A delegation from Vodafone Ghana, has called on the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah, at the Council Chamber.
The Head of Product, Mr. Edward Aikins who led the delegation said the visit was to strengthen the relationship between Vodafone Ghana and UCC. He said the relationship between UCC and his organisation should be mutually beneficial to the two partners. “We have been doing a lot of things for other universities but it seems we need to do more to move our relationship with UCC beyond just transaction to a win-win one,” he noted.
Mr. Aikins said his organisation was ready to support UCC in various ways to advance education in Ghana. “The support can be in various forms, we can give scholarships, internship opportunities for UCC students and many other services,” he noted.
The Vice-Chancellor in his response said his vision was to digitize the entire University, adding that “We have started doing something and we’ll need Vodafone to assist us realise this vision,” he said. Prof. Ampiah indicated that the University has created virtual classrooms for its distance students to minimise the face-face contacts. He told the delegation that the University would engage them to explore areas where Vodafone could be of support to realise this vision.
Other members of the delegation were Mr. Johnson Arkaah (National Corporate Service Manager, Freda Obeng (Sales Manager) and Collins Knight Arthur (Corporate Account Manager).
Present at the meeting were the Director of Information Communication and Technology Services, Dr. Regina Gyampoh-Vidogah and Director of Public Affairs, Major Kofi Baah-Bentum (Rtd).