Sun May 19, 2013
A tenancy agreement regularizing the stay of Zenith Bank on the premises of Kumasi Polytechnic has been formally signed by representatives of the two entities at a short ceremony.
Professor Nicholas Nsowah-Nuamah, Rector signed for the Polytechnic while Mr. James Wiafe Akenten, the Zonal Manager for Kumasi signed on behalf of the Managing Director of Zenith Bank Mr. Daniel Asiedu.
In his brief remarks, the Rector pledged to maintain a congenial environment for the Bank to operate...
Application for Admissions to the 2012/2013 Academic Year is now opened. Forms can be obtained from all UBA branches, the Technical Examination Unit (Accra) and other Polytechnics nationwide. Visit http://kpoly.edu.gh/admission/application/forms/instructions
Relief was the one word that was on the lips of management, staff, students and even graduands as the much anticipated 7th Congregation of Kumasi Polytechnic passed off peacefully last December without any hitch. What is even surprising is the praise being heaped on organizers of the congregation for the meticulous planning and execution of the programme which has won the admiration of many skeptics.
The Kumasi Polytechnic has signed a joint venture agreement with SongTech Company Limited of China which will pave the way for the two partners to set up an US$11 million plant to assemble electrical and electronic equipment. Under the agreement, K-Poly and SongTech are to set up the K-PST Electronics Company Limited, an entity that will oversee the assembly of the K-PST brand of laptops, desktop computers, mobile phones and television sets for the Ghanaian...
The SIC Financial Services Limited, the brokerage and investment arm of the State Insurance Company has won the bid to manage the Provident Fund of Kumasi Polytechnic which is currently valued at about GH₵500,000 (five billion old Ghana Cedi). An agreement to that effect has been signed between the two entities at the Polytechnic’s premises in Kumasi.
The Kumasi Polytechnic, on Tuesday 15th November, 2011 formally out-doored three new faculties at the institution’s 19th Matriculation ceremony. The new faculties are the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Faculty of Built and Natural Environment and the Faculty of Creative Art and Technology. This brings the number of faculties and institutes at the Polytechnic to seven.
The Kumasi Polytechnic chapter of the Polytechnic Teachers Association of Ghana (POTAG) has elected new executives to run the affairs of the association for the next two years. Mr. Edmond Oppong Peprah, a Lecturer at the Entrepreneurship and Finance Department was elected the new Chairman of the most powerful association on the Kumasi Polytechnic campus for a two-year tenure. He replaces Mr. Solomon Abu Frimpong, whose four year tenure has come to an...
The Kumasi Polytechnic is collaborating with the Yangtze University of China to start a six-year medicine programme with effect from January 2012. According to the Rector of K-Poly, Professor Nicholas Nsowah Nuamah, the aim of the programme is to train more medical students to augment the numbers of doctors and medical practitioners in Ghana, with the view to improving the abysmal doctor - patient ratio.
The Kumasi Polytechnic yesterday bid farewell to Professor Joseph Lawrence Aruna Kamara of the University of Sierra Leone, Fourah Bay College, whose one month stay in Kumasi as visiting Professor has ended.
The fourth edition of the annual higher education fair organised by the Canadian High Commission in Ghana, will, for the first time be organised Kumasi. Accra will also host one according to the organisers. The Kumasi edition of the fair comes off on 2nd February, 2012 at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and the Kumasi Polytechnic has received an early invitation from the High Commission of Canada in Accra....
The Kumasi Polytechnic has welcomed Professor Joseph Aruna Lawrence Kamara, a Sierra Leonean Statistician and researcher as Visiting Professor for four weeks. Professor Kamara, who is the head of the Department of Mathematics at Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, Freetown, has extensive knowledge in Mathematical Demography, Statistics and Statistical Modelling.
RAINCOAT Roofing Systems Limited, an Accra-based roofing sheet manufacturing company is to offer a scholarship package to the best Engineering student in the Kumasi Polytechnic, as part of its social responsibility. The Human Resource Manager of the company Ms. Sarah Ewurama Quarshie, who informed the management of Kumasi Polytechnic when she visited the institution said, even though the fine details of the scholarship package were yet to be worked out, the...
The Kumasi Polytechnic is to run a three-year PhD programme in Statistics with effect from the 2012/2013 academic year. In this regard, the Polytechnic is collaborating with the Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone - Freetown, which has a strong Statistics faculty, to run the programme.
AKTECH Suppliers and Logistics, local representatives of AMATROL INC. of the United States, has presented five brand new Toshiba laptops to the Kumasi Polytechnic. The laptops which cost about GH₵1,450 each (GH₵7,200 altogether) were purposely for the benefit of staff of Mechanical and Electrical departments of the Polytechnic.
A consignment of books, which were donated by a group of Scottish professors to the Kumasi Polytechnic, has been presented to the institution’s library at a short ceremony. The consignment cost about £10,000 (ten thousand pounds sterling), and the donation is the third of its kind by the same benefactors, who are all professors of the Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland.