Support needed to build digital media hub for journalist – GIJ
GIJ welcomes donations from stakeholders to support the building of an ultra-modern digital media hub aimed at exposing students to the practical aspect of communication and changing trends in technology.
Professor Kwamena Kwansah-Aidoo, speaking at the 60-anniversary celebration launch, said the 60th anniversary is all about the building of the digital media hub. He said The Hub would be equipped with digital media departments such as Research and E-library, as well as centres for digital audio-visual, online news and current affairs, graphics and adverts design, as well as digital print production.
The theme for the 60th Anniversary: Celebrating our Past, Inspiring the Future. The theme for this year’s celebration seeks to talk about past achievements and contributions to national development.
The building of the digital media hub will cost about 25million dollars. The proposed project would be situated at the school’s new site at Okponglo.
In view of this, the institute is calling on all philanthropists, industries, stakeholders, Alumnus, corporate organizations, individuals, NGOs and other capable organizations to donate towards the building of the digital hub.
The institute initiated this project as part of the series of projects to be rolled out in celebrating the 60th anniversary this year. Other activities lined up includes health walk, seminars, exhibitions etc.
The main celebration will be taken place on October 1, 2019, to launch the institute into another level of digitalized terrain. The school also launched endowment fund to raise funds to maintain the structure and invest in other equally important areas. The endowment fund will also look at the long-term project.
The school’s rector, Mr Kwamena Aidoo, stated that the international digital media hub would provide departments such as an E-library and Research, training, Digital Audio-Visual Centre, Online News and