The American university of Nigeria (AUN) is a student centered as well as a development university which attracts youths from every state in Nigeria, and from other African countries.
And at its 9th graduation ceremony, students were left with the admonition that they should use their experiences to help develop Africa and the wider world.
TVC’s Kemi Balogun reports that the class of 2017 file in to get their degrees after four years of a lot of class work and community service.
They are made up of 102 undergraduate students and 3 graduate students, bringing their number to 105
The interim president Professor Legene Quesenberry believes they can do a lot outside the walls of this university because the world awaits young leaders who can make a difference by improving their societies.
The Commencement speaker at this year’s graduation expands on the topic: character, values and leadership leaning heavily on his own experience.
Parents and some of the students are excited that the challenges of the past four years have finally paid off.
The graduation ceremony was graced by dignitaries including the founder of the university, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar who took part in events preceding the graduation including the commissioning a solar energy administrative building project named after his wife.
The AUN continues to highlight the need for excellence, integrity and service.