Onyeka Ononye and Dr. Jerilyn Swann
Maryville College graduate Onyeka Ononye (left) and her advisor, Dr. Jerilyn Swann, at the college’s Academic Awards banquet. Ononye received the college’s Spirit of the Covenant Award.
Onyeka Ononye graduates from Maryville College
Maryville College President William T. “Tom” Bogart presents Onyeka Ononye with a diploma at Sunday’s graduation She earned a bachelor’s in biology.
Posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 12:00 am
Western education isn’t a sin, according to an international student from Nigeria.
Onyeka Ononye, who grew up in Surelere in Lagos State, recently earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Maryville College. She hopes to pursue a doctorate program in mammalian genetics and return to Nigeria where she can conduct research, educate and serve as a role model for students.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 12:00 am.