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Ashesi Traditions

Ice breaker or Orientation: a fun and exciting activity that first year students experience during orientation week which enables them to know each other better.

Heartprints Day
in memory of Dr. Princess Awoonor Williams, a cherished member of faculty who had an incredible heart for students. The day is designed to celebrate all members of the community who have touched the lives of someone at Ashesi.

ASC Week:
A week of activities designed to bring students together to celebrate the Ashesi Student Council and student life in general. A pleasantly wacky string of events, ASC week includes a flurry of activities organized by on-campus clubs as well as dressing themes for each day of the week. Crazy Day is always a highlight.

A sample ASC Week 2009: Each day’s event is coordinated by a club

Monday
Organizers: ASC
Event: ASC launches the Ashesi Student Council Week. ASC financial standing and the reason and purpose of the week were also discussed.
Dress code: Formal Wear
Awards Presented: 1. Best dressed female and male 2. Table tennis competition winners
3. Best class party winners 4. Students who have dedicated some service to the ASC

Tuesday
Organizers: The Africa Renaissance Movement (ARM)
Event: Ashesi Culture. Students of the graduating class shared their experiences with the community and a picture story depicting the Ashesi culture was shown.
Dress code: Crazy Day
Awards Presented: Best Dressed male and female

Wednesday
Organizers: Entrepreneurs Club
Event: Finals- Student Debate Competition
Dress code: Alma-mater day
Awards: Best Dressed male and female

Thursday
Organizers: Rotaract Club
Event: Ashesi Rotaract Club information session. In attendance were officials from Accra Rotary Club
Dress code: Dress same day
Awards: Best Dressed male and female

Friday
Organizers: Ashesi International Students Club
Event: Fashion show and cultural exposé.
Dress code: African wear
Awards
1. Best Dressed male and female
2. Free tickets to the Saturday beach trip were given out

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