On June 12, faculty from the University Preparatory Program (UPP) visited the site of Education and English for You (EEFY) in the Anono neighborhood of Abidjan. UPP faculty members Julie Reimer, Brione LaThrop, Mohamed Lekrama and Rodrigo Islas spoke and sang young...
Any great outcome involves intense teamwork, problem-solving and countless tweaks to the finished product. Speaking on behalf of those at IUGB and of all of us at the IUGB Foundation we are here to say that upgrading our respective websites is certainly no...
The IUGB Foundation continues to grow its Advisory Board, a non-governing body of individuals committed to advising and supporting our governing board and staff. These members help us build partnerships and networks for philanthropic investment in our mission of...
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.
IUGB English instructors held a meeting to discuss formation of a club for local English teachers on April 6, 2019, in IUGB’s meeting room. In all, 20 participants from local schools and IUGB attended.
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.
This semester the faculty body is enforced with two (2) colleagues, who are teaching as full-time faculty. Below are short biographies for each of them.
The partnership between IUGB and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) provides opportunities for UAB masters students in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) to gain teaching experience at IUGB.