The three months certificate withholding sanction slapped on Faculty of Business Education (FBE) graduands for their acts of indiscipline during the November 2017 graduation ceremony in Kumasi has expired. According to a notice issued by the Department of Academic Affairs (DAA) of the College of Technology Education, Kumasi (COLTEK), all affected students could visit its offices from March 1, 2018 to collect their certificates.
A seven-member delegation from the South Central Ghana Conference (SCGC) of the Seventh-Day Adventists Church (SDA) on February 28, 2018 called on Management of the College of Technology Education, Kumasi (COLTEK) to commiserate with the University of Education Winneba (UEW) and family of the late Prof. (Ing.) Reynolds Okai. The delegation which was led by the SCGC Secretary, Pastor Philip Amponsah-Mensah also took advantage of the opportunity to seek information about plans for the burial and final funeral rites of the Late Prof. Okai, who was Principal of COLTEK.
The University Governing Council at an emergency meeting held on 22nd February, 2018, appointed Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Afful- Broni as the Acting Vice- Chancellor until the/or a substantive Vice-Chancellor is reinstated or appointed.
The appointment took effect from Thursday, February 22, 2018.
The remains of late Prof. (Ing.) Reynolds Okai (Principal of the College of Technology Education, Kumasi) arrived in Ghana on Thursday, 1st March, 2018.
The Acting Vice-Chancellor, Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Afful-Broni, the Registrar, Surv. Paul Osei-Barima Esq, the Dean of School of Business, Prof. Christopher A. Okpoti and some representatives from the University were present at the Kotoka International Airport to receive the remains of the late Principal.
Prof. Okai died in China on an official assignment.
The Head of Department of Information Technology Education (ITE), Dr. Samuel Adu-Gyamfi is the newly elected representative of the College of Technology Education, Kumasi (COLTEK) on the University of Education Winneba (UEW) Council. He prevailed in a keenly contested election for that position, amassing 50 votes representing 45.5 per cent of the total 110 valid votes cast in last Monday, February 26, 2018 elections organised by the College. His opponents, Messrs Yarhands Dissou Arthur, Lecturer, Chairman COLTEK UTAG and Mr.
Applications are invited from qualified applicants for admission into regular, sandwich and distance programmes at University of Education, Winneba for the 2018/2019 academic year.
The Division of Human Resource (UEW) in collaboration with the Security Directorate (UEW), organised a two-day workshop for the various Hall Assistants of the University from 21st - 22nd February 2017. The programme was titled “The role of Hall Assistants in ensuring effective security and safety at the hall of residence”.
The aim of the workshop was to discuss the various threats and dangers students were exposed to in their various halls, as well as the duties of Hall Assistants and some recommendations for the future of the university.
The College of Languages Education (CoLANGE), Ajumako observed the 2018 International Mother Language Day (IMLD) at the Ajumako Campus amidst rich Ghanaian cultural displays and speeches. The event which took place on Wednesday 21st February, 2018 was held under the theme “Preserving Linguistic Diversity and Promoting Multilingualism to Support the SDGs”.
Hundreds of students at the College of Technology Education, Kumasi (COLTEK) on February 23, 2018 thronged the campus ceremonial grounds to pay tribute to the Late Prof. Reynolds Okai, Principal of the College who recently passed away. The convocation, which lasted for about 20 minutes, saw the students observing a minute’s silence to honour the late Principal in addition to offering prayers of peace and rest for the soul of the departed and strength for his family.
Crestfallen hearts, unrestrained sobs and intermittent shaking of heads in utter shock and in apparent show of disbelief were the dispositions of many a staff who attended an emergency general meeting at the College of Technology Education, Kumasi (COLTEK) on February 21, 2018 to officially break news of the passing of the Principal of the College, Prof. (Ing.) Reynolds Okai and also apprise staff of subsequent developments.