Joseph Elikem Kofi Ziorklui, a graduate of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) has been elected as President of the Graduate Student Senate (GSS) at Ohio University in the United States of America.
Mr. Ziorklui, becomes the first Ghanaian to hold such a prominent position in the history of the university, joining the unending list of UPSA graduates occupying key positions and making giant strides on the world stage.
Elikem – a native of Atiavi in the Volta Region – started out as the Treasurer of the GSS a few months ago, but quickly got elevated to the position of President.
He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Financial Economics at Ohio University. Prior to enrolling at Ohio University, the enterprising young man had his tertiary education with the Professional University where he acquired an MBA in Accounting and Finance and a Bachelor’s degree in Banking and Finance in 2018 and 2015 respectively.
He also served as the Treasurer for the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) in the 2014/2015 academic year.
Elikem is a proud product of the Keta Business College in the Volta Region, Ghana.
The Graduate Student Senate is the leading student body government at Ohio University representing the needs, interests, and opinions of all graduate and professional students. GSS takes care of the interests, concerns, and needs of all the 5,000-plus Master’s and PhD students in the University.