UPSA launches Experts Guide to help enrich national discourse in the media
As part of efforts to bring rich perspectives into important national discourse in the media and contribute to the nation’s sustainable development, the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) has launched its first Experts Guide manual.
The UPSA Expert Guide manual is a valuable reference tool and a trustworthy resource for persons seeking information for a current media story or desiring to explore a research-based solution to a specific national or organisational challenge.
Making the announcement at a press soiree held on Tuesday, February 21, the Registrar of UPSA, Dr Koryoe Anim-Wright, stated that UPSA is home to a vast number of researchers and subject experts who specialize in topics ranging from value co-creation in health care service delivery to digital innovations in public and private organisations to body language experts, policy development, and poverty analysis.
“This guide thus allows UPSA experts to present to the media rich perspectives derived from a blend of advanced research, years of vast industry experience, and thought leadership to enrich the socioeconomic and geopolitical discourse for national development,” Dr Anim-Wright explained.
She added that the experts would add to the rich voices of reason within the Ghanaian media space while calming nerves and providing direction in difficult times.
Dr. Anim-Wright emphasized the importance of the media, saying that they play an indispensable role in the nation’s growth and development, which is why the UPSA strives to deepen its relationship with them.
“You each play a key, pivotal role in Ghana’s growth and development,” she said. “As you continue to debate on topical issues in our shared search for solutions to the problems impeding Ghana’s sustainable development, including education, we hope we can rely on you as partners to create the space and opportunities to showcase and tell the UPSA story.”
The media engagement, dubbed an “Evening with the Vice-Chancellor” was attended by seasoned journalists, news editors and media managers from print, broadcast and digital platforms.
In attendance were high-profile media personalities, including the MD of the Graphic Communications Group Limited, Mr Ato Afful; the CEO of the Media General Group, Mrs Beatrice Agyemang Abbey; the General Manager of the Ghana News Agency (GNA), Mr Albert Kofi Owusu; Peace FM’s Morning Show host, Kwami Sefa Kayi; and the Chief News Editor of the Daily Guide newspaper, Alhaji A. R. Gomda.