A new program organized by the AUN Student Government Association (SGA) to educate club leaders about their leadership roles in their various clubs or organizations was held in Washington Hall.
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Students and the entire university community marched on the main campus for nearly one hour on the Independence Day anniversary eve (September 30) in solidarity with the kidnapped schoolgirls of Chibok, Borno State, who were taken captive in April.
On September 27 President Ensign led the AUN community to distribute learning materials to internally displaced persons (IDPs) living in the Permanent NYSC orientation camp in Yola.
A Rwandan activist and the first female the world over to receive the ASHOKA Award for social entrepreneurship, Mrs. Felicite Rwemarika, has thrown her weight behind AUN’s peace-through-sports program, saying that sports was a healing balm for her country in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide.
A delegation from AUN is attending the international conference of “The Engagement Scholarship Consortium” to be held in Edmonton, Canada on 7-8 October.
A team of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) from Taraba State, comprising two Assistant Directors, Mr. George Tota and Mr. Manzo Tal, presented a pre-mobilization briefing to AUN seniors who are due for call-up to the mandatory national service on graduation.
The UN Assistant Secretary-General for Safety and Security, Ms. Mbaranga Gasarabwe, underscored the importance of education and the American University of Nigeria’s campaign to raise global awareness and funds for education for the Chibok schoolgirls, at the September 4 launch of the #EducateOurGirls, in the United States.
Dean Mathias Fonkam of the School of Information Technology & Computing has called on his students majoring to think of building systems that solve problems.
Dr. Brian Reed, a professor of English specializing in American Literature, has stressed the need for individuals to own and diligently pursue their ideals.
“Read, read, read. Read everything -- trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master.
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