Godfrey Okoye University Enugu Promotes Entrepreneurial Aptitude as it closes for the 2020/2021 Session
Godfrey Okoye University’s concerted efforts in setting the pace in education is a continuous feat associated with the institution as championed by the visionary Vice Chancellor of the university, Rev. Fr. Prof. Christian Anieke.
It is worthy to note that the University is the first to establish a Centre for Nanny and Continuing Education which is to be soon made a directorate to oversee family care for children and the elderly and support the export of human resources, thereby providing job opportunities.
The University’s Scholars Centre for Commerce and Industry in conjunction with the South East Chambers of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture is not left out as its establishment lifts and encourages the entrepreneurial spirit in her students. Students have access to grants and loans for businesses, entrepreneurial training and mentorship on international business, earning while learning, import and export ideas and opportunities, employment before graduation, internship and job opportunities and so much more. The Centre already has partnerships and available industry operators where students’ research are funded by industry operators.
In a general university community prayer meeting organized to mark the end of the 2020/2021 Academic Session, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Rev. Fr. Prof. Christian Anieke announced handsome cash awards for students of Godfrey Okoye University who exhibited exceptional entrepreneurship skills during the long vacation which commenced on June 28 2021. The first prize winner will get N200, 000, second prize N150, 000 while the third will go home with N100, 000.
On plans for the next academic session, the Vice chancellor said there would be compulsory rapid alcohol and drug tests on students.The Deputy Vice Chancellor, Sr. Prof. MarySylvia Nwachukwu in an address, urged the students to avoid anything that would ruin their future. The Dean, School of Postgraduate studies, Prof. Aaron Eze on his part reminded the students that Godfrey Okoye University is place for success and enjoined them to resist anything that would tarnish the image of the institution.
Also in a comment, the Spiritual Director of the university, Rev. Fr. Casmir Nwokolo in a reflection urged the students to avoid anger, bitterness and backbiting.
The President of the students’ Council of Honour, Miss Success Enenta who responded on behalf of the studentspromised that they would engage in positive activities during the holidays.
The Vice Chancellor who announced that the next academic session of the university would commence on the 7th of October, 2021, prayed God to bless the students.