Friday, 20 May 2022 05:23

Nigerian don wins U.S award

A Nigerian professor, Chris Wolumati Ogbondah, has won the Distinguished Scholar Award for the 2021/2022 academic year at University of Northern Iowa, United States.

The award is given to a lecturer who is most accomplished in scholarly and creative activity.

Ogbondah obtained a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in journalism from University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), before proceeding to U.S where he obtained Master’s and PhD in journalism.

A letter by Associate Dean of the university’s  Graduate College  Dr. Gabriela Olivares and addressed to Prof. Ogbondah, reads: “The Graduate College is pleased to inform you that the faculty committee for the 2021/2022 Distinguished Scholar Award has selected you as the recipient from a group of excellent nominees. A recognition award will be presented at the Annual Graduate Faculty meeting on April 28, 2022…’’

“The Graduate College will recognise your achievements across campus and our community. This includes official announcements via different communication platforms and recognition at the Annual Graduate Faculty meeting in April and the Annual Fall Faculty meeting…”


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