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April Staff of the Month: Jasmine Gill

The Coordinator Student life and Administration in the Community and Charter schools, Jasmine Gill, has emerged the April staff of the month. Married to the Principal of AUN Academy, Ashish Gill, Ms. Gill was hired on January 19, 2009, as the Head of Co-curricular Activities.

AUN Concludes Literacy Assessment for Adamawa Primary Schools

The University is in the last stage of its Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) of selected primary schools in Adamawa State. The EGRA, which is part of an AUN development project called STELLAR (Students Empowered through Language Literacy, and Arithmetic), was first administered in September 2013 to 284 Primary I  pupils in six schools before the project intervention.

SEAL Summit Inspires Students for Change

Students have been urged to develop a mindset that will inspire change for the good of Nigeria. The call for reorientation came from three speakers at the Society for Ethics & Leadership (SEAL) summit tagged 'The Next-Level Summit' held on April 4.  

STARS Club Holds Green Party

On Saturday, March 22, the Student Teams Advancing Regional Sustainability (the AUN STARS Club), had another of its scheduled events for the Spring semester. It was a relaxation get-together, tagged green party, for its members at the LAM Commencement Hall lobby.

SITC in Critical Computing Workshops for Students, Others

The School of Information Technology & Computing and its faculty are offering a series of free workshop-like seminars aimed at upping the skill sets of their students and other interested members of the wider community. These workshops focus on building expertise in critical skills in computing that will enrich the students’ resumes and make them more attractive for career opportunities after they graduate.

AUN Loses Housing Staff Member

HR & Planning has announced the death of a staff, Eliphas Eli. He was a cook working in one of the management houses.

‘Yola Select’ Wins UN Peace Match

Altogether three goals were scored on Saturday, April 6, in a football match marking the United Nations International Day of Sports for Development and Peace.

Ex-White House Aide to Speak at 6th Commencement

The University authorities have announced Ambassador John Simon as the Speaker for this year’s Commencement scheduled for Saturday, May 10. He will be the sixth annual speaker since the graduation of the inaugural class of 2009.

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