The Chief Information Officer, Mr Julius Ayuk Tabe, on June 4, addressed 250 security trainees on how to grow on the job. His talk entitled "The Serenity to Serve" is taken from the inspirational quote of Reinhold Niebuhr: “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”
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President Ensign has attributed the success of the first Grand Alliance Summer Youth Program for Yola high school students to “joyful cooperation.” Thanking the organizers, she said, “This is one of those moments when you realize that when we come together, anything is possible.”
An early dinner party was held at AUN Club on June 5 to celebrate 13 Batch ‘B’ National Youth Service Corps members serving in the University. The HR & Planning Dept planned and executed the send-forth at which many praised the “Corpers” for diligence in service to the nation and AUN community.
The Academic Advising Office has launched a new computer-based tool--“C/GPA Calculator”--that enables students to calculate and or guesstimate their CGPA. The calculator has features that will enable a student to determine what GPA s/he needs to achieve a certain CGPA.
AUN Academy (Elementary) graduated its Kindergarten (KG) 3 and fifth grade classes on June 5. The ceremony was held at Community Hall on the North Campus with President Ensign, parents, guardians, and faculty and staff members of the University attending. Some of them had come to celebrate with their graduating wards and children.
Assistant Vice President and adjunct instructor of speech communication, Mr. Abba Tahir, has been nominated to attend the June 30th, 2014, Global Media Forum in Bonn, Germany. The forum is an annual global media event attracting experts from around the world.
New trainees in the AUN Security Corps have been advised by Mr. Adamu Umar Yakubu, Senior Resident Director & Coordinator of Residential Security, to focus on the professional ethics of the job, while maintaining constant interaction with the community.
As the rainy season fully sets in, the Community Service office has seized the opportunity to intensify its forestation drive in neighboring schools in Yola. Yelwa Primary School joined the lineup of beneficiaries on Friday May 30 when AUN students went to plant trees in the nearly 40-year-old school.
With six teams, the AUN annual Summer League kicked off on May 30. It will end July 5.
The Head Teacher of Bako Primary School, Yola, Mr. Usman Aji, has expressed appreciation to the students of AUN and the Office of Community Service for planting trees in his school.
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