Pro- Vice Chancellor, Professor Kwame Offei delivering the opening remarks at the awards ceremony
Students who excelled in various academic disciplines in the 2015/2016 academic year have received awards at the recent Vice-Chancellor’s Awards Ceremony held at the Great Hall.
The Pro-Vice Chancellor for Students and Academic Affairs, Professor Kwame Offei, who stood in for the Vice-Chancellor, in his welcome remarks, revealed that majority of the award winners were females. While commending the students for excelling in their studies, he also expressed appreciation to the individual and corporate sponsors for their benefaction and urged them to continue to support the university.
In addition to the named awards, there was another category of awards from the University of Ghana, given to the outstanding male and female graduating students admitted under the University of Ghana’s Policy for Less-Endowed Schools. They were Mr. William Mensah who attended Komenda Senior High/Technical School, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology with the Study of Religions with a Second Class Honours (Upper Divison); and Ms. Joanna Tofah from Akatsi Senior High/Technical School who graduated in Political Science with Geography with Second Class Honours (Upper Division)
Dr. Ellen Boakye of the School of Medicine and Dentistry, College of Health Sciences, received ten awards, the highest number of awards for the night.
In the category of PhD students, there were two awards under the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation. Dr. Husein Inusah received the award for the Humanities while Dr. Seth Kwabena Amponsah received the award for the Sciences.
Some students receiving their awards
Dr. Ellen Boakye beaming with smiles whiles receiving one of her ten awards.
Mr. Enoch A. Amartey, Director of Academic Affairs, extolled the sponsors of the various awards for supporting the University’s efforts towards the achievement of its mission. He challenged other corporate bodies and individuals to consider setting up awards for students in all the disciplines.
Dr. Wisdom Amegbletor, Chief Executive officer (CEO), New Crystal Health Services, spoke on behalf of the sponsors. He was full of admiration for the number of female awardees and encouraged all awardees to work harder in order to achieve their dreams. He was confident that the University of Ghana was producing effective and efficient leaders who would move the country forward.
Dr Wisdom Amegbletor, CEO New Crystal Health Services, delivering the closing remarks on behalf of the sponsors
Audience at the Awards Ceremony
A group photograph