Nairobi, 12th March 2014…

USIU-Africa officially opened its Science Center today with His Excellency the Deputy President William S. Ruto as the chief guest. The 7,500 square feet building whose construction commenced in September 2013 and has cost the institution over KShs. 600 Million will house 11 modern classrooms fitted with high speed Wi-Fi and internet, 3 lecture theaters and 46 faculty and administrative offices.

USIU-Africa has opened an Event Related Potential (ERP) Laboratory in an effort to enhance its Psychology programs by making them more practical through research. This makes the Laboratory the second of its kind in Kenya after one owned by the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) in Kilifi.

USIU-Africa has for the past 24 years celebrated the Black History Month with a series of forums and events scheduled on different days of the month of February. This year, the institution marked the celebrations with an official launch ceremony on 3rd February under the theme; The impact of independence in Kenya: The changing lifestyle of the Kenyan people.

USIU-Africa broke ground today for the new student center designed to cater to a student population of approximately 8,000 students. The 77,120 square feet building is estimated to cost the institution KShs. 735 Million and will be ready for occupancy in 18 months.

PRSK Recognizes USIU-Africa Student as Young Communicator of the Year

Samuel Waitathu Kariuki, a senior majoring in Journalism with a concentration in Public Relations at USIU-Africa’s School of Science and Technology, was recognized as the Young Communicator of the Year at the 2014 Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK) Awards for Excellence. The gala event was held at the Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi on December 5, 2014.

Science Building Handed Over
The USIU-Africa Science Building Keys were handed over to the Chairman of the board, Dr. Manu Chandaria by the building contractor at a private event held on site on 13th November 2014.

Also present at the event were members of the board, representatives of the management council, Faculty and Staff from the School of Science and Technology as well as members of the Student Association Council.

Kenya can set the pace for digital media too
Anyone can be a content generator in the digital world.
BY DOROTHY NJOROGE, PH.D.

The media landscape is constantly undergoing innovation and reinvention. The biggest change in the recent past has been digital technology.