Nyansapo College Grateful to UCC

Four officials from Nyansapo College have paid a courtesy call on the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Prof. George K. T. Oduro, to thank UCC for providing good mentorship to the College. The officials were the Rector, Prof. Victor Essien; Vice Rector, Ambassador A. B. Kumi; Dean, Dr. Alex K. Archine and Prof. Edward Mensah who is the External Examiner for the College. Explaining the purpose of the meeting, Prof. Essien said the College became an affiliate of UCC in 2016 and had benefitted immensely from the relationship adding “we have evaluated our relationship with UCC over the last year, and I am proud to say that it has really been successful”. In response, Prof. Oduro said sustenance of the affiliation was key and therefore, the University was concerned about issues of quality. He said the UCC would continue to support UCC affiliate institutions to ensure that they maintain quality in all their activities. “The National Accreditation Board has for instance raised queries about the qualification of lecturer and the entry requirements of students enrolled in some affiliate institutions” he stressed. The Pro-Vice-Chancellor said he was excited that the College had engaged a renowned external examiner from the University of Illinois, Chicago in the United States of America to offer input in their academic work. He commended management of the College for instituting quality assurance measures in their operations especially, academic work. Present at the meeting were the Director of Academic Affairs, Mr. Jeff Onyame; Dr. K. S. Aikins of the Institute for Development Studies; Head of Institutional Affiliation Office (IAO), Mr. Justice Agyenim Boateng and Mr. Peter Fosu Thompson of IAO.