Wednesday, 17 April

UniMAC 2nd matriculation: Embrace spirit of curiosity and creativity – Ag. VC to newly admitted students

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Additionally, Prof. Opoku Mensah underscored the transformative power of collaboration and networking, urging students to leverage their diverse perspectives

The Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Media, Arts and Communication (UniMAC), Prof Eric Opoku Mensah has admonished newly admitted students to embrace a spirit of curiosity and creativity at the university’s 2nd Matriculation Ceremony held on Friday, 23 February 2024 at the South Legon campus of the University.

The ceremony combined physical presence with virtual participation in a colourful event that exemplified the university's growth agenda.

Under the distinguished leadership of Prof. Opoku Mensah, the matriculation ceremony served as a beacon of inspiration for both incoming students and the wider UniMAC community, with a resounding call on the fresh students to seek support, collaborate, and endeavour to chart a path that brings positive change to society. Prof. Opoku Mensah’s stirring address underscored the university's dedication to fostering a dynamic learning environment.

The ceremony saw a select group of students gathered in person to be officially welcomed to the university.

Meanwhile, a diverse array of participants comprising newly admitted undergraduate and postgraduate students joined the event virtually, leveraging technology to bridge geographical barriers and ensure maximum accessibility.

In his admonition to the students, Prof. Opoku Mensah emphasised the importance of curiosity as a driving force for intellectual growth and discovery. He encouraged students to cultivate a mindset of creativity, harnessing their innovative potential to tackle complex challenges and shape the future of media, arts, and communication.

Additionally, Prof. Opoku Mensah underscored the transformative power of collaboration and networking, urging students to leverage their diverse perspectives and talents within the UniMAC community to effect positive social change.

The dual-format matriculation ceremony exemplified UniMAC’s commitment to adaptability and resilience in the face of unprecedented challenges. By seamlessly integrating physical and virtual elements, the event provided an inclusive platform for students to be officially ushered into the UniMAC community and forge connections with their peers, faculty, and the wider university community.

Reflecting on the success of the ceremony, Prof. Opoku Mensah expressed his gratitude to all participants for their unwavering support. He reiterated UniMAC's unwavering commitment to academic excellence, great student experience, and student success, pledging to continue creating an environment where students can thrive and realize their fullest potential.

UniMAC is a merger between the former Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ), the Ghana Institute of Languages (GIL) and the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI).

 

Source: classfmonline.com