Elizade, Alabama varsities partner
Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State is set to partner Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, United States on course development and content infusion, amomg others.
Speaking during a presentation to prepare the ground for the partnership, Stephen Babalola, a research Professor in College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Alabama A&M University, said the collaboration will also include joint proposal development workshops and training for professionals and career development for students.
Babalola, who is also the Manager, Centre of Irradiation of Materials, described Elizade University as a good representative of the American University given the quality of its facilities.
He said the students would gain the technical know-how of the operation of radiation detection for national security application which enables a compliant country to prevent terror attacks by detecting unauthorised weapons.
He added that his university would also provide mentorship for the students.
Responding, the Vice-Chancellor of Elizade University, Prof. Valentine Aletor, expressed delight at the collaboration, saying the university was ready to partner top-rated institutions that would help achieve its vision of producing globally competitive graduates.
He said the university?s entrepreneurial and start-up centre was designed to make its graduates employers of labour and not job seekers.
He promised the visitors that Elizade University will keep to its own side of the partnership and work harder to attract more beneficial collaborations.