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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)


 

Message From the Executive Director

The theme of this newsletter is giving. One of the most distinctive elements of American culture is what happens in November and December of every year. Most Americans engage with their favorite charities and give time, talent or treasure (money). This is uniquely American and it is absolutely wonderful.   (View Newsletter)

 

 

 

Save the Date to our Holiday Cocktail Party on December 18th

Kick off the Holiday Season with our “Convergence” Cocktail Reception: New friends, drinks and h’ors d’oeuvres! on Tuesday, December 18th, 2018, hosted by digitalundivided and the IUGB Foundation. (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)

 

 

 

It is GIVING SEASON in the USA!

It is GIVING season. This is a special time of year in the USA.  As always, our first priority is to fund our Invest for Success Program which provides scholarships for male and female students lacking the resource to attend International University of Grand Bassam (IUGB) in Cote d’Ivoire.  (Read more)

 

 

 

IUGB Foundation Signs a Partnership Agreement with Ethiopian Airlines

The IUGB Foundation has signed a partnership agreement with Ethiopian Airlines to support the 4th Commencement Ceremony of IUGB and to offer free airfare tickets for five IUGB students attending Leaders of the World Conference at Montclair State University in October 2018. Two recent graduates won the top two prizes offered by Ethiopian Airlines at the graduation ceremony. (Read more)

 

 

 

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IUGB Hosts its 4th Commencement Ceremony

On Saturday September 8, 2018, IUGB hosted its 4th commencement ceremony at the Palais de la Culture in Abidjan. This graduation cohort of 48 students, 38 from the school of Business and Social Sciences (BSS) and 10 from the school of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). (Read more)

 

 

 


  



 

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