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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)


 

Innovative University in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa, Seeks Board Members for Its Atlanta-based Foundation

June 25, 2018 | Phil Bolton

An Atlanta-based foundation for the International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB), an innovative institution in the West African country of Côte d’Ivoire, which was launched in 2007 with the support of Georgia State University, seeks board members interested in serving its mission to develop the necessary resources to make the university “a center of excellence” for higher education and to provide scholarships for deserving African students. (Read more)

 

African Georgia State Graduate Sets an Example for Women in STEM Studies

June 25, 2018 | Phil Bolton

While growing up in Côte d’Ivoire, Sarran Deigna knew that her mother had been a good student with a special facility for mathematics. “If my Mom was so good at math, I should also be a good math student,” she told Global Atlanta during an interview in her office at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta in Midtown. (Read more)

 

 

IUGB Foundation’s Immigration Workshop Answers Key Questions from IUGB Alumni and Friends

April 13, 2018, 4:30-6:00PM

If you are a foreign student living, studying and working in the U.S., there are many urgent and ongoing immigration issues you must address.  How do you get these questions answered?  After IUGB alumni and their friends asked this question, IUGB Foundation staff members–Amini Kajunju, Denise Berry and Glenwood Ross–organized an immigration workshop with Safiya Byars, owner and senior partner, Law Office of Safiya Byars, (Byars Law Group). (Read more)

 

IUGB Foundation Meets with IUGB Alumni in Atlanta

Saturday, February 17, 2018, 2:00PM, Atlanta, Georgia . You may think Mary Mac’s Tearoom, a 1945 Atlanta landmark opened in the tough post-WWII days, is an odd place to discuss modern day topics such as global internships and scholarships, immigration and various educational and occupational challenges and solutions. (Read more)

 



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IUGB Invited to Membership into the Global Liberal Arts Alliance

The International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB) has been accepted into the Global Liberal Arts Alliance (GLAA), Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. Membership to GLAA is by nomination, evaluation and invitation only and IUGB is the 30th institution to join GLAA, which counts now five members in Africa, five in Asia, six in Europe, one in South America and thirteen in USA. (Read more)

 



IUGB Foundation Names Kajunju to Head Atlanta-based Non-Profit

ATLANTA- An entrepreneur and advocate of African higher education and economic development, Amini Kajunju has been named executive director of the IUGB Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Atlanta. (Read more)

 

 

 


  



 

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