COME Sunday July 30 at Gyinyase in Kumasi, the Kumasi Campus of Valley View University (VVU) will for the first time hold its graduation ceremony to usher 240 graduates into the job market.
While 28 out of the 240 are from the School of Graduate Studies, the remaining 212 consist of undergraduates who have endeared themselves with vigorous academic lifestyle for the past four years.
The 28 are expected to graduate from Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Banking & Finance, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, and Post-Graduate Diploma in Education.
For the 212 they are expected to graduate from Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Accounting, Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Banking & Finance.
Others from the same number bracket are to graduate from Bachelor of Education (BEd) in Accounting, Management, English, Mathematics, Social Studies, Religion, and Information & Communication Technology (ICT).
Though it will be the first graduation ceremony to have been held by the campus at the Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church premises at Gyinyase, it will be the 23rd congregation for the entire VVU community.
Theme & Dignitaries
According to the Acting Rector of the campus, Dr. E. B. Amponsah, Prof. Yaw Agyeman Badu, a former Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) as the Guest Speaker is expected to speak on the theme for the occasion.
The theme for the congregation is “Excelling through Service with Integrity”.
He says while the Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr Simon Osei-Mensah will be the Guest of Honour, other dignitaries expected to grace the occasion are Pastor Abankwa Amoakohene, President of the Mountain View Ghana Conference (MVGC).
Other Speakers expected at the congregation include Pastor Dr. Kwabena Annor Boafo, President of the South Central Ghana Conference (SCGC) and Dr. Sampson Kwasi Mensah of Dr. Mensah Herbal Clinic.