The Faculty of Humanities had their orientation programme on the 23rd of February for the 100 level students and 200 level direct entry students.
In attendance were;
- Prof. AfolorunshoDairo- Dean, Faculty of Humanities
- Dr. BenjaminAnaemene- Sub-Dean,Faculty of Humanities
- HOD’s: Dr. Fyanka (History and International Studies), Dr. Stephen Eye (English and Professional Communication) Dr. Adeoye (Theatre Arts)
Other lecturers in the department were also present.
The Dean, Prof. Afolorunsho Dairo, while giving the opening remarks, welcomed the new intakes and advised them not to take lightly the opportunity God has given to them to be in the best private university in Nigeria. He told them that their education is the primary reason they are here and as such should take it very seriously.
He stressed that the Faculty of Humanities is known for good conduct and excellence.
He made mention of the departments found in the faculty:
- Religious Studies and Philosophy
- Department of English and Professional Communication
- History and International Studies
- Theatre Arts
He concluded by enjoining the students to feel free to consult the heads of the various departments if they have any problem and wished them a pleasant stay in the faculty.
Dr. Benjamin Anaemene spoke to the students on the Ethos and Values of Humanities. He stated that humanities teach empathy, help you think logically and help you consider more than one side of a situation.He added that students of humanities are expected to be punctual, disciplined, attend classes regularly,dress decently and make sure they ask questions when they are not clear about something.
The Ag. Directorate of Strategic Communication Development, Pastor Oluseyi Alakija gave a talk on drug abuse and matters relating to it. He stressed that once an individual is involved in drug abuse, the brain is rewired and it will take divine touch for the mental health of such individual to be put back in its original place.
The heads of departments enlightened the students on the career path they can tread, that is, the various opportunities available for them as career options in their chosen discipline. Dr. Fyanka spoke to the students on the ways they can calculate their CGPA and other academic related information.
The Alumni Relations Officer, Mr Femi Bellos, rounded off the orientation session. He shared the wins of persons who graduated from the Faculty of Humanities. He further encouraged the students to be excellent at what they do and give back to their departments when they become Alumni.