AUNTHISWEEK is the weekly electronic newsletter of the American University of Nigeria. It is published every Monday and contains event notices, news about and for the AUN Community, etc.


Six Village Heads Hail AUN’s Development Initiatives

Six village heads from the Yola district on February 19, paid a solidarity visit to President Ensign. The group led by Abdulmumuni Abubakar, the Kaigamma Bole of Bole village, the seat of AUN, was received at AUN Hotel, Conference Center & Spa.

AUN Marks International Women's Day

AUN’s Women Leadership Council, a student club, at the commemoration on March 8 of the International Women’s Day formally joined Girl Rising, a global campaign advocating increased girl education. The occasion witnessed the screening of the Girl Rising, a film in aid of the campaign at Washington Hall.

Lessons From My Boston Experience

Three students from AUN invited to the 2014 National Association of Campus Activities (NACA) in Boston, Massachusetts are back on campus. The AUN ambassadors were Uqwanere Emami, Ulan Sango, and my humble self, Tynna Inu-Umoru. AUN was the only African university that attended the NACA Convention.  

Staff of the Month (YUSUF UMAR)

Yusuf Umar was hired on September 5, 2006, as a driver when the Facilities Management Department was known as “Works and Maintenance”. He obtained his First School Leaving Certificate in 1977.

AUN Advances To Regional Finals Of Fifth Annual Hult Prize

AUN has advanced to the regional finals of the Fifth annual Hult Prize. The winners will receive US$1,000,000. The Hult Prize is the world’s largest student competition for social good. This year there were more than 4,000 applications from which the AUN team emerged among the best 400 and were offered a place to compete.

SITC Open House Showcases AUN Technology Tools

The School of Information Technology & Computing (SITC) on February 16 hosted academics, professionals, and businesses from the Yola community to an Open House. The event showcased the various technological platforms that are available at AUN for teaching and learning.

Career DESKthisWEEK

How To Use Your USPs

Unique selling points (USPs) are traits that make “YOU”. They set you apart from a crowd, as well as above the competition. Therefore, it is crucial that you are able to identify, understand, and market your unique selling points, thus helping you get one step closer to landing your dream job.

NYSC Officials Visit AUN

Mobilizing for the next service year, officials of the National Youth Service Corps visited the University on February 7. In his presentation, the Adamawa Coordinator, Aliyu Hudu Taura, called on prospective corps members to always seek information about their place of posting before journeying there. He specifically advised them to learn the geography of the place.

Cameroonian Varsity Proposes AUN Partnership

Three faculty members from Maruwa University of Cameroon have expressed interest in collaborating with AUN during a courtesy visit to the Office of the President on February 20.

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