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WELCOME TO THE IUGB FOUNDATION

The IUGB Foundation is a 501(c)3 U.S. tax exempt nonprofit organization based in Atlanta, Georgia. Organized by U.S. and Ivorian supporters of the International University of Grand Bassam (IUGB) located in Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa, the IUGB Foundation’s Mission  is to provide financial and in-kind assistance to help the International University of Grand-Bassam realize its vision of becoming a Regional Center of Excellence in Higher Education.  The Foundation provides need-based scholarships and fellowships, learning technology and grants and stipends to IUGB students, faculty and staff from Africa, the U.S. and elsewhere.    (Read more)



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IUGB FOUNDATION TO AWARD FIRST SCHOLARSHIPS IN 2015

Dr. Sidney E. Harris, chair of the IUGB Foundation announced that the Foundation will award its first scholarships to students at the International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB) this year. This decision was taken at the November 5, 2014 meeting of the Board of Directors. The Foundation’s number one priority is to raise funds to enable students in need of financial assistance to attend IUGB. (Read more)

 

 

DSCN5829 (2)IUGB STUDENTS EXCEL AT PARTNER INSTITUTIONS

IUGB students are making an impact at partner institutions. Not only are they learning, they’re also helping other students. IUGB’s Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Ahmed Legrouri observed this during his recent visit to the University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB), where he saw students actively involved in a portfolio management club, and another supervising a student learning lab. (Read more)

 

 

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WHIRLWIND TRIP LEAVES UNIVERSITY’S VPAA IMPRESSED WITH STUDENTS, FOUNDATION AND PARTNER SCHOOLS

Praises for IUGB students and promises of future cooperation between institutions were among the outcomes of a recent five city trip to the United States by IUGB Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) Professor Ahmed Legrouri. The VPAA spent time at the IUGB Foundation offices in Atlanta and traveled to IUGB partner institutions the University of Houston (UH), the University of Central Arkansas and the University of Alabama Birmingham. (Read more)

 

MINISTER OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH TOUTS IUGB AS A MODEL

Speaking to an audience of some 200 people, Minister of Higher Education the Honorable Gnamien Konan praised and noted the relevance of a university such as IUGB in Côte d’Ivoire, an American-Style University, teaching exclusively in English. He stated: “I want the International University of Grand-Bassam to be a model of an institution dedicated to employability [of its graduates], a model that will benefit our country…”(Read more)

 

 


 

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