Ajayi Crowther varsity committed to empowering students – VC

By Opeyemi Babalola Vice-Chancellor, Ajayi Crowther University (ACU), Professor Timothy Adebayo, has said that apart from the compulsory academic learning in the institution, the ACU also focused on empowerment of the students. Adebayo, who stated this recently during the university’s exhibition of entrepreneurship projects carried out by students of the institution, added that the varsity was shifting more attention to entrepreneurship development that would make the university most sought-after by parents and students. Represented by the institution’s deputy vice-chancellor, Professor Muyiwa Popoola, he noted that the entrepreneurship programme of the…

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Ajayi Crowther University signs MOU with University of Georgia 

By Moyosore Salami   Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of Georgia, Athens, United States of America. The document was signed by the Vice- Chancellor Professor Timothy Abiodun Adebayo, on behalf of Ajayi Crowther University while Professor Akinloye Ojo, Director of the African Institute in the University of Georgia, signed it on behalf of the University. Ojo said it was expedient that the Vice- Chancellor of ACU should visit the  University of Georgia to cement the relationship, and meet with the President…

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Ajayi Crowther U. Student to represent Nigeria in France in creativity  contest

By Moyosore Salami  The Future Creative Leaders Academy (FCLA), the student platform of the Pitcher Festival of Creativity, has announced an undergraduate student of Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Oyinkansola Valerie Epidi, as the nation’s winner of the 2022 Future Creative Leaders Academy to attend the Roger Hatchuel Student Academy taking place during the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity in France. Epidi was one of the best three students nationwide out of the 40 other undergraduate students across the country from 14 top tertiary institutions that offer Advertising as a course…

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Ajayi Crowther University Energizes ACSPN Empowerment Series in the South-West Zone on March 30

ACSPN Nigeria <info@acspn.com.ng> Wed 3/23/2022 5:27 PM Dear All, Greetings. The South-West Zone of the Association of Communication Scholars & Professionals of Nigeria (ACSPN), is back on the strategic activity train, with an ACSPN Empowerment Series edition, holding on March 30, at Ajayi Crowther University (ACU), Oyo. With the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof Muyiwa Popoola, and the Dean, Faculty of Communication & Media Studies, Prof Oluwole Alabi, working behind the scenes on the maiden ACSPN outing in the University and Ancient City, the event promises to be remarkable. The details: Topic: Media…

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U.S. – based NGO donates medical supplies to Ajayi Crowther university 

A U.S.-based Non-Governmental Organization, Mercy International Medical Mission, has recently donated medical supplies to Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo.  Making the donation, the founder of the organization, Erelu Anu A. Esuola, said she was delighted to donate the medical items to the University health center, noting that her 30-year-old organization has been desirous to have a linkage with any institution in Oyo town, where her husband hails.  She said the organization would regularly replenish the supplies when they are exhausted. Before the donation, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Timothy Adebayo, accompanied by his…

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University administrators seek collaboration among institutions to tackle challenges

By Moyosore Salami University administrators have stressed the need for the nation’s tertiary institutions to collaborate with their counterparts in other parts of the world to discharge their core mandate to the society. A Professor of Religion and Associate Director of African Studies institute, University of Georgia, Athens (UGA), United States, Ibigbolade Aderibigbe and vice chancellor, Ajayi Crowther University (ACU) Oyo, Prof. Timothy Adebayo, made the call at the yearly lecture organised by the Faculty of Humanities of the institution and themed: “Institutional academic collaboration in the 21st Century: The…

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Ajayi Crowther University to Confer Doctorate on Governor Akeredolu

By Moyosore Salami Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, says it will confer a doctorate degree on Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, for being a personality with exceptional track records in law practice and public service. Prof. Timothy Adebayo, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, said this while presenting a resolution of the Senate of the University to the governor, an award of Doctoral Degree in Law, adding that Akeredolu is a leader with in-depth knowledge of issues bothering on good governance. According to him, “It is a yearly occurrence in the…

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