News & Events

FLTA Alumni Tell Their Stories

On May 6th, three Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) alumni led a panel discussion on the FLTA Program for a group of interested applicants.  The FLTA Program is an exchange program which sends local teachers to the United States to teach Arabic and enroll in college-level courses.  The panel discussed the application process and challenges, ...
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Access Students Practice Creative Writing

On May 4th  and 5th, Mrs. Khadija Alhayki from the Regional English Language Office led writing workshops for groups of students from English Access Programs in Bahrain. The classes were designed to enhance and encourage creative writing among the students, and Mrs. Alhayki used several interactive activities that were very productive and fun to do. Over thirty ...
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Ambassador’s Honors Bahraini Women

On the evening of May 4, 2015, Ambassador William V. Roebuck along with Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy Timothy Pounds hosted a ceremony to celebrate the successful completion of a creative writing workshop for Bahraini women conducted by the University of Iowa’s International Writers Program. The event was attended by the students ...
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Basketball Clinic for Students

The US Embassy sponsored a two-day basketball clinic for Bahrain School students on April 14 & 15, 2015.  Former National Basketball Association (NBA) Champion and current Manama Club Coach Sam Vincent and former Women’s National Basketball Association WNBA Champion Kedra Holland-Corn conducted the clinic, which was attended by over sixty students aged 11-14 years.  The ...
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Students Visit the Embassy

On Monday, March 23, the U.S. Embassy hosted a group of 20 students from the Royal University for Women and West Virginia University.  The WVU students visit Bahrain each year as part of the strategic partnership between the Royal University for Women and West Virginia University. Public Affairs Officer Brad Niemann met with the group ...
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