UEW to Strengthen its Corporate Social Responsibility through Collaboration
The Ag. Vice-Chancellor, Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Afful-Broni has affirmed the commitment of UEW Management to rekindle its Corporate Social Responsibility on high footing for Effutuman to harvest the fruits pretty soon.
The Ag. Vice-Chancellor said the newly branded Corporate Social Responsibility intervention and cooperation would cover several areas including Primary and Secondary Education, Library resourcing, Entrepreneurship training, Security and Employment.
Ag. Vice-Chancellor delivering a message
Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Afful-Broni disclosed this on Friday, 17th August, 2018 during an interaction between Management of UEW and the Effutu Omanhene, the Member of Parliament for Effutu, the Municipal Chief Executive and other Opinion Leaders at the Council Chamber, North Campus, Winneba.
“Since the beginning of 2018, we have ensured equity in our human resource recruitment policy, having employed an unprecedented high number of very highly qualified indigene applicants for various positions in the University.
“Apart from supporting the 2018 Aboakyer festival, we are in the process of donating street lights to some communities within Winneba, to enhance security. It is even becoming more imperative that we do engage in this UEW-Effutu partnership more seriously and with much commitment because, for the next academic year, private landlords and landladies in this township will provide as much as 85% of our accommodation needs for our staff and students.” He said.
A Cross-Section of Attendees listening attentively to the Ag. Vice-Chancellor
The Ag. Vice-Chancellor, however, pledged Management’s readiness to support the provision of education for the sons and daughters of Effutu as well as its satellite campuses – Ajumako, Asante-Mampong and Kumasi.
“Our knowledge and our expertise in matters concerning education will be put at the disposal of Effutuman. Education is where our expertise and professionalism lie, so that is where we shall direct much of our strength in this excellent and blossoming partnership.
“UEW will share collective responsibility with Effutuman to make sure that her sons and daughters take advantage of the current government’s free Senior High School (SHS) policy to ensure that as many children as possible get access to high school education.” He said.
Some Nananom present at the interaction
Rev. Fr. Prof. Afful-Broni emphasised that the free SHS policy is one of the boldest and best educational policy initiatives that Ghana has seen.
As a result, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed to regulate the partnership between the University and Effutuman.
Exchange of signed MoU
A group photograph after the interaction