African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC)

ASEC Signs a Framework of Reference (FOR) with Catholic University College of Ghana

Posted on

ASEC signed a FOR with Catholic University of Ghana (CUCG) to affirm its participation in the HESA program, July 11, 2014.

ASEC signed a FOR with Catholic University of Ghana (CUCG) to affirm its participation in the HESA program, July 11, 2014. The partnership is designed to serve sisters, particularly in Ghana and Nigeria, and provide them with educational opportunities through CUCG. The Framework was signed by Prof. James Hawkins Ephraim, Vice Chancellor of CUCG; Sr. Jane Wakahiu, Executive Director of ASEC; Sr. Lisa Oliveri, Chestnut Hill College; and Sr. Matilda Sorpkor, Superior General and President, Conference of Women Religious in Ghana and Sr. Faustina Hasford, Superior General, Society of Infant Jesus, Cape Coast, Ghana.

Addressing the participants at the signing of the partnership agreement, Prof. James Hawkins Ephraim, stated that HESA highlights CUCG’s true Catholic character, and added, that the presence of the women religious can transform the face of the university.

Catholic University of Ghana serves HESA Students through education programs onsite and online, in partnership with Chestnut Hill College. Seventeen students began studying online at Chestnut Hill in fall 2014, and six are studying onsite at Catholic University of Ghana.

Leave a comment »

Share this story:

Keep Reading...

260 Sisters join HESA in Phase II, Year 1

265 students entered HESA in year one of phase II, with the last cohort enrolling at Catholic University of Malawi in Feb 2017

ASEC celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science

ASEC stands in support of Catholic Sisters in Africa working in science-related fields, especially students in its Higher Education for Sisters in Africa (HESA) and Scholarship programs.

Getting the most out of the online class discussion board

Sr. Elizabeth reflects on her cohort experience as a HESA Student at Chestnut Hills College, and how using the online discussion board has changed her view of companionship.

Laptops have arrived in the Uganda office for HESA and SLDI students

The 100 laptops are a donation from ASEC Office in USA to the Ugandan sisters who will participate in the SLDI and HESA programs this year.

Sister's Voices: ASEC partnership HESA in collaboration with AOSK, Chemchemi ya Uzima Centre

Sr. Emma reflects on how HESA, in collaboration with the Association of Sisterhoods of Kenya and Chemchemi ya Uzima Centre, is training a new breed of catechists who are integrated.