From representing Nigeria in the Global Change Makers Worldwide--a British Council program--to organizing a peace program for the youths, women, and children who witnessed the Jos religious crisis, and now active as the youngest member of AUN’s Adamawa Peace Initiative, Ms. Murna Mamman has plunged into local ventures.
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The Office of Students Affairs has kicked off its new program on leadership called “Emerging Leaders Academy.” It is meant to groom students who have innate leadership abilities.
Chuckles, laughter, clinking of wine glasses, and exuberant screams from accompanying children dominated the cool evening at the President’s welcome-back dinner for new and returning faculty on Saturday, January 23.
AUN Rotary Club worked with AUN on Saturday, Jan 24, to share several tons of food aid among thousands of internally displaced persons camping at the Cathedral of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Jimeta.
On Saturday, February 7, the Facilities Management staff demonstrated the department’s unwillingness to be outdone by other sections of the University community that have caught the community service bug.
Prof Jacob’s Research Published in War & Society
AUN student leaders have returned from leadership training under the auspices of the Bryant Educational Leadership Group in Washington, D. C. The African American Student Leadership Experience (AASLE) 2015, whose theme was “Game Changers: Developing New Paradigms for 21st Century Leadership,” had students from all over the world interact with prominent keynote speakers and facilitators.
The Galaxy Jazz Band had another spectacular performance on Friday, January 24, at the AUN Club. It was a pizza night that doubled as a welcome-back party for faculty, both new and returning, for the 2015 Spring semester.
From January 30th to February 1st, the University community hosted an innovative event involving selected students in the first-ever strategic planning simulation seminar convened by Dr. Christian Brutsch with the support of several faculty and staff members and Ms. Blessing Douglas, a student.
President Ensign has urged the 1,500 Adamawa youths who attended the workshop organized at the University preceding the Peace Through Sports Tournament that took off on Saturday, February 7, to keep learning ways to maintain peace.
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