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University of Ghana


The University of Ghana is my home institution and is the oldest and largest of the thirteen Ghanaian universities, excluding other numerous tertiary institutions. It is one of the best universities in West Africa. It was founded in 1948 as the University College of the Gold Coast, and was originally an affiliate college of the University of London, which supervised its academic programmes and awarded degrees.


National Science Foundation

National Science Foundation (NSF) 

The National Science Foundation is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…"



NIA is the central point of entry for several research programs at Elizabeth City State University.


Undergraduate Research Experience in Ocean, Marine, Polar Science (URE OMPS) 2011

The URE OMPS program objective is to promote the professional development of minority undergraduate students through their participation in ocean, marine and polar science research. The program consists of undergraduates, each student assigned to a specific research team, where they will work closely with the faculty. In addition, seminars, lunch meetings, and social functions are organized to facilitate undergraduate interaction.

CERSER The Center of Excellence in Remote Sensing Education and Research (CERSER)

The goal of CERSER is to develop and implement innovative and relevant research collaboration focused on ice sheet, coastal, ocean, and marine research.

The Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS)

CReSIS is a Science and Technology Center established by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 2005, with the mission of developing new technologies and computer models to measure and predict the response of sea level change to the mass balance of ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica.


ONR Office of Naval Research (ONR)

As an executive branch agency within the Department of Defense, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) supports the President's budget. ONR provides technical advice to the Chief of Naval Operations and the Secretary of the Navy.