It was a sweet reunion, full of pleasant memories and testimonies as the Released Eagles (graduates of Covenant University), currently on National Service on the platform of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), flew back to campus this weekend from their different stations across the country and beyond for the inaugural meeting of the Alumni Association.
One of the nation’s leading banks, the Zenith Bank Plc has indicated interest to partner with Covenant University in the area of ICT and recruitment of the University’s fresh graduates.
As the University campus continued to attract high visitations by corporate bodies, Friday, March 19, 2007 will however go down in the history of the young vision driven institution as the day it played host to largest number of contingents from a corporate body.
The solutions to contemporary occurrences of building collapse in most Nigerian cities and proper understanding of building behaviour and practice will be the main focus at Covenant University’s 11th Public Lecture on Thursday, March 29, 2007.
History was made on Tuesday February 13, 2007, when Covenant University played host to a high-powered delegation from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).
Professor Ekundayo Adeyinka Adeyemi is the current Head, Department of Architecture, Covenant University. Popularly referred to as the grand father of Architecture in Nigeria, his professional and University teaching career spans over a period of 44 years, 36 of which had been devoted to teaching, research and University administration. Professor Adeyemi who clocks 70 today, February 27, 2007, in this interview talked about his life odyssey.
Covenant University’s external community impact has continued to receive high commendations from groups and professional associations in its host communities.
Covenant University has successfully flagged off its International Conference on "3G GSM and Mobile Computing: An Emerging Growth Engine for National Development" on Monday, January 29, 2007.
As electioneering campaigns for April 2007 elections gather momentum across the country, an in-depth and intellectual analysis of the nation’s politics from the platforms of the rules of the game, the character of the player, and the configuration of the playing field as well as some challenges and prescriptions towards democratic consolidation in Nigeria, will be the main focus at Covenant University’s tenth Public Lecture on Thursday, February 22, 2007.
In order to effectively deal with Nigeria’s developmental problems, the country’s leaders have been advised to realistically analyse and appreciate the nature, dimension and enormity of the problems instead of painting and presenting some rosy picture and spurious data of some superficial reform achievement.