The University of Cape Coast has signed two separate Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Entrepreneurship Training Institute (ETI) and the Academic City College (ACC) at a memorable ceremony on campus.
Explaining the rationale for the signing, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. D. D. Kuupole, noted that the MoU was intended to officially strengthen the collaboration between UCC and the ETI institutions. He gave the assurance that UCC would do its possible best to provide ETI with the necessary support and direction as their mentor institution. He further indicated that “We are delighted to be tying the knot finally between UCC and these two institutions since it provides us the framework for our discussions”.
In his remark, the Rector of ETI, Prof. Agyemang Badu Akosah, noted that they were glad that the relationship had been formalised and pledged his institution’s readiness to abide by the terms stipulated in the document.Prof. Kuupole and Prof. Akosah later initialed for their respective institutions.
Addressing the team from the Academic City College, Prof. Kuupole noted that it was a great pleasure for the College to have decided to do business with the University of Cape Coast, describing the decision as “an honour and a show of confidence in UCC’. He remarked that once they have chosen to do business with UCC, the University would do everything within its power and the rules and regulations laid down by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) to assist them to grow”.
Prof. Kuupole reminded the team that the University was also under the scrutiny of the National Accreditation Board (NAB) and would therefore apply the rules to the latter. He called for exchange of knowledge and experience sharing to ensure a win-win situation for the two institutions.
Responding, the Chairman of the Governing Council of the Academic City College, Dr. Kapil Gupta commended UCC for the level of competence exhibited and also promised that ACC would go by all the regulations stated in the agreement.
Present at ceremony was the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Prof. John Nelson Buah; Registrar, Mr. John K. Nyan; Deputy Registrar, Division of Academic Affairs, Mr. Jeff Onyame and Coordinator of the Institutional Affiliation Office, Mr. Justice Agyenim Boateng.