Wisconsin International University College Ghana (WIUC-GH) held its 13th Graduation Ceremony where it graduated a total of 1027 students made up of 916 undergraduate students, 29 Diploma and 82 postgraduate students.
This year’s congregation was celebrated under very strict Covid 19 protocol and was under the theme “Impacting Development In Ghana And Beyond: The role of Wisconsin Over The Past Two Decades “. The theme was carefully chosen in recognition and commemoration of the 20th anniversary celebration of the university and to highlight the contribution Wisconsin International University College to the development of the African economy and workforce through quality teaching over the last two decades.
The Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Obeng Mireku in his speech acknowledged the strides the University had made to ensuring only quality graduants are churned out yearly, through experiential. Professor Obeng Mireku alluded to the impact of the novel corona virus on the university as a whole, saying its outbreak put the University to test for which the university passed through innovative and creative thinking ensuring the university was ahead of the virus since the outbreak. He also added that, “Wisconsin was among, if not the first university, to make a smooth transition of our teaching and learning onto an online platform, completing the 2019/2020 semester ahead of many tertiary institutions in Ghana”.
Students who excelled in various fields where also recognized and rewarded with special awards with the Overall Best Graduating student going to Henry Addah, a BSc Nursuing students with a cumaltive GPA of 3.94. Other awardees on the day included Best Accounting student which went to Kokou Agbegbo Severin, Best Post Graduate MBA award going to Oyibo Paul, with Post Graduate Msc Environmental Sustainability & Management going to Amposem Eunice.