Covenant University and CISCO Systems Nigeria Limited are working out plans to partner on the establishment of CISCO Academy in the University campus. This was the crux of discussion when the CISCO team visited the University on Tuesday, October 20, 2015.
As Covenant University worked toward realising the vision 10:2022, when it would be listed among the 10 leading world-class universities by the year 2022, another goal has been placed before the entire faculty and staff of the University.
“Before the said date of 2022, at least one Nobel Laureate will rise from here”, the Chancellor, Dr David Oyedepo declared at the general assembly of the University community to mark its 13th Founder’s Day anniversary on Wednesday, October 21, 2015.
Two Covenant University (CU) Eagles representing the Hult Prize, visited CU on Thursday, October, 22, 2015 to advise the University management on the course of action needed to prepare CU for its involvement in the global competition. As one of the two universities in Nigeria participating in the competition, the Hult Prize offers an excellent opportunity for CU students to showcase their innovative solutions and raise the profile of the University internationally.
In response to Covenant University’s desire to further advance its information technology system, three guests representing a Microsoft partnership visited the University on Tuesday, October 20, 2015. The guests from Reftek, Microsoft and Gems Consulting Company presented the University management and members of the Information and Communication Technology Committee, with the possibilities of their information technology system and answered arising questions.
Covenant University and Bank of America Merrill Lynch discussed the notion of taking their collaboration to a new level by opening up opportunities for Covenant University students to embark on an internship programme with the bank. A delegation of the bank drawn from its different international branches paid a two-day official visit to the University, which concluded on Tuesday, October 20, 2015.
In a quest to realise Covenant University’s goal of innovation, product development and nation building for the session, a team of faculty from the Department of Mechanical Engineering visited Nigeria Foundries Limited, to explore the possibility of collaboration with the foremost private Foundry in Nigeria, on Wednesday, October 14, 2015.
The Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Professor Charles Ayo, has called on faculty and staff of the College of Engineering, to explore the large array of opportunities in the engineering field to develop innovative products for humanity. This is one of the key strategies in fulfilling the University’s goal for the session, which is innovation, product development and nation building. The Vice-Chancellor made the call during his visit to the College on Thursday, October 15, 2015 as part of his annual strategic visit to Colleges and Departments to touch base and feel the pulse of the staff.
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Charles Ayo, congratulated the College of Science & Technology (CST) for having the highest number of Dreamers out of all the University Colleges, when he recently visited the College, on Wednesday October 14, 2015, as part of his annual tour of the University Colleges. Accompanied by other members of the University management, Professor Ayo offered support and constructive criticism to the College faculty in order to progress the University towards achieving Vision 10:2022.
Covenant University Management organised a birthday surprise today, Wednesday, October 14, 2015, for the Registrar, Pastor Olamide Olusegun, to celebrate God’s faithfulness in his life and the gift of another year.
The much awaited Dreamers’ Dinner was held on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Covenant University’s Cafeteria 2. The ‘Dreamers’ is the Vice-Chancellor’s project and comprises individuals or groups of faculty, staff and students of Covenant University with ideas, products or services capable of promoting the University and contributing to the achievement of Vision 10:2022.