Academic and Student Affairs Division host representatives from American University

By Kellen Njagi and Diana Meso

On Monday, November 29, the Academic and Student Affairs Division through the office of International Students, hosted six members from the American University (AU) - one of our Study Abroad partner institution in the United States.

In the meeting chaired by Prof. Munyae Mulinge, Ag. Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic and Student Affairs and Mrs. Rita Asunda, Interim Associate Deputy Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs, participants discussed the status of the study abroad program as well as how to extent the partnership to faculty exchange, research projects and duo-degree programs for students.

Additionally, the team from AU also assessed the COVID-19 preventive measures that the university has undertaken to ensure that students are safe. The team comprised of Sara Dumont, AU Abroad Executive Director, Kevin Taub, Associate Director for Risk Management and Global Safety, Gihan Fernandos, Director of Career Center, Robert Miles, Consultant on International Academic Programing and Partnerships, and Mwangi Njagi, AU Nairobi Director.

Also present at the meeting was Kellen Njagi, International Students Officer, Emily Ochola, Jubilee Insurance representative and Mary Mbugua, Head, Karen Hospital at USIU-Africa Clinic.

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