Executives of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) Distance Education Students Association (DESA), have honoured the Vice-Chancellor, UEW, Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Afful-Broni, the Director, Institute for Distance and e-Leaning (IDeL), UEW, Prof. Francis Owusu Mensah and the Dean of Student Affairs, UEW, Prof. Ernest Kwasi Amponsah.
The ceremony took place at the Council Chamber, North Campus, Winneba.
Ms. Silvia Freeman, the National President of DESA presenting a citation to Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Afful-Broni
The DESA Executives decided to honour the three personalities for their unwavering support and guidance under their administration. Ms. Silvia Freeman, the National President, DESA, presented the citations to the awardee for their massive support and dedication to their cause.
“As DESA 2019/2020 year group, we have worked with you. Everyone has been so supportive, so to show appreciation, we thought it wise to present these citations to you for the support you have given us throughout our term of office,” she averred.
The Vice-Chancellor, Rev. Fr. Prof. Afful-Broni, who was touched by the gesture, expressed Management’s gratitude for such an honour. He urged the Executives to keep in touch with the University like their previous executives had been doing.
He also encouraged them to come back to do their master’s and doctorate degrees. “You have demonstrated a unique feature of recognition that we didn’t see from the previous administration. I want to encourage you that management is very proud of you and whatever support we will need to give you as you go along, whether we are in active service or not, we will endeavour to extend it,” he said.
Among the dignitaries at the ceremony were: Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Andy Ofori Birikorang; Registrar of UEW, Surv. Paul Osei-Barima Esq.; Finance Officer, UEW, Mr. Francis Obeng; Principal, College of Languages Education, Prof. Dominic Kwaku Danso Mensah; Dean, Faculty of Science Education (FES), UEW, Prof. Ruby Hanson; and Vice-Dean, Student Affairs, Dr. Juliana Daniels.
Prof. Francis Owusu Mensah (right) being presented with his citationVice-Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Juliana Daniels receiving a citation on behalf of the Dean, Student Affairs, UEW, Prof. Ernest Kwasi AmponsahDESA Executives in a pose with UEW Management after the ceremony