For the second time in the history of university education in Nigeria and indeed Africa, Covenant University has played host to the launch of the UN Habitat Global Report on Human Settlements. This time around, the 2013 report was launched at the University in honour of the Chancellor, Dr. David Oyedepo’s 60th birthday celebration.
A book titled, Leadership and Innovation in Africa’s Development Paradigm, has been presented in honour of the Chancellor and Chairman, Board of Regents, Covenant University, Dr. David Olaniyi Oyedepo.
Dr. Tolutope Siyanbola, a senior faculty in the Department of Chemistry, Covenant University has added another feat to his numerous accomplishments through his research work.
The Covenant University campus was in a festive mood as activities marking the Chancellor, Dr. David Olaniyi Oyedepo’s 60th Birthday commenced with “Chancellor’s Night”, on Sunday, September 21, 2014. It was a night where various artistes rendered songs of praise to appreciate God’s faithfulness in what the Chancellor himself called “a privilege of life”.
Professor Nelson Oly Ndubuisi, a visiting lecturer to Covenant University, has stated that for any research paper to earn a high impact factor rating, it must be cited by colleagues and other scholars in their own works, attract a number of awards and have a direct bearing on the teaching process of the subject matter.
A senior faculty of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences of Covenant University, Professor Sanjay Misra, has bagged the 2014 IET Premium Software Award for his research work on ‘Framework for Evaluation and Validation of Software Complexity Measures.’ The award, established by the Institute of Engineers and Technology United Kingdom, was for the best-published paper in the last two years in any IET journal, one of the top journals in the software engineering field of science.
Fifteen Faculty members of Covenant University have been promoted to the professorial cadre.
It was quite an educative and interactive session as faculty and students of the Department of Mass Communication, Covenant University assembled at the College of Business and Social Sciences Conference Room on Thursday, August 28, 2014 for a special seminar on “The Role of Media in Democracy”.
In order to effectively drive the innovation, impact and internationalization goals for the current (2014/2015) academic session, the Covenant University Management has constituted and inaugurated various committees.
Problem Based Learning (PBL) has been identified as one of the significant innovations as concerns teaching for productivity, development and speedy achievement of Covenant University’s Vision of becoming one of the leading universities in the world by the year 2022.