It has been a case of overwhelming outpouring of sympathies to the University of Education Winneba (UEW) and the family of the Late Prof. Reynolds Okai since news broke on February 18, 2018 about the death of the late Professor. Records at the Kumasi Campus of University, where the late Professor was Principal, are indicating umpteenth visit of individuals and institutions that are paying glowing tribute to the memory of the late Professor. Their descriptions of the demised Professor mainly trumpeted his attributes of affability, gentility, industry and religiosity.
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All is set for what is expected to be a fitting One-Week Observance of the passing of Principal of the College of Technology Education, Kumasi (COLTEK) Prof. (Ing.) Reynolds Okai. In the last few days, every Tom, Dick and Harry at COLTEK has been busy doing one activity or the other, all in preparation for the One-Week Observance (typically an Asante customary rite) scheduled for Sunday March 18, 2018 at the ceremonial grounds at COLTEK.
The Management of the University of Education, Winneba finds it necessary and expedient to have an officer in the University appointed to occupy, in an acting position, the office of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor.
Seven (7) undergraduate students of the University of Education, Winneba have been awarded scholarships by Pent Asset and Wealth Management Limited as part of their corporate social responsibility to support the development of education in Ghana. The awards cover the payment of the tuition fees of the beneficiaries for the entire four years of their studies.
Scores of students at the College of Technology Education, Kumasi (COLTEK) grabbed the opportunity offered through a special entrepreneurship programme in the College to learn the skills of producing various items including toiletries, detergents and local non-alcoholic drinks. The March 8, 2018 event, organised by the Information Technology Students Society (INFOTESS) was to complement efforts already started by officialdom to ensure that all students from COLTEK got some entrepreneurial training before completing their respective programmes.
The Gender Mainstreaming Directorate (UEW) in collaboration with Graduate Students Association of Ghana (GRASAG) – UEW and National Union of Ghana Students (UEW Chapter) organised a three-day event from 8th – 10th March, 2018 to mark the 2018 International Women’s Day (IWD).
The launching of this year’s IWD took place on Thursday March 8, 2018 under the theme “Igniting the Power of the 21st Century Ghanaian Woman Towards Nation Building” at the Jophus Anamuah-Mensah Conference Centre, North Campus.
The Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 battled with the University of Education, Winneba in a debate for the topmost prize in the maiden edition of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE)’s 2018 Civic Challenge.
The motion for the debate was: “60 years after independence, does Ghana need foreign aid for its development?”
Following a report to the Academic Board on 23rd February, 2018 of a threat by Dr. Samuel Ofori Bekoe (a Senior lecturer at UEW) to the Chairman and Members of the Governing Council on 22nd February, 2018 and Academic Board’s unanimous condemnation of such gross misconduct, a 10-member delegation from the Academic Board led by the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Afful-Broni paid a visit to the Paramount Chief of Effutu Traditional Council, Neenyi Ghartey VII to apologise.
TechTalk, an initiative of the Information and Communication Technology Students' Society (Infoctess), of the Department of ICT Education which holds a technology discussion programme on Radio Windy Bay organized an I.T. Career Seminar on the 24th February, 2018 at the Department of ICT Main Lab.
The Students’ Representative Council (SRC) at the College of Technology Education, Kumasi (COLTEK) has sponsored an expansion and improvement of the Wireless Internet connectivity on the Campus to make it more accessible to students. The GHC74,478 project which took less than a month to complete has resulted in the installation of the facility in all three Halls of Residence (Atwima, Opoku Ware and Autonomy) as well as the SRC Secretariat and main Library area.
Dr. Yaw Nyadu Offei