- A Ghanaian student at the Eastern Illinois University (EIU) has won 1st place for an excellent research work done
- Godwin Gyimah who is in the department of History was awarded for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity
- In the Spring semester, Godwin won a previous award for the best paper by a graduate student in the Department of History
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Godwin Gyimah, a young Ghanaian student pursuing an MA in History at the Eastern Illinois University in the United States has won first place for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity.
In a report sighted by YEN.com.gh on the official Facebook handle of the U.S. Embassy Ghana, it is indicated that Gyimah's achievement was under the graduate division of the History Department's Booth Library's 2020 awards.
Reports indicate that Godwin Gyimah worked excellently on a brilliant project titled: “Into the World We Go, the Peace Corps Program as a Facet of America-Ghana Relations."
In addition to a cash award and certificate, Godwin will have his paper placed in the library's institutional repository called the Keep.
Interestingly, the brilliant young Ghanaian student is also the Spring Semester winner of the department’s Lavern M. Hamand Graduate Writing Award.
The particular award is given each year for the best paper by a graduate student in the Department of History. Godwin received the award for his project, “Tug of War: A Historiography of the Origins of the Cold War.”
In another news article, Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings has placed Ashesi University as the first in Ghana, 9th in Africa and one of the top 400 worldwide for 2020.
In an article sighted by YEN.com.gh on Ashesi.edu.gh, it is indicated that the criteria for the ranking included the measure of actions taken by universities to advance the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Furthermore, the measures taken are expected to show proof of promoting social and economic wellbeing around the entire world.
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