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The lows and highs of 2014

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It has been a mixed bag of events for university students in Kenya. As a writer, I have been following some of the events that happened in various campuses and as the year ends, I share some of the highlights here. Deaths In comparison to last year, 2014 has experienced a significant of student deaths. Although we don’t have the ... Read More »

PRSK names USIU student as Young Communicator of the Year

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Samuel Waitathu Kariuki, a senior majoring in Journalism with a concentration in Public Relations at USIU-Africa’s School of Science and Technology, was been recognized as the Young Communicator of the Year by the Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK) in a gala event. This year, the awards received fifty nine entries and following adjudication by a panel of judges, thirteen ... Read More »

USIU graduation (Photos)

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United States International University – Africa held its graduation on Saturday 23rd August where a record 1313 graduands were awarded undergraduate and graduate degrees in 18 programs. Speaking at the commencement ceremony, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Freida Brown noted that the rising status of the African continent requires graduates with the international orientation and the high quality education to meet the ... Read More »

USIU awards record graduating class as VC announces research funding

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United States International University – Africa held its graduation on Saturday 23rd August where a record 1313 graduands were awarded undergraduate and graduate degrees in 18 programs. Speaking at the commencement ceremony, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Freida Brown noted that the rising status of the African continent requires graduates with the international orientation and the high quality education to meet ... Read More »

USIU unveils new brand identity with emphasis on Africa (Photos)

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The United States International University has adopted Africa into its name as well as unveiled a new logo.  Speaking at an ‘unmasking’, Prof. Freida Brown, USIU Africa’s Vice Chancellor said the new identity will align with the institutions responsibility of contributing positively to Africa’s redevelopment. “The rebranding coincides with our 45th anniversary in the region and at a time when ... Read More »

USIU twins helping correct smiles through Operation Smile

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Born in Eldoret 21-year olds Gurprakash Singh Sagoo (Gups) and Harsimran Kaur Sagoo (Simmy) are twins passionate about charity and helping the less fortunate in the society. “I’ve always wanted to help people, to be an agent of change in my community in some way,” says Simmy. Gups adds, “Ever since I was young, I dreamt of being rich so ... Read More »

USIU vs Strathmore Happy Dance: Pass or Fail?

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So Pharell’s Happy Dance is all the hype, or rather was all the hype last month. Pharell has managed to do what years of seminars and coaching has been unable to do: Bring down the wall that is corporate rigidity. Not to be left behind by the Happy Song wave, Strathmore and USIU let loose and released their own renditions ... Read More »

Was USIU student killed for being successful?

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On Saturday the 16th November, Jerry Isaac Mruma was at his element as the MC of Tanzania Night at the Panafric Hotel. At around 11.40pm, he spoke to his girlfriend telling her that he was on his way to his hostel. That was the last time anyone heard from Jerry.   CCTV footage from the hotel confirmed that he left ... Read More »

USIU Student wins car in Samsung promotion

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A USIU student has been picked at the third winner of a new pickup car in the on-going Samsung Jaza Keja Consumer promotion aimed at rewarding customers who purchase any Samsung product within the promotion period. Sharone Achieng 21, a first year student studying Hotel Management couldn’t hide her joy after she was purchased a Samsung 23 inch TV at ... Read More »

USIU double win in ZUKU’s basketball Nairobi finals

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The United  States International University (USIU-A), on Friday evening, won double titles during the finals of the Zuku Universities Basketball League (ZUBL) Nairobi Conference held at the Nyayo national stadium. The USIU Flames edged out University of Nairobi’s Dynamites 66-37, while their men counterparts, the USIU Tigers, were 73-45 winners over Technical University. Besides pocketing Ksh20,000, USIU will lead  the Nairobi ... Read More »

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