Catholic University awards degrees to 106 graduates


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The Catholic University College of Ghana (CUCG) has awarded degrees to 106 graduates who studied different academic programs at its Faculty of Health and Allied Sciences and completed the 2021 academic year.

The programs included a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in General Nursing, a BSc in Midwifery and a BSc in Public Health Nursing as well as a BSc in Public Health with specialization in Reproductive and Child Health, Promotion and in management.

About 700 new students who had passed the admissions processes to start their respective programs in the 2021/2022 academic year were also enrolled by the University.

Addressing the 31st Congregation and Enrollment Ceremony held at the main campus of the University in Fiapre in Sunyani West Municipality of Bono Region, Prof. Daniel Obeng-Ofori, the Vice Chancellor expressed his gratitude to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for approving the granting of a Charter for CUCG to become an autonomous university.

He said CUCG was transforming over time and harnessing the Catholic quality mark to become a globally competitive, student-centered teaching and learning institution and research environment. university.

Professor Obeng-Ofori said that creativity, innovation and service to the community remained hallmarks of the university, saying that “being a globally competitive university means providing a holistic education to make our staff and our versatile and competitive products on the world market”.

“As one of the leading private faith-based higher education institutions in Ghana, CUCG must assume and influence our responsibility to produce the next generation of men and women of knowledge and wisdom to drive national development through innovative teaching and learning methods”.

In this regard, Prof. Obeng-Ofori explained that CUCG implements excellent education processes and standards with a commitment to use international pedagogies in course delivery to ensure industry integration as well as to conduct research to create new knowledge.

This will foster innovation and creativity to enable students to acquire the right set of skills and integrate them into leadership roles within society and industry, he said.

“It is imperative that we continue to build a culture of quality by implementing systematic academic quality improvement initiatives that will foster a culture of continuous improvement and enhance the teaching and learning experience of our students,” Professor Obeng-Ofori said.

Bishop Matthew Kwasi Gyamfi, Catholic Bishop of Sunyani Diocese and Episcopal President of the university, congratulated the graduates and asked them to return and show great professionalism and discipline to help save lives .

He said CUCG upheld the principles of quality education to maintain standards and challenged incoming students to stay disciplined, learn hard and demonstrate moral righteousness in their daily activities.

Source: GNA

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