The Graduate Students’ Association of Ghana (GRASAG)-Legon Branch has refurbished the Graduate Common Room at the College of Health Sciences Library on the Korle-Bu Campus of University of Ghana.
Mr. Isaac Egyir Prah, President of GRASAG Korle-Bu Campus, revealed that efforts to refurbish the Facility began last year with the then President of GRASAG-Legon, Mr. Jacob Ayambila and his executives, in consultation with the Provost of the College of Health Sciences, Rev. Prof. Patrick F. Ayeh-Kumi, and the College Librarian. He indicated that the facility was meant to assist graduate students of the College in their studies.
He stated that the Provost had been keen on raising funds to refurbish the facility, so there was the need to contact GRASAG-Legon to help in supporting the vision for a Graduate Common Room. He was happy that they responded to their call and was thankful to them for the support.
Nana Egyir Andzie-Quaino, Committee Chair for the Project-GRASAG (Legon), stated that funds for the project were internally generated, and that it was a great challenge raising the funds .He was however delighted their efforts had seen the light of day.
He stated that the Association believes in promoting teaching and learning, therefore they deemed it important to augment the efforts of the University of Ghana in promoting research, innovation and development in the country by supporting the College of Health Sciences with the Facility.
The Ag. College Librarian, Mr. Prosper Amegashie stated that the gesture by GRASAG-Legon Branch was commendable, and that the ambiance that has now been created in the Graduate Common Room will greatly help to improve the learning experience of graduate students of in the College of health Science.
Rev. Professor Patrick F. Ayeh-Kumi, Provost of the College of Health Sciences, on behalf of the College thanked the President and his executives for their support in refurbishing the Facility. He assured them that the facility will be put to good use.
Eric Ato-Brown, President, GRASAG-Legon