General News of Sunday, 25 November 2018
Professor Bertha Osei-Hwedie, the Dean of Graduate School, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), has advised newly admitted students of the Institute to eschew all acts of indiscipline and pursue high academic successes.
She urged the students to focus on their studies, avoid fraudulent activities that would affect the reputation of the Institute and derail their career ambitions.
Prof. Osei-Hwedie gave the advice at the weekend at the 16th Matriculation Ceremony of the Greenhill Campus of the Institute in Accra.
The students took the Matriculation Oath, administered by Mr Julius Atikpui, the Secretary of the Institute, to formally welcome them.
In all 1,050 students matriculated for the 2018/2019 academic year to pursue undergraduate programmes in Accounting, Human Resource Management, Project Management, Marketing, Business Administration, Faculty of Law, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, School of Public Service and Governance, School of Technology, and School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
Prof. Osei-Hwedie urged the students to concentrate on the importance of their stay in the Institute and accustomed themselves with its academic regulations to avoid expulsion.
She said the Institute’s would provide the needed conducive environment for effective teaching and learning and urged them to pay their fees on time.
She assured students of lecturer’s preparedness to guide and shape their talents and urged them to cooperate with the faculty staff for successful academic discourse.
Prof. Anthony Sallar, the Dean of Students, GIMPA, cautioned the students against corrupt means to achieve success and warned those who failed to attend the Matriculation Ceremony in Accra to prepare to join those on the Takoradi Campus on Thursday, November 29.
He advised them to avoid bad friends and concentrate on their mission to study to justify the investment made in them by their parents.
Ms Georgette Emefa Fugah, on behalf of the students, thanked Management of the Institute for the warm welcome and pledged to embrace honesty and adhere to the Institute’s academic regulations.
She called on Management to provide them with the requisite academic logistics, especially a well-stock computer laboratory, to enhance teaching and learning.