24 of 210 students of American University of Nigeria, AUN, graduated with first class honours at the 7th convocation ceremony.
The American University of Nigeria on Saturday , May 9, 2015, graduated 210 students during its seventh convocation ceremony in Yola, Adamawa State.
A breakdown of the number shows that 184 of the graduands received Bachelor’s, 19 master’s and seven received post-graduate diploma in management. Twenty-four of the 184 graduated with first class. In the post-graduate category, 11 received MBA, four got MTech (IT), four MTech (Telecommunications) while seven received Post-Graduate Diploma in Management.
Speaking during the ceremony, its President, Prof. Margee Ensign, charged the graduands thus: “Today is called Commencement, it marks not only the successful completion of your work with us, but most importantly it marks the start of something new; the start of your life as a university graduate, your life as an educated citizen of a democratic country.”
Commencement Speaker andColombia’s former Vice-Minister of Education, Ms. Vicky Colbert, told the graduands to be change agents in society. “As you start your professional journey, keep always in mind the model of a shocker…everybody can be a change maker. Collaborate with others to come up with solutions which will require social and emotional skills as well as tangible capabilities to make valuable contributions to the collaborative efforts.”
If you think this post can be helpful to somebody else, please share it on Twitter, Facebook, Whatsapp or Email it to friends. There are buttons below for this (easy to use too)!