The Management of Covenant University in collaboration with the Centre for Entrepreneurial Development Studies has commenced the training of the university’s Campus Keepers.
Members of the Covenant University’s graduating class of 2016, have been told to imbibe the elevating and divine quality of humility for a triumphant life after graduation.
A former Vice-Chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Professor Michael Faborode, has charged tertiary institutions in Nigeria and Africa on the imperative of improving on their research activities, so as to have a corresponding improvement in the quality of teaching.
The class of 2016 of Covenant University has been advised to be mindful of the company they keep which is able to determine what accompanied them in life. They were also told to maintain good character in order not to lose everything.
The Chancellor, Covenant University, Dr. David Oyedepo, has urged the Federal Government to change its value system and invest in education, which he called the intellectual laboratory of any nation and the engine that propels the economy.
To make Nigerian graduates employable, emphasis has to be laid on skills development programmes to equip them.
This was the submission of the former Nigerian Minster of Information and Orientation, Professor Jerry Gana, on Friday, June 24, 2016, while delivering a Keynote Address at the 11th Convocation Ceremony of Covenant University, Ota.
The Chancellor and Chairman Board of Regents of Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Dr. David Oyedepo, has expressed hope that the new ultra-modern Covenant University Centre for Research, Innovation and Discovery (CUCRID) will wake up the potential in the institution’s lecturers, otherwise known as the Faculty.
A frontline Architect, Festus Adibe Njoku, has implored graduands in every Department of the College of Science and Technology (CST) of Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, to be creative if they must successfully navigate the murky waters of the labour market.
Admonitions, counseling and words of praise were not in short supply at the Special Convocation Assembly that kicked off activities ahead of the June 24, 11th Convocation Ceremony of Covenant University, with the Chancellor, Dr. David Oyedepo, exhorting members of the graduating class of 2015/2016 to eschew pride in all their undertakings wherever they may find themselves after bagging their certificates.
The graduating class of the School of Postgraduate Studies of Covenant University has been advised to exhibit good knowledge, skills and attitude expected of someone who has obtained higher qualifications as they proceed further in life.