The Vice-Chancellor of Coal City University Professor Afam Icha Ituma has approved the appointment of Dr Felicia Alu Moh as Director, Academic Planning Unit, from the 1st of March, 2021. As Director of Academic Planning (DAP), Dr Moh will be responsible for driving the highest standards of academic excellence across the University and enhancing standards of students learning experience and academic processes of the University.
Felicia Alu Moh obtained a Bachelor’s degree in English/Education from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and a Master’s Degree from Imo State University. She also has a PhD in English and Literary Studies from the University of Calabar. She lectured for over fourteen years rising to the rank of a Senior Lecturer in English at the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt.
She took a break from academics to work with British Council Nigeria as the English Language Projects Manager. At the British Council, she designed and implemented several Continuing Professional Development Courses for English teachers transmitted by direct training, radio and Computer Assisted Learning nationwide.
For over ten years, Felicia Alu Moh worked as the Country Representative for Discovery Learning Alliance, an American NGO committed to taking technology, training and programming to under-resourced classrooms across Nigeria.
She is the author and co-author of seven books and several academic articles published in peer-rated journals. She is also a speaker and trainer in local and international conferences. She has written three full-length novels. Her research and teaching interest focus on women studies, literacy and the promotion of a reading culture.
In commenting on the appointment of the DAP, the Vice-Chancellor Professor Afam Icha Ituma said: “Dr Moh will play a key role in building further on our academic success to date and in realising our significant potential. Her extensive experience in supporting students learning in international organisations, combined with her expertise in higher education pedagogy, make her ideally placed to ensure that all of our students receive an excellent education. I am very delighted she has joined our team and know she will play a key role in supporting all of our students to achieve their full potential.”
While acknowledging her appointment as the new DAP, Dr Moh said: “I am absolutely delighted to be given this opportunity at the Coal City University and look forward to making a significant contribution to its continued development and success.”
The Vice-Chancellor on behalf of the Senate, Management, members of staff and students of Coal City University congratulates and wishes her a successful tenure in office.