2020/2021 Central University (CU) Graduation List
CENTRAL UNIVERSITY GRADUATES 1744 STUDENTS
Central University on the 17th of December, 2016 graduated 1744 students at an impressive ceremony at its permanent campus at Miotso, Accra, Ghana.
The Special Guest was an Alumna of the University, Mrs. Phyllis Kuenyehia (Image Strategist – Human Capital & Workforce Development and Managing Partner – Cascade Consult). In an inspiring speech, she called on the graduands to acquire critical soft skills sets such as personal branding and self-development. Revealing the personal and academic sacrifices she had to endure as a former student in Central during the university`s formative years, Mrs. Kuehyehia charged the graduands to think about building up their alma mater by citing the examples other prestigious university built because of the contributions of their alumni.
The Vice- Chancellor of Central University, Professor Kwesi Yankah in his speech revealed that the University is graduating 1744 students. Of this 1511 or 86.6%, are undergraduates, and 233 or 13.3% are from the graduate school.
Of those graduating from the undergraduate division, 724 or 47.9% belong to the Central Business School, 41% from the School of Applied Sciences, 158 or 10.5% from FASS, and 10 or 6% are from the STM.
He further touched on current academic and social developments currently taking place in the University by revealing the completion of the University’s modern Television and Radio studios which will be inaugurated early next year. The Radio studio, he said, is probably the biggest in any academic institution in Ghana.
He also spoke on the physical development of Central University which has seen over 150 street lights installed at the Miotso campus. The lights, he said, were donated by Pastor Christopher Yaw Annor led Holy Ghost Temple of the International Central Gospel Church and the Chancellor of Central University Dr. Mensa Otabil who is also the General Overseer of the International Central Gospel Church.
He said a modern Student Plaza to house student related offices has also been completed. The edifice, he revealed is to ensure that services to students are provided in a more centralized location and in a convenient manner.
On the academic front, Professor Yankah spoke on new development such as the introduction of new academic programmes; academic collaborations with other foreign academic institutions of great repute, exceptional performance of Central Students in International competitions which in the past two years have resulted in 14 students benefitting from the opportunity to travel to Netherlands to join their foreign counterparts to work on joint projects.
The Chancellor,Dr. Mensa Otabil, Pro-Chancellor, Dr. Joyce Aryee, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Professor Bill Puplampu, Registrar, Mr. Emil Afenyo, Deans, Directors, Heads of Departments, Faculty, Staff, Students and their friends, and relatives were all present at the graduation.