The veteran journalist and astute Mass Communication teacher, Professor Idowu Akanbi Sobowale was recently recognized and honoured with a Life-Time Achievement Award at the 2014 Diamond Awards for Media Excellence (DAME). In this interview with the Media and Corporate Affairs, he shared the story behind the glory, advised young journalists/academics and dedicated the achievement to Covenant University and others.
Covenant University’s researchers and faculty have been advised to speak the language of the research funders and also make their research proposals void of jargons in order to access external grants.
Project One Million Souls, the humanitarian arm of Covenant University’s Students’ Council went to town recently to show love, care and give hope to the less privileged in the society. Representatives of the group visited the Yaba Boys Correctional Center, Yaba and Cheshire Home, Mushin, both in Lagos State, extending their hands of love to residents of both facilities.
Two months after the commissioning and deployment of the Covenant University Integrated Dual Engine Automobile (CU-IDEA) for campus shuttle services, the lead researcher for the invention of the automobiles, Professor James Omoleye, said the vehicles have enjoyed significant patronage and positive reviews from residents and visitors to the University.
Professor Olawole Odun Obembe is an avid researcher with a passion for plant biotechnological development in Africa.
Moving forward in its quest for relevant partnerships towards the achievement of its visionary goals of becoming one of the top ten universities in the world by the year 2022, Covenant University on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, welcomed a team from John Holt & Company Plc. and its technical partner, Rosenbauer.
The Management of Covenant University (CU) on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, received a group of young upwardly mobile Covenant University alumni on a partnership visit at the Vice Chancellor’s office in Canaan Land.
The CU graduates who came together in 2013 to found an Information Technology (IT) firm known as ‘SchoolBoard’ were at their Alma Mata to present to the Management, a data software they built for information management in educational institutions.
The Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Professor Charles Ayo, has renewed the commitment of the University to transform learning on Campus.
Participants at the recently held 9th Nigerian Network Operators Group (Ng NOG) Workshop 2014 have been advised to get back to base and teach others in order to raise a team.
Covenant University on Friday, November 7, 2014, welcomed yet another institution from the United Kingdom, University of Leeds, to its auspicious campus in Canaan Land, Ota. The team was formerly hosted at the Vice Chancellor’s conference room after meetings with selected departments in the College of Engineering.