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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 presents “Engineering Your Dream Career” @ Vino Venue (April 18th 11:30AM- 1:30PM)

You won’t want to miss IUGB Foundation’s Spring 2019 IUGB Alumni/Community Event, “Engineering Your Dream Career” on Saturday, April 13th from 11:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M. at VinoVenue Restaurant. Our event focuses on a conversation between IUGB Foundation Executive Director Amini Kajunju and Kiplyn Primus, CEO of Primus Marketing Works, Ltd.; Host of WCLK Clark Atlanta University’s “The Local Take” Radio Show and Dr. L. Michelle Tullier of Workforce Architects, a published author with career service experience of 30 years, including university, online, corporate, and private practice settings. Click here to RSVP and to learn more about our speakers



Sam-Koffi-visit-with-students01IUGB Foundation Announces Our Participation In The GlobalGiving Girl Fund Campaign

We’re thrilled to announce the IUGB Foundation’s participation in The GlobalGiving Girl Fund Campaign. The GlobalGiving Girl Fund provides an opportunity for projects dedicated to women and girls to gain support and funding. When you support the GlobalGiving Girl Fund, 100% of your donation will support IUGB Foundation’s mission to providing opportunities for girls. (Find out more)



Sam-Koffi-visit-with-students01International University of Grand-Bassam Vice President Visits UCA

Samuel Koffi, vice president and chief operating officer at the International University of Grand-Bassam, Ivory Coast, visited the University of Central Arkansas Jan. 31 to Feb. 1 to meet with students from the Ivory Coast who are studying at UCA. (Link to article)





LaetitiaGraduate Profile – DOSSOU Yoro Laetitia

When reminiscing about the first time I came to IUGB, I remember how scared I was that I would not to be able to fit in. Three years later, not only did this anxiousness vanish but it morphed into a state of total bliss and elation.  (Read more)





Cherise Y. Peters, MHRM, MLE _ Professional Photo

IUGB Foundation Welcomes its First Advisory Board Members

We are delighted to announce our Foundation’s first Advisory Board Members Keith E. Brown, Cherise Y. Peters, and Vanessa Prempeh. Our newly formed Advisory Board is a social and networking- focused group providing support in strategy, networking, and serving as our ambassadors as the face of IUGB. (Read more)





Fourth Edition of IUGB Career Day: Shape Your Career Is Our Business

On Saturday November 17, 2018, IUGB hosted its fourth edition of Career Day “Shape Your Career Is Our Business” on the University’s Grand-Bassam campus. About 350 attendees participated in the event, including corporate representatives, students, faculty and staff. (Read more)





ibmThe University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB) Signs with IBM to Implement the Skills Academy Program at IUGB

Negotiated and facilitated by the IUGB Foundation, IBM representative Babacar Kane and Professor Saliou Toure, President of the International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB)  signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on November 21, 2018 to implement IBM’s skills academy program for IUGB faculty and students. (Read more)



Moving Up the Chain with IUGB/ GSU/ Strayer University Graduate Maferima Outtara

Meet Maferima Outtara, an IUGB/ GSU/ Strayer University alumna pursuing her goals with tenacity and passion. Maferima is a study in perseverance and she is honoring her educational credentials as we speak, even as she works full-time at Curry Honda of Atlanta. (Read more)





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