Covenant University Holds Seventh Matriculation

Covenant University Holds Seventh Matriculation

 

Over 1, 700 newly admitted students of Covenant University will participate in the seventh Matriculation ceremony which holds on Friday, November 28 at the University Chapel.

Over 1, 700 newly admitted students of Covenant University will participate in the seventh Matriculation ceremony which holds on Friday, November 28 at the University Chapel.
In a press release signed by the Registrar of the University, Dr. Daniel Rotimi, this year's matriculation ceremony is unique as it coincides with the University's 24th Public Lecture.
The lecture titled, "Reactor Design: The Development of A Simplified Novel Optimization Technique" will be delivered by a renowned Professor of Chemical Engineering and an award-winning inventor, Professor James A. Omoleye who is also the Dean, Student Affairs, Covenant University.
Professor Omoleye obtained his first and second degree in Professional Chemical Engineering and Chemical Engineering Management at Oklahoma State University and Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, USA respectively within four years between 1976 and 1980.
An astute academic and researcher, he started his teaching career as an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Industrial Chemistry of the University of Port Harcourt in1981 after serving his NYSC in the same Institution between 1980 and 1981. He rose to the post of a senior lecturer in the same Institution in 1991.
Before joining Covenant University in 2008, he had served in many academic and administrative positions including, the acting Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Coordinator of Chemical Engineering Programme of the University of Ilorin. He is an Editorial member of some scholarly Journals as well as a reviewer of some others. He is a PhD thesis external examiner to the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Lagos and was a senate member at the University of Ilorin for some years.
Professor Omoleye is a registered Engineer with COREN and a member of Inventors Association of Nigeria.
The matriculation, which is expected to attract dignitaries from all works of life, will also feature student performances including playlet, poem, display by the Revolutionary Squad and song ministration.
The event will be chaired by the Chancellor of the University, Dr David Oyedepo who will formally accept the students into the University.