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The School of Pastoral and Religious Education (SPRE) is the culmination of a series of initiatives undertaken by members of the faculty of the Dominican Institute to offer qualitative ongoing intellectual, doctrinal spiritual, moral and pastoral formation for priests, consecrated persons and laypersons. Position: Programmes Coordinator Qualification Applicants for this position must possess Master’s degree […]
The Dean (in absentia), The Registrar, The Chief Librarian, The Program Coordinator, Faculty Staff of DI, My dear students, I warmly welcome each and every one of you to this inaugural Mass that marks the commencement of the 2020/2021 Academic year of the Dominican Institute. Far from being just an annual ritual, the Inaugural Mass […]
My dear brothers and sisters, we are here to begin a new academic session. As usual, we begin by entrusting ourselves and the work of our hands to God’s care and protection. We call upon the Lord at the beginning of every project we embark on because of our complete awareness that “Unless the Lord […]
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Augustine A. Farinola
Augustine A Farinola (DI Alumnus, 2007; Lecturer, Currently a Lecturer at Dominican University)
Philosophy at the Dominican Institute, Ibadan, gave me an invaluable experience and this has equipped me with mental, social, emotional, and intellectual resources needed to cope with the challenges of life anywhere I find myself. The Professors (and virtually all the lecturers) really set the foundation for my quest for excellence in life. They urged us to discuss what we have learnt and ensure that theories are contextualized in a way that we experience a blend of theory and praxis. Our class participation went beyond question-asking, we were made to render presentations, as well as obliged to submit weekly summary of a reviewed classical texts (works of Great Scholars within various Philosophical Tradition). After four years of assiduous study and disciplined schedules, I did not just gain advancement in critical and innovative thinking, I have also developed several skills (especially in Music and Computing). Today, my academic and entrepreneurial engagements testify to the solid foundation laid during my training at the Dominican Institute, Ibadan.