A delegation from Gyedu Technical Institute located in the Asutifi North District in the Ahafo Region paid a courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor, Prof Richard K. Amankwah on Friday, 19th August, 2022 to explore partnership opportunities in academia with the University. The delegation was led by Hon Ebenezer K. Addo, Former Presiding Member, Asutifi North District Assembly, Ahafo Region.
Hon Ebenezer K. Addo stated that Gyedu Technical Institute decided to affiliate Institute with UMaT due to quality engineering education it offers especially in Mining. It is therefore their expectation that UMaT will support the advancement of technical education in Gyedu Technical Institute.
The Vice Chancellor, Prof Richard K. Amankwah, (immediate left), Hon Ebenezer K. Addo, (2nd on the left)
The Vice Chancellor, Prof Richard K. Amankwah in his response, commended the delegation for the initiative and assured them that the University will take the necessary steps to consider their request. Prof Amankwah also recommended to the delegation to consider enrolling some community members in UMaT to pursue the Pre-Engineering (Arts to Engineering) programme, and other undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in technology as part of the partnership. “This will go a long to equip more students with advanced knowledge in technology”, he added.
Hon Ebenezer K. Addo was accompanied by Nana Fosu Gyeabour, Adehye-Panin, Gyedu, Mr Gabriel Nyarko, Principal, Gyedu Technical Institute and Mr Prince Acheampong.
In attendance were the Pro Vice Chancellor, Pro Anthony Simons, Registrar, Mr M. K. Okrah, Finance Officer, Mr Jonathan Sakoe and some staff of the University.
A group photograph