The newly appointed teaching staff of the C. K. Tedam University of Technology and Applied Sciences (CKT-UTAS) converged at the Audio-Visual Room on Wednesday 16th March 2022 for a Day’s Orientation Seminar, organized by the Executive Committee of the University Teachers Association of Ghana, CKT-UTAS Chapter.
In his declaration of purpose, the President of UTAG, CKT-UTAS, Dr. Jonas Bugase indicated that the Seminar was aimed at sensitizing participants on the responsibilities and duties of senior members to wit, teaching load, research, mentorship, and community service; requirements for promotion; library resources; pension contributions (GUSSS and SSNIT) and related financial matters as well as UTAG Specific issues.
Speaking on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor Albert Luguterah was optimistic that the Government of Ghana had good reasons for granting CKT-UTAS autonomy with a unique mandate in the areas of technology, basic and applied sciences.
He urged participants to inculcate a good sense of hard work and discipline in their quest to grow and develop as Academics. “The Vision of CKT-UTAS transcends the Upper East Region, Ghana, and Africa; It has the world in view. And success in higher education requires collaboration, effective networking, and international visibility. I, therefore, urge you to be creative and innovative and to embrace the concept of grantsmanship as you seek to develop as an Academic,” Professor Luguterah added.
Other speakers at the event included the Registrar, Dr. V. A Ankamah-Lomotey, the Dean of School of Mathematical Sciences, Prof. Kwara Nantogmah, the Vice-Dean of School of Mathematical Sciences, Prof. Baba Seidu, Ag. University Librarian Mr. Aseidu Nasir Koranteng and Dr. Grace Adzo Mortey, Treasurer, UTAG CKT-UTAS Chapter.