A magnificent edifice for the Campus Broadcasting Services (CBS) has been officially opened for commencement of operations at a ceremony on campus.
The ultra-modern broadcasting facility boasts of two adjoining radio and a television studio, a 120-seat theatre, conference room. Others include separate offices for manager and heads of the various units. The ground floor of the building is being occupied by the various student unions in the University including, the Students’ Representative Council (SRC), Graduate Students’ Association of Ghana and the Distance Education Students Association of Ghana (DESAG).
Currently the CBS is operating the radio station and atlfmonline and would also roll out the television programmes in the near future.
The Provost of the College of Education Studies, Prof. Eric Magnus Wilmont who represented the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah performed the opening of CBS.
Prof. Wilmont was delighted that CBS was collaborating with the Departments of Communications Studies and Theatre and Film Studies to beef up content of ATL FM. He gave the assurance that the College of Education would also come on board to make good use of the medium to educate and disseminate research findings on the education sector of the country.
The ceremony was graced by the Metropolitan Chief Executive of Cape Coast, Mrs. Priscilla Korankye Arhin.
In attendance at the opening ceremony, were some veterans of the ATL FM including Mr. Edwin Asamoah, Mr. S. W. K. Buami, Mr Jos Acquah, Prof. Kwadwo Opoku-Agyemang. Also present at the function were some the Dean, Faculty of Arts, Prof. J. B. A. Afful; Dean of Students Affairs, Prof. Koawo Edjah; Deans, Directors, Heads of Department, lecturers, students and the general public.