On Saturday, April 5, winning students and staff members smiled home with trophies from the third edition of the Stallion Awards held at the LAM Commencement Hall. It is the third year that the Student Affairs Department has recognized students and clubs at the University that have excelled in various student life activities.
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Students in Professor Lucky Imade’s Model United Nations class are currently in New York participating in the National Model United Nations Conference (NMUN) .
Mr. Mathias Sendave, the Director of Financial Operations, has attained the status of Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), the professional body that regulates and enhances the ethical standards and technical competence of accountants in Nigeria and beyond.
In front of a big crowd of mourners, the remains of Eliphas Eli, a former staff member of the Housing Department, were laid to eternal rest on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Many in the crowd had braved the road all the way from Yola to Roma, the deceased’s hometown in Song LGA of Adamawa State.
Would you tag yourself “lucky”? Wait! Know, for sure, that luck less hard work and right attitude amount to failure. That’s why meeting Lucky Enam, the one who calls himself “The Lucky One” will change your orientation.
The Campus Activities Board (CAB) held another of its special events for the semester. “Spring Concert” was held at the Commencement Hall on Saturday, March 29. CAB was privileged to get a popular Nigerian artiste, Iyanya (the Kukere Master), to perform live at AUN. The event took off shortly after 8:00pm, with Samuel Gekpe serving as the MC.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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