After 18 years of service to the Independence Community College Math and Science Division, Dr. Mona Saleh will retire at the end of the current academic year. Saleh was born and raised in Alexandria, Egypt. In 1986, she completed her bachelor's and master's degree in Math and Physics from the University of Alexandria, Egypt. She was then selected and received a Doctoral Scholarship from the University of Kaiserslautern in Kaiserslautern, Germany, where she earned her doctorate in Physics. While in Germany, Dr. Saleh met her now-husband, Richard.