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Open House

Experience Zaytuna College

Be our guest and join us at our open house to experience for yourself what Zaytuna College has to offer. Explore our campus, engage with faculty, staff and students. Enjoy light refreshments and attend a lecture given by our Director of Student Affairs, Imam Dawood Yasin as he introduces the concepts of Holistic Education and Experiential Learning, and gain an understanding of why engaging your mind, body, and soul is an integral part of the Zaytuna College experience.

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Portrait of Imam Dawood Yasin

Imam Dawood Yasin
Director of Student Affairs

At Dartmouth Dawood provided spiritual and religious support, offered educational seminars, and lead congregational prayers for Muslim students at Dartmouth College and residents of the greater Hanover area. Dawood also worked to foster understanding and dialogue among diverse campus groups by building and maintaining interfaith relations.

 During his residence in South Africa, Dawood converted to Islam and then spent five years in Damascus studying Arabic, Islam, and spirituality. Upon completion of his studies he relocated to New Haven CT where he served as Imam of Masjid Al-Islam. While in New Haven he also worked as a teaching assistant and engaged in research at Yale University. Dawood also served as Director of Outreach at the Zayed Center for Islamic Culture in the United Arab Emirates, engaging in public speaking within U.A.E. and abroad, emphasizing ethics and tolerance between Muslim and non-Muslim communities.

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