Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and the Advancement and Alumni Relations Office (AARO) have organised a three-day Alumni Mentorship Programme for final-year students of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) on the theme “Preparing for successful work life after KNUST”.
According to the Global Alumni President, Dr Kwaku Agbesi, the association offers networking opportunities to connect recent graduates with established professionals and help them pursue career changes. “Since you will be graduating soon, you become a part of the student alumni association ……which opens many doors for you and allows you to reap a lot of different benefits,” he said.
Mrs. Juliana Serwaa Andoh, Registrar of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, commended the Association for organising a seminar of such extreme significance. She expressed her wish that AARO maintains an annual tradition of hosting the event.
Mrs Juliana Serwaa Andoh, Registrar of the College of Agric and Natural Resources (CANR), commended the KNUST Alumni Association for organising a seminar of such extreme significance when she addressed the CANR finalists. Additionally, she said that this was a pilot programme of its sort. Mrs Serwaa Andoh expressed her wish that AARO maintain an annual tradition of hosting the event.
Mr Herman Addae, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Lead it Africa, during his presentation stated that real life is not only about academic excellence but about the value students add to themselves. “Academic success is all you think matters until you leave campus and enter the real world, where you may find that many of the things you assume will help you succeed inexplicably do not,” he said.
Other speakers were Rt. Rev. Professor Safo-Kantanka and Alfred Ohene nana Appiah, secretary of the association.