News & Events

Dr. Cavanaugh Speaks at the “Towards Digital Empowerment in Education” Conference

The U.S. Embassy in Manama in collaboration with the Ministry of Education invited Dr. Terence Cavanaugh, associate professor in department of Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Instructional Technology at the University of North Florida to share his expertise with students and educators in Bahrain.  Dr. Cavanaugh participated in the “Towards Digital Empowerment in Education” conference from ...
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Blinken Meets with U.S. Exchange Program Alumni

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Anthony Blinken met with a group of Bahrainis who have participated in U.S. Government-sponsored exchange programs at Al-Riwaq Art Space. Deputy Secretary Blinken expressed his appreciation for their participation, lauding the exchange programs as an important tool in strengthening US-Bahrain relations for current and future generations.    
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English Access Students Learn about an American City

On September 5th, American diplomat Caryl Tuma visited the American Cultural and Educational Center for a presentation to English Access Program students about her hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  During her visit, Ms. Tuma talked about topics such as Pittsburgh’s history as an industrial center, the city’s famed sports teams, local foods and products including world-famous ...
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Student Leaders Return from U.S Exchange Program

On September 13th, Public Affairs Officer Tom Tanner hosted a lunch for 8 young Bahrainis who went on a U.S.-Government exchange program for student leaders. The students shared their experiences in the United States and spoke about how much they learned about the U.S. culture and society, as well as engaging with their American peers ...
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