The mission of Ashesi University
is to educate a new generation
of ethical, entrepreneurial
leaders in Africa; to cultivate
within our students the critical
thinking skills, the concern for
others and the courage it will
take to transform a continent.
Selected News from Ashesi
Ashesi President Patrick Awuah wins Millennium Excellence
On December 4th, 2010 Patrick Awuah was awarded the
Millennium Excellence Award for Educational Development.
Held once every five years, the Millennium Excellence Awards
celebrate individuals and organizations that have had a
positive impact on African society.
2010 Campus Construction Updates
Ashesi's permanent campus is taking shape. In this space,
we bring you slide shows of campus construction as it
progresses. Check back for updates.
alumni and leadership address audience in Seattle
On Thursday, September 23rd, Ashesi leaders and graduates spoke
with more than 230 community members in Seattle about
innovation, education, and leadership in Africa. The
event, hosted by the World Affairs Council, highlighted the
importance of building the capacity of local leadership in
Africa. Ashesi Alumni Araba Amuasi, Chief Operations
Officer of Village of Hope and Aba Ackun, Regional Credit Risk
Manager for Accion International were among the featured
Seattle Times reports on the construction of Ashesi's new
Seattle Times reporter, Brier Dudley reports on the growth
of Ashesi over the past ten years and the construction on
the university's new campus. Brier announces that two
Ashesi alumni will be in the Seattle area at the end of
September to participate in a World Affairs Council panel
discussion on innovation and ethical leadership in Africa.
President Carter meets with Ashesi leadership
On August 23rd,
2010, President Jimmy Carter, the 39th President
of the United States and Nobel Prize winner, met with Ashesi
leadership to discuss how to expand our impact across
Africa. President Carter expressed hope for the work
that Ashesi is doing, especially our focus on honour and
integrity, and preparing the next generation of Africans to
aim for greatness in the world.
welcomes the Class of 2014
23rd Ashesi welcomed 142 members of the Class of 2014 to
campus for the beginning of orientation week.
The 2014 Class is a diverse group with international
students from Nigeria, Benin, Togo, USA and Cameroon.
Through our financial aid program, nearly $150,000 in grants
was given out this year to the freshman class, with an
average of $3,486 of aid awarded per financial aid
recipient. Of those students awarded financial aid, 44% were
University of California, Berkeley
University of Washington
New York University
National Accreditation Board of Ghana
University of Cape Coast, Ghana
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