In the Kenya Gazette notice (Vol. CXVII - No. 107) of 2nd  October 2015, H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, appointed two members of the university community to boards of parastatals (corporations partly or wholly-owned by the state).

Vice Chancellor Prof. Freida Brown unveils the University Mascot - The Martial Eagle
Following the Chancellor Dr. Manu Chandaria’s announcement in December 2014, of Professor Freida Brown’s imminent retirement, the university has been gradually preparing to say goodbye to the university’s longest serving Vice Chancellor. Already, a series of activities are planned for Fall 2015, to say kwaheri to Prof. Brown.

On Friday, 25th September 2015, Prof. Freida Brown celebrated her final Freida Brown Day as President of the university. Right from the beginning, there was a marked difference from previous Freida Brown Day celebrations. This year, the event incorporated a series of activities to commemorate Prof. Brown’s outstanding achievements, since her arrival on campus in 1994.

USIU-Africa GAME Center Awarded KES 33 Million Grant
The USIU-Africa Global Agribusiness Management and Entrepreneurship (GAME) Center has been awarded a grant of KES 33,883,211 by Cultivate Africa’s Future (CultiAF), a joint program of the International Development Research Center of Canada (IDRC) and the Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).

Dr. Paul Tiyambe Zaleza
…appointment of Dr. Zeleza takes effect from January 1, 2016; he will succeed long-serving VC, Prof. Freida Brown

Nairobi, Kenya, 16th September 2015: The Board of Trustees of the United States International University-Africa (USIU-A) has today announced the appointment of Prof. Paul Tiyambe Zeleza as the institution’s new Vice Chancellor, with effect from 1 January, 2016.

United States International University- Africa students and faculty now have a chance to showcase their film productions to local, regional and international film festivals and markets as the university following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kenya Film Commission (KFC).

United States International University Africa (USIU-Africa) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kiambu County Assembly on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 to provide expertise to the assembly in research, ICT, media, library services, project funding, and capacity building to accelerate the execution of the county’s development and strategic goals in those areas.

Safaricom has partnered with USIU–Africa to launch a one-year mentorship program that will see students undertaking various degree courses at the university paired with mentors from the telecommunications company. 

Two bright but needy students have more reasons to smile about their future as they will be first to receive scholarships to study at the United States International University- Africa (USIU-Africa) and two other top-notch African universities to earn bachelor’s degrees and vocational and technical training certifications.

USIU-Africa's Global Agribusiness Management & Entrepreneurship (GAME) Center will on Tuesday 15th September 2015 launch "Expanding Business Opportunities for Youth in the Fish & Poultry Sectors in Kenya”, funded by the International Development Research Center (IDRC) & the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).

United States International University-Africa hosted the International Trauma Conference, which commenced on the 26th of August and ended on the 27th of August. The Conference was officiated by the Cabinet Secretary for Education, Science and Technology Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi and Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Health. James Wainaina Macharia. The theme for this year’s conference was Traumatic Stress: A Threat to Health, Peace and Development in Africa.