The Department of Sociology recently hosted a renowned lecturer of Sociology, Dr. Natasha Muller-Hirth and Mr. Jamie Hastings, the Regional Manager, International Office from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland.
“Modern Biotechnology may help to offset the effect of climate change and increase food production”.
With the aim of making innovative contributions towards value enhancement of the African Continent, experts at the just concluded 2nd Covenant University International Conference on African Development Issues (CU-ICADI), have agreed that Biotechnology, ICT and Renewable Energy are the potential catalyst for the development of the continent.
Officials of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), Lagos, paid a courtesy visit to the Management of Covenant University on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. The team was made up of the Director, Mr. Ronald D. Kayanja and the National Information Officer, Mr. Oluseyi Soremekun.
The Chancellor of Covenant University, Dr. David Oyedepo, on Monday, May 11, 2015, declared the 2nd edition of the International Conference on African Development Issues open. The Conference with the theme, ‘Biotechnology, ICT, Materials and Renewable Energy: Catalyst for African Development,’ attracted participants from across the globe and addressed topics such as, ‘Education for all: promoting quality and access,’ ‘Setting an Agenda for Africa’s Economic Development,’ ‘Combating Terrorism and Xenophobia,’ and ‘Knowledge Economy and Africa’s Development Agenda.’
The Chancellor, Covenant University, Dr. David Oyedepo has expressed the belief that giants would emerge in all spheres of life in Africa. He made this known on Sunday, May 10, 2015, in his office when he received the Keynote Speaker and other guests for the University’s 2nd International Conference on African Development Issues (CU-ICADI).
Covenant University students have been urged to invest in the future as they embark on vacation because the investments they make today will determine their accomplishments in life. This advice was given by the Chancellor, Covenant University, Dr. David Oyedepo during the Departure Service on Friday, May 8, 2015.
Officials from Topteck and Robotel visited Covenant University on Thursday, May 07, 2015, and were hosted by the University Management, at the Vice-Chancellor’s office, in Canaan Land, Ota.
A team from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom, visited Covenant University on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at the University Campus. The team, which was received by the University Management in the Vice-Chancellor’s conference room, was on a first time visit to the university.
On Tuesday, May 5, 2015, Covenant University, in partnership with Softcom Ltd and Samsung Electronics, unveiled a mobile learning platform tagged, ‘EduSocial.’ The event which took place at the Tuesday Chapel Service featured an electronic presentation by Softcom, showing the dynamics and features of the new platform.