“What time is it?-Time to go global!” the gathering responded intermittently as the guest speaker, Barrister Abiola Fashina delivered her lecture at the Town and Gown Interactive Session recently organised by Covenant University Centre for Entrepreneurial Development Studies.
The Department of Political Science and International Relations of Covenant University is said to have good prospects of becoming the nexus between security and nation building in Nigeria.
CU Commissions Ultramodern Health Equipment and Postgraduate Hostels to mark 13th Founder’s Day Celebration
As part of activities marking the Covenant University’s 13th Founder’s Day Ceremony on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, the University’s leadership commissioned new ultramodern health equipment and Postgraduate Halls of Residence.
The events, which took place immediately after the University’s general assembly to appreciate God for His faithfulness in the affairs of the University, drew members of the Living Faith Church in Canaan Land (the proprietor base), the University’s Management, faculty, staff and students.
Covenant University and CISCO Systems Nigeria Limited are working out plans to partner on the establishment of CISCO Academy in the University campus. This was the crux of discussion when the CISCO team visited the University on Tuesday, October 20, 2015.
As Covenant University worked toward realising the vision 10:2022, when it would be listed among the 10 leading world-class universities by the year 2022, another goal has been placed before the entire faculty and staff of the University.
“Before the said date of 2022, at least one Nobel Laureate will rise from here”, the Chancellor, Dr David Oyedepo declared at the general assembly of the University community to mark its 13th Founder’s Day anniversary on Wednesday, October 21, 2015.
Two Covenant University (CU) Eagles representing the Hult Prize, visited CU on Thursday, October, 22, 2015 to advise the University management on the course of action needed to prepare CU for its involvement in the global competition. As one of the two universities in Nigeria participating in the competition, the Hult Prize offers an excellent opportunity for CU students to showcase their innovative solutions and raise the profile of the University internationally.
In response to Covenant University’s desire to further advance its information technology system, three guests representing a Microsoft partnership visited the University on Tuesday, October 20, 2015. The guests from Reftek, Microsoft and Gems Consulting Company presented the University management and members of the Information and Communication Technology Committee, with the possibilities of their information technology system and answered arising questions.
Covenant University and Bank of America Merrill Lynch discussed the notion of taking their collaboration to a new level by opening up opportunities for Covenant University students to embark on an internship programme with the bank. A delegation of the bank drawn from its different international branches paid a two-day official visit to the University, which concluded on Tuesday, October 20, 2015.
In a quest to realise Covenant University’s goal of innovation, product development and nation building for the session, a team of faculty from the Department of Mechanical Engineering visited Nigeria Foundries Limited, to explore the possibility of collaboration with the foremost private Foundry in Nigeria, on Wednesday, October 14, 2015.
The Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Professor Charles Ayo, has called on faculty and staff of the College of Engineering, to explore the large array of opportunities in the engineering field to develop innovative products for humanity. This is one of the key strategies in fulfilling the University’s goal for the session, which is innovation, product development and nation building. The Vice-Chancellor made the call during his visit to the College on Thursday, October 15, 2015 as part of his annual strategic visit to Colleges and Departments to touch base and feel the pulse of the staff.