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01.05.2019 Diaspora (USA)

Allor honored for student research at EIU

Staff Writer
Precious Allor receiving an award certificate from Linda Ghent, chairwoman of the Library Advisory Board, Booth Library, Eastern Illinois University.Precious Allor receiving an award certificate from Linda Ghent, chairwoman of the Library Advisory Board, Booth Library, Eastern Illinois University.

CHARLESTON, Ill. – The Library Advisory Board of Booth Library at Eastern Illinois University recently honored a Navrongo, Upper East Region of Ghana, student as a winner of the 2019 Award for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity.

Precious Wedaga Allor, a graduate student in economics, received third place for his research project, “An Empirical Investigation into the Effect of Monetary Policy and Inflation on the Exchange Rate in Ghana.” Allor is a 2012 graduate of Navrongo Senior High School and the son of Awemoni Comfort Lamisi.

He was honored at a reception on April 17.
The Booth Library Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity program promotes and recognizes excellence in student research. The program encourages students to enhance their studies by utilizing the wealth of information available at Booth Library and other research venues.

All entries were original works completed by Eastern students within the last 12 months. The award recipients were selected on the basis of excellence, creativity and the use of research resources. A digital copy of award entries will become part of the library’s institutional repository, The Keep, found at https://thekeep.eiu.edu/.

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