Altogether, 250 young men and women received bachelors and master’s degrees and postgraduate diplomas on Saturday (May 10) at the 6th AUN Commencement. This number includes six recipients of the University’s Master of Technology degree and 17 others who received the Postgraduate Diploma in Management. It was also the first time postgraduate degrees were awarded at AUN since the University began the Masters in Telecommunications & Wireless, Information Technology, as well as PGDM programs.
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The American University of Nigeria’s ultramodern library complex named after the late Professor Robert A. Pastor of AU Washington was formally dedicated on Friday, May 9. The three-storey Robert A. Pastor Library & E-Learning Center building, sited on 75,000 square meter ground on the AUN main campus, boasts state-of-the-art facilities.
From any angle on the campus that dark May 6 night, it was easy to notice in sounds and sights that fireworks had lit up the serene Yola skyline. There was an air of expectancy; fireworks often signal pomp and pageantry. But still this was different.
The Graduation Ball which took place at the AUN Community Hall at the North Campus on Thursday (May 9) was another senior week event to remember. While the Senior Night of Lights was a bit casual, the Ball was strictly formal.
There was a special recognition for all 25 graduating members of the Honor Society on Thursday (May 8) at the AUN Club gardens.
In the spirit of bidding farewell to Yola, graduating seniors in two busloads embarked on their last community service as undergraduates. They were at Yelwa Yola Primary School, Yola South, where they gave a face lift to one of the classroom blocks there.
Alums had a two hour experience sharing with graduating seniors on Wednesday May 7. Termed “Life After AUN,” it is an annual event, an avenue where alums discuss with soon to become graduates what to expect after graduation.
The University’s first in-house security outfit marked three years of operation on May 6 with a colorful parade and march-past.
Professor Augustine Nsang is a Cameroonian was born on August 4, 1967, in Ndop, Cameroon. He had his Bachelor’s degree at University of Keele, Great Britain, in 1990 in Computer Science and Mathematics. Between 1990 and 1992, he obtained a Master’s degree in Foundation of Artificial Intelligence at the University of Bristol, Great Britain.
President Ensign will be one of the lead discussants at the World Economic Forum taking place in Abuja from Wednesday to Friday this week.
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