All Nations University Touts Achievements

The President of the All Nations University (ANU), Rev. Dr. Samuel H. Donkor    has noted that the university experienced God’s mercies, kindness and goodness in great measure in the year 2013.

All Nations University became the first University in Sub-Saharan Africa to build and successfully launch an Educational Satellite, called CanSat. Members of the ISSLab, except the team leader, were all students at the time.  

ANU President, who was speaking at the end of year briefing of the achievements of the University, also said under the year in review, the ANU hosted the 2 nd Space Science and Satellite Conference during which Professors and Researchers from Japan, the United States and South Africa presented various papers and also signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Miyazaki Laboratory of Nihon University in Japan, while plans to build a Ground Station and a Cube Sat are in progress.

According to Dr. Donkor, ANU’s Collaboration with SRM University in India reached a higher level and that the ANU Centre has been approved to be a Learning Center for SRM University by the National Accreditation Board, meaning ANU can now train PhD Scholars at its Campus, under SRM’s supervision.

According to Dr. Donkor, ANU’s Journal of Applied Thought has gained national and international recognition in 2013 and that professors from Cambridge University published in the last volume of the ANU Journal.

He announced that ANU enrolled the highest number of students in 2013, culminating in the matriculation of 1,066 students in November.

ANU also started a joint program with KNUST in Nursing, and gained re-accreditation for the Oil & Gas program as well, besides the beginning of the process of installing a Sewage Treatment Plant for the New Juaben Municipality.

Dr. Donkor reported that the ANU President, the Vice-President (Academic Affairs) and the Registrar attended various leadership training Workshops in Morocco (February 2013), Zimbabwe (September 2013) and Korea (November 2013).

He said in 2013, ANU also received a number of national and international awards, including the Most Prestigious University Award in Kumasi (April 2013) and the Pillars of Modern Ghana Award, while ANU was recognized as the Most Innovative University in Ghana (September 2013), 2013 Best Private University in Accra (October 2013) and Daasebre’s Award of Excellence Award in Koforidua.

Other awards received by the University include ‘The Best Regional University’ with the ANU President receiving an award for the ‘Manager of the Year’.

Dr. Donkor also mentioned that both the University and himself as the President, received international recognition at the Oxford Summit of Leaders, organized by the Europe Business Assembly held in Oxford, England.

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