Recent Clayton State University graduate Tony Yaacoub will be featured on Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters’ (AIB) “One World” program, starting tonight at 7:30 p.m.
Yaacoub, a native of Beirut, Lebanon, and a member of the Clayton State Honors Program, graduated from Clayton State earlier this month with a B.S. in Mathematics.
The AIB “One World” program that debuts tonight, Tuesday, May 22, at 7:30 p. m., and will feature a report on Yaacoub and his local relationships. The program will re-air Friday, May 25, at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 26 at 5 p.m., and Sunday, May 27 at 3 p.m. The program will re-air next week on the same schedule; Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 9 a.m., Saturday at 5 p.m., and Sunday at 3 p.m. AIB “One World” will then migrate to www.aibnet.tv on Sunday and air daily for two weeks at 4:30 a.m., and 7 p.m. The program is also slated to appear on AIB’s Video on Demand site.
AIB-TV appears on Channel 5 on Comcast; Channel 6 on AT&T U-verse and Channel 22 on Charter Cable.
Yaacoub is the president (and founder) of Clayton State’s International Student Association, a DEEP Peer educator, a member on the Student Fees Committee, and a member of the Financial Club. He was also the University’s Homecoming King for 2012. He originally came to Clayton State through the Georgia Rotary Student Program, and liked the University so much that he stayed on afterwards to complete his degree. A Dean’s List student and an attendee and presenter at several scholarly mathematical conferences throughout the southeast, Yaacoub has won the William A. Watt Award and the Mathematics Outstanding Senior Award from the College of Information and Mathematical Sciences at Clayton State.
Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters Inc., is the nation’s largest regional interfaith television network. For 43 years AIB has provided faith-based communities and nonprofit service organizations access to a larger audience. AIB’s historically rich programming is housed at the Smithsonian and The Chicago Museum of Broadcasting.
Due to its unique programming model promoting dialogue between people of all faiths, cultures and socio-economic backgrounds, AIB has become a destination for international dignitaries and media representatives visiting metro Atlanta. AIB is a self-supporting organization and can be viewed in more than 1.5 million homes across 19 metro area counties.