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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)



 

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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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)

 

 


 

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