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

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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.

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