Monthly Archives: November 2014

MANAGEMENT EXPELS MOSES PRAISE

Management has announced the expulsion of a second year scholar of the Department of International Relations Moses Praise for gross
misconduct. According to a press release endorsed by the Registrar Dr Austin Orisakwe,the scholar had earlier been rusticated for one
semester for stealing on campus.

The release adds that contrary to expectations of the University management, Moses Praise returned from his expulsion and continued with various acts of deviant behavior culminating in his failed attempt to smuggle into the hostel a washing machine suspected to be stolen and his complicity in the unlawfully exit of a female scholar from campus.

Citing violation of relevant sections of the Scholars Handbook that deal with acceptable code of conduct on campus,the release concludes by ordering the immediate dismissal of Moses Praise from the University.

MANAGEMENT ENLARGES LINKAGE PROGRAMME

In a swift response to feedback from guardians,the Management of GUU has announced the enlargement of the institution’s linkage programme with selected universities in the US.According to a press statement from the Registrar Dr Austin Orisakwe,this became necessary to ensure the accommodation of every desiring scholar that wants to participate in the programme.

While reiterating the school management’s initial plan of using the linkage exercise to expose 200 level scholars only to the distinguishing peculiarities of studying abroad,Dr Orisakwe stated that the programme has now been redesigned to ¬†accommodate all categories of scholars.

He revealed that arrangements are currently being concluded with such GUU partner ¬†universities as Morehouse College Atlanta and Tuskegee University Alabama both in the United States of America for a smooth take-off of the programme in the summer of 2015.Furthermore,he explained that the exercise couldn’t commence this year as earlier planned due to poor response from scholars.He therefore requested guardians of desiring scholars to commence early registration for their wards.

GUU Newsletter correspondent reports that news of the expansion of the exchange programme was met with cheers and commendation from the scholars who expressed happiness at the opportunity of benefiting from the exercise.They however enjoined GUU management to consider the prospect of extending the coverage of the exchange programme to include schools in Europe and Canada.

FORMER HEAD OF SERVICE OF THE FEDERATION EMERGES GUU PRO-CHANCELLOR

The management of Gregory University Uturu has announced the appointment of a former Head of Service of the federation Engr Ebele Ofunneamaka Okeke as the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the University.

Speaking during a special senate meeting convened to welcome the new Pro-Chancellor,the Acting Vice Chancellor of GUU Prof Vincent Imo praised the choice of Engr Okeke for the crucial job stressing that “her landmark academic achievements and rare career attainments distinguish her as an iconic amazon of international repute”

Responding Engr Okeke appreciated the Chancellor and other members of the University management for the appointment,pledging to deploy her vast contacts and wealth of experience to the task of furthering the goals of the institution. Earlier the new Pro-Chancellor had undertaken a guided tour of structures and facilities at the
university.