The University of Cape Coast branch of the Ghana Association of University Administrators ( GAUA) has organized an end of year get-together for its members ahead of the Christmas festivities.
The event, held at Coconut Groove Hotel, sought to help members unwind and encourage them to work extra harder in the coming year. Clad in their Sunday best, members of GAUA-UCC could not hide their joy as they danced to the seamless flow of specially arranged music provided by the Suapon Band.
Speaking at the function, the National President of the University Teachers' Association (UTAG), Dr. Eric Opoku Mensah, commended the GAUA members for the hard work throughout the year. He said his doors were widely open to the leadership of GAUA in order to achieve a common goal for the advancement of the University of Cape Coast. Dr. Eric Opoku, who is also the local president of UTAG-UCC, suggested that UTAG-UCC and GAUA-UCC to jointly organise a get together next year.
" Everything that's considered at the top for senior members is done with our respective unions in consideration. So we should get to a level where we fraternize together. So next year, we should think about planning an annual event together and also think about creating positive platforms where we will deliberate our welfare...", he said.
He announced that UTAG-UCC had set up a committee on health to consider the health policy in UCC and noted that " for the first time UTAG decided that a GAUA member to be part of the committee ".
The Provost of the College of Education Studies, Prof . Wilmot, who graced the occasion, noted that the success of any leader in the University depended on a GAUA member.
"If this university has not broken down , it is because we have good advisors" he said.
He , however, challenged GAUA members to be bold to tell leadership of the University the hard truth in the execution of their duties.
The President of GAUA- UCC, Mr. Kwabena Antwi Konadu, thanked members of the association for their good works throughout the year. He encouraged them to work relentlessly in the coming year towards the forward March of the University. Some members of GAUA-UCC , including the Director of Finance, Mrs. Elisabeth Obese, were given citations for their meritorious services to the Association.