Executive Director of Positive Wellness Recovery Centre calls on UCC Pro VC

Executive Director of Positive Wellness Recovery Centre, Dr. Francis Nii Lantey Acquah, has paid a courtesy call on the Pro Vice-Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Prof. Mrs. Rosemond Boohene.

Dr. Acquah was accompanied on his visit by the Dean of the School of Nursing and Midwifery (SoNM)-UCC, Dr. Nancy Enyan Ebu; the Post Graduate Coordinator for SoNM-UCC, Dr. Jerry Paul Ninnoni and the head of the Department of Mental Health-UCC, Dr. Paul Narh Doku.

3-day AU-IBAR Training Workshop on Strengthening Capacity for Ocean Governance opens at UCC

A three-day training workshop on Strengthening Capacity for Ocean Governance and Negotiating Fair and Sustainable Fisheries Access Arrangements in Africa has opened at the University of Cape Coast(UCC).


The workshop is being organized by the African Union-InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) in collaboration with the Africa Union(AU) Centre of Excellence in Marine Fisheries and Coastal Zone Management at UCC.


Tacoma Education Foundation Donates to Imam Khomeini Islamic Basic School
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Tacoma Education Foundation, has donated teaching and learning materials to Imam Khomeini Islamic Basic School situated at Amamoma, one of the communities surrounding the University of Cape Coast. The items included books, pencils, erasers and sharpeners. The Foundation seeks to support deprived schools with books and other learning materials to promote teaching and learning. During the presentation, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tacoma Education Foundation, Dr.
 Prof Rosemond Boohene, UCC-Pro VC and, Dr. Nzozi Taffe, Assistant Vice-President for Global Affairs of UCONN

The University of Cape Coast, UCC, and the University of Connecticut, UCONN, USA, have resolved to step up academic cooperation that will be beneficial to each party.

In view of this, a horde of students from the University of Connecticut would pay a reciprocal visit to UCC in January 2023 to learn at first-hand the academic activities in the University.

Pro Vice-Chancellor Confers with Dr. Timothy Wingert

The Pro Vice-Chancellor of University of Cape Coast (UCC), Prof. Mrs. Rosemond Boohene, has received in audience a Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Timothy A. Wingert, from the University of Incarnate, USA.

The visit by Dr. Wingert formed part of efforts aimed at deepening academic ties and strengthening the existing collaboration between University of Incarnate and UCC through the Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences (DOVS).

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences provides community services  to Ekumfi District

Students of the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SoPPS), University of Cape Coast (UCC) have engaged in community services at the Ekumfi District of the Central Region.  This is the School’s maiden Community-Based Experience and Service (COBES) programme.

The community service is geared towards exposing the students to the practical aspect of their academic work to build their capacity for effective and efficient work after graduating.

 CEGRAD Engages GES Education Officers on effective handling of defilement cases

The Centre for Gender Research, Advocacy and Documentation, CEGRAD, University of Cape Coast has held a stakeholder workshop for Girls’ Education Officers of the Ghana Education Service (GES) in the Central region.

The workshop was aimed at equipping officers with the required knowledge and skills to effectively handle defilement cases.

Held at the University of Cape Coast, it was on the theme: “Defilement, the Law and the Role of Girls Education Officers.”

‘No man can be raped in Ghana’- Central Regional DOVVSU Director

The Central Regional Director of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service, Chief Superintendent George Appiah-Sakyi, has explained that men cannot be raped under the laws of Ghana.


"In matters of rape, only girls and women can be raped in Ghana. No man can be raped in Ghana. That is the law- section 97," he pointed out.