Covenant University’s Management team on Saturday, October 31, 2015 paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Charles Ayo, at his residence to felicitate with him on his birthday.
The Chancellor, Covenant University, Dr David Oyedepo, has urged the newly admitted students of the University to stay true to the future they desire to see during their studentship in the institution. The Chancellor made this charge at the 14th matriculation ceremony where 2156 undergraduate and 293 post graduate students were formally admitted into various programmes of the University.
“Water treatment is not something you can do anyhow because at the end of the day, it can be deadly,” Co-ordinator, Lagos State Wastewater Treatment & Management Office, Engineer Odukoya remarked on Wednesday, October 28, 2015, at the Civil Engineering Department’s first Town & Gown interaction for the session. In his presentation titled, “Wastewater Treatment System,” Engineer Odukoya explained the factors that influence the design and maintenance of wastewater treatment plants and the process of treating wastewater.
Questions that are germane to Psychology students’ future career path and growth as well as importance in the society received professional answers at a recent departmental Town and Gown seminar organized by the Department of Psychology, Covenant University.
“Don’t play with quality, let quality be your identifying factor,” remarked the guest speaker from Bel Papyrus, Product Manager, Dr Nwangwa Chukwuemeka, at the Chemistry Department’s Town & Gown Seminar held on Tuesday, October 27, 2015. Dr Chukwuemeka shared his wealth of experience with both undergraduate and postgraduate Chemistry students in his address titled, “Recycling of Wastepaper to Tissue Jumbo Reels,” informing them of the intricate process involved in converting paper waste into re-useable products.
The need for business savvy and a deep understanding of economy and politics have been identified as essential tools for contemporary architects. Also, in order for the practitioners to remain relevant to the business, knowledge of current materials for modern day architecture is needed in the University programme.
In a deliberate move to further consolidate Covenant University’s effort towards the achievement of its great vision of joining the league of world class universities in ten years, the Covenant University Centre for Research, Innovation and Discovery (CUCRID) convened a meeting with the Technology Incubation Centre (TIC), Federal Ministry of Science and Technology (FMST), Abeokuta, to enable the parties to rub minds on adoptable methods for the setting up of a Technology Incubation Centre in the University.
“Tertiary education is supposed to be the bedrock for the socio political aspects of society,” the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Charles Ayo remarked when discussing the significance of industry linkages while receiving the President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE). The NSE President and his team were at Covenant University on Friday October 23, 2015, to pay a courtesy visit on the management of the University.
“What time is it?-Time to go global!” the gathering responded intermittently as the guest speaker, Barrister Abiola Fashina delivered her lecture at the Town and Gown Interactive Session recently organised by Covenant University Centre for Entrepreneurial Development Studies.
The Department of Political Science and International Relations of Covenant University is said to have good prospects of becoming the nexus between security and nation building in Nigeria.