All students are expected to take AUN 101, First Year Experience. On December 2, first-year students concluded their program for the fall semester. There was a championship competition in which they participated in various sporting activities. This report by Aliyyah Suleiman will help you see AUN 101 program through their individual perspectives:
December 2 marked the grand finale of the Fall 2016 AUN 101, the First Year Experience seminar. It was a fun-filled day for the over 240 first-year students who joined AUN in August 2016. Each student eyed the championship trophy and medals in the hope of being crowned "AUN 101 Champion!"
On October 13, Ms. Murna Mamman became a role model to young girls of the Government Girls Secondary School, a boarding school in Yola. She addressed them after awarding scholarships to eight of the high-achieving students. They were among the 100 beneficiaries to whom she awarded the 2016/2017 academic year scholarships, the others being in three other primary and secondary schools also in Adamawa State.
November 25 was a field day for pupils of the AUN Academy (American Track). The pupils, divided into four teams, were virtually everywhere on both campuses for the “Amuzing Race 3.0,” an adaptation of the cable TV reality show program The Amazing Race.
At the Residence Life seminar on November 25, AVP of Digital Services and Chief Information Officer Julius AyukTabe urged Resident Directors to build up interpersonal skills, and most importantly to work on self-development to succeed.
On the eve of the November 19th Founder’s Day celebration, AUN security operatives embarked on their usual Friday jogging. Unlike before when they would do runs in and around the campus, this time the operatives went the extra mile, literally.
On November 19, the Nigerian ICT Literacy Foundation (NILF) held its graduation ceremony for basic ICT classes at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Yola.
On Friday, November 18, the AUN Writing Center Book Club staged an adaptation of “Cell One,” a story with a profound message from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s collection of short stories, The Thing Around Your Neck. It was a milestone for the Club, being its first event of that kind. It was easy to tell that the cast and crew had worked tirelessly on this production, because the Library Auditorium had a different vibe that evening.
At the 11th Founder’s Day Ceremony, 10 people received the 2016 Outstanding Staff Awards.
On November 22,four students of Savannah Sugar High School, Gyawana, near Numan, became the lucky recipients of the first scholarships awarded by the AUN Community Cooperative Society.
Since 2013, SBE faculty and students have worked very hard to introduce financial literacy and entrepreneurship training for small businesses in Adamawa state.
Beneficiaries of the AUN-UNHCR Livelihood Protect Project in two Boko Haram-impacted areas, Mubi and Michika, graduated simultaneously in the two locations on November 11.
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