It was encomiums galore on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 as the Faculty Women’s Advance (FWA) at Covenant University held a special Roundtable Discussion in honour of the contributions of the outgoing 28th President of Harvard University, United States, Professor Catherine Drew Gilpin Faust.
An entrepreneur, Dr. Israel Ovirih has encouraged researchers in universities to do present and future entrepreneurs a favour by providing pertinent statistics and information on the birth and death rate of businesses (Small and Medium Scale Enterprises, Startups and large corporations) over the past five years, especially since 2015 when the economy went into depression.
The Department of Political Science and International Relations, Covenant University, has organised a training workshop for members of the department in a bid to build their capacity towards the organisation of the maiden Covenant University Model United Nations (CU-MUN) session, which comes up later this year in the University.
Key players in the Nigerian Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry have urged government and all agencies involved in the delivery of ICT services in the country to improve their effectiveness to ensure the integrity of future elections and the success of development programmes in the country.
Putting in place relevant Information Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure for the application of adaptable technology in electoral process will go a long way to ensure transparency and credibility of elections in Nigeria, an ICT expert, Professor Adesola Aderounmu, has declared.
The happy times are here as Covenant University continues to blaze the trail in global research profile ranking.
Covenant University and its faculty have been ranked leading institution and authors respectively in the research areas of Business and International Management.
In a recent report by Scival in which forty-eight (48) Nigerian institutions and 500 leading authors in Business, Management and Accounting were captured, Covenant University is a clear leader. In the institutional ranking, Covenant University with 234 publications, 335 authors and a citation impact factor of 0.58, has an overwhelming edge over forty-seven other leading universities in the research field captured in the report.
In a league of top-class Nigerian universities, Covenant University has been placed first in Strategy and Management research.
Covenant University is ahead of other institutions in Nigeria as far as research publications profile in Management Information Systems is concerned.