ABOUT GREGORY UNIVERSITY UTURU
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.
The Proprietor of the Gregory University is Gregory Iyke Foundation. Gregory Iyke Foundation is a humanitarian organisation established in 1991 and incorporated on 14 June 2007 (RC No. CAC/IT/NO 24072) by Chief Gregory Ibe, Ph. D. and associates with the mission to bring hope to the hopeless and to reduce poverty in the entire Nigerian nation, particularly through education. The corporate office of Gregory Ike Foundation is located at No. 4A, Asa Street, Off Gana Street, Maitama, Abuja. The activities of Gregory Iyke Foundation include: scholarship awards; provision of communal infrastructure; sponsorship of communal sporting initiatives; provision of facilities to schools and hospitals; and sundry donations aimed at encouraging education. The aims and objectives of the Gregory Iyke Foundation as articulated in its constitution are to:
i. give material, financial and moral assistance to the needy, less privileged and the abandoned;
ii. contribute to the empowerment of individuals who hitherto lack the opportunity to be better persons in the society;
iii. help in educational development, good work ethics and encourage personal development and skills acquisition; and
iv. support the old, the poor, the widows and orphans with financial and medical aids.
GREGORY UNIVERSITY UTURU LOCATION
Gregory University Uturu,P.M.B 1012 Uturu GPO, Amaokwe Achara Uturu Abia State, Nigeria
Box Uturu Abia State