Fulbright Scholar Prof. Heiko L. Schoenfuss Donates Books to IESS

Fulbright Scholar and Director of the Aquatic Toxicology Laboratory at St. Cloud State University, Minnesota (USA), Prof. Heiko L. Schoenfuss, has generously donated a collection of books to the Institute of Environment and Sanitation Studies (IESS) at the University of Ghana.

The donation took place during a brief event in the seminar room of the Institute, attended by Prof. Elvis Tiburu, representing the Provost of the College of Basic and Applied Sciences, Prof. Kwasi Appeaning Addo, the Director of IESS, Prof. Christopher Gordon, former Director of IESS and Mr. Samuel Amebley, the Institute's Administrator, along with other staff members.

In a brief remark, the Institute's Administrator underscored the significance of the event in strengthening the enduring relationship between the Institute of Environment and Sanitation Studies and St. Cloud University. He explained, "This book donation is part of the Fulbright scholar programme, which seeks to foster research and learning at the Institute of Environment and Sanitation Studies."

Prof. Heiko L. Schoenfuss, in sharing his positive experience as a Fulbright scholar, expressed his motivation to contribute to the Institute. He expressed optimism that the donated books would significantly contribute to the advancement of science and research within the Institute. During the event, Prof. Schoenfuss presented a book titled "The Three Ages of Water" to the Provost, represented by Prof. Tiburu.

Prof. Heiko L. Schoenfuss

"It's a great pleasure to donate these books to the University of Ghana and the Institute of Environment Studies on behalf of the Fulbright Programme. I hope the books become helpful in science advancement at the University," stated Prof. Schoenfuss.

Accepting the book donation on behalf of the Provost, Prof. Elvis Tiburu conveyed heartfelt appreciation to Prof. Heiko L. Schoenfuss. He stated, "We are truly grateful for this generous donation, and I assure you that the Institute will maximise the utility of these valuable resources." Prof. Tiburu emphasised the pivotal role such contributions play in advancing academic excellence at IESS.

Prof. Elvis Tiburu

He encouraged students to actively utilise the accessible literature in the form of books, urging them to use these materials to broaden their knowledge and take advantage of the opportunity to enhance their academic endeavours.

In brief comments, Prof. Christopher Gordon highlighted the rich history of collaboration between Prof. Heiko L. Schoenfuss and the Institute. He elaborated on the enduring partnership that has significantly contributed to the academic and research endeavors of the institute.

Earlier, Prof. Kwasi Appeaning Addo, the Director of IESS, elucidated the objective of Prof. Heiko L. Schoenfuss's visit to the University. He highlighted that as part of his visit, Prof. Heiko L. Schoenfuss delivered a lecture titled "From Thesis to Publication."

The donation by Prof. Heiko L. Schoenfuss will support the Institute's commitment to fostering a conducive learning environment and ensuring that every resource contributes to the holistic development of its students.