LASU, Cornell University Collaborate To Build Business School

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LASU, Cornell University Collaborate To Build Business School

Lagos State University through the Office of the Special Adviser to the Governor on Education has signed a partnership agreement with Cornell University, to start a Business School.

Cornell University is a private and statutory Ivy League research university in New York, USA.

In his welcome address, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr. Tokunbo Wahab, expressed joy that the 2 Institutions are finally starting the collaboration, which he believes will propel Lagos State University to No one in the country, region and the continent.

Lagos State Governor,  while speaking during the virtual signing-in ceremony, said the State Government had donated a building and a piece of land in Victoria Island for the takeoff  of an Executive Collaborative Programme to be run by LASU in partnership with Cornell University in New York, adding that his administration had expanded the capacity of School Jobs Initiative to accommodate the needs of students in eight tertiary institutions in Lagos.

In his response, the Vice Provost for External Education and Executive Director e-Cornell, Prof. Paul Krause appreciated the State government’s partnership with Cornell University and pro-activeness in the education sector, hoping for the best result in the partnership. He however offered Governor Sanwo-Olu an open invitation to come to Cornell to give a speech anytime between May and October, 2021.

The virtual meeting was also attended by the Senior Vice President Enterprise, Special Adviser on Innovation & Technology, Mr. Tubosun Alake, LASU Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, Mr. Adefemi Yekini, Cordinator, LASU/Cornell Partneship, among others.

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