In the Spirit of celebrating the 55th year of Nigerian Independence, Covenant University community held a programme tagged, “Independence Day Students' Parley” at the University campus on October 1, 2015.
The programme which was organised to commemorate the independence of Nigeria from the British Colonialists, provided an avenue for students to voice their opinion and express their stance over the issues affecting the nation, particularly insecurity and terrorism.
In the spirit of service to humanity, Covenant University donated food, as well as educational and household materials to Stephen’s Children Home, Abeokuta. The University also provided Free Medical Services to the people of Ishaga Onilado Village in Ado-Odo/Ota, Ogun State.
Officials from the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) were in Covenant University (CU) today, September 29, 2015, to seek partnership and collaboration with the University in the area of management training and professional certification.
A 15 kilo watt solar panel project dedicated to the Faith Tabernacle and Youth Chapel studios of the proprietor base of the University was commissioned yesterday, September 24, 2015, by the Management of Covenant University.
Covenant University Physics and Petroleum Engineering students were full of praise for the 5 day Practical Oil and Gas training, organized by Danvic Petroleum. The purpose of the multidisciplinary training was to give CU students a globally competitive edge in the Oil and Gas industry. In the closing ceremony held on Friday, September 25, 2015, faculty and students that participated in the programme had the opportunity to express their gratitude to Danvic staff, and University management.
CU Holds 43rd Public Lecture on Challenges and Opportunities of Global Software Development in Nigeria
Software development outsourcing in Africa has been seen as an economic development tool for transitioning economies. With this in mind it raises the question of if Sub-Sahara Africa or more specifically, Nigeria could be considered a destination to take advantage of this by engaging in software development projects. Covenant University’s 43rd public lecture presented on Friday, September 25, 2015, explored both the perceived challenges and opportunities Nigeria offers as a global software development (GSD) destination.
Covenant University’s 300 and 400 level Physics and Petroleum Engineering students have been given the opportunity to undergo training that will give them a global competitive edge in the oil and gas industries. The initial session on Monday, September 21, 2015, marked the opening of the 5-day, Practical Oil & Gas Seismic International Training for Undergraduate Students, hosted by the College of Science & Technology. The multidisciplinary venture between the Physics and Petroleum Engineering Departments will operate in collaboration with Danvic Petroleum International, the training providers.
Dr Akan Williams, an Associate Professor of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry at Covenant University (CU) has been awarded a Professional Fellow of the Chemical Society of Nigeria (FCSN). The award was presented by the National President of the Chemistry Society of Nigeria, Professor Gloria Obuzor, in an awards ceremony held on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at the International Conference Centre in Abuja.
The sports ground before Covenant University’s Cafeteria One, which is a usual venue for the students’ organised Trade Fair was a hive of activities as the fair was off to an energizing start. Music and the aroma of various delicacies welcomed guest even as students mingled with their friends and loved ones, admiring the diverse array of entrepreneurial skills exhibited.
The Covenant University Management rejoiced with the Director, Centre for Systems and Information Services (CSIS), Engr. Yinka Adeboye, on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, on the occasion of his birthday.