15 November 2012

Liberia: Cuttington University Wins International Award

Cuttington University in Central Liberia has been nominated for "best practices in education" in Liberia.The Episcopalian-run Cuttington University was nominated by the organizing committee of the 2012 Exams Ethics Marshalls Awards in Ghana.

A communication addressed to the university here by Kofi Ashiboe Mensah, Ghana's Country Director and Secretary of the Organizing Committee of 2012 Exam Ethics Marshalls International Awards said presentation of awards is scheduled for Thursday, 13th December, 2012 in Accra.

According to the communication, the nomination of Cuttington University is in recognition of its outstanding contributions to the promotion of ethics, integrity and best practices in education. The committee ranked Cuttington as best university in Liberia, saying ... "the ranking of your university by Womb metrics as the best university in Liberia in 2012 is a befitting testimony."

However, the award ceremony is expected to be held next month at the Five Star Ramada Coco Beach Hotel in Accra, Ghana as "befitting climax to the 2012 Exam Ethics Marshalls International Conference and Awards which runs from 10th to 14th December."

The citation for the Award was read by Cuttington's Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs, Theodore V.K. Brown on Sunday during the University's Freshmen Matriculation program held on its main campus in Suacoco, Bong County. More than 300 freshmen students were officially admitted into the university, under an oath ordered by the President of the University, Dr. Henrique F. Tokpa to adhere to the principles and policies of the institution.

Meanwhile, the Administration of the University have expressed heartfelt gratitude to the organizers of the award for recognizing the university's efforts to academically and morally prepare Liberian students for future national and international responsibilities. The award, Cuttington Administration noted, will further strengthen its resolve to continue to strive for excellence in building a better future for Liberia.

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