BONG TECHNICAL COLLEGE, CUTTINGTON UNIVERSITY SIGNED PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT
The Bong County Technical College and the Cuttington University have signed a three year Institutional Linkage agreement, to strengthen academic excellence and broaden experiences between students of the two Institutions.
Under the agreement, Cuttington University will consider students from the departments of Agriculture and health Sciences at the Bong County Technical College who will be nominated through its Vice President for Academic Affairs to have access to the Colleges of Agriculture and Allied Heath sciences at the Cuttington University.
Students to benefit the exchange at Cuttington University under the agreement must have a minimum grade point average of 2.00 and sufficient academic preparation in the pre- nursing courses and skills required.
It further that after admission at the Cuttington University, BCTC students must meet the University’s standard and maintain a minimum GPA of at least 2. 50 to remain on the program..
Under the agreement, Cuittington University will provide guidance to BCTC students from the department of health sciences who will qualify for the program in preparation for the Board of Nursing and Midwifery accreditation as outlined in the board’s accreditation documents.
As part of the agreement, the Vice Presidents for academic affairs of the two Institutions will have the primary function of coordinating the administration of the linkage program and ensure the efficient execution of the agreement.
During the period of the program, the Bong County Technical College will pay relevant fees including fees for clinical and laboratory directly to Cuttington University.
Speaking at the signing ceremony, Cuttington University’s President Dr. Hermon Brown expressed the hope that facilities in the Colleges of Allied health sciences and Agriculture will be maximize and utilize by BCTC students.
Dr. Brown said, the program will help BCTC students professionalize their academic studies.
For his part, the acting President of the Bong County Technical College Dr. Charles Mulbah described the signing ceremony as a historic moment and part of efforts by his administration to provide quality education to BCTC students.
Dr. Mulbah said, the decision to partner with the Cuttington University was the result of a vigorous assessment conducted since he took over.
The signing ceremony took place Monday on the main campus of the Bong County Technical College in Gbarnga.