Meet our Staff

Emilienne Idorenyin Akpan

Interim Director, Writing Center.
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Mobile: 0807 139 3202
VoIP:  2242

The Writing Center Director manages the daily organization and activities of the Writing Center. Associated responsibilities include providing a conducive work environment; hiring and training staff and tutors; receiving visitors to the Center; implementing school policies on written tasks; convening meetings; planning workshops; collaborating with faculty on programs; organizing events; and writing reports.

Emilienne is very passionate about her enabling roles at the Writing Center.


Ogechi Emmanuela Dan-Okereke

Curricular Literacy Advisor and Grammar Experience tutor, Writing Center.
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Mobile: 0811 866 7258


She has great passion in guiding students through the writing conventions and process, and especially in assisting those with writing difficulties on various academic writing topics during tutoring sessions. She has experience and has been trained in a range of modalities including English for Academic Purposes, Understanding IELTS, and Exploring the World of English. In collaboration with other staff of the AUN Writing Center, workshops on grammar and conventions of writing are organized to enhance the development of reading and writing.
Ogechi, who has over fifteen years hands-on experience in teaching, is a graduate of English from the University of Nigeria and has a Masters in Educational Administration and Planning. 



Chinyelu Uzodinma

WAC Coordinator, Writing Center
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Mobile: 0805 720 1681


Chinyelu brings over half a decade of experience in core administration to her desk as the pioneer coordinator of the Writing Across Curriculum initiative at AUN’s Writing Center. She is both an orator and an avid reader with an honors bachelor degree in International Studies. Her previous engagement with a multinational communications company honed her ability to effectively manage cross-cultural diversity. Her current engagement as Curriculum Literacy Advisor and Coordinator of WAC brings to bear her unique interpersonal and communication skill-set and her experience in leadership.
In her role as the WAC coordinator, Chinyelu functions as an intermediary between the Writing Center and the faculty to ensure the success of the program. As a CLA, she is part of a team that organizes literary skill trainings geared towards helping students understand the rudiments of English language. She tutors and grades students’ assignments as part of their WAC assessment.



Nicholas Achoda

Coordinator, Writing Center
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Mobile: 0805 812 8601
Writing Center VoIP: 1058

Nicholas is the Coordinator of the Writing Center. He has experience in teaching and research at different levels; and enjoys reading, composition and writing poetry. His previous work experience afforded him the requisite expertise and knowledge for effective diversity engagement at the American University of Nigeria.
At the Writing Center, he manages the activities, and oversees the implementation of programs. Nicholas is a graduate of Business Education from the University of Calabar and has a Post Graduate Diploma and Masters in Industrial Sociology.




Mayen Okon Emmanuel

Administrative Assistant, Writing Center
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She ensures each day’s activities runs smoothly and is the resource person for inquiries and assistance.  Mayen collaborates with others for the success of all Writing Center events and programs.
She is a graduate of Zoology and has a Master’s in Hydrobiology and Fisheries.


Nwanneka O.Ogudu

E+ Instructor, Writing Center (SAS)

He has a Masters Degree in Applied Linguistics and a Bachelor’s Degree in Languages and Linguistics.
He has experience in book editing, academic researching, teaching and imparting lives positively. He engages in freelance writing, and is also involved in human development and community services which have all honed me to take the students on listening, reading, writing, speaking, strong critical thinking and comprehension skills.

Mobile: 0811 866 7230
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Mary Anne Favour Ekere

E+ Instructor, Writing Center

She is a writing instructor and a collegiate student advisor who always spends time adding value to any learner in her custody. Anne joined the writing center as an instructor in 2017. She instructs the English Enhancement class which focuses on developing students’ English Language skills; introducing them to the basics of speaking, listening, reading and writing in English language. She has taught Communication Skills, Introduction to Linguistics, Socio Linguistics of Communication, Semantics and The Use of English I & II in a tertiary institution.

Her professional experiences include teaching at all levels of educational institutions, being editor for newsletters, writing speeches and authoring articles. She has made presentations on language competence and performance; and also acted as a co-facilitator at the USAID-sponsored Enabling Writer’s Project.

Anne is a member of Writers Association of Nigeria, Nigerian Teachers Association, Women in Communication, Actors Guild and Rotary Club. She aims to create an ongoing educational dialogue among students, educators and communicators.
Anne has certificates in Public Speaking, a sub-degree in Mass Communication, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics, and a Master of Arts degree in English for Specific Purposes. She is currently a PhD candidate in Mass Communication.

Mobile: 0815 969 2451
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The Writing Center

Hours: Weekdays from 9 am - 5 pm.

Location: Ground Floor, Right Wing of the Robert Pastor Library and E-Learning Center, AUN, Yola, Adamawa, Nigeria, West Africa, Africa, The World, The Milky Way

General information: writingcenter@aun.edu.ng

Writing Across the Curriculum: wac@aun.edu.ng

You can also read about us on: http://myaun.aun.edu.ng/

The Writing Center
Ground Floor, Right Wing
Robert Pastor Library and E-Learning Center
VoIP: 1058
writingcenter@aun.edu.ng
wac@aun.edu.ng
http://myaun.aun.edu.ng/

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Weekdays 9am - 5pm

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