Meet our Inaugural Lecturer for the 8th and 9th Convocation of Godfrey Okoye University
Sister Professor Dr. MarySylvia Nwachukwu.
She hails from Umunumo in Ehime-Mbano LGA of Imo State and belongs to the religious family of the Daughters of Divine Love Congregation serving as the Regional Superior of the Italian Region (1999 – 2002), Second Assistant to the Mother General and Councillor in charge of Formation (2000 – 2016) among other positions. Sr. Prof. Dr. MarySylvia Nwachukwu has B.A. Philosophy from the Pontifical Urban University, Rome (1989); B.A. Theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome (1992); Diploma, Biblical Archaeology and Jewish Studies from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1994); Masters and Licentiate in Sacred Scripture from the Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome (1996) and Ph.D. Biblical Theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome (2002).In 2002, she started her teaching career in theology and scripture at the Spiritan International School of Theology, Attakwu (2002-2015), where she also served as the Registrar of the School from 2006 to 2009.Since 2003, she has been part-time Lecturer at Bigard Memorial Seminary Enugu.In 2016, Sr. Prof. Nwachukwu came into Godfrey Okoye University Enugu and served as Principal Assistant Registrar (Admissions), Director of Academic Planning and Services, Coordinator of Certificate Programmes, Member of SenateMember of the Governing Council, Member of Senate Committees and Deputy Vice Chancellor.Sr. Prof. Dr. MarySylvia Nwachukwu is a national and international member of Catholic Theological Association of Nigeria, Catholic Biblical Association of Nigeria, Association of Theologians in Africa, Pan African Association of Catholic Exegetes and Society of Biblical Literature.She has published 2 Monographs, 4 Book Chapters, 14 Journal Publications, 25 Conference Papers, 11 Edited Works, editor of African Journal of Contextual Theology (2009-2015) and many creative works and has attended 33 national and international conferences On 20th October 2021, Sr. Prof. Dr. MarySylvia Nwachukwu was nominated by the Vatican as member of a Theology Research Project “Doing Theology from the Peripheries”. Join us tomorrow, Wed. 17th Nov. 2021 at the Peter Mbah Law Auditorium Thinkers Corner, Enugu by 2pm for the Inaugural Lecture.We are live on Facebook, (DAPTV Nigeria) page on Facebook and on www.1069gouniradio.com/listenlive