The ‘GREGORY UNIVERSITY’ is named after Pope St. Gregory I (540 – 604 AD) better known as Gregory the Great was Pope from 3 September 590 until his death. He was a renowned and distinguished educationist and a pious and learned man of God who had the single opportunity of being made the Doctor of the ... Continue Reading
The ‘GREGORY UNIVERSITY’ is named after Pope St. Gregory I (540 – 604 AD) better known as Gregory the Great was Pope from 3 September 590 until his death. He was a renowned and distinguished educationist and a pious and learned man of God who had the single opportunity of being made the Doctor of the Catholic Church. Pope St. Gregory I worked hard to alleviate the suffering of the people. He employed writings and other actions, including education of his people, to protect them against the lawlessness of civil power.It is the life, hard work, dedication, commitment, and achievements of Pope St. Gregory I that have inspired the Proprietor to name the university after him. The goal is for Gregory University to epitomise the accomplishments of Pope St. Gregory I and the work of Gregory Iyke Foundation in Nigeria as well as to inculcate in every graduate of the university the zeal, enthusiasm and commitment exhibited by Pope St. Gregory I. The achievement of this goal shall translate and mirror in the rapid socio-economic development of the graduates of the university, of Nigeria and of mankind.
142 students Admitted by Gregory University Uturu for 2014/2015 Session
About 142 students were admitted into Gregory University, Uturu (GUU) during the 2014/2015 academic session matriculation ceremony of the institution.
Speaking during the event, the Abia State Governor, Theodore Orji urged the school management to ensure that bad behaviours in other institutions do not spread to the institute.
He advised the freshers to follow their dreams and shun vices that could destroy their future.
In his reaction, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Juliet Elu, told the matriculating students that the university does not tolerate examination malpractice and other vices that promote cheating and reward for work not done.
The Chancellor/Proprietor of GUU, Chief Gergory Ibe, said he established the university because of his passion to see more Nigerians get educated.
Ibe implored the government to assist private universities through grants from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund).
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