- A hearing-impaired Ghanaian lady named Lydia Abayie Acquah has received a master's degree from the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT)
- She bagged a Master of Business Technology Management (MBTM) with a CWA of 76.80% from the Ghanaian establishment
- Acquah's accomplishment, which was shared on Voice of KNUST, elicited responses from online users
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Lydia Abayie Acquah, a hearing-impaired Ghanaian lady, has graduated with a master's degree from the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT).
During the recently concluded 14th Congregation, the tenacious woman earned a Master of Business Technology Management (MBTM) degree with a Cumulative Weighted Average (CWA) of 76.80% from the Faculty of Integrated Management Science.
Abayie Acquah overcomes impediments
Acquah has had hearing loss since she was around 10 years old, according to the university.
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She was fortunate to have parents who valued her education and supported her despite experiencing substantial obstacles to schooling as a deaf child in typical schools.
The graduate of Tarkwa Senior Secondary School and Mampong Akwapim Secondary Technical School For The Deaf improved herself academically, socially, and spiritually to overcome her obstacles.
Acquah earned a BSc in Business Administration (Human Resources) from the University of Ghana before enrolling for her postgraduate studies.
She has since dedicated herself to inspiring other persons with Disabilities (PWDs) to pursue their education and reach their full potential.
The determined lady added to her list of accomplishments when she recently walked across the stage to receive her master's degree in Business Technology Management, focusing on Management Information Systems (MIS) from UMaT.
Graduation season: Intelligent woman graduates as valedictorian of UCC's Faculty of Health and Allied Sciences
Lydia Abayie Acquah appeals for support
The general supervisor of the sign language programme at the Naraguta School in Tarkwa is looking for support to study at Gallaudet University, where she gained admission to get training and return to support the language development of deaf people in Ghana.
Acquah's accomplishment, shared on Voice of KNUST, gathered reactions from netizens.
See her photos below:
Graduation season: Intelligent woman graduates as valedictorian of UCC’s Faculty of Health and Allied Sciences
Still on education, Briefly News reported that a brilliant lady named Emmanuella Obike had been adjudicated the valedictorian of the University of Cape Coast's (UCC) College of Health and Allied Sciences.
The genius earned a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.879 to graduate as the Best Graduating Student from the college for 2023.
Obike delivered the valedictory speech during one of the sessions of the UCC 55TH Congregation, where she stood behind a podium in her stunning graduation gown.
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