- A Ghanaian researcher with the Building and Road Research Institute in Ghana has earned his PhD
- William Agyemang proudly walked across the Coleman Coliseum's stage sporting his graduation robe to receive his PhD
- He graduated from the prestigious University of Alabama in the United States of America on December 10
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Although the journey was not easy, William Agyemang has successfully earned his doctoral degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Alabama in the United States of America.
Two years ago, Agyemang left his wife, his four children, and his job as a researcher at the Building and Road Research Institute in Ghana to pursue his dream.
On December 10, he proudly walked across the Coleman Coliseum's stage with his PhD in hand, accomplishing his mission.
Achieving a long-time dream
''It had been my dream to continue with my education to get my PhD. It has not been easy to be away from my family,'' said Agyemang, according to the Alabama News Center.
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Relevant research work
Dr Agyemang's research work at the University of Alabama was funded by the Alabama Transportation Institute.
''My research and work will be made available to the national community, which I think will go a long way,'' Dr Agyemang said after attaining the academic milestone.
Ghanaian Mom of 3 Graduates with PhD
YEN.com.gh previously reported that a mother of three from Ghana, Wilhelmina Annie Mensah, has graduated with a doctorate in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of Ghana.
According to Wilhelmina, the past six years have been a great learning phase for her. And, her years of dedication and commitment to her goal have paid off.
She achieved her master's in Medical Biochemistry at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana before heading to the University of Ghana to pursue her PhD.
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Undaunted by the mountain of difficulties and childhood inadequacies, he triumphed and made history as his family's first-generation attorney.
Recounting his story on his Instagram account, he recalls being told by his teachers that he should be in special education classes. His coaches also doubted his ability to remember a playbook as a child, he said.
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