Story by Carlos Afanou

The 41-year-old UK based Ghanaian academic and Chartered Engineer was appointed Vice Chancellor of the University at the June 2020 General Council Meeting of The Church of Pentecost. Prof Agyapong-Kodua is a pastor of The Church of Pentecost.

The new VC in delivering his maiden address stated his preparedness to make Pentecost University one of the best in the world. He said “I am well prepared for multi-disciplinary approach to solving problems.” He further stated his vision “to help develop and maintain with your support, one-of-a kind research-led University, to solve the problems of our communities, industries, the nation and the world at large.”

He also said he will “hold consultative meetings with staff and other stakeholders of the University in the coming weeks to enrich the already shared vision.”

He further stated his vision to invest heavily to support in building both faculty and administrative staff who will deliver top-notch performance in their respective capacities.

The new VC also promised a new dawn for student of Pentecost University. He said “we will run with the new vision of the University on the student’s front in such a way that we produce graduates who would be almost employed before the completion of their programs of study.

The University on Saturday also unveiled a new logo to reflect the new academic status.

Prof. Agyapong-Kodua obtained his Masters and PhD in Engineering from the Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering of Loughborough University in the UK, and BSc. Mechanical Engineering from KNUST. He comes to Pentecost University with a wealth of knowledge from both industry and academia, having consulted for high profile brands such as Ford, Jaguar LandRover, IBM and the UK government.

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