17-01-2017 - Final Vision Technology Limited, a Canadian-based technology manufacturing firm, has donated assorted computer engineering equipment to Regent University College of Science and Technology.
The items worth about GHS 10,000 were donated to the University as part of the firm’s commitment to transforming engineering education in Africa, by promoting hands-on learning. The equipment included voltimeters, multimeters, micro controllers, cloud terminals, digital multimedia kits, solar panels and wireless adaptors.
The Chief Executive Officer of Final Vision Technology, Mr. Anthony Ardiabah, presented the items to the University. The President of Regent University College, Professor Nicholas N.N. Nsowah-Nuamah, received the items on behalf of the University College and expressed appreciation to the team at Final Vision Technology Ltd. for the support.
The technology firm will also assist in the setting up of a modern computer engineering laboratory at the Regent Campus that will be powered by renewable energy. This will be done in partnership with the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Allied Sciences (FECAS).
“Through this co-operation students will acquire relevant skills in the field of engineering, thus contributing towards making Regent a centre for technology and innovation”, said Prof. Nsowah-Nuamah. He assured the firm that the equipment will be put to good use.
Final Vision Technology Limited in partnership with FECAS will also train Regent students in the manufacturing of various engineering components as well. Students will also benefit from the expertise of faculty from St. Mary's University in Canada, an affiliate institution of Regent.
Also in attendance at the presentation ceremony were the University Registrar, Ms. Nancy Ansah, the Dean of FECAS, Dr. Paul Obeng, the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Stanley Moffatt, Dr. Erzen Lokman, Head of the Informatics Department, and Mr. Laud Fiase, the Head of the Technology Department.