Saturday, September 28, 2013


 By: Kwamina Bamfo-Agyei

Cape Coast Polytechnic has graduated students of the three batches of the Bachelor of Technology Building Technology who offered the programme.
They are the 2010, 2011 and 2012 groups, according to the Rector of Cape Coast Polytechnic Dr. Lawrence Atepor noted that they encountered several challenges and just few months back that the institution finally concluded affiliation arrangements with Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology for the certification of the Bachelor of Technology, Building Technology.
A total of one thousand two hundred and thirty-three graduands were awarded their degree and diploma certificates. It comprises one hundred and sixteen degree graduates; one thousand and twenty diploma graduates and ninety- eight Executive Certificate graduates.

Dr. Atepor noted that a memorandum of Understanding between Cape Coast Polytechnic and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology for the introduction of Master of Technology programmes in Construction Technology and Civil Engineering. He said that the collaborative move by the polytechnic is in line with the government’s vision of upgrading polytechnics into Technical Universities as it would build the needed capacity for the polytechnics.
Dr. Atepor appealed to the President to fulfill his promise made to the institution during the election campaign of the construction of hostel and auditorium.

Ato Adams Tedy of Building Technology and Godfred Yaya were adjudged the overall Best graduands at the 10th congregation of the Polytechnic. Ato Adams Tedy was awarded the Bamfo-Agyei’s Excellence Award as the overall Best graduates for Building Technology and Sara Tekorang was awarded the Agnes Boham’s Award as the Best Female in Construction.
The Vice President H.E. Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur has noted that the GETFund should not be seen as the panacea to all problems facing the educational sectors. Rather he said the tertiary institutions should be proactive, businesslike and aggressive in promoting and marketing their capabilities to the public as well as the private sector.

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