Another group of CMD students has launched a new campaign to challenge extremism in the country.
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When Joy Salem joined AUN in January, little did she know that in three months she would muster enough confidence to mount the podium and deliver an award-winning motivational speech.
To stem the increasing incidence of female suicide bombers in the country, AUN students, under the auspices of Women Against Violent Extremism (WAVE), organized a security sensitization workshop for 150 young girls in Yola.
“In the stories of hunters and lions, the hunters will always come out as the victors, until the lions learn to write their own stories,” said Dr Brian Reed, Chair of the English and Literature Program, in his opening remarks at the April 13 Literary Evening of his department.
On April 8, the campus was upbeat. It was the STARS (Student Team Advancing Regional Sustainability) Club that created the excitement with its anti-litter campaign.
On April 5, the Office of Institutional Research & Effectiveness (OIRE) started a sensitization program for adolescent girls in secondary schools in Yola and Jimeta regarding career opportunities in Information Communications Technology (ICT).
April 12 marked the end of a three-month apprenticeship for about 150 community women who joined the AUN vocational skills acquisition program.
An NGO founded by AUN students, the Nigerian Literacy ICT Foundation (NILF), has completed a training for 200 youths from Shelleng Local Government Council.
Interim President LeGene Quesenberry accepted an invitation by the Lamido Adamawa, Dr. Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa, to be received by him at his palace in Yola.
At a SAS seminar on April 4, the Petroleum Chemistry Department faculty presented two research proposals to the University community.
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