Vice-Chancellor Prof. Ernest Aryeetey has hosted a dinner to welcome and celebrate the achievements of the sportsmen and women of the University during the just ended GUSA games at the University of Cape Coast. The dinner, which was held at the Vice Chancellor’s Lodge started with an interaction and an opening prayer by Prof. Agnes Budu.
Prof. Aryeetey welcomed all and expressed appreciation to the distinguished sports personalities for their performance in the GUSA games and other sporting events.
Trophies won by the University of Ghana debating team during the just ended Pan African Debate Championship as well as those won by the men and women’s sports teams at the GUSA games were officially presented to the Vice-Chancellor.
Dr. Bitigu announced that the University of Ghana won the bid to host next year’s Pan African Debate Championship.
Prof. Matilda Steiner-Asiedu, a member of the Sports Management Committee, congratulated the students and encouraged them to strike a good balance between their academic work and sporting activities. She urged them to boldly approach the Sports Management committee to seek advice for any challenge that they might face.
The Pro-Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs (ASA), Prof. Kwame Offei, gave the closing remarks and thanked the Vice-Chancellor and Management for hosting them.
Also in attendance were the Pro-Vice Chancellor in charge of Research, Innovation and Development (ORID), Prof. John Gyapong, Director of Academic Affairs, Mr. Enoch Amartey and members of the Sports Management Committee.