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USIU-Africa will once again welcome Dr. Richard Munang (United Nations Environment Program Regional Climate Change Coordinator), to speak on climate change and “innovative volunteerism” in the auditorium on Thursday, May 18.

USIU-Africa Film Club’s film “The Package” won the Best Cinematography of the Year award in the professional category, in the MachakosFest International Film Festival in November last year. 

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Ms. Paula Musuva (Lecturer of Forensic Information Technology) explains a point during a session of the week-long ISACA Bootcamp hosted by the School of Science and Technology on Wednesday, April 26. Ms. Musuva sits on the ISACA Kenya Board as Academic Relations Director. 

USIU-Africa partnered with ISACA Kenya to host a week-long inter-varsity boot camp from Monday April 24 to Friday April 28,  that was attended by 32 students from Daystar University, Strathmore University, Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), University of Nairobi and USIU-Africa.

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Ms. Pilar Garcia, an Editor with Spanish publisher Grupo SM, leads participants through course material, during an Association of Teachers of Spanish – Kenya training workshop hosted in the library on Friday, April 21. Photo: Diana Meso

The Association of Teachers of Spanish-Kenya (ATS-K) and USIU-Africa held the fourth Spanish Teachers Capacity Building Workshop from April 20- 22 in the Library Conference room. The three-day workshop provided a platform for the more than 30 Spanish teachers from schools and universities all over Kenya, to expand their knowledge in Spanish and interact with their peers.

USIU-Africa hosted a two-day conference for African users of a visual programming tool called Scratch from 28-29 April at the Innovation and Incubation Center. The tool which was developed by the MIT Media Lab, helps scholars and educators ease into the advanced world of computer programming, and is integrated into several learning approaches such as student-centered discovery as the key in the learning process.

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USIU-Africa was represented by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Zeleza and Associate Dean Dr. Amos Njuguna at the 2017 State of Education in Africa (SOE) Conference held at the Crown Plaza Nairobi, from 3-4 May 2017. The event which was organized by The Africa-America Institute (AAI), focused on exploring innovations, exposing challenges and; expressing the necessary practices and intended approaches to address the needs of the future of education in Africa. 

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Participants in the Afro-Varsity 3x3 Basketball Challenge point at the library and turn their backs to display the message at the back of their t-shirts: We are Africa!

USIU-Africa hosted over 100 athletes for the first ever Afro-Varsity 3x3 Basketball Challenge held in Kenya from April 28-30 at the basketball court. The game is a modification of a conventional basketball match, in which 3 players from each team use half the court, for a total playing time of 20 minutes.

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Participants take the scenic route, during a previous fun run

This year’s annual Fun Run/Walk is aiming to raise KES 20 million, on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at the soccer pitch. Now on its third edition, the event is expected to use the funds to assist USIU-Africa students in dire need of financial aid. The run’s two previous editions successfully raised a net amount of KES 550,000 which has funded an education for 19 students so far.

Hockey ladies retain crown

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USIU-Africa’s ladies’ hockey team who retained their national crown when for the second year running they won the Kenya Universities Sports Association (KUSA) Women’s Hockey League. Photo: Courtesy of Nation Media Group

In the on-going Kenya Hockey Union League, this Saturday May 13, our men’s hockey team take on Strathmore at City Park stadium at 4pm, while the ladies have travelled to the Mombasa Sports Club to meet the home team at 4pm on the same day.