The Vice- Provost of the University of Cincinnati (UC), United States of America (USA), Prof. Raj Mehta, has reaffirmed the commitment of his University to strengthen academic ties with the University of Cape Coast (UCC).
He said the University of Cincinnati, which is 200 years old, would partner UCC in the areas of joint research, proposals and, exchange of lecturers and students programmes.
Prof. Mehta was speaking during a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah, as part of a day’s reciprocal visit to the University.
In 2017, a delegation from UCC visited the University of Cincinnati to acquaint themselves with the academic programmes of UC, which included Pharmacy.
Prof. Mehta assured the Vice-Chancellor that his University would help the College of Health and Allied Sciences to develop Pharmacy programme to enable the College to train more students to help improve the health sector of the country.
For his part, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah expressed gratitude to Prof. Raj Mehta and his accompanying delegation for the visit.
He added that the University cherished the collaboration with the University of Cincinnati and hoped that the partnership would in the long run benefit the two institutions.
The Registrar, Mr. J.K. Nyan; the Provost of the College of Health and Allied Sciences, Prof. Johnson Boampong; the Dean of the Center for International Education (CIE), Prof. Rosemond Boohene; and the Junior Assistant Registrar at CIE, Mr. Alfred Ghartey, were present during the meeting.