On Friday, November 24, the Journalism program in the School of Science and Technology, partnered with the Office of Alumni Relations to host faculty and alumni of the Journalism program for a reunion dinner at Freida Brown Student Center.
The reunion presented an opportunity for alumni reignite old friendships, reminisce about shared experiences and learn more about new initiatives from the School.
Present at the event was the Journalism and Communication Studies Programs Director Dr. Stephen Kimotho, who echoed the importance of such sessions in linking industry with class experience, adding that the input of Journalism alumni has been critical in developing the curriculum of existing and proposed programs in Journalism and Communication Studies. Journalism lecturer Ms. Robi Koki emphasized the role such reconnections continue to play in strengthening and expanding the existing alumni network.
Speaking at the event, Principal Alumni Relations Officer Mr. Uvyu Mbole pledged the support of his office and that of the Alumni Association, in setting up the Journalism Chapter of the Association in due course.
Dr. Kimotho was accompanied by Assistant Professor of Journalism Dr. Dorothy Njoroge, Associate Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication Dr. Kioko Ireri and long-serving Journalism Lecturer Mr. Isaiah Cherutich.
In his concluding remarks University Advancement Director Mr. James Ogolla, congratulated the guests for joining hands with the University to strengthen the bonds of alumni and their alma mater.