The keynote speech of Tulane University Professor William Ellis Bertrand, Deputy Chairman, Board of Trustees, American University of Nigeria, Yola, at the 9th Founder’s Day and 10th Anniversary Celebrations held on 15 November 2014
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We are deeply honored to have 57 pioneer staff. [They were recognized.]
Remarks By Atiku Abubakar, GCON, former Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, and Founder, American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola, at the 9th Founder’s Day and 10th Anniversary Celebrations of AUN, at Yola.
Members from the University community gathered on Wednesday, November 5, at the Commencement Hall for a memorial service held in honor of the late Dean of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Idorenyin Akpan, who passed away at an Abuja hospital on October 29, after a brief illness.
Every man’s life is a fairy-tale, written by God’s fingers. – Hans Christian Andersen
Plans are underway to start a leadership training initiative to be called “Emerging Leaders Academy”. The Academy's first session will run through 2014-2015.
The Community Service Office has added 28 women to its list of over 100 beneficiaries of its skills acquisition program. These women are from Bako, a community in Yola.
The Industrial Training Fund (ITF), a Nigerian Federal agency, has selected three women trainees of Yola EcoSentials (YES), a human development initiative of AUN, as instructors.
On November 3, AUN distributed food, clothing, and other relief materials to all 99 staff who are hosting internally displaced people in their private homes.
On Sunday, November 2, AUN shared relief materials to internally displaced persons seeking refuge in Ekklesiyar Yan'uwa Nigeria (EYN) Church and Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria (LCCN), both in Vinuklang, and two Catholic churches in Sangere and Girei Local Government Areas.
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