Chemists, particularly those in a Quality Control Unit have been described as the backbone of the organisation. They are also identified as formulators who determine what the organisation will produce.
The need for students to develop their skills, build capacity and graduate with a good grade was discussed extensively at the Town and Gown Interaction organised by the Department of Economics and Development Studies, Covenant University on Thursday, November 5, 2015.
A team from the Nigerian Association of Inventors, led by its President, Pastor Shaka Momodu, was at Covenant University, Canaan Land, Ota, on Friday, November 6, 2015, to formally present three different awards won by two faculty members of the institution at the recently concluded 67th IENA ‘International Trade fair: Ideas, Inventions, New Products: IENA 2015,’ hosted at the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg Hall 12, Germany. The event ran from the 29th of October to the 1st of November, 2015.
An expert in Human Resource Management, Mr. Lanre Olaleye, has defined the Total Reward Model of employees’ well-being as the monetary and non-monetary return provided to employees in exchange for their time, talents, efforts and results. He stated this at the Department of Business Management’s Town & Gown Interaction, November 5, 2015 at the University’s Centre for Entrepreneurial Development Studies.
Faculty, staff and students of the Department of Banking and Finance, Covenant University were enlightened on the new Contributory Pension Scheme in operation in the country, by the Head, South West, National Pension Commission, Mr. Mohammed Umar, at a Town & Gown interaction recently organized by the Department.
“Mathematics is the gate and key of the sciences. Neglect of mathematics works injury to all knowledge, since he who is ignorant of it, cannot know the other sciences or the things of this world." -Roger Bacon
The guest speaker at the Town & Gown interaction hosted by the Department of Architecture on Thursday November 6, 2015, urged the students to be creative about their designs, rather than the production process. In his presentation titled, “Production Standard for Architectural Working Drawings,” the LEED Accredited Professional, Architect Ola Banwo, further encouraged the students to adhere to the established system in order to produce an effective working drawing that details a sound production process.
The Vice-Chancellor of Covenant University, Professor Charles Ayo, stated that the University invests highly on library resources in order to boost the quality of education and research at the University. He made this known at the occasion of the 98th Bi-Annual Meeting of the Committee of University Librarians of Nigerian Universities (CULNU), hosted by the institution from November 2nd -3rd, 2015.
English students have been urged to expand their perspective and explore the possibilities available to them when seeking employment after graduation. The Chief Executive Officer, Stargate Insurance Limited, Lagos, Mrs Joycelyn Ogbuokiri, gave the advice during a presentation titled, “Job Opportunities for 21st Century Graduates of English” at the Department of Languages & General Studies’ Town & Gown interaction on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. The Linguist turned certified Insurance expert stressed that if the students have a good communication background, there is nothing they cannot do.
Principal Partner of Gbenga Olaniyan & Associates during his presentation titled, “What you are Not Taught at School,” at the Department of Estate Management’s Town & Gown seminar, posed the question, “What manner of person are you, a digger, a steward or a beggar?” In the interactive seminar, held on Thursday, October 29, Mr Gbenga Olaniyan shared a number of things students need to prepare for when they leave the “gown” and enter the “town.”