EBONG, Prof Maurice Okon



Maurice Okon

University Teacher, Professor of Geography, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics), Univ of Calabar; LGA: Uyo; Born: Nov'I', 1943; Married to ...... "-....... Mrs Margaret A Ebong with five children; Education: Grd II, Teachers' Trainilig Co li, Urua Inying, 1959 - 60; Chadron State Coli, Nebraska, 1970-73, BA Geography & Econs; Univ of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1973-75, M,A, Urban Geography & Urban Planning; Michigan State Univ, 1975-78, Ph,D Urban & Regional Planning; Other Qualifications: Correspondence Course of GCE at Rapid Results Coli, London, 1961-64; Career and Work History: Asst Lecturer, Dept of Geography, Univ of Minnesota, USA, 1974-75; Asst Lecturer; Michigan State Univ, East Lansing, USA, 1975-77; Lecturer, Dept of Geography, Gumel Advanced Teachers' Coli, Kano, 1978-79; Lecturer, Dept of Geography, Univ of Calabar, 1991-present; External Assessor for Associate Profs and Profs of the Univ ofUyo, I 994-present; Dep Vice Chancellor, (Academics), Univ of Calabar, I ~6 - present ; Career Related Activities and Responsibilities: Chairman, The Nig Geographical Asscn, 1980- 84; Treasurer, Academic Staff Union of Universities, Calabar Branch, 1980-84; Mem, Action Committee, The Nig Geography Teachers' Asscn, 1982; Chairman, Welfare Committee, Fac of Social Sciences, Univ of Calabar, 1986; Mem, Univ of Calabar Housing Allocation Committee, 1990; Chairman, Monitoring & Implementa,tion Committee, ASUU, 1994; External Examiner, Dept of Geography, Univ ofUyo, 1993-present; Coordinator, Training Prog for Officers of the Nat Population Commission from AKS & CRS at the Univ of Calabar; Mem, NUC for Accreditation of Nig Universities; IMOSU & AS UTECH and other stich responsibilities; Special Work Related Achievements: Honourary Appointment to the Research Board of Advisors, The American Biographical Instn; Publications: Twenty nine publications, nineteen Conference, Seminars, Workshops papers, presented; Civic Activities: Pres, inti Students' Organisation, Chadron State CoiL Nebraska, USA, 1972; Vice Pres, Garna Theta Epsilon, Chadron State Coli, USA, 1972; Publicity Sec, CRS Students in the Americas, Detroit Chapter, USA, 1978; Chairman, Organising Committee, CRS Branch of the Nig Geographical Asscn Workshop, 1981 ; Chairman, Organising Committee, State-wide Seminar on Mobilisation of Resources for Rural Development in CRS; 1977; Chairman, Nig Geographical Asscn, CRS Branch, 1980-84; Honours and Awards: Mem, Deans List, Chadron State Coli, 1972; Cert of Merit (Best Student Award in Social Sciences); Chadron State Coli, Nebraska, USA, 1973; Honorary Commercial Attache -for the State of Nebraska, Nebraska State Gov!, 1985; Listed in Who 's Who Among Stuaents in American Universities and Colleges, 1973; Who 's Who in the World, 8th Edition, Nomination in International Book of Honour, ABI, 3rd Edition, Who 's Who in Nigeria, 1990; Professional Memberships: Mem, Nig Geographical Asscn; Asso Mem, African American Scholars Council Incorporated; Me!ll, The Nig Geography Teachers' Asscn; Religious Affiliation: Catholic; Office; Dept of Geography and Regional Planning, Univ of Calabar, P,M,B 1115, Calabar, Cross River State; Home: Catholic Church, Aka Offot, P,O,Box 124, Uyo, Akwa Thorn State,
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