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CAROLINE KENNEALLY/THE HOYA

The Lioerian President said that Democracy was the ultimate standard to strive for in her Copley Formal address.

Liberian President Calls for Increased Presence of Women in Politics

Democracies function best when they maximize female political participation, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said during her talk in Copley Formal Lounge on Wednesday afternoon. The first democratically elected female head of state in Africa, Sirleaf received the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to secure women’s rights and[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

University Raises Funds For Liberian Parish

Several campus offices, including the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service, the Office of Advancement, the Office of Mission and Ministry and the School of Nursing and Health Studies, collaborated this fall to raise over $4,400 for the Holy Family Parish in Caldwell, Liberia. Chair of the NHS Department of[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH OFFICE
Sirleaf addresses the media in London in Nov. 2012.

Ebola Crisis Postpones Africa Business Forum

The Ebola crisis in western Africa has prompted the postponement of “The Future of Development and Business in Africa,” an Aug. 4 forum that was to feature Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The event, sponsored by the university and The Coca-Cola Company, has yet to be rescheduled. The forum’s focus[Read More…]

by July 31, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News