Seattle Times: Ashesi University Opens New Campus in Accra, Ghana


Monday, August 22, 2011: As Aid for Africa member Ashesi University prepares to move to its 100-acre campus in the suburbs of Accra, Ghana,  this article tracks founder Patrick Awauh’s dream from Microsoft to Africa and how the university was built from the ground up.

In light of Ashesi University’s upcoming campus inauguration on Saturday, August 27, Brier Dudley, Business and Technology Editor for the Seattle Times, writes a piece outlining Ashesi’s growth and success over the years. He commends Patrick Awuah’s tremendous vision and commitment in achieving this historic milestone.   According to Dudley,”It took a bit longer than expected, but the university in Ghana started a decade ago by a visionary Microsoft engineer finally has its own campus.”  Read article