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The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation {GNPC} has established a chair at the Institute for Oil and Gas of University of Cape Coast {UCC}. By this establishment, the University is mandated to place an advertisement to seek the services of a full Professor in the area of petroleum commerce.

The major objective of the chair would be to facilitate the sustainable development of the commerce of Ghana’s hydrocarbon deposits, while providing a reference point for developing similar technical capacity in Africa.

The Vice Chancellor of University of Cape Coast [UCC] has hinted plans by the College of Humanities and Legal Studies to establish an Institute on Governance and Law.

Professor Joseph Ghartey Ampiah says his vision is to improve the role of the Directorate of Research Innovation and Consultancy (DRIC) at the University to help find innovation for the teething problems confronting the country.

Auburn University in USA has donated health supplies worth about 10,000 dollars to the University of Cape Coast Health Services.

According to the Administrator of Auburn University, Dr. Elizabeth Ivy Essamuah Quansah, the donation also includes boxes of learning materials and brails for visually impaired students of UCC.

The donation forms part of collaborations between the two institutions, which within the past three [3] years have been very healthy and friendly.

The School of Nursing and Midwifery is hosting the sixth batch of Nursing students from Grand Valley State University (GVSU), United States of America (US) for the 2018 study abroad programme in Ghana.

Twenty two students and three faculty members are participating in a two-week Community Health Nursing programme in some communities and health facilities in the Central Region.

Speaking at a ceremony to welcome the team, the Vice Dean of the School of Nursing, Dr. Samuel Victor Nuvor, on behalf of the Provost of the College of Health and Allied Sciences (CoHAS), Prof. Johnson Nyarko Boampong, said he was optimistic that by the end of the programme, the students would be able to compare the health system of Ghana to that of the US. He also said they would be able to specifically compare acute care settings in the two countries.