NUC Accredits 5 Departments in Evangel University
By Victor Nwegede
Five departments have been fully accredited by National University Commission,NUC, in Evangel University, Akaeze, Ebonyi State.
This contains in the press statement issued and made available to newsmen by Director, Public Affairs, Dr. Tiben Benz Nwali for on behalf the University.
The statement which centred on the NUC accreditation results, hinted that the Vice Chancellor, Professor Iche Ukpai Kalu and the varsity management have through the Director of Affairs, Dr. Nwali made the public the outcome of the National Universities Commission, NUC accreditation held late last year, 2019 for some departments of our University.
The statement announced that the results of the accreditation of some departments in the University released by the NUC within the first quarter of this year, 2020 appeared very much in its favour as five out of the six departments that were presented for accreditation came out successfully with full accreditation, except one, which was given interim accreditation.
According to the statement, “Departments of Economics, English Language, Political Science, Sociology, History and International Relations, all in the College of Arts and Social Sciences and Department of Computer Science in the College of Science, scaled through the hurdles to appear with full accreditation but only the Department of Mass Communication in the College of Arts and Social Sciences has interim accreditation.
“Arising from this, Evangel University, Akaeze, Ebonyi State, Nigeria is now set, fully equipped; much more than ever, to offer total education for the total man in all the disciplines as part of our urgent response to our core mandate.
“Evangel University, Akaeze, Ebonyi State, Nigeria is a faith-based University owned by the Assemblies of God Church Nigeria with its take-off Campus at Okpoto, along Enugu-Abakaliki expressway in Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
“The University which is currently a citadel of vibrant academic activities has over the years been very remarkable in dispensing knowledge to students in five Colleges/Faculties and twenty-two Departments where students have assurance of graduating on record time.
“College of Arts and Social Sciences has in it the Departments of English Language, Economics, History and International Relations, Mass Communication, Political Science and Theater Arts. College of Health Science houses the Departments of Nursing Science, Physiotherapy, Radiography and Radiation Science, Medical Laboratory and Public Health. College of Management Sciences also offer degree courses in the Departments of Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Management and Marketing. College of Science has the Departments of Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Industrial Chemistry, Computer Science, Industrial Mathematics, Microbiology and Physics with Electronics.
“It is gratifying to announce that despite the lockdown orchestrated by the world-wide corona virus pandemic, our e-learning platforms have been operational and our students are assured of graduating on record time. Evangel University even before the emergence of the pandemic has been digitally equipped and our staff and students fully ICT compliant.
“Evangel University is the cheapest faith-based University in Nigeria; charging paltry sum of N250,000 for members of Assemblies of God Church and N270,000 for non members of Assemblies of God Church. The fees can be paid in two installments and covers tuition, accommodation, internet facilities and others.
“The general public is therefore advised to take advantage of the spirituality in Evangel University, the low fees, secured accommodation, highly placed members of the academics, digital library, internet facilities and many others and send their wards/children to Evangel University, Akaeze, Ebonyi State to study any of the courses we University offer for the 2020/2021 admissions.
“Applicants who did not make Evangel University their first choice while registering for UTME Examination can do so by changing it through the JAMB portal. For further inquiries, visit www.evangeluniversity.edu.ng”