College of Education and Behavioral studies receives donated books

The Addis Ababa University College of Education and behavioral Studies organized a book donation ceremony by Bruke Teklehaimanot, son of the late Teklehaimanot Haileselassie (Ph.D.), on Nov. 2, 2016 at AAU’s OCR Room No. 319.

The Dean of Education and Behavioral Studies, Abraha Asfaw (Ph.D.), welcomed the participants and took the occasion to throw a few words regarding the life and accomplishment of Teklehaimanot Haileselassie (Ph.D.).

On the occasion Ato Tsegaye Asgele and Tetemeke Mehari (Ph.D.), friends of Teklehaimanot (Ph.D.), narrated the career path of the deceased from Be’ede Mariam School up to the vice Minister of the Ministry of Education, reminiscing that he was a hard working person.

Bruke Tekelehamanot, son of Teklehaimanot (Ph.D.), handed over the donated 257 books to Zenebe Beyene (Ph.D.), Director of the Office of External Relations, Partnerships and communication, who received the books on behalf of the College of Education.

Bruke, himself a staff member of the AAU, announced that the books donated to the faculty are not the only books in his father’s collection, especially citing a research collection about the Nile River that his family intends to donate to anyone interested in studying it further.

On a closing note, Zenebe Beyene (Ph.D.), Director of the Office of External Relations, Partnerships and communication thanked Bruke Teklehaimanot and noted that such trends of donation are highly encouraged as there are many people who own valuable books and other materials that can be useful for the academic community.