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Kenneth Kwaku Amponsah

Pronouns: He/Him/His
College of Arts, Soc Sci & Hum
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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Specialty area(s)

Multicultural Student Services - Graduate Assistant

Academic and Financial Retention Specialist

Brief biography

Kenneth Kwaku Amponsah is a first-generation college student from Ghana, West Africa, with a Bachelor of Education in Accounting from the best University in West Africa, University of Cape-Coast, Ghana. My passion for education was ignited during my undergraduate years when I taught Financial Accounting to final year students in high school. I later gained professional experience as an Accountant with the Ghana Health Service, broadening my financial management expertise. Kenneth's pursuit of knowledge and impact led him to the United States, where he is currently pursing a M.S.Ed in Student Affairs Administration at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. He is the Graduate Assistant at the Office of Multicultural Student Services with focus on Academic and Financial Retention. Beyond academics, Kenneth enjoys connecting with people from diverse backgrounds, exploring other cultures, watching movies and enjoys soccer as I am a passionate FC Barcelona fan.

Current courses at UWL

- Advising and Supporting (A/S)

- Professional and Ethical Foundations in Student Affairs (PEF)

- Higher Education Values, Philosophy, and History (VPH)



M.S.Ed Student Affairs Administration, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UW-Lax), USA

B.Ed Accounting, University of Cape-Coast (UCC), Ghana



Teaching history

Financial Accounting Teacher, Komenda Senior High Technical School

Professional history

Sept 2023-Present: Graduate Assistant, Office of Multicultural Student Services, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, USA

Dec.2021-Aug.2023: Finance Consultant, Office of Official Liquidator, Ghana

Sept.2019-Nov.2021: Accountant (NSP), Ghana Health Service, Ghana

Sept.2018-Aug.2019: Financial Accounting Teacher, Komenda Senior High Technical School, Ghana