Vice-Chancellor Inspects the Construction of Office Complex for the Office of Research, Innovation and Development (ORID)

                              The Vice-Chancellor breaking the ground

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu has inspected the site for the construction of an office complex for the Office of Research, Innovation and Development (ORID).

He was accompanied by Professor Felix Asante, Pro-Vice- Chancellor – RID, Professor George Obeng Adjei, Director of Research, Mrs Afua Yeboah, Senior Assistant Registrar, and Mrs Bernardine Bediako-Poku, Assistant Registrar.

The ceremony took place on Thursday 15th July 2021. It fulfills an imperative requirement of the University, with a vision to become research intensive, for ORID to be situated strategically to deliver its mandate.

          The Pro Vice-Chancellor briefing the Vice-Chancellor and the Director of PDMSD

The building will house all ORID’s principal personnel, with the exception of staff assigned to satellite offices. The construction site is within the enclave of the main University Registry complex, and will consist of offices, conference facilities, recreational areas and adequate parking space.

Funding for the project is derived from internally generated funds including contributions from fund raising activities initiated by the former Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Prof Francis Dodoo.

The ceremony was attended by ORID staff, Prof. Julius Fobil, Dean of the School of Public Health, Prof. Robert Hinson, Business School, Mr Charles Kofinti Director, Physical Development and Municipal Services (PDMSD), Mr Edmund Sekyere (PDMSD) and Ms Eccles Andoh, Ag. Director of Public Affairs.

                              Group photograph after the ceremony


                              Artistic impression of the office complex