It was another time to relax, have fun, interact and extend hands of love and care to the less privileged as Covenant University students, staff and faculty participated in the first ever ‘Love Marathon’ tagged, “Lovathon” on Saturday, October 5, 2014.
In a colourful and globally significant ceremony, the Management of Covenant University (CU), in Canaan Land, Ota, commissioned its Waste to Wealth initiative (W2W). The event which took place on October 8, 2014, amidst lots of excitement, featured the formal launch of specifically labelled waste bins, which would be used for the first phase of CU’s initiative to drive environmental recovery in Africa.
Covenant University has flagged off a Waste to Wealth initiative (W2W) as part of her drive to create a sustainable environment and generate revenues from environmental waste, thus reducing the pressure and consumption of virgin materials. The project is expected to cover peculiar aspects of solid waste management in the University, which include refuse generation, source reduction, collection, transportation, recycling and resource recovery, composting and combustion.
A team from the Daily Telegraph Publishing Co. Ltd, publishers of the New Telegraph newspaper paid a courtesy visit to Covenant University (CU) on Tuesday, September 30, 2014.
As part of the activities to mark the 60th birthday of the Chancellor of Covenant University, Dr. David Oyedepo, the institution on September 26, 2014, held its 37th Public Lecture. The lecture, delivered by Professor Amos Alao, with the theme, ‘FOSTERING PSYCHOLOGICAL ADJUSTMENT: PATHWAYS TO NATIONAL WELLNESS,’ started at 2pm and was graced by dignitaries from all works of life.
The Covenant University’s Electric Automobile Research Cluster has developed what it called Covenant University Integrated Dual Engine Automobile system,otherwise known as CU IDEA.
The quality of academic investment, coupled with exposure to innovative technology in driving sound academic excellence and building of the total man by Covenant University has been validated once more by the external context.
Covenant University’s Community Development Impact Initative Committee (CU-CDIIC) in partnership with the alumni base of the University went to two rural communities to deliver health care and portable water to members of those communities. This was on the occasion of the David Oyedepo Day Of Service (DODOS 2014) to mark the 60th birthday celebration of the Chancellor and Chairman, Board of Regents of Covenant University, Dr. David Oyedepo.
For the second time in the history of university education in Nigeria and indeed Africa, Covenant University has played host to the launch of the UN Habitat Global Report on Human Settlements. This time around, the 2013 report was launched at the University in honour of the Chancellor, Dr. David Oyedepo’s 60th birthday celebration.
A book titled, Leadership and Innovation in Africa’s Development Paradigm, has been presented in honour of the Chancellor and Chairman, Board of Regents, Covenant University, Dr. David Olaniyi Oyedepo.