BRING OPPORTUNITIES, ASSISTANCE AND PARTNERSHIPS TO YOUR ALMA MATER: PROF D. D. KUUPOLE ENTREATS UCC 1985 GROUP
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast, Prof. Domwini Dabire Kuupole, has admonished alumni of the University to be the ‘eastern star’ and lead developing partners to the University to bring opportunities to both students, staff and the university at large.
This was carried in an address read on his behalf by Prof. Eric Nyarko-Sampson, Dean, Faculty of Educational Foundations, and Vice President of the UCC Alumni Association on the theme “UCC Today and Years Ahead; The Role of the Alumni” at a Get-Together organized by the 1985 Year Group of the University of Cape Coast Alumni Association in Accra on Saturday, 24th September, 2016. He encouraged Alumni to pay regular visits to the university campus as well as to the university’s website to acquaint themselves with happenings in the university, and also contribute positively towards the growth of their Alma Mater. He praised the 1985 year group for the formation of the first year group Alumni christened ‘Planet 85”.
Prof. Kuupole also used the opportunity to brief members on some major developments in the University.
The Chairman for the occasion, Nana Osim Kwatia II, Gyasihene of Akwapim Traditional area and Chief of Amanokrom who is a member of the group, was full of praise for the leadership and organisers, and reiterated the fact that such a group can do more for their alma mater. He cited examples of members contributing to establish projects for their schools and also to help each other.
The following members who played pivotal roles in forming the group were honoured; Madam Elizabeth Naana Sagoe (Popularly called Queenmother), Mr. Kofi Grant and Mr. Mike Ayensu.
Present at the ceremony were Dr. Gyabaah, former President of the Greater Accra Branch of the UCC Alumni Association, Mr. Charles Aheto-Tsega, former Director-General, Ghana Education Service, and a member of Planet 85, Nana Kusi-Appiah, President, UCC Alumni Association and Mr. Robert Asare-Amissah, Ag. Secretary, UCC Alumni Association.