On Friday September 30, the Peer Educators and Counseling Club (PECC) in partnership with the Counselling center will host a training session at the Library Bookshop from 8.30am to 4.30pm to train various student leaders to counsel, guide and educate their fellow students on life skills, reproductive health and substance abuse. Any other student interested in becoming peer educator or counselor is also encouraged to apply at the Counseling Center
The university cafeteria amended its new dinner times this semester to further accommodate academic schedules for its mainly student clientele. Patrons can expend to enjoy lunch service up until 4.30pm during weekdays, with dinner being served an hour earlier at 6pm. The new change comes hot on the heels of the introduction of new African cuisine that will be served on a rotational basis every Thursday as part of the lunch offering.
The annual International Humanitarian Law (IHL) competition will be held from October 6-7, 2016 at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Regional Delegation Office in Nairobi.

A research paper by Dr. Kioko Ireri, an Assistant Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication, has been published in the current issue of Journalism Practice – a leading journal in journalism field. The paper, “A National Survey On The Professional Role Conceptions Of Journalists In Kenya” investigates the professional role conceptions that Kenyan journalists perceive to be the most important in their work.

USIU-Africa has partnered with the African Process and Performance Institute (APPI) to offer a USIU-AFRICA / APPI Certified Process & Performance Professional (CPPP) program beginning October 24, 2016.

(FIAPE), during a plenary conference in Salamanca, Spain. FIAPE is the largest worldwide umbrella institution representing 14, 000 teachers of Spanish as a Foreign Language across 19 countries and regions scattered across four continents.

The ICT division ran a series of events from 20-22 September, aimed at educating members of the university community on services offered by the division. Students, staff and faculty interacted with the IT team, had their questions answered, issues addressed and also offered feedback. Freshmen benefited from on-site training on our online learning platform – Blackboard.

The ICT Division has organized the Tech Week scheduled to run from Tuesday, September 20 to Thursday September 22 outside the Student Affairs Council (SAC) offices.

The University Legal Counsel/Company Secretary, Ms. Helen Ambasa, has been appointed by the Board of the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) to its Training Committee with effect from 29th July, 2016.

1325 graduands from 17 programs at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels participated in the 38th Commencement ceremony held on Saturday, August 20 in the graduation yard.