Middle Eastern Studies faculty and students came together at the MES Reception on November 5, 2008. Students had the opportunity to learn about new course offerings and the graduate certificate. Representa- tives from the SU Study Abroad office talked about opportunities available for students interested in studying in Middle Eastern countries including Egypt, Lebanon, and Turkey. The Executive Editor of SU Press, Mary Seldan-Evans, was also at the reception and introduced the new Press titles on the Middle East to the MES faculty and students.