Nigerian Professor Offered Distinguished Scholar Award in US

A Nigerian Professor, Chris Wolumati Ogbondah, who resides in the United States of which he obtained his Doctorate and Masters Degree in journalism just after obtaining his Bachelor of Arts degree in the famous University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN).

He received a letter from the Associate Dean, Graduate College of the university known by her name Dr. Gabriela Olivares.

The letter reads:

” The Graduate College is pleased to inform you that the faculty committee for the 2021-2022 Distinguished Scholar Award has selected you as the recipient from a group of excellent nominees.     A recognition award will be presented at the annual graduate faculty meting on Thursday, April 28, 2022.

The Graduate College will recognise your achievements across campus and our community. This includes official announcements through different communication platforms and recognition at the annual graduate faculty meeting in April and annual Fall faculty meeting.”

Chris Wolumati Ogbondah, has won the Distinguished Scholar Award for the 2021-2022 academic year, at the University of Northern Iowa, United States of America.

This Distinguished Scholar Award is given to educators and lecturers who are deserving not just academically but in other creative activities.

This is one of his Numerous achievements and awards in his profession.

He has received the American Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE) Excellence in Journalism Fellowship.

He is a four time winner of the American Press Institute fellowiship as well as a three time recipient of the Apple Polisher Award in recognition of excellence in classroom teaching and mentorship of students at the University of Northern Iowa.

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