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Welcome Kupangwa

Mandela University Alumni Association Treasurer

Welcome Kupangwa BCom ’13, BCom Hons ’14, MCom (Bus Mngmnt) cum lauda ’15 is the current Alumni Association Treasurer. He is a lecturer in the Management Practice Department at the Nelson Mandela University and a member of the Family Business Unit which focuses its research on serving the family business communities in South Africa and around the continent. In addition he  is also a member of the International Council for Small Businesses (ICSB). Welcome is currently concluding his PhD in Business Management at his alma mater. As a student, he was involved in a number of extra-murals such as the Beyond the Classroom (BtC) Leadership Programme, Sanlam Investment Challenge, Association for Catholic Tertiary Students (ACTS) and Student Alumni Society (SAS) among others. 
Welcome is passionate about his alma mater and believes that the University and its community have contributed in his development to be the person he is today. He would like to make a contribution by giving back his time via the Association. He has been supporting alumni programmes since 2012. He views his involvement as an executive member of the Association as an honour and privilege to represent the interests of the many graduates of Mandela University, a responsibility he takes seriously, governing the Alumni Association’s financial affairs.
He believes that in addition to the core Mandela University values, values such as transparency, inclusion, trust, and accountability are strong pillars in building relationships among alumni. These values aid in building and enhancing the internal and external image of the Alumni Association. In addition, Mandela University graduates from all walks of life and nationalities have a responsibility to support the realisation of the University’s mission and goals. 

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