One hundred and thirty-six men and women were conferred with Bachelor's degrees, while 21 received Master’s degrees at the colorful 10th Commencement ceremony of the University held on Saturday, May 19.
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On May 19, Dr. Dawn Dekle, the American educator who assumed the Presidency of AUN in July last year, was formally inaugurated as the 4th substantive president.
AUN’s Founder and former Nigeria’s Vice President, His Excellency Atiku Abubakar, GCON, participated in all major activities of the 10th Commencement, something he has done since the beginning of the University.
Managing Director of Flutterwave, a digital payments infrastructure platform, Iyinoluwa Samuel Aboyeji, has challenged the AUN Class of 2018 to prepare to play critical roles in the continued survival of the African continent.
At a dinner hosted on May 17, AUN recognized all graduating members of the Honor Society.
“If you think about the person that you have become over these four or five years, there has been a transformation. There is no challenge you should not be able to meet when you leave this university because you have been well trained and well developed.”
On May 18, graduating seniors and their family members were treated to the Graduation Awards Dinner organized to reward the achievements of outstanding students.
Beaming with hope and enthusiasm for the future, Class of 2018 graduates re-lived their long-lasting experiences from their AUN past at the 10th Commencement grounds on May 19.
On May 15, the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Professor Muhammadou Kah, hosted all academic leaders to a luncheon to mark a successful end to the 2017/18 academic year and to thank them for a job well done.
The Chair and Associate Professor of Accounting & Finance, Dr. Mustapha Akinkunmi, has released a new title, Data Mining, and Market Intelligence: Implications for Decision Making, described as a “great book for data-related coursework.”
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