Center For Ethics In Free Enterprise Names First CEFE Fellow To Africa

November 05, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Education News
CEFE, Center for Ethics in Free Enterprise, a non profit research and training division of Global Academy Online, Inc., has named Emmanuel Echewisi, a citizen of Nigeria, a CEFE Fellow. Mr. Echewisi, is the first African national to be awarded a CEFE Fellowship.

CEFE Fellows engage in leading community ethics and character training efforts among schools and institutions on four continents. They assist organizations in the creation and development of values based training among workers, members, students, and leaders in their communities. According to LaFonda Oliver, Director of Communications, "The CEFE Fellowship award includes rigorous professional training through CEFE to enable Fellows to acquire the Certified Applied Ethicist designation. This training graduates Fellows who can organize programs and train trainers as well."

Mr. Emmanuel Echewisi is a professional ethics trainer and the founder of the Centre for Moral and Character Development in Port Harcourt, Rivers State - Nigeria. He attended the University of Lagos in Nigeria and holds a General Certificate of Education O & A Levels and a Diploma in Marketing. Echewisi is also a member and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Corporate Administration.

According to Fred DiUlus, the volunteer Director of CEFE, "The fellowship program is suited for the professional practitioner and educator who desire to serve their community. We believe a CEFE Fellow's mission is one that ensures the creation and fostering of ethical and character rich communities.

CEFE awards 62 Fellowships annually.