Covenant University Celebrates College Week
The two colleges in Covenant University, Colleges of Science and Technology, (CST), and Development Studies, (CDS), held their 2013 College Weeks with a potpourri of activities involving the Faculty, Staff and Students of both Colleges.
The weeklong events revealed the rounded social lifestyle of Covenant University’s students, bringing to the fore their capacity to entertain, socialize and recreate with a perfect blend of academic innovativeness.
The Colleges kicked off the celebration with special renditions, by Faculty and Staff at the Tuesday and Thursday Chapel Services of the University.
Some of the activities that added colour to the ‘College Week’ included trade fairs, cooking competition, artistic and photography competition, Leadership seminars, Inter-College Sports Competition, Exhibitions and a reality show tagged: ‘Covenant University Got Talent’.
The Week also showcased corporate social responsibility of the College of Development Studies as they extended hands of fellowship to schools in Ota community. One of the beneficiaries of the outreach was the African Church Primary School, Ota where Exercise Books were donated to the students of the school.
The College of Science and Technology students pulled out all stops to showcase their creativity and innovativeness at the exhibition, where they displayed numerous inventions from the stable of the College.
Among inventions displayed were Short Message Service-based Home Appliances Control System, Electrical Switch Board, Motor Starter for regulating Voltage, Goal Line Technology initiative, Home Security and Anti-Burglary System, A Travel-hub Software amongst others.
The Dean of the College of Science and Technology, who was represented at the exhibition by the Deputy Dean, School of Environmental Science, Dr. Samuel Oloyede, commended the innovative spirit of the students and said that the College would not cease to embark on life transforming projects like those ones on display.
Some of the students of both Colleges could not hide their excitement over this year’s events. According to them, it was the first time the two Colleges had their College Week celebrations at the same time, which made the whole package more competitive and interesting.