The Director of the KNUST E-Learning Centre, Professor Eric Appau Asante, has been named the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Star Ambassador of 2023.
He was recognised for his significant contributions to the collaboration between ACU and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
Professor Asante has served as an Ambassador and lead of the partnership for the Enhanced and Blended Learning West Africa initiative at KNUST and has successfully steered the project to enhance the capacities of faculty members and support staff within the e-learning ecosystem.
The ACU acknowledged Professor Asante's outstanding achievements and commitment to duty, naming him its Star Ambassador for 2023.
On November 14, 2023, the Association held its 6th Ambassadors Summit to celebrate the commendable efforts of ACU Ambassadors and facilitate the exchange of knowledge among universities across the Commonwealth member states.
At this year's virtual Ambassadors Summit, Professor Eric Appau Asante was honoured as the Star ACU Ambassador for 2023.
Notably, KNUST stands out as ACU's top university in Ghana for engagement with its members, with Professor Appau Asante serving as the focal point for its largest community of staff and students from a member university in Ghana. ACU Ambassadors, pivotal points of contact within member institutions, play a vital role in promoting collaboration on a global scale.
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 Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson.
The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), a global network comprising over five hundred (500) member universities across fifty (50) Commonwealth countries is dedicated to fostering international collaboration in higher education.
With a legacy spanning over a century, ACU brings together universities worldwide to work collectively towards building a better world.