The Canadian Senior Trade Commissioner for Cameroon, Ms. Pamela Hay and her collaborator Mr. Jude Bijingsi (Deputy Trade Commissioner) have applauded the CUIB entrepreneurial model of education which they say will go a long way in enhancing professionalism within the minds and hearts of young people who are going to contribute to the sustainable development of their community.
They were speaking on Thursday May 6, 2022 at the main campus of CUIB in Molyko-Buea while on a fact finding mission on educational institution in the South West Region.
Upon their arrival they were received by the President of the institution, Prof. Victor Julius Ngoh, before moving to Lecture Hall Two for a one hour presentation of an overall view of CUIB entrepreneurial model and uniqueness.
Professor Victor Julius Ngoh in his opening remark, appreciated the Canadian High Commissioner for selecting CUIB and noted that Cameroon and Canada share a lot in common beginning with the bilingualism nature of both countries and also belonging to the Commonwealth. He added that CUIB is delighted to have been one of the schools selected for a fact finding mission and extended the greetings of the Chancellor/Pro-Chancellor, His Lordship Michael Bibi, to the Canadian High Commissioner and said the doors of the institution is always open for any inquiries.
Dr. Felicitas Mukom, Vice Provost, Dean of the School of Information Technology and Head of the Ubiquitous Center gave a ten-minute presentation on CUIB, she explained the mission and vision of the university which is to prepare professional servant leaders with spiritual and moral values who will contribute to the sustainable development of their communities.
The Vice Provost listed the different Schools and programs as well as the outreach program of the university in which she mentioned the holistic education that is given to students of CUIB through Catholic Studies and also the flagship tradition of the institution which make CUIB unique from other universities.
She also listed the point of pride of the institution, the different national and international competitions that students have won and participated in as well as the strategic vision of the Growth Mindset institution. Her brilliant presentation was greatly appreciated as the august guests given full understanding of the philosophy of the institution.
“I am very impressed to what the university has been able to accomplish so far. Their three dimensional arm; business, spirituality and engineering is fantastic and I see they are on the right path,” Pamela Hay told CUIB communications officials.
During the moment of exchanges, the Director for the Center of Entrepreneurship, Research and Innovation, Mr. Eyong Thaddeus and Mr. Jude Bijingsi, Deputy Trade Commissioner, discussed the possibilities of sharing business ideas that will benefit CUIB.
At the end of the visit,` Prof Ngoh handed a symbolic gifts to the august visitors who were very happy with the institution for its triple helix system of education that is centered on professionalism.