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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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A MEMORABLE EVENING OF JAZZ AT IUGB

The International University of Grand Bassam, in association with the Office of the Mayor of the City of Grand Bassam, hosted on its Campus a fun filled free Jazz Concert by the American group “LE CHAT LUNATIQUE” (aka The Crazy Cat) from Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 from 7 to 11 PM. The IUGB community members and guests from both Grand Bassam and Abidjan were marvelously entertained. (Read more)

 

 

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AfDB PRESIDENT KABERUKA’S VISIT TO IUGB ENHANCES RELATIONSHIP; AUDITORIUM NAMED IN HIS HONOR

African Development Bank President, Mr. Donald Kaberuka, accompanied by senior AfDB officials, received a warm welcome from IUGB officials, students, faculty and staff members and prominent leaders of the city of Grand-Bassam during his courtesy visit to the University on June 18, 2015. Mr. Kaberuka’s visit came on the heels of IUGB President Saliou Touré’s recent visit of May 22, 2015, to the AfDB. (Read more)

 

IUGB STUDENTS “IN THE BOARD ROOM” AT 2015 AFDB CONFERENCE

On Friday, May 22, 2015, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Carlyle Group hosted students from 3 Côte d’Ivoire prominent universities, including the International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB) during the “In the Boardroom 2015” program. The program aims to share specialized knowledge with university students and their professors on business strategies and leadership. (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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