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Quality Education Takes Shape at G/Kru Technical College …. Students Rush for Admission

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BARCLAYVILLE: While education is the foundation of economic growth and human development, and serves as a root of every great country, Grand Kru Technical College in Barclayville City, Grand Kru County, has introduced six major academic disciplines to prepare students for the future job market.

According to the Acting President of the College, Prof. / Dr. Josephus Moses Hinnih Gray, the new academic programs will help students develop special skills and advanced knowledge to prepare and empower the future general for the labor sectors.

The curricula is designed in a special way to equip Liberia students in making meaningful contributions to society development.

The college’s curricula and syllabi are developed to widen students’ critical thinking, problem-solving skills, increase literacy levels and economic growth in the country.

As a result of the level of qualified and experienced faculty hired to teach and undertake research, coupled with the high-quality Associate degree programs being offered, the Technical College continues to experience rush by students to enroll.

Meanwhile, Dr. Gray who is also Sharda University in India Ambassador to the Republic of Liberia and Dean of the Amos C. Sawyer College of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Liberia, has conveyed thanks to everyone in the Grand Kru Technical College, thus expressing his heartfelt gratitude to the team at the Admission Office at the College under the supervision of the Registrar, Mr. Darlington Doe, for tremendous team spirit.

He of the number, 76 persons are males and 21 females at the Grand Kru Technical College in Barclayville City.

The college’s projects about 160 students to enroll during this Special Academic semester which commenced 1st May 2024.

At the same time, the GKTC will hold Orientation for students and faculty on Monday, 29 April 2024, at the Barclayville Central High School Auditorium, we want to request all to please attend and share human stories that motivate students to treat their education seriously.

The acting President said that he has no doubt that the VPAA will use the occasion to project the image of the College while the various chairpersons and faculty from each department will market their respective programs.

Let the orientation be used to reawaken the tremendous spirit of academicism in Grand Kru County, particularly the Technical College.

According to report, signed by the VPAA, 86 students sat for the first and 2nd entrance exams while 76 sat for the 3rd entrance exams.

Additional 30 students from the TVET Program are being transitioned to the college to pursue Associate Degree.

The Technical College offers Associate degree in Six Major Disciplines including Agriculture, Engineering and Technology, Business, Natural Sciences, Education, Mass Communication and Health Sciences.

During the Special Semester which runs from May 1-July 20, 2024, only General Courses will be offered.

These General courses are: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Social Science, Mathematics, English and Literature, French, P.E. Grebo and Kru, Computer Science and introductory Agriculture, Education and Computer Science courses. They will be taught from 8am-4pm Mondays -Saturdays.

15 faculty members, Bachelor’s degree holders from Tubman’s University, University of Liberia and AMEU are recruited through a thorough evaluation and vetting exercise.

They are recruited to teach. 7 recruited from Harper, 1 from Grand Cess, and 7 from Barclayville.

Some of the faculty members graduated from Tubman’s University, serving as Valedictorians of their class, Cum Laude and Magna Cum Laude, among others.

The desire of the GKTC admission team is to make a big difference in higher education to give students the chance to acquire quality and higher education.

Also, we thank Academic Affairs to recruit these students.

The academic team, under the supervision of the VPAA, Rev. Tehneseo P. Brohdonyen’s exemplary approaches to students’ education worth commendation.

The Administration, under the supervision of our VPA, P. Dan Bestman deserves much commendations for their managerial role.

Also to the students for their passion to enroll at GKTC, which had as its motto: “Enlightening Minds to Unlock Potentials.”

The college’s interim team headed by Prof. Dr. Amb. Josephus Moses Hinnih Gray is most grateful to the GKTC Board of Trustees under the dynamic leadership of Prof. Weade Kobbah-Boley and the Grand Kru Legislative Caucus under the Chairmanship of Numene T.H. Bartekwa, for the support towards the advancement of our great GKTC.

Special thanks to Senator Numene T.H Bartekwa who is also chairman of the Grand Kru Legislative Caucus for providing 50 scholarships, to Rev. Benjamin Bedell for the five scholarships, and to the Acting President of GKTC who is also Co-chair, Board of Trustees for the four scholarships towards the two best performed female and male candidates in English and Mathematics in the entrance exams.

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