MAPOLY Architecture Dept.Alumni Launch Student Awards To Honour Former Rector - EDU-BIZNEWS


Sunday, February 4, 2024

MAPOLY Architecture Dept.Alumni Launch Student Awards To Honour Former Rector

Three of the former students of the Department of Architecture, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Abeokuta have launched three academic awards for brilliant students in honour of the Institution's former Rector and Chief Lecturer, Arc.Olatokunbo Ayodele Fowode who retired from the public service over the weekend 

The former students include Oluwole Akanbi as well as Dr.Olusegun Oluwole and Arc.Olawale  Biyi who are also former staff of the department, announced the awards during the valedictory's public lecture organized by the management of the institution for Fowode who attained the retirement age of 65 after 40 years of meritorious service as an academic and administrator

Wife of one of the donors of the student  awards, Mrs Modupe Abosede Biyi who made this known on behalf of them, revealed the awards to include "Arc.Tokunbo Fowode's Excellence In Architectural Design Award", "Arc.Tokunbo Fowode's Leadership In Environmental Studies Excellence Award" and that of "Arc.Tokunbo Fowode's Lifetime Achievement In Education Award"

The former students described the celebrant as a distinguished individual, a luminary in the world of academia, architecture and administration 

According to them, Fowode passion for design of architecture has ignited a flame in the hearts and minds of countless students. 

"Through engaging lectures, thought-provoking discussions and hands-on projects , he has moulded the next generation of architects , instilling in them the creativity and analytical skills necessary to thrive in this dynamic field", they stated 

"We are proud to launch the first of three awards today,"Arc.Tokunbo Fowode's Excellence In Architecture Design Award". This accolade symbolizes Arc
Fowode's commitment to fostering a learning environment that encourages innovation, critical thinking and a deep appreciation for the principle of architecture. This award class is intended for students that show brilliance in architectural design at the HND final Design project "

"In recognition of his exceptional leadership as former Director of our great Polytechnic, we launch the second students students award ", "Arch. Tokunbo Fowode's Leadership In Environmental Studies Excellence Award". This accolade signifies Arch.Tokumbo Fowode's visionary leadership, strategic planning and unwavering dedication to the pursuit of educational excellence . The award class is intended for the best overall students of the School of Environmental Studies that show exceptional leadership", they stated

"In order to celebrate his exceptional contributions as former Rector, we launch the third and final Award "Arch.Tokunbo Fowode's Lifetime Achievements In Education Award ". This  award symbolizes Arch.Tokunbo Fowode's enduring impact on the educational landscape, recognizing his significant and sustained contributions to the growth and prosperity of our great Polytechnic. This award is intended for the best student that contributed to the life of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY),Abeokuta, through varied contributions comprising of academia and social development of the Polytechnic " they concluded 

1 comment:

  1. Congratulations to him on his retirement and kudos to the old students. God bless them and honour them too