Covenant University Public Lecture Series African nations urged to embrace ICT education to alleviate poverty
African nations have been urged to embrace ICT education and training in science and technology and energy generation as the way forward in alleviating poverty and meeting the Millennium Development Goals by 2015.
Covenant University holds Public Lecture on Globalization, Energy, Education and Poverty Alleviation: Prospects and Challenges for Developing Nations
Covenant University’s 16th Public Lecture will critically examine the threads that weave together selected issues on globalization, energy, education and poverty in a world made flat by the ever-evolving information and communications technology with a view to identifying their inherent opportunities and challenges, as well as proffering solutions is on the way forward in actualizing the United Nations Millennium Development Goal of Poverty Eradication by the year 2015.
Monday, September 03, 2007, was a day of joy and fulfillment of dreams for newly admitted students and their parents as the freshmen commenced formal registration and other academic activities in Covenant University aka Hebron- the birthplace of kings and queens.
Activities marking the commencement of 2007/2008 academic session of Covenant University kicked-off on Friday, August 31, 2007 with great expectations having members of the University management and faculty/staff appreciate God for His awesome help during last academic session, while strategizing for the success of the new session.
Activities marking the second convocation ceremony of Covenant University kick-off on Monday, July 16, 2007 in a three-pronged programme. These are special University Assembly in the morning, World Press Conference, addressed by the Chancellor, Dr David Oyedepo in the afternoon and serenade evening that witnessed Special Gospel Concept.
The Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, Professor Julius Okojie has praised Covenant University for its achievements, saying that the University had done more than Harvard did during the first century of its existence.
Covenant University has blazed the trail in becoming the first University in Nigeria to sign reproduction agreement with the Reproduction Right Society of Nigeria (REPRONIG), a collecting society for Nigerian Copyright Commission.
Covenant University’s 15th Public Lecture will open up new vistas for development of solar and other renewable energy sources in meeting the nation’s energy demands.
CU holds Public Lecture on the Accounting Profession, the Church and the Nigerian State: Change Agents for National Rebirth.
With the recent inauguration of a new government in the country that saw the emergence of not only the first university graduate as president but also academicians occupying the two topmost positions in the land, the call for a rebirth in all other facets of the polity reverberate across the country.
The Chancellor, Dr David Oyedepo has inaugurated this year’s Towards A Total Graduate (TTG) programme of the University for the graduating class of 2007. The event took place on Sunday, June 3, 2007 at the University Cafeteria 2.