It was a day of fun and knowledge impartation, as the Staff of the College of Leadership Development Studies and well-wishers celebrated a distinguished icon, The Deputy Dean School of Leadership Development, Covenant University, Professor Christopher Awonuga on his 71st Birthday recently.
“Vision ‘One of Ten in Ten’ is a cheap possibility through our tireless commitment to improvement and rigorous pursuit of the vision.” This was the crux of the presentation of the Chancellor, Dr. David Oyedepo, at the opening day of the Executive Advance for Faculty and Senior Non-Teaching Staff for the 2015/2016 Academic Session.
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”-Nelson Mandela
The Management of Covenant University on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, announced the promotion of 40 of its Faculty to the professorial cadre, even as the Chancellor, Dr. David Oyedepo, enjoined them not to be entangled by their titles.
After revealing the University’s goal for 2015/2016 Academic Session-“Innovation, Product Development and Nation Building”, The Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Professor Charles Ayo has further stressed that the 2015/2016 Academic Session would witness new products through the University’s research base that would solve the challenges facing the country and the continent.
Running on the vision of raising a new generation of leaders, Covenant University has kicked off Covenant University Women Development Centre (CUWDC) Project at the Multi-Purpose Hall, Centre for Entrepreneurial Development Studies, with the aim of empowering over a hundred women within the institution’s environs to develop skills that would make them play significant roles in the society.
A team from the British Council, through the Higher Education Academy, has expressed interest in partnering with Covenant University to improve her standard of teaching and enhance the learning experience of students by improving the quality of teaching they receive.
Graduands of the Certificate in Leadership Development Studies have been urged to make practical and effective use of all that they have learnt during the programme. This advice was given by the Dean, College of Leadership Development Studies, Professor Aize Obayan, ably represented by Dr. David Igbokwe during the Wrap-up Session of the Certificate in Leadership Development Studies Programme on Friday, July 17, 2015.
The Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Professor Charles Ayo has urged African universities to come together to enhance collaboration so as to bring about great improvement to the level of African university education and gain its place among the world-class universities.
The Centre for Systems and Information Services (CSIS) and Centre for Lifelong Learning (CLLL) has organized the 1st Covenant University Training and Workshop on Education Technology (CUTWET) with the theme “The Place of ICT in Building a Robust Education in Nigeria Using Wireless Technology, Google Apps For Education (GAFE), E-learning and Smart Classroom Technology”.