On Wednesday, February 1, the International Advisory Board of the African Leadership Development Foundation nominated the Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Zeleza for the Distinguished African Academic Excellence Award.

The Chancellor Dr. Manu Chandaria will deliver the keynote address during the Annual Black History Month celebrations opening ceremony on Wednesday, February 8 at the auditorium.

The Business Association has invited leading entrepreneurs and the entire university community to discuss "The Role of Entrepreneurship in Regulating Youth Unemployment" during the 4th annual USIU-Africa Economic Forum to be held on Thursday, February 9 at the auditorium. 

Acting Finance Director Ms. Edith Guchui
Acting Finance Director Ms. Edith Guchui

Ms. Edith Guchu has been appointed Acting Director of Finance with effect from February 1, 2017. Ms. Guchu, who is a Certified Public Accountant holds a Masters in Business Leadership from the University of South Africa. She has been at USIU-Africa for 10 years, four of them as the Chief Accountant.

Ms. Jane Adhiambo (Welfare Representative – Social Services, Student Affairs Council) participates in a mock interview during a training workshop organized by the Human Resources department for the Academic Affairs search committee.

This Friday, February 10, the USIU-Africa Alumni Association will play host to a delegation from the TechWomen program, for a conference themed “She believed she could, so she did STEM”, at the auditorium.

Placement and Career Services open day 2016

The Office of Placement and Career Services has organized an open week from Tuesday, February 7 to Thursday, February 9 outside the Freida Brown Student Center.

University employees will from February pay a nominal monthly fee of KES1000 to access the new gym facilities in the Freida Brown Student Center. The new charges are expected to directly contribute to the maintenance of the facilities.
Employees are also expected to seek medical clearance from the department of University Health Services.
The USIU-Africa Association for the International Exchange of Students in Economics and Commerce (AIESEC) club participated in AIESEC National Conference held at Cool Rivers Hotel from January 26-29.

The ladies basketball team relinquished their Premier League title after losing to Equity Bank Hawks 76-65 in the Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) Premier League semi-final playoffs Game 3, held at Nyayo gymnasium last Saturday.