The Ghana Campus of Webster University graduated its second batch of six post-graduate students at an impressive commencement ceremony last Saturday at its East Cantonments campus.
Distinguished guests at the ceremony included Dr. Paul Taylor, Senior Commercial Officer at the Embassy of the United States of America, Mrs. Sheila Naa Boamah, Chief Executive of the Students Loan Trust Fund (SLTF), who represented the Minister of Education and members of the diplomatic community.
The graduates completed 14 months of study, graduating with a Master of Arts in International Relations or a Master of Business Administration.
The six graduates are part of the elite network of over one hundred and seventy five thousand alumni across the world.
The Ghana Campus Director, Ms. Christa E. Sanders, emphasized that Webster’s university has impacted quality American education in the graduates and are equipped to meet the challenges and demands of the 21st century.
“We are extremely proud of our graduates; they have worked tirelessly for the last 14 months to fulfill the requirements of the Master of Arts in International Relations or a Master of Business Administration programme.
As we know, our graduates have accomplished much to arrive at this moment, today’s Webster’s university graduates are not only distinguished global citizens but our future leaders” Mr. Paul Taylor, a guest speaker at the ceremony, encouraged students to be key participants of life, to effect change not only in their communities but also around the world.
“You are the professionals to build bridges between Ghana, the United States and the world; your knowledge acquired from Webster university is going to prepare you for the new globalized economy and you are in a better position to build bridges between communities and the world” Mrs. Sheila Naa Boamah lauded the university’s mode of training given to the graduates with small class size, personalized learning, cultural diversity and mix of relevant soft skill impacted into the graduates.
In an inspiring commencement speech, James Ebo Whyte, CEO of Roverman Productions, charged the graduates not to compromise on wrong deeds which will add up to the nation’s woes.
“To the graduates today, resolve to yourself that not under your watch will wrongful activities happen as you join organizations, the country’s workforce and world as a whole” In addition to the post-graduate MBA and the MA International Relations degrees, Webster University offers bachelor’s degrees in management, media communications and international relations