AUCC to introduce technology-oriented, industry-relevant courses – Prof. Blankson

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Monday April 4, 2022: Adabraka, ACCRA – African University College of Communications will add its curriculum to include technology-oriented, contemporary, and industry-relevant courses. This is towards the creation of a practice-oriented school for students to acquire hands-on experience. 

This was revealed on Monday April 4, 2022 by Prof. Abeku Blankson, President of the university college at the Discovery House Forecourt of the African University College of Communications at the launch of the 20th SRC Week Celebration dubbed ‘Contributing to national development: the students’ quota’.

Prof. Blankson said the institution plans to introduce new courses targeted especially at distance learners and AUCC graduate school.

Present at the event to celebrate with students was Dr. Juliana Owusu Ansah, Registrar, Dominic Oduro Antwi, President of Ghana India Trade Advisory Chamber (GITAC), and several alumni including Nana Yaw Kesseh and Portia Gabor.

The president of GITAC Dominic Oduro Antwi told students to be practical, pay no attention to politicians, and strive to do the best for themselves.  A great way to be successful, he said, is to change one’s perceptions.

Nana Yaw Kesseh, broadcast journalist at Despite Media, said AUCC taught him to be passionate about the things he does. He said education must reflect practical life issues and encourage students to grow to become better people who contribute positively to the development of the nation.

“The world has changed and will continue to change,” he added.

Portia Gabor, anchor at TV3, said AUCC had a significant impact on her career and her life.

As part of the week-long celebrations, the SRC have organized a football gala to be played at McDan Park at Labadi. The cup was unveiled by Charles Osei Asibey, a former student of AUCC.

The weeklong celebration was launched by AUCC Registrar Dr. Juliana Owusu Ansah accompanied by SRC executives and guests.

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