The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah, has inaugurated a 15-member committee to organise the upcoming Mini-Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA) Games, which will take place at the University of Cape Coast (UCC). The Committee, chaired by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Prof. George K.T. Oduro, has the following as members: the Dean of Students Affairs, Prof. Koawo Edjah, as Vice-Chairman; the Head of the Sports and Recreation Committee, Dr. Charles Domfeh; President of GUSA, Prof. Joseph Ogah; Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology Education, Prof. J. K Mintah;Director, University Health Services, Dr. Evans Ekanem; a Coach at the Sports Section, Miss Rachel Manu Hennah and the Director of Internal Audit, Mr. E.P Owusu. Other members are the Acting Director of Public Affairs, Major Rtd Baah Bentum; Director, Legal Consular and General Services, Mr. Moses Maclean Abnory; Head, Sports Section, Dr. Daniel Apaak; a Coach at the Department of Health, Physical, Education and Recreation (HPER), Miss Jane Bekoe, President, Student Representative Council (SRC), Mr. Dennis Ampofo-Larbi; SRC General Sports Secretary, Mr. Godwin Asamoah-Mensah and the Junior Assistant Registrar, Dean of Students Affairs, Mr. Attom Prah, as secretary to the Commiitee. Inaugurating the Committee, Prof. Ampiah urged the members to justify the confidence reposed in them and organise a successful competition.He assured members of the Committee of his unalloyed support for the Mini-Gusa Games, which comes off from January 3 -13, 2017. For his part, the Chairman of the Committee, Prof. George K.T. Oduro, on behalf of the Committee, expressed gratitude to the Vice-Chancellor for the opportunity and confidence given them to serve the University.He assured that the Committee would do its best to organise a successful competition. In another development, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah, has commended the University of Cape Coast Athletics Team for winning the 21st University Cross-Country Competition held at the University for Development Studies, Nyankpala Campus. Prof. Ghartey Ampiah made the commendation when the Athletics Team of UCC, led by the SRC General Sports Secretary, Mr. Godwin Asamoah-Mensah and the captain of the Women’s team, Miss Marriam Domfeh, presented trophies won at the competition to him.Prof. Ampiah advised the athletes to equally take their academic work seriously. "If you do well in sports, you must also do well academically,” he said. Responding, the Chairman of the Sports and Recreation Committee, Dr.Charles Domfeh, who accompanied the team, thanked the Vice-Chancellor for his immense support for the Sports Section.He assured the Vice-Chancellor that the Sports Section would continue to win more laurels to deepen the visibility of the University worldwide.
Present at the presentation was Mr.John Nyan, Registrar.