- DELSU Will Continue to Sustain Stable Academic, Research – PROF. EGWUNYENGA
By ODEYA OGBETUO
The Vice Chancellor of Delta State University Abraka, Professor Andy Ogochukwu Egwunyenga has said that the school will continue to sustain sound academic programmes and research to boost productivity.
Professor Egwunyenga who gave this assurance while addressing newsmen during the 15th Convocation ceremony Vice Chancellor Press Conference at the main campus of DELSU Abraka , Ethiope East L.G.A of Delta State said that the school has made viable impact in training and research to produce quality and resourceful leaders for our people.
Professor Egwunyenga further said that DELSU has excelled in various academic disciplines and infrastructural development, stressing that the school on capacity building and innovation has ensure competitiveness over two years ago developed four policy documents to guide conduct of staff, students and other stakeholders which includes Environment policy, Security policy, Plagiarism policy and Sexual Harassment policy.
He affirmed that capacity building of the school will explore all opportunities for educators and researchers in diverse disciplines from USA to strengthen curricular for teaching/ learning and research in other to boost the linkages and internationalization.
Professor Egwunyenga noted that DELSU has made a lot of achievements in the last few years such as completion of 3.2km of Road Network within the permanent site of the University, building of the Faculty of Management Science, construction of a six (6) classrooms to expand infrastructure at the DELSU Staff Secondary School, the renovation of the University Student hostels, Eco Hostels, NDDC Female Medical Hostels and Cannon Mason Hostels to restore hostel culture of the University as well as increase in number of admission of student, stressing that there are a lot of projects going on and some would be commissioned during the convocation.
He disclosed that DELSU has secured full accreditation for all the forty (40) programmes presented to National Universities Commission (NUC) as the school is also collaborating with some countries and agencies for research and academic development especially with Israel and Canada.
Professor Egwunyenga clearly stated that there is academic stability in DELSU and the school authority won’t allow any dispute to disrupt the smooth running of the academic programmes.
“We have challenges but we confront them and make sure we solve these problems and continue to provide conducive environment for learning and research”.
He said creating three new universities in Delta State is a welcome development, adding that it create room for healthy competitiveness and opportunity for more Deltans to gain admission.