Bethlehem University Foundation (BUF) has announced that Ghassan Salameh, a member of the board of directors of BUF, will walk the 800-kilometer (approximately 500 miles) “Camino de Santiago” in Spain from May 18 to June 27, 2018. The goal of the campaign is to generate a global awareness and support for Bethlehem University.
Salameh’s mission for the campaign, is to:
- raise awareness of the unique mission and contributions made by Bethlehem University in its ministry of educating Palestinian young adults;
- raise awareness of the challenges faced by the students of Bethlehem University in their pursuit of higher education;
- allow men and women of all faiths to join in prayerful support of Bethlehem University; and
- generate financial support for Bethlehem University.
A joint venture between the Holy See (Vatican) and the Brothers of the Christian Schools, Bethlehem University is the only Catholic/Christian university in the Holy Land.