The Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Professor Charles Ayo, has called on faculty and staff of the College of Leadership Development Studies (CLDS) to increase their commitment to the Vision 10:2022, and the assignments entrusted to them.
The Vice-Chancellor made the call during his visit to the College on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 as part of his annual strategic visit to Colleges and Departments to touch base and feel the pulse of the staff.
“Recruitment in the 21st Century goes beyond just certifications but your personality, attitude and knowledge of the organisation’s vision and mission,” Chief Executive Officer, Mosaic HR Ltd, Mr. Aniekan Nya-Etok, remarked in his presentation as guest speaker at the Department of Sociology’s Town & Gown on Friday, October 9, 2015.
In order to interact and get acquainted with developments and challenges of the faculty and staff, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Charles Ayo, along with members of the University Management, commenced the annual Academic and Strategic Emphasis Visits to Colleges in the University on Monday, October 12, 2015.
“Covenant University needs French in order to increase its influence in Africa,” Vice-Chancellor, Professor Charles Ayo stated during a meeting with the French Embassy’s Programme Officer, Mr Rafiu Omoloye, on Thursday, October 8, 2015. The purpose of Mr Omoloye’s visit was to present information to the University management and members of the Department of Lanugages & General Studies, and the Department of Mass Communication in order to explore the possibility of forming collaborations with the French Embassy and French educational institutions.
Three leading Nigerian insurance institutions, NICON Insurance Limited, Leadway Assurance Company Limited and WAPIC Insurance Plc, were at Covenant University on Thursday, October 8, 2015, to present their various products and to convince the University Management to sign them on for students’ education protection plans.
Covenant University’s Department of Electrical & Information Engineering (EIE) won yet another set of awards for the innovation of Energy Retention Bags, Solar Powered Weather Station and Green Luminaire on the 24th of September, 2015, at the World Invention and Innovation Forum, Yancheng, China. The awards, which were presented to the University’s Management on October 2, 2015, were all in Gold categories, except for the silver medal award won by one of the students for inventing a ‘Step Manager.’
Punctuality, firmness and a good sense of humour; these are just a few of the honourable qualities attributed to the Dean of the College of Business & Social Sciences, Professor Francis O. Iyoha, at his birthday celebration hosted in the Vice-Chancellor’s office on Wednesday, October 7, 2015. The University management gathered on this special day to bless him and give glory to God for adding a new year to his life.
Covenant University’s drive for industry partnerships gathered greater momentum recently when a CU delegation led by the Director, Vision 10-2022, Professor Christian Bolu and Director, Industry Partnership outfit, Professor Olawole Obembe paid a working visit to KIA Motors, seeking collaboration with the company.
“The global economy is growing very fast. Such a level of growth can only be managed through technology,” Head of IT, Heirs Holdings, Mr Austine Abolusoro, remarked in his dynamic presentation as guest speaker on Friday, October 2, 2015 at the Town & Gown interactive session hosted by the Department of Computer & Information Sciences, Covenant University.
In a bid to promote friendship through sport, Covenant University sport team, engaged their Babcock University counterpart in a friendly inter-varsity sports competition that took place in Babcock University sports complex at Ilishan Remo, Ogun State on October 1, 2015.