It is with great delight and privilege that I welcome you to the Department of Mass Communication, Covenant University. The department is a powerful nexus made up of world-class scholars and academics, that are innovative, creative and quantitative in terms of teaching, research and community outreach activities. As part of our efforts to train students to become expert thinkers and managers in a globalised society, our course contents and programmes are aimed at student acquiring skills and knowledge that will aid their competence and leadership potential in media industries and other fields.
Students of Covenant University are expected to demonstrate traits of honesty, uprightness and trustworthiness at all times. They must ensure that they are accountable, transparent and open in all their dealings. They shall flag truth as a virtue at all times, particularly in conduct during examinations, obeying the rules and regulations of the University, being spiritually sound, morally upright and having a good conscience.
A one-day consultative forum jointly organized by the Department of Mass Communication, Covenant University charged media stakeholders to strictly adhere to the existing professional codes of journalism in its coverage of the 2015 elections. During the forum, the participants reiterated the role of the media in fostering national cohesion, especially during elections, thus urging it on the need to abide by its professional and ethical principles. Representatives drawn from African Council for Communication Education, Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigeria, National Union of Journalists and communication experts from the host institution attended the forum.