The Deputy Youth Ministry Director of The Church of Pentecost, Elder Prof Eric Appau Asante, who serves as director of the KNUST E-Learning Centre, has been adjudged the Star Ambassador of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) for 2023.
He received this recognition during the 6th ACU Ambassadors Summit held virtually on November 14, 2023, to celebrate the commendable efforts of ACU Ambassadors and facilitate the exchange of knowledge among universities across the Commonwealth.
Elder Prof. Appau Asante was honoured for his significant contributions to the collaboration between ACU and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
Prof. Asante, who has served as an ambassador and lead of the partnership for the Enhanced and Blended Learning West Africa initiative at KNUST, has successfully steered the project to enhance the capacities of faculty members and support staff within the e-learning ecosystem.
The ACU, therefore, acknowledged Prof. Asante’s outstanding achievements and commitment to duty, naming him its Star Ambassador for 2023.
Expressing gratitude for the recognition, Prof. Asante affirmed his dedication to furthering the Vice Chancellor’s vision of making KNUST and the E-Learning Centre a centre of excellence in the subregion.
He took the opportunity to commend the visionary leadership and support of KNUST’s management, led by Prof. Rita Akosua Dickson.
The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is a global network comprising over 500 member universities across 50 Commonwealth countries is dedicated to fostering international collaboration in higher education.
Currently, KNUST stands out as ACU’s top university in Ghana for engagement with its members, with Prof. Asante serving as the focal point for its largest community of staff and students from a member university in Ghana.