Adjunct Instructor of Arabic
Odeese Khalil earned an Associate degree in Civil Engineering Technology, a bachelor’s degree in Technology Education, and a master’s degree in Education graduating with the highest honors after arriving in the United States as a young adult. She obtained two K-12 Pennsylvania teaching certificates in Technology Education and Arabic. She has been a faculty member at CCAC and Cal U, among several other higher education institutions. She taught courses in engineering and Arabic language. She served as the Academic Program Coordinator for the B.A. in Arabic at California University of Pennsylvania. While leading the development of the program, she also served as a point of contact, advised students, served on university-wide committees, and provided service to the Cal U community. A lifelong learner, Odeese Khalil is currently completing her Doctoral studies in Instructional Technology and Leadership at Duquesne University, while running her small business, Cross-Cultural, Career, and Language Training, with a mission to promote cross-cultural tolerance & competency.