Gregory University Holds 10th Inaugural Lecture, Announces New Appointments

Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State, today held its 10th Inaugural Lecture, which featured an enlightening presentation by Prof. Isaac Lasbrey Ihekwoaba, Professor of Theatre and Media Studies. The lecture, titled “Advertising Trajectory: Demystifying the Myth and Plugging Economic Waste,” drew a large audience of academics, students, and dignitaries.


The lecture explored the evolution of advertising and its impact on society.  Prof. Ihekwoaba dissected the misconceptions surrounding advertising and illuminated strategies to enhance its economic efficiency. He emphasized the importance of strategic advertising in reducing economic waste and fostering a more robust economic environment.  


A highlight of the event was the announcement of key new appointments within the University’s leadership. Prof. Celestina Njoku, the former Dean of the School of Postgraduate Studies, was appointed as the new Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University.

Prof. Njoku, whose career is marked by academic excellence and administrative prowess, brings a wealth of experience to her new role.  Her vision for the University is expected to drive it towards greater achievements and innovations in the educational sector.

Additionally, Prof. Augustine Uwakwe, the erstwhile Vice-Chancellor was named the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council.  

The new appointments were met with applause and congratulations from the University community, recognizing the wealth of experience and expertise that both parties bring to their respective new roles.

The event was indeed a significant milestone for the University, highlighting its commitment to academic excellence, leadership, and community engagement.

Congratulations to Prof. Augustine Uwakwe, Prof. Celestina Njoku, and Prof Isaac Ihekwoaba.

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