Our Spring community event gave all of our guests opportunities to make new friends, and all who attended learned a lot about how to jumpstart a dream career. Dr. Tullier and Ms. Primus proved their career building chops and provided fascinating career anecdotes as Amini Kajunju presented them with thought-provoking questions.
Early in April, IUGB and the IUGB Foundation were invited to participate in the Mo Ibrahim Foundation Governance Week in Abidjan. It is an annual conversation with a different theme each year. On this occasion the theme was Africa’s youth job migration. Our students were part of the Now Generation conversation and showed initiative and purpose in their participation.
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.
The IUGB Administration Met with Parents to Discuss the American-Style Education Offered at the University
The administration of IUGB met with parents to discuss the American-style education offered at the University. This is the first meeting in 2019, between the administration and the parents of students. It was organized in collaboration with the Executive Office of the Association of Student Parents and was held at the N’sa Hotel in Grand Bassam.
The 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.
On Saturday September 8, 2018, IUGB hosted its 4thcommencement 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).
IUGB’s President Saliou Toure and IUGB Foundation Executive Director Amini Kajunju have accepted an invitation to participate in AAI’s State of Education in Africa conference in Abidjan on October 9 and 10, 2018.
The IUGB Foundation is delighted to announce that we have a second IUGB alumna who will receive a $1,000.00 scholarship from The Atlanta Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma. Beta Gamma Sigma is an international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.