Tulane University don and vice chair of the AUN Board of Trustees, Professor William Bertrand, has urged students training under the Emerging Leaders Academy to find a niche for themselves in the ever-expanding and growing mobile telephony business.
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Against a background of real and potential threats of election violence in various parts of the country, it was a good opportunity for Nigerian journalists to return to the classroom to keep abreast of international best practices in reporting elections.
From more than 20,000 applications, the AUN team of Hafsat Adamu, Blessing Douglas, and Lucy Okonkwo was offered a place to compete at the Sixth Annual Hult Prize Competition that took place in Dubai on March 13 and 14.
“If you want to do anything in the community, the first principle is to have faith in the masses and the second is to listen to the needs of the masses.”
One of the University’s housing units in Yola Town recently had its communications facility upgraded. The new IT infrastructure (also called server room) stores, powers and operates computer servers, and their associated components.
Professor Jacob U. U. Jacob of the School of Arts & Sciences has declared that the May 28, 2013, mobile phone shutdown as a counterinsurgency measure in Nigeria’s Northeast Region by the military was “successful.”
A movie producer, Nigerian-born Isa Ahmed Jimeta of the Africa Magic TV of Johannesburg, South Africa, recently toured the AUN campus and was full of praise for its world-class facilities.
Friday, March 6, spelled excitement for the pupils of the AUN Academy (Elementary). They had a friendly soccer match with their counterparts from Concordia Junior Academy, Yola.
Jennifer Iroha, a staff member at the AUN Early Learning Center, has emerged as March Staff of the Month. She works as Infant & Toddler Caregiver at the Center.
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