PROFILE OF REV DR. NICHOLAS APREH SIAW
Rev. Nicholas Apreh Siaw was born on 10th December 1970. He is married with three children. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Health from the University of Ghana. Before his Ph.D., Rev. Apreh Siaw had obtained an M.Phil in Health/Medical Sociology also from the University of Ghana. Prior to the above, he had obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science and a diploma in Education from the University of Cape Coast.
The candidate has rich work experience. He began his career as an instructor in Demography, Sample Survey and Research Methodology in 1999 at the Koforidua Technical University. In 2004, Rev. Dr. Apreh Siaw rose in rank to become a lecturer in Demography, Scientific Report Writing and Research Methodology. In 2013, he attained a senior lecturer status and taught Occupational Health and Safety, Ethics as well as Research methodology. Through hard work, Rev. Dr. Apreh Siaw ascended to the high office of Acting Vice Chancellor of Koforiclua Technical University in 2018.Aposition he held till his appointment as the Principal of PCE early this year.
Aside teaching, Rev. Dr. Apreh Siaw held numerous positions of responsibility. He was the Dean of Faculty of Health and Allied Sciences from 2014 to 2018. He was also the Acting Rector from 2012 to 2014. He became the Head of Applied Mathematics Department from 2011 to 2012. Between 2006 and 2008, Rev. Apreh Siaw was the Dean of Students’ Affairs and between 2005 and 2008, he was the coordinator for teaching and learning Innovations fund (TALIF). From 2012 till his appointment as principal of PCE, he was a development committee member. He was an Academic Board Member within the same time he was the coordinator for TALIF. Indeed, he held many more positions of responsibility that have not been captured in this brochure.
As the Acting Vice Chancellor of the Koforidua Technical University, Rev. Apreh Siaw chalked up notable accomplishments. He was part of the management team that led the University to achieve the following:
As the Acting Vice Chancellor of the Koforidua Techinical University, Rev. Apreh Siaw chalked up notable accomplishments. He was part of the management team that led the University to achieve the following:
- The Conversion of Koforidua Polytechnic into Koforidua Technical University (Ranked second among the 8 polytechnics assessed during the Technical University conversion exercise)
- Twenty-Three (23) Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) programmes (awaiting council and accreditation approval).
- Eight (8) Master of Technology (M.Tech.) programmes (awaiting council and accreditation approval).
- Entered into active collaborations with eight (8) foreign educational institutions including the following:
Hamm Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences (HSHL), GermanyTechnische Hochschule Mittelhessen University of Applied Sciences (THM), Germany
Regensburg Technical University (OTH), Germany
North Carolina Agricultural and Technology State University
University of Maryland Eastern Shore, USA in. University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
The University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China.
The candidate has attended many Professional Development Workshops which] include the following:
17th – 18th June, 2019
Presentation at 2019 CAPA InternationalConference in Rwanda, on “How safe are the TVET Trained, Implications for Reducing Hazards and Promoting Safety among Hotel House Keepers.”
7th Epidemiology and Public Health Conference in Dubai on the theme, Global health a concern in epidemiology research