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The American University of Nigeria's Graduate School is set to mark a significant milestone during the upcoming May Convocation ceremony, graduating nine Ph.D. students. This includes eight graduates from the School of Information Technology and Computing (SITC), with seven specializing in Information Systems and one in Computer Science. Additionally, the School of Business and Entrepreneurship (SBE) will celebrate the graduation of one Ph.D. student. This achievement reflects a remarkable increase in Ph.D. graduations compared to recent years, underscoring the thriving academic environment and excellence within the AUN Graduate School.

The Interim Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, Prof. Saka Said Mahmud, attributed the success to a combination of leadership, teamwork, and a shared commitment to student success. The collaboration between faculty members, Graduate Studies Coordinators, and graduating students was instrumental in overcoming obstacles and ensuring a smooth graduation process.

He extolled AUN's faculty members for their dedication and expertise, who played crucial roles as examiners, supervisors, and coordinators during the defense processes. Their academic prowess and commitment to excellence showcased AUN's capacity to compete globally in graduate programs.

Looking ahead, Prof. Mahmud emphasizes the importance of maintaining this momentum by ensuring timely graduation for all students who meet the requirements. The Graduate School plans to leverage this experience for sustainable growth and further enhance the reputation of AUN's graduate programs.

The AUN's Graduate School is proudly celebrating its highest number of Ph.D. graduates in recent history, a testament to Prof. Sakah Saidu Mahmud's decisive leadership as the Interim Dean. AUN President DeWayne Frazier's strategic interventions have been instrumental to this milestone's success.

The graduants will be honored during the upcoming Convocation ceremony on May 18th 2024. AUN takes great pride in its Ph.D. graduates and anticipates a future filled with continued academic excellence and success.

Reported by Aishatu Munnauwarah Yahya