Oct. 1, 2018
Webster University Ghana has inaugurated a new Success Center for students. Coordinator of the Success Center, Angela Baxter, an adjunct professor at Webster University Ghana, described the Success Center as an extension of the classroom; the Success Center is designed to support students in every aspect of their academic development. “We have learning strategies on how to be successful in the classroom, we also provide assistance in writing, resume development, and interviewing skills,” she said.
Baxter added that the Success Center is open to undergraduate and graduate students who might be in need of academic assistance. “We welcome our entire student body because there are so many areas of support we can offer students, and we would like to see our students take advantage of this opportunity,” she added.
Webster University Ghana’s Campus Director Christa Sanders described the inauguration of the Success Center as an important development in promoting academic excellence among students at Webster University Ghana.
She urged the student body to take advantage of the unique resources available at the Success Centre. “Even if you are already excelling as a student, you can still benefit from learning new tips, strategies for writing, reading, communicating, and time management at the Success Center,” she said.
Coach of the Success Center, Michael Boakye-Yiadom said the Success Center would provide a safe and supportive environment where all students would be empowered with the resources needed to succeed both academically and in the world of work.
Baxter and Boakye-Yiadom hold a number of educational and professional accolades. Both are student-centered educators passionate about student development and success. Baxter has worked with Disability Rights Organizations advocating for school and workplace accommodations for individuals with learning disabilities. Boakye-Yiadom has led groups of higher education and student affairs professionals to create and sustain many local and international programs to enhance student success and promote global citizenship education.