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Faculty Convocation and Orientation – Spring 2020 Semester

Faculty Convocation and Orientation – Spring 2020 Semester

Both full-time and part-time faculty took part in the traditional faculty convocation and orientation workshops, organized a week before the start of Spring semester classes. These feature panel discussions, information sessions and opportunities for faculty to...

UPP Students Stage Mock Trial

UPP Students Stage Mock Trial

Question: Did He Do It? This fall semester a group of Advanced UPP students had to prove or disprove this question. Two of Ms. Lorie Mattox’s advanced Oral Communication classes listened to the podcast, Serial, Season 1, about a young man, Adnan Syed, convicted of...

IUGB Hosts Graduate School Forum

IUGB Hosts Graduate School Forum

To acknowledge the International Education Week, a half-day US Graduate School Discussion Forum was held at IUGB for more than 100 junior and senior undergraduate students.  In partnership with EducationUSA, US Embassy in Abidjan, this initiative was designed to...

IUGB Faculty Take Active Part in First National Ivorian Spelling Bee

IUGB Faculty Take Active Part in First National Ivorian Spelling Bee

In the spirit of reaching out and making a positive contribution to the community, Rodrigo Islas and Mohammed Lekrama, both UPP full-time instructors, took part at the First National Ivoirian Spelling Bee Competition that was held at IPNETP, Abidjan, on Saturday,...

A Faculty Member Has Successfully Defended His Doctorate

A Faculty Member Has Successfully Defended His Doctorate

Congratulations to Dr. Nahounnou Angenor YAO, Lecturer at the University Preparatory Program, who successfully defended his Doctorate thesis at the Alassane OUATTARA University in Bouake, Côte d’Ivoire. The defense committee was composed of three professors from two...

Dr. TOMPIHE Awarded a Fellowship at Princeton University

Dr. TOMPIHE Awarded a Fellowship at Princeton University

Dr. Jean G. TOMPIHE is Assistant Professor in the School of Business and Social Sciences at the International University of Grand Bassam (IUGB). His ongoing research agenda explores: Which Way Africa by 2050: the next Economic Eldorado or the Island of Chaos and...