Prof. Enoch Opoku Antwi has been named Associate Dean of Business Administration and Communication Arts at Academic City University College, Ghana’s premier STEAM and entrepreneurial tertiary institution.
With a focus on college administration, teaching, research, leadership and management consulting, and state board test administration, Prof. Antwi has extensive experience in the education sector.
He was the Director of the Organizational Leadership Program at the Wisconsin Technical College System.
Professor Antwi was an Assistant Professor of Leadership and Management at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA prior to joining Academic City.
He has worked at Pearson Education Inc., Valeo Climate Control, Daymar Colleges Group and Northern Kentucky University throughout his career.
He not only ran a radio morning show but also worked in Ghana as a consultant for the German Technical Cooperation.
Prof. Antwi said, “I feel extremely fortunate to take on this role at a time when higher education around the world is experiencing rapid transformation.
I have faith that Academic City will address these changes in a creative and entrepreneurial way that will enable students to easily transition into the future workforce.
In addition to holding an M.S. in business organizational leadership from Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati, Ohio, the United States, Dr. Antwi also holds a Ph.D. in business organizational leadership from Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana.
Dr. Abena Engmann, the newly appointed Dean of Students and Community Affairs, will be responsible for creating programs designed to foster students’ personal growth and development.
Dr. Engmann worked in the banking industry for 15 years where she held several managerial positions. She also worked in the Office of Research, Innovation and Development (ORID) at the University of Ghana as a Research Development Officer.
Prior to joining Academic City University, she was the Manager of the Ashesi Entrepreneurship Center. She is a facilitator at Design Thinking Ghana Hub and also a Research Fellow at the University of Ghana Medical Centre.
She is a Chartered Banker (Ghana) and a Chartered Marketer (UK) and has a Doctorate in Business Leadership from the University of South Africa. Dr. Engmann is a member of the Chartered Institute of Leadership and Governance, Ghana Chapter.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Banking and Finance) from the University of Ghana and a Master of Business Administration in International Banking and Finance from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom. She also holds an MIT Management Executive Education Certificate in Design Thinking.
“I am thrilled to be joining such a qualified and competent team. Academic City has established itself as a world-class institution of higher learning in Ghana and beyond within its brief existence.
I’m looking forward to helping Academic City become the preferred university in the area, Dr. Engmann continued.
Professor Fred McBagonluri, president and provost of Academic City, said, “We are pleased to welcome two accomplished and experienced leaders to the Academic City team.
The goal of Academic City is to develop leaders capable of solving complex issues in an ethical, entrepreneurial, and collaborative environment.
Their perspectives will help Academic City carry out its mission. I’m excited to collaborate with them to create a top-tier institution.
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