- KATANGA marks 60th anniversary
The Nkrumah University of Science and Technology ( KNUST ) University Hall ( Katanga ) Alumni Association on Friday Climaxed its 60th.
anniversary celebration on the theme: Achieving academic excellence through discipline for national development.
The event, which showcased exploits of KATANGA in the academic arena, educational development, also celebrated pioneers and reflected on the school’s future.
The President of the KATANGA who chaired the celebration, thanked God for the 60th anniversary of KATANGA and prayed that he ( KNUST ) University Hall Katanga would continue to groom and mentor future leaders.
KATANGA, he recalled, provided the discipline that injected a sense of can-do spirit in students and that it was unsurprising that old students occupied enviable positions in the Ghana’s political and academic space.
The President Nana Otu Turkson, Global president, Katanga Alumni Association continued that, the celebration was a period of stocktaking and generational planning to invest in the future generation of ( KATANGA )and prepare them to be relevant in the fast changing and multi- tasking world of work.
He said “Our school has made remarkable achievements driven by the zeal, direction and the can-do spirit of the founding fathers. The establishment of KATANGA, as part of the transformation narrative to be relevant to the fast changing times
“We must create generational thinkers, who would fashion the vision of our great school based on the philosophy of Nana Otu Turkson Global president that the illiterates of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write.
Nana Otu Turkson Global president, mentioned that the journey of the school was no mean achievement and a significant milestone. He said the pioneers encountered countless problems, as students slept on the floor because there were no beds.
Nana Otu Turkson Global president, stated “every student is capable of excelling in every subject, which is a measurement of their growth and progress, and environment that helps each other develop intellectual potentials.”
Story by Fada Amakye from Daily Sun Media