Pentecost University has received an “Africa International Award of Merit” for its innovation in education, digitization projects, research initiatives, social and community impact, student job opportunities on campus, work exposure, among others.
The awarding body, the West Africa International Press Ltd, acknowledged PU for their impact on both students and staff. Part of the statement added that Pentecost University’s strive in leading the creation of a research and problem-solving model of education in Africa is commendable.
The ceremony was participated by top notch universities in Ghana, Nigeria and other African countries. There were also top-level government officials and representatives from the Ministry of Education, the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission among others. Apart from that, there were also reps from renowned businesses who support tertiary education in their respective countries.
The award ceremony was preceded by a dialogue on the future of private universities in Africa, in which Pentecost University was called upon to share its success story.
The Acting Pro Vice-Chancellor of Pentecost University, Dr. Emmanuel Kwesi Anim who received the award on behalf of the Vice Chancellor, expressed gratitude to God for the achievement. Dr. Anim also dedicated it to the staff, students and the entire PU community. He added that “receiving an award at the International level is humbling and a testament of PU’s impact beyond Ghana.” Another recipient was Prof. Joshua Olamede who received the award on behalf of Bowen University, Nigeria.
The International Award of Merit received on Wednesday 24th August 2022 is the latest of prestigious ones that Pentecost University has received in recent years. The University has previously received awards on outstanding performance in health and allied sciences, communication studies, IT, engineering and sports.