President Ensign has reiterated the University’s commitment to positively impacting the society. This reassurance came on Friday, November 14, during the Do Not Turn a Blind Eye seminar organized by the Society for Ethics and Leadership, a student club.
President Ensign spoke on peace, and why the University cofoounded the Adamawa Peace Initiative. In her words, “Peace is food, water, shelter, and hope.” She emphasized that to have peace, one need not turn a blind eye to anything. “We are all in the midst of this, trying to make a difference.”
She said the API started following an industrial wide strike that paralyzed the country in January of 2012. “Out here it was very quiet… There were no planes… The country shut down.”