Twenty-five years after exiting their Alma Mater, the Methodist Excessive College, Arigbajo, Ogun State, Class of ’95 not too long ago converged on the college premises, to have fun members, give again to the college and likewise award deserving lecturers.
Tagged: “The Gathering Of The Eagles,” the event wore the garb of reunion and bonding whereas excellent contrbution of members to the college was celebrated.
The Visitor Lecturer, Mrs. Emily Adeleye, the Literature-in-English trainer of the set, who emphasised the necessity for outdated college students to at all times imbibe the perspective of giving again to their alma mater, really useful the necessity for classmates to return collectively below one massive umbrella to attain a typical aim.
She mentioned: “You could mobilise your self with a view to give again to the college. In different phrases, you will need to construct in your imaginative and prescient and mission. The outdated pupil should try to work on the tone of the college. The tone of the college might be thought to be the sum whole of the opinion, which the individuals outdoors have on the college. The opinion could also be good or dangerous; it could be excessive or low, relying on whether or not we have now a very good college tone.
“Sports activities might heighten the tone of a college by presenting a cup for inter-house competitors. Basically, outdated college students immediately dictate the college tone and get the incoming and current college students to construct on it. The fame of the college constructed over the course of a few years will instill within the youngsters, the mission and imaginative and prescient of the college, in order to not ridicule or carry down its fame.”
Adeleye famous that increase a wholesome college tone will affect youngsters to like and respect their college, including that historical past, faith and literature are supplies that may foster excessive beliefs, which is able to assist the scholars to construct on the tone of the college.
“Historians, legal professionals, docs, musicians, in addition to craftsmen might be inspired to assist the college with their studying. Concert events might be organised with the goal of amassing little fund for brand new tools or no matter is required; steering and counseling providers might be provided to lift the consciousness and orientation of the scholars on the worth of schooling and its service to the society.
“Alumnus performs vital roles in providing scholarships to deserving college students. Alumnus presents profession improvement help and profession teaching. Alumnus can organise ability acquisition and empowerment programmes, present infrastructural services similar to building of classroom blocks, equipping library with present textbooks and free customised notebooks to all college students and workers.”
The height of the anniversary was the commissioning of the set challenge: a College Map Listing, unveiled by the daddy of the day, who’s a former trainer of the college, Chief Titus Oludele Akinfenwa and the Nationwide President of the Previous Pupil’s Affiliation, Alhaji Shuaib Adeola Sokunbi.