The Christian Service University College, (CSUC), Kumasi, has announced the appointments of a new Vice President, Dr. Stephen Banahene, and an Acting Registrar, Sophia Awortwi respectively.
According to the President of CSUC, Prof. Sam Afrane, the Governing Council appointed the two personalities to occupy the high executive offices in accordance with the established procedures governing the appointment of management members.
He noted that the two are already employees of CSUC and are playing meaningful roles in separate capacities, adding that, ‘they are our own, with proven abilities, and we are confident to entrust these high offices into their care. “We believe they can further grow the institution,” he added.
The appointment of the new management members takes effect from August 1, 2020.
Prior to his appointment, Dr Banahene was the Dean of Business School cum Acting Dean, School of Research and Graduate Studies. He holds a PhD in Service Marketing (Business Management) from Universidad Empresarial De Costa Rica, Costa Rica, with expertise in Service Quality, Brand Management, and Competitive Strategies for Private Universities as well as Small and Medium Scale Enterprises including Consultancy Works in Marketing.
Dr. Banahene is the longest-serving staff of the CSUC Business School and has held several positions with consecutive leadership record as Head of the Department of Management & General Studies.
He has also served on a number of committees and boards including the Academic Board and has been an active member of the Management Board which accumulate to a total of 13 years of service to the University College since 2007.
Dr. Banahene comes with a wealth of experience to take over from Dr. Peter White, his immediate past predecessor.
The new Ag. Registrar, Sophia Awortwi, has served the University College as Counsellor for three years and is an active member of the CSUC Governing Council. She is a Biological Scientist, seasoned educationist and a counsellor with over 34 years of experience.
She has over the years worked with Ghana Education Service where she rose to become the National Director of Science Education in Ghana and was ultimately awarded one of Ghana’s most prestigious awards – ‘The Order of the Volta.’