The Accra Institute of Technology (AIT), a technology-focused private university, celebrated another milestone, graduating a new cohort of PhD recipients during its 19th graduation ceremony, held at the PIWC Hall, ATTC, Kokomlemle, Accra.
In a statement, the university said the accomplishment not only marked a significant moment in AIT’s history but also a ground-breaking event in the annals of private university education within the country.
The 19th graduation ceremony also witnessed the graduation of over 300 bachelor’s degree holders and 14 master’s degree recipients. Over 1,500 students in various academic programmes also matriculated.
Emeritus Professor Ivan Addae-Mensah, the acting Chairman of the AIT board of trustees, addressed the congregation and expressed his excitement about the university’s growth. He lauded the high academic standards the relatively young institution achieved, particularly in producing numerous high-quality PhD graduates.
He congratulated all the graduates, urging them to go out into the world and make a difference.
Prof. Clement Dzidonu, the President of AIT, outlined the university’s unwavering commitment to maintaining high academic standards and conducting cutting-edge research to impact the world positively.
He stated that AIT now operates the AIT Smart School Academy, which provides training for pupils at the basic level. He advised the graduates to leverage technology to enhance their skills and abilities, emphasising the pivotal role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in transforming the world.