Kessben College (KC), Kuntanase in Ashanti Region, has expressed interest to seek affiliation from UCC for its Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communications programme. In view of this, a team of Assessors from UCC visited the College to review its documents for affiliation and also inspect infrastructural facilities. The UCC team comprised Director of Academic Planning and Quality Assurance, Prof. J. V. Mensah; the Librarian, Dr. Mac-Anthony Cobblah; Dr. Wincharles Coker of the Department of Communication Studies and Dr. Georgina Yaa Oduro, representative of College of Humanities and Legal Studies.
Other members were Ms. Joyce Sam of the Directorate of Internal Audit; Head of Institutional Affiliation Office, Mr. Justice Agyenim Boateng and Ms. Ellen Dzifa Tettevi of the Institutional Affiliation Office.
Kessben College was represented by the President, Prof. S. A. Osei; Registrar, Mr. Samuel Osei-Poku; the Dean, School of Liberal Arts, Prof. Opoku Agyemang, and the Finance Officer, Mr. Kwaku Sampeney. Others included the Librarian, Mr. E. Kofi Bani, as well as Faculty Members, namely, Ms. Boahemaa Akua and Mr. Dennis Sarkodie Owusu.
The visit afforded the team opportunity to assess the Curriculum for the programme, Staff Curriculum Vitae, Organogram, Statutes, Staff Development Policy, Academic Policies and Regulation and Appointments and Promotions Policy. The team also inspected the infrastructural facilities of the campus like lecture halls, library, wash rooms, offices, campus radio and television station.
At the end of the meeting, the UCC team commended Kessben College for putting up good infrastructural facilities but asked them to correct certain errors in the programme’s curriculum. The leader of the UCC team, Prof. Mensah said they would report back to the Committee on Institutional Affiliation for necessary action to be taken.