The Covenant University Executive Advance for 2014/2015 Academic Session got under way on Monday, August 4, 2014, with a renewed commitment by the University to become a major player in the creation of knowledge.
To hinge closer to the realization of her vision of becoming one of the 10 leading universities in the world, tagged “Vision One of Ten in Ten”, Covenant University has restructured her organizational settings as she commenced the 2014/2015 Academic Session.
“The Integrity Factor must be Upheld at all Times if Vision 10:2022 must be Realized…” Pastor Faith Oyedepo
The 1st Vice-President Education, Living Faith Church Worldwide, and esteemed member of the Board of Regents, Covenant University, Pastor (Mrs.) Faith Oyedepo, has charged members of Management, Faculty and Staff of the University on the need to uphold the virtue of integrity if they desire to see the fulfillment of Vision 10:2022.
The quality of academic engagement and delivery in Covenant University has seen the University leapfrog many first-generation universities in the country and the continent as validated by the latest edition of Ranking Web of Universities also known as Webometrics Ranking, released on July 31, 2014 by the Cybermetrics Lab.
As the world’s population continues to grow at an alarming rate and the palpable shortfall of corresponding infrastructure to make living comfortable for the populace, the Department of Economics and Development Studies of Covenant University organized an International Conference on Demography and Economic Development to signpost the challenges and prospects in population growth.
As the global economy gradually recovers from the 2008/2009 global financial crisis and economic recession, the Department of Banking and Finance of Covenant University has hosted a two-day workshop targeted at helping bolster the capacities of corporate organizations to manage investment and portfolio risk.
The Chancellor of Covenant University, Dr. David Oyedepo, has called for a focus on information as a tool for national development.
Covenant University’s African Leadership Development Centre (ALDC) in collaboration with the university’s Centre for Learning Resources (CLR) hosted a 3 day conference on the theme, ‘Leadership And Innovation: Cutting Edge Practices for the 21st Century Librarian.’
A Nobel Laureate in Economics and Professor of Economic Sciences from the Harvard University, Professor Eric Maskin, has joined Covenant University’s faculty as a Visiting Professor in the Department of Economics, College of Development Studies.
More Varsities with Quality Teaching Content is a Prerequisite for National Development…Prof. Osinbajo
For Nigeria to effectively confront the challenges of meaningful growth, which would result in addressing the problem of unemployment and creating a highly trained workforce, with consistent capacity to innovate, there is the urgent need for the nation to increase the size of her higher education system, with greater focus on content.