Covenant’s International Visiting Scholar, Dr Loes Damhof, has commended the intellectual prowess of both members of faculty and students of Covenant University.
Dr. Damhof, originally, of Hanze University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands, is among the motley crowd of international scholars that had been attracted by the rising profile of Covenant as a world-class research and teaching University. She was at Covenant to teach students of Mass Communication on Intercultural Communication and the faculty on Futures Literacy.
Covenant’s burgeoning status as a research University has received acknowledgment from another of her International Visiting Scholars, Professor Solomon Isiorho, who asserted that the atmosphere at the University and her facilities were very conducive to research and learning.
A Professor of Biotechnology at Covenant, Professor Olawole Obembe, has asserted that Plant Biotechnology offers Africa and nay the world significant opportunities to subdue and dominate over the challenge of ever-growing demands for food, feed and fibre production, as well as the need for good health and well-being (https://bit.ly/2FzjJ4k).
Covenant, West Africa’s pre-eminent University and one of the top 10 in Africa, has continued to prove to be the preferred destination for many foreign scholars, courtesy of the University’s fast rising profile as a research and learning institution of repute.
Competitive intelligence, focus, culture, dynamism and foresight amongst others, should be the hallmark of an entrepreneur desirous of growing his/her business, be on top of it and sustain his/her dominion in the particular business.
The results of a study undertaken by a team of scholars at the University of Pittsburg, USA, in an attempt to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls, have highlighted significant vulnerabilities of women related to Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and other forms of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Boko Haram settings. Boko Haram is a jihadist terrorist organisation based in northeastern Nigeria. It is also active in Chad, Niger and northern Cameroon.
A couple of experts in the oil industry have exposed budding engineers in the Department of Petroleum Engineering, Covenant, to the use of 4D Seismic Technology and Pressure Transient Analysis in oil exploration, production and field development.
A graduate of Estate Management from Covenant, Estate Surveyor and Valuer (ESV) Chukwuezugo Egwuatu, has advocated a robust approach to bridging the gap between the learnt school theories and the actual industrial practice in order to ensure the breeding of market-ready/entrepreneurship-oriented graduates.
Covenant University will strive to attain and maintain credible standards of appraisal for all career tracks of staff with the key objectives of encouraging, acknowledging and rewarding scholarship, teaching quality, professional competence, service and leadership, and alignment with core values, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor AAA. Atayero, has reassured.
If a situation or action is too much for you, it will be so difficult, tiring, or upsetting that you cannot cope with it. This was the submission of Dr. Olubukola Ajayi, the Guest Speaker at a recent Town and Gown Seminar of the Department of Political Science and International Relations, Covenant University.