Where smiles are exchanged and knowledge is shared.”

Al-Madinah seeks to create a better understanding and appreciation for the diverse culture of Islam through educational, social, and community activities at the University of Minnesota and to groom future leaders from its campus community.

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Friday Prayer

Summer

Location

Al-Madinah Cultural Center (Room 236)
300 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Prayer

12:30 – 1:00 PM

Events

Fast-a-Thon

Fasting in Islam is the act of abstaining from eating and drinking from dawn to sunset. Fast-a-Thon is a collaborative effort between Al-Madinah Cultural Center and the Muslim Students Association. It is a yearly event where we bring attention to the Islamic pillar of fasting, how it ties into religion, and the similarities/differences of the cultural role it plays all over the world. Fast-a-Thon is an event that is held at MSAs all over the United States and we’re proud to continue that tradition here at the University of Minnesota.

Comedy Night

Are you ready for one of AMCC’s biggest events of the semester?! Al-Madinah Cultural Center is proud to present our annual Comedy Night! We’re kicking off Islam Awareness Week with a night full of hilarity and fun. We have several big surprises lined up for this years Comedy Night so get ready to burst out in tears of laughter! Bring your family and friends, we welcome and encourage all of you to come and enjoy the performance!

Islam Awareness Week

Join us in the spring for this year’s Islam Awareness Week! We will be hosting a variety of events each day of the week that deal with different aspects of daily and typical Muslim life-Definitely not a week you’d want to miss out on!

IAW has always been successful in the past due to volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out this form!

Awards

Tony Diggs Award 2015Outstanding Undergraduate Registered Student Group of the Year

Tony Diggs Award 2014: Excellence in Inclusion

Tony Diggs Award 2014: Outstanding Co-sponsored Program or Event for International Bazaar

Tony Diggs Award 2013: Outstanding Undergraduate Registered Student Group of the Year

Tony Diggs Award 2013: Outstanding Co-Sponsored Program or Event of the Year for Eidrageous

Tony Diggs Award 2008: Outstanding Program or Event of the Year for Fast-a-Thon

Get Involved

The Al-Madinah Executive Board can only do so much on our own, thus we require the help of volunteers and several committees throughout the year to fulfill our mission. Not only does this help us but it gives you many opportunities to get involved. The committees include the First Year Mentoring Program Committee, College Day Committee, and the Islam Awareness Week Committee. If you don’t get a chance to be apart of one of these committees, you can always volunteer at our events! We also have monthly volunteering events where Al-Madinah and it’s general body help out in the great twin-cities community.

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Opportunities

Looking for a job, internship, or volunteer experience for fall semester? Many employers send us job opportunities for our general body. Take a look at the job postings to see if anything would be a good fit for you!

Jobs:

  • Communications Assistant– Center for Community-Engaged Learning (CCEL)
    • The student will be responsible for managing our social media accounts, interviewing other students and community partners about their off campus engagement experiences, and support in event planning.
    • $10.50/hr. 10-15 hours a week. Must be work­study eligible. Begins Fall 2017 with possibility for continuation until graduating as an undergraduate student.
    • Students can apply by emailing cover letter and resume to herxx187@umn.edu

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Young Women’s Initiative of Minnesota
    • Governor Mark Dayton, Lt. Governor Tina Smith, and the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota today invited young women from across the state to apply for open positions with the Young Women’s Initiative of Minnesota. The Young Women’s Initiative of Minnesota currently has at least 14 cabinet vacancies to fill. Young women between the ages of 16 and 24, especially those from underrepresented communities, are invited to apply. Applications are available through the Office of the Governor and Lt. Governor, and will be accepted through August 22, 2017.
    • To Apply
      Governor Dayton will make appointments to the Young Women’s Cabinet. Applications are available through the Office of the Governor and Lt. Governor’s website and will be accepted through August 22, 2017.

Last updated: 8/11/17

Meet the Board

President

Zamzam Yusuf
Sociology & Communications
zamza001@umn.edu

Vice President

Annis Nusseibeh
Electrical Engineering
nusse006@umn.edu

Treasurer

Faheem Jabir
Finance & MIS
jabir004@umn.edu

Secretary

Muluka Omar
Health and Wellness
omarx026@umn.edu

Events Coordinator

Shukri Elmi
Mass Communication
elmix032@umn.edu

Volunteer Coordinator

Mebrura Dzaferovic
Biology, Society, & Environment
dzafe001@umn.edu

Outreach Coordinator

Nora Abdelal
Global Studies & Political Science
abde0138@umn.edu

Public Relations

Amera Hassan
Neuroscience
hassa371@umn.edu

Historian

Khalid Hammami
Finance
hamma099@umn.edu

Webmaster

Malik Nusseibeh
Computer Science
nusse007@umn.edu