Press Release: First MET Student Admitted to Harvard University

Press Release: Oregon Islamic Academy Senior, Ibrahim Ibrahim (Class of 2018), First MET Student Admitted to Harvard University in Fall 2018

Tigard, Oregon, USA ­12/15/2017 - On behalf of the Muslim Educational Trust Board of Trustees, Board of Directors, and Staff, we wish to extend our warmest congratulations to Oregon Islamic Academy Senior student, Ibrahim Ibrahim (Class of 2018), for being MET's First Student to be admitted to Harvard Class of 2022 under the Early Action program. Praise be to Allah, this is a huge milestone and a unique accomplishment for our Oregon Islamic Academy High School that celebrates its 10th Anniversary this year.

Islamophobia and the Three Evils of Society

 

Friday, January 26th, 2018 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Muslim Educational Trust: 2nd Floor Al-Andalusia Hall
10330 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Tigard, OR 97223

Join us for an engaging discussion titled "Islamapobia and the Three Evils of Society." Our Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Hatem Bazian, Co-founder and Professor of Islamic Law and Theology at Zaytuna College. Dr. Bazian will look back at Martin Luther King's last speech on the three evils of society: militarism, materialism and racism, which he critiqued and offered alternatives to the future of American society. "Islamaphobia today emerges out of the same three evils that are utilized to target and demonize Muslims."

About Dr. Hatem Bazian

Hatem Bazian is a co-founder and Professor of Islamic Law and Theology at Zaytuna College, the 1st Accredited Muslim Liberal Arts College in the United States. In addition, Prof. Bazian is a lecturer in the Departments of Near Eastern and Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Bazian between 2002-2007, also served as an adjunct professor of law at Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley. He teaches courses on Islamic Law and Society, Islam in America: Communities and Institutions, De-Constructing Islamophobia and Othering of Islam, Religious Studies, and Middle Eastern Studies. In addition to Berkeley, Prof. Bazian served as a visiting Professor in Religious Studies at Saint Mary's College of California 2001-2007 and adviser to the Religion, Politics and Globalization Center at UC Berkeley.

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Women in Islam: Status and Empowerment

 

Women in Islam @ MET's Monthly Forum and Potluck Dinner
Saturday, March 10th, 2018 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Muslim Educational Trust: 10330 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Tigard, OR 97223

Join us for an evening of discussion about "Women in Islam: Status and Empowerment." The status of women is society is neither a new issue nor is it a fully settled one. The position of Islam on this issue has been among the subjects presented to the world with the least objectivity. This forum will provide an exposition of what Islam stands for in this regard.

Our keynote speaker is Sister Nadira Najieb, Muslim Community Center of Portland Board Member. Our panel will include Sister Laila Cully, Retired Business Finance Officer; Sister Julie Ahmed, Oregon Islamic Academy Teacher.

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Please do join us for an engaging evening, and bring your favorite dish!
We will also be recognizing the student winners of our Annual Speech Tournament and Spelling Bee.
We look forward to seeing you!