Ashesi Founder Recieves Prize

Woke up this morning to some very fine news. My employer received the John P. McNulty Prize of USD 100,000 with this wonderful motivation:
"In Patrick Awuah we have found not only immense personal leadership in founding Ashesi, one of the African continent's first liberal arts universities, but in the school's commitment to ethics and civics as a central part of education, he has guaranteed future generations of leaders for Ghana, Africa and the world."

Read the whole press release here.

I am proud to go to work today!

Patrick Awuah and I at a conference in August 2008.


One Fly said...

This is huge Kajsa. Aspen is not far from here but don't really hear too much about the school.

Everyone associated should feel very proud as you are.


Nana Yaw Asiedu said...

Now, that's heartwarming.

Miss Footloose said...

It's always great to hear this sort of news from Ghana. Enjoy!

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