect and rejoy  these three days of fun and rededication to work and duty on this thanks giving festival.

June 10th 2013 Arba Minch:  A meeting was held by Students Council of Arba Minch University  on June 9th 2013 at AMU to collect funds for construction of dam across Abay or Nile as it is called.  Many had participated in this and Dr. Feleke Woldeyes , the President AMU   addressed the very importance of contributing money for construction of dam and also extended his appreciation for organizing this function. He emphasized that our share is large in scope and we contribute both skilled manpower and finance.  For future, he stressed that we should maintain productivity competitive human resource to engage in the construction and building of dams in the country.

The Thanks giving function's first day took off greatly as the mjaority of academic staff attended in this function The frist day i.e. 6th June was earmarked for academic staff and the 7th for students as well and the last being on 8th June 2013.  The sports function held between Feb 15th – March 4th 2013 for which AMU was the organizer saw 33 universities and 5000 delegates participating in it. To give thanks to these people, this function is being held.

The ceremony started around 4 PM in the University and Dr. Feleke Woldeyes, the President of AMU stressed the very purpose of thanks giving and extended appreciation This was followed distribution of certificates to meritorious participants and playing of Ethiopian music by Zone culture music band and the function came to an end at around 6.30PM.  On the whole, it was a joyous occasion for everyone to celebrate and cherish themselves.

Two-day Art Exhibition organized by Architecture & Urban Planning Department got underway at LT Architecture Studio, AMU Main Campus on June 7. The expo will come to an end on June 8.

It’s first ever expo being organized in which 1st year students - Biniyam Kassahun, Endale Mulugeta and expatriate instructor from Philippines, Dr/Prof. Eliezer B Manus, took the lead. Around hundreds of artistic pieces are on display.

A sketch by Biniyam - that resembles the face of David, a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture created between 1501 and 1504, by the Italian artist Michelangelo is the pick of the lot. Second piece of ‘Mother Earth’ by Simret is message-driven and a portrait of an Oromia lady is worth mentioning.