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Director of University Advancement Mr. James Ogolla (center right) hands over a gift pack to Director General of Communications Authority of Kenya (CAK) Mr. Francis W. Wangusi (center left)   following a courtesy call on Wednesday, 8 March 2017. He was accompanied by Mr. René Denis, Audiovisual Attaché for Eastern Africa, French Embassy in Nairobi (second left). Looking on are from left: Acting Director of Consumer and Public Affairs - CAK Mr. Christopher Wambua, (left), Multimedia Services Director- CAK Eng. Leo K. Boruett (second right), and Corporate Planning Manager -CAK Ms. Emma Anne Otieno (right). The discussion between USIU-Africa, the French Embassy in Nairobi and CAK focused on potential partnership opportunities and CAK support for the proposed Bachelor of Arts in Animation and Bachelor of Arts in Film Production and Directing programs. 

Members of the USIU-Africa community have come together to organize a food drive in response to the biting famine currently ravaging large parts of the East African region, and affecting an estimated 11 million people.

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Scenes from Culture Week 2016

USIU-Africa’s annual celebration of culture is taking place this coming week beginning Tuesday, March 14. Every year, students organize a three day bonanza to celebrate the melting pot of cultures that is USIU-Africa.

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Prof. Agnes Binagwaho and Dr. Pierre Paul paid a courtesy call on Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Zeleza before a meeting with University Advancement and School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences officials.
From left: Mr. James Ogolla (Director of Advancement), Prof. Paul Zeleza (Vice Chancellor), Prof. Agnes Binagwaho, Mr. Eannes Ongus (Principal Fundraising Officer) and Dr.  Pierre Paul

On March 2, 2017, Prof. Agnes Binagwaho (Professor of the Practice of Global Health Delivery; Former Minister of Health of Rwanda; Senior Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School) and Dr.  Pierre Paul (Lecturer, Faculty of Global Health Delivery; Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Partners In Health) paid a courtesy call on Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Zeleza and met with officials of the Division of Advancement and the School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences to explore areas of collaboration.

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Linet Aguko (Admissions office) explains to visitors at the USIU-Africa stand during the CUE exhibition at CUEA.
Our admission team represented the university at the Commission of University Education (CUE) exhibition at the Catholic University of East Africa (CUEA) from February 27 - March 3. The weeklong exhibition which was attended by over 40 universities accredited by CUE from all over the country gave a chance to all universities to showcase their recent research outcomes and innovations.

Dr. Dana Basnight Brown (Associate Professor of Psychology and Research Scientist) was a guest speaker at the Doctoral Association of East Africa (DAEA) colloquium on Friday, February 24, whose theme was "Getting Published."  Her presentation at the United Kenya Club, was titled “Identifying appropriate journals for your manuscript: what to look out for” and was preceded by the University of Nairobi Business School’s Prof. Zachary Awino.
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The Counseling Center organized a three–day awareness drive aiming to have university community members take charge of their individual destiny by protecting themselves and their colleagues, friends and family from the devastating effects of alcohol and drug abuse. 

The Office of Internship has advertised Summer Internship positions in fifteen organizations spanning technology, banking, media, government, advocacy, health, entertainment, and financial services sectors.

The deadline for application is end of this month Saturday, April 6, 2017. Further details are available on the noticeboards, as well as on request through email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and phone (0730116777).

Summer internship positions announced

The Office of Internship has advertised Summer Internship positions in fifteen organizations spanning technology, banking, media, government, advocacy, health, entertainment, and financial services sectors.

The deadline for application is end of this month Saturday, April 6, 2017. Further details are available on the noticeboards, as well as on request through email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and phone (0730116777).

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Members of the Electoral Commission Mr. Wilson Okee (Technician Assistant), Mr. Bonface Inganga (IBA Junio), Mr. James Aluvanze (Front Desk Clerk) administer the Staff Council elections to Ms. Anne Kyule (Office Administrator) on Thursday, March 9 at the University Librarian’s office.

From March 8-9 staff members were offered the annual opportunity to exercise their democratic rights and vote for their departmental representatives to the USIU-Africa Staff Council.

Our sports team recorded mixed results in various games they participated in this past weekend. The men’s rugby team whitewashed Thika Millars 41-5 in the ongoing Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) Championships that took place on campus last weekend.