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  • WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT NEEDS A MULTI FACETTED APPROACH - NANA KONADU DECLARES AT AUCC

    Former First lady of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings has stated that “a multi- facetted approach is needed to make women empowerment a reality”. She said this at the African University College of Communications (AUCC) on Monday, 17th January, 2011 during the launch of the women’s week celebration organized by the AUCC Students Representative Council.

    The theme for the launch was “Empowering today’s woman for the ... read more»

  • AUCC ALUMNA CHALKS ANOTHER SUCCESS

    Miss. Portia Solomon, a 2006 alumnus of the African University College of Communications (AUCC) and currently news anchor at TV3, the biggest private television network in Ghana, has been nominated as a potential award winner for the 2010 Cable News Network/Multichoice African Journalists Awards.

    The event, which is in its 16th year, received entries from 42 countries across Africa  and will be held on Saturday, ... read more»

  • AUCC RECEIVES GRANT FROM UNESCO TO TRAIN FEMALE JOURNALISTS

    The African University College of Communications (AUCC) has received   $42, 000 from UNESCO   for mainstreaming gender and minorities in journalism education.

    The money was approved at the meeting of the bureau of the International Programme for Development Communications (IPDC) which was held between March 22 – March 24, 2011, at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France.

    According to the IPDC Bureau, ... read more»

  • AUCC’S PRISCILLA WINS MISS TOURISM GHANA TITLE

    A Level 300 student of the African University College of Communications (AUCC) Ms.  Priscilla Asare, has been crowned Miss Club Miss Tourism 2011. 
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  • AUCC AND CAU- THE BEGINNINGS OF A FRUITFUL PARTNERSHIP

    A two -member delegation led by the Vice President (Academic) of Clark Atlanta University (CAU) in Atlanta, Georgia in U.S.A., Dr. Joseph H. Silver, has visited the African University College of Communications (AUCC) to discuss ways of strengthening the partnership between the two universities.  Dr. Silver was accompanied by Dr. Paul Brown, Director of International Programmes (CAU).



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  • VOA TRAINS AUCC JOURNALISM STUDENTS

    Ten (10) final year journalism students from the African University College of Communications (AUCC) have benefitted from 5- day training ... read more»

  • DON’T EMPLOY PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICERS TO HANDLE ONLY PRESS RELEASES - HON KOJO YANKAH ADVISES POLITICIANS

    Hon Kojo Yankah, President and Founder of the African University College of Communications (AUCC), has advised politicians to employ the services of trained communicators to handle the dissemination of information to the media on their behalf since the era of using public relations officers to handle only press releases or manage fire-fighting bouts with the media, was over.
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  • AFRICANS DO NOT NEED AN “ARAB SPRING” - AUCC STUDENTS DECLARE

    Selected students and faculty of the African University College of Communications (AUCC) have participated in the inaugural edition of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) monthly debates at the Kofi Annan Centre for ICT Excellence in Accra, Ghana.

     The debate dubbed “Is an African Spring necessary, read more»

  • COMMUNICATION GURU JOINS AUCC

    Accra,  March 7, 2012: Professor Emeritus Ralph Izard of Ohio University in the U.S. has joined the journalism faculty of the African University College of Communications (AUCC) in Accra, Ghana.

    The Professor Emeritus arrived in Accra, Tuesday, February 28, 2012, for a 2-month working visit with AUCC as part of an AUCC-Ohio University affiliation relationship.

    During the period of ... read more»

  • AUCC WINS AWARD IN THE USA

    Accra, March 13, 2012: A joint radio programme by the African University College of Communications (AUCC) and Simmons College in Boston, U.S.A. has won the \\\\\\\"Most Innovative Programming in College Radio\\\\\\\" award. The award was announced at the just ended 72nd Annual Intercollegiate Broadcasting Radio & Webcasting Conference held in New York, U.S.A.

     This award which is a ... read more»

  • MORE GHANAIANS RECEIVE TRAINING IN PENSIONS MANAGEMENT

    The AUCC Pensions Academy, Ghana’s premier specialist pensions training institute,  has held its 2nd graduation ceremony at the AUCC Discovery House in Adabraka, Accra during which seventeen individuals from various sectors of the Ghanaian economy received their certificates in Pensions management after a six-week period of intensive training.

    The graduates benefited from the rich ... read more»

  • AUCC PARTICIPATES IN 6TH GHANA HIGHER EDUCATION FAIR

    Representatives of the African University College of Communications (AUCC) attended the 6th edition of the Ghana Higher Education Fair which was held in Ho in the Volta Region of Ghana read more»

  • PROF S.K.B. ASANTE CHAIRS AUCC GOVERNING COUNCIL

    A 13 -member Governing Council of the African University College of Communication (AUCC) has been inaugurated with Professor S.K.B. Asante as its chairman.

    Other members of the Council include Hon. Kojo Yankah, Mr. Tim Acquah-Hayford, Mrs. Emma Mitchell, Mr. James Kwamena Anaman, Mr.J.E. Allotey-Pappoe, Dr. Sam Dapaah, Mr. Kwami Ahiabenu, Nana Essilfie-Conduah, Mr. Kwesi Gyan ... read more»

  • AUCC ACTING PRESIDENT CELEBRATES 80TH BIRTHDAY

    It was joy  galore when members of the Governing Council, staff and students of AUCC gathered to wish Acting President of AUCC, Prof. Kofi Asare Opoku, a happy and historic 80th birthday.

    In a pre –birthday get-together organized by management of  the School to honour Prof Asare Opoku, members of the AUCC Governing Council as well as staff and ... read more»

  • MEDIA PERSONNEL NEED TO STUDY THE IMPACT OF RELIGION ON CULTURE –AUCC

    The Centre for Media, Religion and Culture of the African University College of Communications (AUCC) has organized a public lecture under the theme “Understanding Christianity in Ghana.”

    The Director of the Centre and Acting President of AUCC, Professor Kofi Asare Opoku said the Centre would serve as a platform ... read more»

  • AUCC LAUNCHES THE SIR SAM JONAH SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

    Upon recommendation of the Founder and Executive Chairman, the Governing Council of the African University College of Communications (AUCC) has named the University’s Business School after former president of AngloGold Ashanti and Executive Chairman of Jonah Capital, Sir Sam E. Jonah. The official launch took place during a ceremony at Discovery House on the ... read more»

  • PROF. KWAKU ARMAH APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF AUCC

    Prof. Kwaku Armah has been appointed President of the African University College of Communications (AUCC) with effect from September 1, 2013.

    Prof. Armah, who until his appointment, has been Vice President, Academic, and Dean of the Centre for ... read more»

  • JHR INAUGURATION

    The newly sworn-in president of the AUCC chapter of the Journalists for Human Rights (JHR), Armstrong Joseph Alorgbey, has pledged to make a difference in the club and AUCC in general.

    Mr.  Alorgbey said that honesty, fairness, compassion and sincerity will be the hall mark of his administration. According to him, the AUCC chapter of JHR will not turn a blind eye to human rights violations ... read more»

  • AUCC FOUNDER WINS ANOTHER EDUCATION AWARD

    The founder of the African University College of Communications (AUCC) Hon. Kojo Yankah, has been invited to Malaysia on September 28 to receive an“EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD” at the World Marketing Summit hosting the Golden Star Academic and Educational Excellence Awards 2013.

    A Philip Kotler Initiative for a Better World,  the Golden Star Academic and Educational Excellence Awards recognizes individuals and institutions throughout the world ... read more»

  • AUCC HOLDS ITS 10TH GRADUATION

    The African University College of Communications (AUCC) has organized its 10th graduation ceremony which also coincided with the graduation of the very first batch of students from the AUCC Business School which is officially known as the Sam E. Jonah School of Business.

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  • AUCC PARTICIPATES IN EDUCATION FAIR
    AUCC participated in the 7th Higher Education Fair read more»
  • AUCC STUDENTS INTERACT WITH U.S. ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE
    Fifteen AUCC students and two members of staff attended a live online press conference organised by the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. embassy on Feb. 11, 2014. The objective of the press conference was to explain U.S. policy on Africa to media personnel and journalism students across the ... read more»
  • AUCC JOINS UNESCO TO CELEBRATE WORLD RADIO DAY
    This year’s World Radio Day was observed in Accra on Feb.13, 2014, with a call on women to strive to be active in the practice of journalism and media management- particularly radio.
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  • ORIENTATION - JANUARY 2014 COHORT
    The orientation programme for students who enrolled at AUCC in January 2014, took place on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 read more»
  • LYONS ENDS INTERNSHIP WITH AUCC

    Kallan Lyons, the JHR intern posted by JHR Canada to undertake a five- month internship at AUCC ended her internship with the University on Feb. 14, 2014. During her internship at AUCC, Kallan assisted JHR members to hone their writing skills to enable them to better communicate ... read more»

  • JHR INTERNS ORGANISE FORUM ON HUMAN RIGHTS REPORTING IN AFRICA
    Former Director of the University of Ghana’s School of Communication Studies Prof. Audrey Gadzekpo has advised human rights journalists to “always examine the reasoning behind the acts” when covering human rights stories. She encouraged human rights journalists to report within context by interviewing more people in order to bring out ... read more»
  • 4TH MATRICULATION - JANUARY 2014 COHORT
    The matriculation ceremony for students admitted in January 2014 will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. prompt. All faculty and staff are cordially invited to the programme.... read more»
  • RADIO PRODUCTION SHORT COURSES COMMENCE
    RADIO PRODUCTION SHORT COURSES COMMENCE
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  • AUCC STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN TELEPHONIC RADIO CONFERENCE
    Level 300 and 400 journalism students of AUCC participated in a nationwide radio telephonic conference on February 28, 2014. The conference was organized by U.S Embassy consular officers and Education U.S.A. officers to throw more light on all types of visas as well as to answer students’ questions on ... read more»
  • AUCC WINS GUPS DEBATE

    AUCC won a debate organized by the Ghana Union of Professional Students (GUPS) as part of activities marking their annual week celebrations. AUCC was represented by Messrs. Felix Addo (L400) and Larry Musah Prince (L300). The debate was held on March 12, 2014, on the following three areas:

    • Should GETFund provide subventions for Private tertiary institutions?
    • Is the Cedi depreciation as a result of ... read more»

  • BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION EDUCATES STUDENTS ON UK’S CHANGING MIGRATION POLICY
    A cross section of AUCC students attended a public lecture at the invitation of the British High Commission. The lecture was organised on February 26, 2014, by the High Commission in collaboration with the Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana. The theme for the lecture was ... read more»
  • AUCC PARTNERS UNESCO AND INDEPTH TO ORGANIZE CLIMATE CHANGE WORKSHOP
    The African University College of Communications (AUCC) partnered with UNESCO and Indepth Network to organize a three- day workshop on the theme Strengthening climate change mitigation and adaptation in the Sahel and West Africa at the Miklin Hotel in Accra.Over sixty participants from Ghana, Mali, Sudan, Nigeria, Togo, Cote d’Ivoire, Niger, Burkina Faso, Benin and Senegal attended the conference which was held ... read more»
  • AUCC PARTICIPATES IN NAB FORUM

    The Vice President for Finance, Technology and Business Development, Mr. Kwesi Yankah, and Mr. Philip Kankam, the Registrar, attended a stakeholders’ forum organized by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) in Kumasi. The theme for the forum was “Promoting Quality Tertiary Education in Ghana: The role of Accreditation.” The workshop covered the three (3) core areas of the NAB’s operations namely:

    • Accreditation and re-accreditation ... read more»

  • FOURTH EDITION OF JHR-AUCC’S HUMAN RIGHTS MAGAZINE
    A whole classroom full of students and lecturers went silent when a Paramount Chief from the Volta Region told how his sister got sick during the rainy season. She was in need of a doctor. But the road from Wli Todzi through the mountain to the nearest hospital was very hard to take. When they finally arrived the next morning, she had died. This is just one out of ... read more»
  • PROF. ARMAH LECTURES AT BRITISH COUNCIL
    Acting President of AUCC, Prof. Kwaku Armah has delivered a lecture on the topic, “Can we develop without destroying our cultural heritage?”  The lecture was part of a series of lectures to launch the maiden edition of the Culture and Development Dialogue Series organized by the British Council in collaboration with the Global Arts and Development Centre. Other speakers at the event were Dr. Mohammed Ben Abdallah (dramatist ... read more»
  • 4TH MATRICULATION HELD AT AUCC
    matriculation Ceremony for students admitted in January 2014 took place on March 22, 2014. A total of 118 new students were officially registered in the two schools (84 at the School of Communication Studies and 34 at the SJSB). Speaking on the theme “Personal Development and Leadership Through Education, ” motivational speaker and CEO of Launch Pad Leadership Development Consultancy Mr. Richard Akita encouraged newly admitted students to take ... read more»
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY STUDENTS END VISIT TO AUCC
    Nineteen (19) Students from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, USA led by Dr. Yusuf Kalyango, Director of the Institute for International Journalism and Dr. Steve Howard, Director of the African Studies Programme of the same university have ended their three-week visit to the African University College of Communications (AUCC) in Accra, Ghana.The students and their professors were at AUCC as part of a credit class ... read more»
  • MR. KANKAM APPOINTED AS REGISTRAR

    Mr. Philip Kankam, Librarian and Director of Institutional Research, AUCC has been appointed Registrar, AUCC, effective Feb. 1, 2014.Mr. Kankam is a holder of a BA degree in Information Studies and Political Science from the University of Ghana, Legon and a MA degree in Information Studies (Library) from the same university. He also holds a Master’s in Human Rights from the University of Education, ... read more»
  • DR ANIM-WRIGHT APPOINTED VP, ACADEMIC

    r. Koryoe Anim-Wright, acting dean of the Sam Jonah School of Business, has been appointed Vice President, Academic with effect from January 7, 2014.

    Dr. Anim-Wright became the dean of the Sam E. Jonah School of Business in May 2013. Since her arrival, she has focused her time on refining the Jonah School’s strategic plan, initiating the process for transforming the School’s curriculum based on ... read more»

  • MESSAGE FROM THE FOUNDER

    AUCC celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2012 with great pride. Since then, a new spirit of enthusiasm for innovation and creativity has seized both staff and students and has enlarged the scope of the university college. With students coming from 16 African countries - English and French speaking - to share experiences while imbibing fresh knowledge and relevant information, AUCC stands tall on the continent of Africa as a ... read more»

  • COMMUNICATION SCHOOL ORGANISES PUBLIC LECTURE

    The CEO of Mithaki PR, Dr. Emmanuel Osei Akyeampong, has stated that “the best strategic plans in the world are not likely to be successful if they are not effectively communicated to those who must implement them.” He made this statement when he delivered a lecture on the theme “The Place of Communication in Strategic Planning”. The lecture was organized by the strategic communication department of the AUCC ... read more»

  • AUCC TO LAUNCH RICHARD JONAH ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME
    ADABRAKA -- On Friday, May 19, 2017, Sir Sam Jonah and other leading business executives will gather at the African University College of Communications (AUCC) for the launch of the Richard Jonah Entrepreneurship and Academic Enhancement programme (REAP) on its Adabraka campus. The event will begin at 5.30 p.m. at AUCC’s Adabraka campus

    “We are excited about this new programme, ” commented the Dean of the Sam ... read more»
  • DR. PIKAY RICHARDSON DONATES TO AUCC
    A world renowned consultant and a visiting Senior Fellow at the Manchester Business School, Dr. Pikay Richardson last Monday, February 27, 2017 donated books amounting to over 2, 000 USD to the Sam E. Jonah School of Business at the African University College of Communications (AUCC) in Accra.

    Speaking at the event, Dr. Richardson who is also a Board member of the Sam Jonah School said ... read more»
  • AUCC OPENS DISCOVERY HOUSE TO PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

    The doors of the African University College of Communication (AUCC) were opened to the general public and prospective students at the 2nd Open House Seminar held at the Discovery House campus, Adabraka on Friday, July 8, 2016.

    The event was organized to give prospective students, their families and friends an opportunity to interact with the Staff, faculty and alumni of the institution in order ... read more»

  • AUCC CELEBRATES NANA ESSILFIE-CONDUAH AT 80

    Staff and workers of the African University College of Communications (AUCC) celebrated the 80th Birthday of nana essilfie conduah in a grand style on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. The event was held at its  Discovery House campus, Adabraka-Accra. The occasion saw all staff, both young and old coming together to celebrate a living legend.

    Speaking at the event, the President of AUCC, Dr. G. Koryoe ... read more»

  • HEALTH AID HOLDS 3RD BREAKFAST MEETING

    The Health AID, AUCC under the auspices of Health AID Ghana has held a breakfast meeting on Wednesday, May 3, 2016 at the Ekua Yankah Boardroom, AUCC. Dubbed “A date with a clinical psychologist”, the meeting was organized to create awareness and sensitize students on good health choices, health related issues, diseases and proper management of stress.

    Delivering a speech at the ... read more»

  • “TEAM TOURCHA” GOES WILD

    It was all wet, wild and exciting when the main stream Level 200 Students from the African University College of Communications (AUCC) embarked on an initiative captioned “Charity Carwash” on Thursday April 7, 2016. It is the first of its kind to be organized at AUCC. The event is part of the numerous projects lined up by these students who call themselves “Team TourCha”. The event was about washing cars ... read more»

  • AN EVENING WITH PROF. EMERITUS J. H. KWABENA NKETIA

    The management, Faculty, Staff and the entire student body of the African University College of Communications (AUCC) had the glorious opportunity on Wednesday April 20, 2016 to experience live African music performances from one of Africa’s illustrious and celebrated son Emeritus Professor J. H. Kwabena Nketia. The 95 year old Prof. is a celebrated composer, a peerless ethnomusicologist, and a prolific writer. His songs were brilliantly ... read more»

  • “OPEN UP YOUR MINDS, DON’T GET GLUED TO YOUR NARROW INTEREST”

    A former Minister of State, Hon. Kojo Yankah has advised students and graduates to be open-minded in their pursuit for success in life. He made the call at a seminar dubbed “Sharpening your Life for Success and Leadership” organized and held at the campus of African University College of Communications (AUCC), Adabraka, Accra.

    The seminar which aimed at equipping the final year students of read more»

  • “DON’T GET GLUED TO YOUR NARROW INTEREST”

    A former Minister of State, Hon. Kojo Yankah has advised students and graduates to be open-minded in their pursuit for success in life. He made the call at a seminar dubbed “Sharpening your Life for Success and Leadership” organized and held at the campus of African University College of Communications (AUCC), Adabraka, Accra.

    The seminar which aimed at equipping the final year students of read more»

  • AUCC HOLDS 13TH GRADUATION CEREMONY

    The African University College of Communications (AUCC) has held its 13th Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at its Discovery House campus at Adabraka, Accra.

    Delivering the keynote address at the event, on the theme “Building Peace through our Communication”, the founder of AUCC, Honourable Kojo Yankah said Ghanaians have no reason to expect any deadly violence to ... read more»

  • “DO WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO AND NOT WHAT YOU CAN DO”

    The President of the African University College of Communications (AUCC) Dr. G. Koryoe Anim-Wright, has advised Ghanaians and Africans in general, to imbibe the attitude and mentality of “do what you have to do” instead of the current mindset of “do what you can do”, as the latter sets limitations on people even before they embark on performing their assignments, killing creativity and innovation. Dr. Anim-Wright made this call ... read more»

  • TRAINING IN BROADCAST JOURNALISM KICKS OFF

    The Center for Executive Education at the African University College of Communications (AUCC) on Saturday, August 20, 2016, began a three months course in Broadcast Journalism at the Discovery House campus, Adabraka-Accra. This programme, is a hands-on training programme offering participants the opportunity to sit in the AUCC’s multimedia studio for practical lessons in radio and television presentation.

    The training which is the second short training ... read more»

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