The President of the Wisconsin International University College Ghana (WIUC-GH) Prof.Obeng Mireku has reiterated his University College’s stand on all forms of sexual harassment on both students and staff.
Prof. Obeng Mireku made this remarks at the 17th matriculation ceremony of the Wisconsin International university college which took place at the Accra campus of university.
Touching on the raging subject of “Sex for grades”, the law professor said the punishment for such actions in Wisconsin as contained in the anti-sexual harassment policy document is deterrent enough, adding “The student handbook clearly spells out the Universities sexual harassment policy and we are serious with that.
Prof. Obeng Mireku welcomed freshmen to the University admonishing them to make the best of opportunities Wisconsin offers them adding that the University has invested heavily in state-of-the-art learning facilities for the Law, Nursing, Communication and I.T schools to help develop their skills as well as serve as an added advantage in the world of work. ”Choosing Wisconsin International University College to mold you into global change agents is a clear attestation of the confidence reposed on us, ”through our innovative practical training method we can confidently say we are on course to achieving our vision as the first private university in Ghana, with highly qualified and motivated staff” he said.
The 17th Matriculation ceremony heralded the beginning of university life for 1,203 fresh students to offer various programmes including Nursing, Law, Business, Economics, Environmental and Sustainability Management, Computer Science and Communication Studies at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Out of the total, 373 were males representing 31% and 830 females representing 69% took the matriculation oath.
The Guest Speaker for the occasion was the Deputy Regional Commander for the Northern Region, DCOP Felix Fosu-Agyeman who is also an Alumnus of WIUC-GH spoke on the importance of discipline and hard work. “Wisconsin International University does not compromise on performance, therefore I urge you to develop interest in all the subjects and make every effort to excel in them” he cautioned.
The Registrar of the University College, Mr. Frank Yeboah used the occasion to remind parents of the commencement of teaching at it’s Kumasi campus, saying the Kumasi is strategically located to serve prospective students who seek quality hands-on education.
Present at the where members of the University Council Chaired by Justice Isaac Douse, management and staff.