Ms. VictoriLocal news anchor Victoria Rubadiria Rubadiri, a local television anchor and host of magazine show – Victoria’s Lounge - will host a VCT talk show dubbed “ Y Be S/He”, that will feature a panel discussion on stereotypes and myths related to voluntary counseling testing and evaluation.
The two-hour show, which will also include an appearance by award-winning recording artiste Avril, will begin at 12.30pm in the auditorium on Thursday, June 30.
The Counseling services department has organized the annual Mr & Miss Life this Thursday, June 30 at the auditorium, beginning at 6pm. The event will see two pageant winners selected from the thirteen finalists.
They will primarily be expected to spearhead behavior change campaigns through peer engagement activities such as focus group discussions, training of peer educators and topical issue awareness throughout the course of their one-year term.
VCT testing sites on campus during a past VCT Week campaign.Screening for HIV/AIDS, cervical and breast cancer will be taking place this coming week beginning Monday, June 27 to Friday July 1, at designated tents throughout campus. Working with the university Health Services team, university community members will also benefit from a physical exam, testing of blood pressure, sugar levels, height and weight, Body Mass Index (BMI) and an eye test.
The Counseling Services department has also partnered with Family Health Options Kenya to provide additional post-screening support through their network of clinics.

David Mwambari 09112015 01Dr. David Mwambari (Assistant Professor of International Relations) attended a research workshop entitled “Researching the state of peace and security in Africa: Identifying priority Areas, Methodological Issues and Impact Factors.” The workshop was held on 9-10 June 2016 at the King’s College London's African Leadership Centre, and brought together senior academicians, mid-level scholars, junior faculty and doctoral students from over a dozen countries in North, East, Central, South and West Africa.

As an outcome of the workshop, participants including Dr. Mwambari, will start a five-year research project that will directly lead to publications and policy briefs.

Enid Otieno - University CouncilThe Board of Trustees has appointed Mrs. Enid Achieng Otieno to serve on the University Council. 
Mrs. Otieno who is the Head of Internal Audit at ICEA Lion Assurance Company, is expected to bring her wealth of experience spanning almost two decades to the Council's Academic Affairs and Audit Committees.
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Ms. Ciiru Waithaka, a member of the current cohort of the Goldman Sachs 10000 Women program was recognized By U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday, June 14, during remarks at “The United State of Women Dinner,” as part of the White House United State of Women Summit, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington D.C.

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The second edition of the USIU-Africa Annual Fun Run will be held on Saturday 9 July from 7:30 am starting at the athletics track. The event is part of several fundraising initiatives of the Fundraising and External Relations Office, aimed at contributing to the financial aid fund within the university.

Organizers of Educate Your Own have reported raising KES 74,500 during the week-long Project Finje Initiative which saw them register over 600 members of the university community.

On Friday, June 10, Assistant Professors of Journalism Dr. Kioko Ireri and Dr. Dorothy Njoroge from the School of Science and Technology presented their research at the 66th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference in Fukuoka Japan.

Last Friday, June 3, two Information Systems and Technology majors and an Applied Computer Technology won US$5000 when they came third in the final of a competition organized by the Twitter Kenya at iHub – Nairobi.

Dr. Fatma Ali (International Relations Director) and Associate Professor of International Relations and Internship Coordinator Ms. Pauline Laibon paid a courtesy call on the Ambassador Simon Nabukwesi (Director - Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of Foreign Affairs) to appreciate the institution's long-term partnership with the university's International Relations programs.

On May 18-19, ten judges from Ecobank, Agriprofocus Kenya, Umati Capital and Michigan State University selected twenty entrepreneurs from a class of thirty-nine small-holder farmers, to progress to the next stage of the year-long training being undertaken by USIU-Africa’s Global Agribusiness Management (GAME) Center.

On Friday, June 17, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences is hosting a screening of the first part of the movie - Che - and an interdisciplinary panel discussion on the concepts of Marxism, Revolution and Leadership; themes that central to the life of Ernesto "Che" Guevara - the famous Argentine guerilla leader whose visage continues to be a global symbol for revolution almost half a century after his death.

The Sports Office will be hosting a team from CPS Research International - a local market and social research company - looking to develop a university ranking based on each institution's sports activities.

Mr. Mohammed Husham Al-Fityan – Charge D’Affaires Embassy of the Republic of Iraq spoke to students of International Relations on Wednesday June 8 on his country's current struggle with the international terrorism network known as Islamic State (IS).

Fourteen residents of Mathare - a low-income settlement in Nairobi - were on campus on Wednesday, June 8 to familiarize themselves with our online exam facilities as part of their digital literacy training. The women are part of a USIU-Africa project run by Assistant Professor of Information Technology Dr. Patrick Wamuyu. 

Organizers of last month’s car wash are set to launch an ambitious plan to raise close to KES300000 over the course of this semester to augment financial aid programs offered by the university. Project Finje, which derives its name from the sheng word for KES 50, plans to mobilize micro funds from thousands of university community members on a monthly basis, to attain their target.

Michezo Afrika – the university’s drama club is presenting “The Unfortunate Fortunate”- the year’s first play this Thursday, June 9 at the auditorium. The play which has been directed by Mr. Sam Kanja, tells the story of a desperate gamble taken by a King to change the inexorable mediocre destiny of a young prince.

On Thursday, June 2, Ms. Robi Ochieng a lecturer of journalism in the School of Science and Technology was interviewed by Mr. Nicholas Muirhead, producer of The Listening Post – Al Jazeera English’s media critique and analysis show for an upcoming episode.

A remarkable team of three freshmen and a sophomore- codenamed Alpha – emerged among the twelve best teams globally during the first phase of the CFO case study competition this year. Finance majors Elvis Wakaba, Lys Ilunga, Anita Oteri and IBA sophomore Amos Njirani, were tested on their ability to demonstrate their potential to solve a set of real-life complex finance, managerial and strategic problems that beset a "hypothetical" African company.

Following a rigorous accreditation process, USIU-Africa has now joined 33 other institutions to become a pupillage center for the Kenya School of Law. The Kenya School of Law is the only training institution mandated to prepare holders of an undergraduate degree in law from a recognized university.

The second phase of the migration to digital Voice Over IP (VOIP) phones was successfully completed at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Chandaria School of Business.

USIU-Africa’s business incubation center - New Economy Venture Accelerator (NEVA) - organized a personal finance training session dabbed “Campus hangout” in partnership with Centonomy on Friday, May 27 at Centonomy’s headquarters in Westlands.

On Thursday, May 26, the Alumni Association Executive Committee met with former and current Student Affairs Council officials and Global Executive MBA class presidents for a cocktail event held at Fairmont The Norfolk. The meeting dealt with proposed engagement of alumni by way of former student leaders acting as ambassadors to their respective alumni classes.

USIU-Africa hosted a five-member team from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, United States, from May 23-27.

On Friday, May 20, faculty from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences in partnership with the Association of Teachers of Spanish – Kenya (ATS-Kenya), hosted approximately 150 USIU-Africa students of Spanish along with 40 Strathmore University students of Spanish on the importance of the famous Spanish novel - Don Quixote – in modelling modern ways of writing fiction.

The Department of Human Resources announced vacancies in the Counseling Services department, the Library and in the School of Science and Technology.

Prospective applicants can find full descriptions of key responsibilities, minimum education and professional qualifications as well as required skills and competencies on our website (www.usiu.ac.ke/jobs). Applications must be received by the Director of Human Resources on or before Wednesday, June 8, 2016.

On Thursday, 26 May United Nations Deputy Secretary General H.E. Jan Eliasson who delivered a public lecture on “The Power of Diplomacy in a Changing Global Landscape” at the auditorium. He spoke on a broad range of issues ranging from the challenges faced by diplomats in the current international sphere, to the role of the United Nations in building peace between nations.

USIU-Africa gets recognized at the 2015 African Global Excellence Awards
Nairobi Kenya, 10th May 2016. United States International University-Africa has been recognized by the African Excellence Awards 2015 for their PR and Communication Strategies. USIU-Africa has been awarded most outstanding in PR and communications in the Science and Technology category.

Prof. Paul T. Zeleza was installed as University Vice Chancellor on Thursday, April 7 during the inauguration ceremony presided over by the Chancellor Dr. Manu Chandaria. On hand to witness the inauguration was Prof. Zeleza’s spouse Prof. Cassandra Veney (Professor of International Relations), other members of his family and former colleagues such as Chief Justice and President of the Supreme Court Dr. Willy Mutunga.