As the rainy season fully sets in, the Community Service office has seized the opportunity to intensify its forestation drive in neighboring schools in Yola. Yelwa Primary School joined the lineup of beneficiaries on Friday May 30 when AUN students went to plant trees in the nearly 40-year-old school.
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With six teams, the AUN annual Summer League kicked off on May 30. It will end July 5.
The Head Teacher of Bako Primary School, Yola, Mr. Usman Aji, has expressed appreciation to the students of AUN and the Office of Community Service for planting trees in his school.
The Joint Admissions & Matriculation Board (JAMB) has applauded the ICT infrastructure at the American University of Nigeria for administering stress-free Computer Based Tests (CBT) for candidates seeking admission into universities in Nigeria.
A two-week Summer Program for youth from Adamawa State kicked off on Monday, May 26, at AUN. The summer program is jointly promoted by the Adamawa Grand Alliance, a network of prominent individuals, businesses, and community-based organizations partnering with AUN to drive economic and social development in Adamawa State, and the state Local Apprenticeship Scheme.
AUN alumnus in Information Technology, Mr. Osaetin Evbuoma, has created a new social media platform that enhances networking among business and pastime travelers.
Last April 25, the mood on campus was upbeat for the sake of energy conservation. Termed Mike-4-Bike Parade, the event drew members of the University community together to spread the energy saving message.
The President of the AUN Cooperative Society Limited, Mr. Boniface Gonap Sukat, has explained the rationale for the stringent credit rules applied by the Society in recent times.
“One of the students I tutored is currently at AUN. In fact, in 2013 some of the students called to thank me, and that has made me more than motivated to volunteer this year for the training,” says Teyim Pila, a first-year student and a tutor of the “Yola Coaching Classes for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, National Examinations Council, and Senior Secondary Certificate Examination.” One of AUN’s developmental initiatives that began last year is the tutoring of some Yola candidates who are preparing for the national external examinations such as UTME (JAMB), NECO and SSCE (WAEC).
A US-based Nigerian woman and mother of the 2014 Class Speaker, Mrs. Nnenna Nwana, on the 6th Commencement eve, held spellbound the audience at the awards ceremony, as she told how she surprised many by sending her only child, Ms. Odera Okakpu, to AUN.
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