honorsocThe Honor Society, HS, of the American University of Nigeria, AUN, Yola, on Friday, April 15, held an induction ceremony for its 23 new members at the auditorium of the Robert Pastor Library.

The inductees were admitted into the HS after attaining a Cumulative Grade Point Average, CGPA, of 3.5 out of 4, as well as passing a rigorous screening process.

The students, who went through the ritual of reciting the HS pledge, were presented with sashes and certificates.

At the event was AUN President, Dr. Margee Ensign, who congratulated the inductees on their achievement and encouraged them to use their intellects to impact society. 

hannaFaculty member in the Department of English Language and Literature, American University of Nigeria, AUN, Dr. Hannah Mugambi, on Wednesday, April 13, presented her first novel, “Wangari the Leopard Girl: A Fight for Freedom” to the AUN community.

The event took place at the Prof. Idorenyin Akpan Media Lab of the University as part of the School of Arts and Science, SAS, Seminar Series.

The novel is based on the writer’s personal experiences as a woman in Kenya, and it takes the reader through the life of Wangari, the central character of the novel.

Wangari grows up in a small town, which she leaves in pursuit of education never to return; armed with education, she travels the world, trying to build a career for herself.


The American University of Nigeria, AUN, on Thursday 14 marched as a community to mark the second year anniversary of the abduction of the Chibok girls and the student escapees.

The event, posed an opportunity for students, faculty and staff of the university to gather as a community, show support, and encouragement to the 27 student escapees currently at AUN.

The president of the university,

TalentStudents of the American University of Nigeria, AUN, on Friday, April 8, hosted a talent show and awards night at the campus cafeteria to celebrate outstanding students.

Themed “AUN Talent Blast”, the event was organized by the AUN’s Got Talent Club in association with the Student Government Association, SGA, as part of activities marking the SGA Week, an annual celebration of the University’s student government.

In his opening remarks, the President of AUN’s Got Talent Club, Idris Iliya, said the event was aimed at showcasing and recognizing the talents AUN students have.

“It is all about finding talent, managing talent, and bringing out the best in AUN students,” he said.

EconsA group of economists at the American University of Nigeria, AUN, on Friday held a seminar at the 24-Hour Room of the institution to discuss and proffer solutions to Nigeria’s economic crisis.

The economists were Dr. John Leonard, Dr. Wasiq Khan, Dr. NatinaYaduma, Dr. Jean-Paul Cleron, and Miss Abo-Ojo Atabo.

The seminar focused on issues such as crude oil prices, Nigeria’s foreign exchange, population explosion and unemployment.

In his presentation, Dr. Khan provided an exposé into the workings of the Nigerian economy and explored how key sectors have adjusted to the plunge in oil prices.

He identified domestic agriculture sector as one that has proven able to withstand the tough times. 

theatre3Students of the American University of Nigeria, (AUN), Yola, Adamawa state on Thursday, showcased talents in an event tagged, “Aproko Musical Theater.”

The event was the first musical and drama fiesta to be organised by the Student Government Association, SGA, of the university.

At the colourful night, students showcased talents through music, drama, and dance.

The drama highlighted the dynamics of the university community and featured a girl who dated her professor; a boy who blackmailed others and a girl who stole from her best friend.

The presentation called for strict adherence to the university’s rules, making smart decisions and exhibiting the best in character and learning with a view to avoiding the unpleasant consequences of being found on the other side of the rules.

ThearteThe Theatre Club of the American University of Nigeria, AUN, in conjunction with the Student Government Association, SGA, on Thursday, April 7, presented a dance drama entitled Aproko Musical.

The dance drama, which took place at the Cafeteria, featured students of the University, who put up thrilling and expert performances and interpreted their roles excellently.

Guests who were at the presentation included the Dean of Student Affairs, Byron Bullock, a faculty in the Department of English Language and Literature, Dr. Tristan Purvis, and a faculty and Director of the Writing Center, Ms Mariana Silva.

“Aproko”, is a Nigerian parlance for “gossip”, so the presentation is a fusion of dance, drama, and songs and it seeks to teach morals and ethical lessons.

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