So the 4th Congregation of the University of Health and Allied Sciences took place yesterday July, 13 at the Cedi Auditorium, Main Campus, Sokode-Lokoe, Ho and KUULPEEPSUHAS was there to bring you all the fun moments you missed. The Congregation started around 8:30 am and ended at 1:30 pm.
The Guest of Honor for the 4th Congregation was Dr Archibald Letsa who is the Volta Regional Minister and also was a Part-Time Senior Lecturer at the University of Health and Allied Sciences during the 2016/2017 Academic Year. Dr Letsa encouraged the graduating students not to see the first degree as the end but proceed to pursue post-graduate studies in any chosen field they are interested in.
The Guest Speaker was Professor Angela L. Ofori-Atta, a Professor of Clinical Psychology and also the Head of Department of Psychiatry at the University of Ghana School of Medicine and Dentistry. She also admonished the graduating class not to relent on this degree but pursue other post-graduate studies to better their lives.
In the Vice Chancellor’s report for the 2019 Congregation, he made mention of certain milestone achievements of the University which included receiving of accreditation for both Doctor of Pharmacy and Bachelor of Diagnostic Image programmes, formation of the Malaria Research Group in UHAS, UHAS participating for the first time in the Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA) games hosted by the University of Cape Coast. “The university is ranked 12th in the Ghana University Rankings and our goal is to move into the top five by the end of 2022,” he said. He finally
In all, eight hundred and three (803) students received a bachelor’s degree from the various programmes of study totalling eighteen. Seventeen students received various awards from their schools. Master Elvis N. Agbley received the Vice Chancellor’s Prize for the Overall Best Graduating UHAS Student. He also had two other awards namely; The Professor Edwin Kwame Wiredu Prize for the Best Graduating Student in Bachelor of Dietetics Programme and The Professor Eric Kwasi Ofori Prize for the Best Graduating Student in the School of Allied Health Sciences. Master Derek Asare, the immediate past FEDERAL SRC PRESIDENT had the award for the Professor Fred Binka Prize for the Best Graduating Student with Demonstrated Service to the University Community. Miss Eva Essel Abaidoo who is the immediate past FEDERAL SRC SECRETARY also received an award for the ACP Christiana Binka Prize for the Best Graduating Student in Bachelor of Midwifery Programme.
From the desk of KUULPEEPSUHAS, we wish all graduands the very best in life and also encourage them to hold in high esteem the ethos of the university to help in the achieving of its vision of being a pre-eminent research educational institution dedicated to community service.
Once again AYEKOOO, MIA WOEZOR. Find below pictures from the congregation.
photo credit: The Grad Team