Monmouth University Delegation Visits UG

A delegation from Monmouth University in New Jersey, United States of America, led by Dr. Pamela E. Scott-Johnson, Provost and Senior Vice-President for Academic Affairs, has paid a visit to the University of Ghana. 

The purpose of the visit was to examine areas of shared interest and collaboration between Monmouth University and the University of Ghana.

The delegation was received by Prof. Gordon A. Awandare, Pro-Vice-Chancellor in charge of Academic and Student Affairs. Welcoming the delegation, Prof. Awandare gave an overview of the University. He hinted that building international partnerships is part of the University’s broad strategy of enhancing its international profile. 

Dr. Pamela Scott-Johnson conveyed her gratitude to Prof. Awandare for agreeing to meet with her and the team. She gave a background of her university and highlighted some of their strong research areas which include Climate Change, Environment, Coastal Studies, Education and Business. Dr. Scott-Johnson informed Prof. Awandare that her university had previously collaborated with the Department of Social Work, and that she looked forward to the renewal of the relationship, as well as the cultivation of new partnerships with other Departments. 

The Provost of the College of Humanities, Prof. Daniel Frimpong Ofori, who was also at the meeting, welcomed the proposal of Monmouth University to expand its partnerships to other academic units. He briefed the delegation on some academic projects being undertaken particularly in the College of Humanities. 

Present at the meeting were Dr. Tasha Youngblood Brown, member of the Board of Directors and Secretary of the Board of Trustees at Monmouth University; Ms. Pascaline Songsore, Senior Assistant Registrar, Public Affairs and Ms. Victoria Anim, Assistant Registrar, Office of the Pro-Vice- Chancellor, Academic and Student Affairs.