As 2,041 graduands followed the 43rd graduation procession from the comfort of their homes, Egerton University spread a message of hope and determination to its community and the world over – making them know that it is possible to wade through trying times despite the odds. The graduation, covered across multiple online platforms, was the second virtual graduation of Egerton University. The virtual ceremony, held at the graduation square, saw awarding of PhDs, Master degrees, Diplomas, and Bachelor degrees to all the graduates in a unique fashion in the presence of our Chancellor Dr. Narendra Raval, EBS, (Guru), the Cabinet Secretary (Education) Prof. George A. O. Magoha, and Permanent Secretary (University Education and Research) Amb. Simon Nabukwesi, university management, faculty deans, among other dignitaries in the education sector.
Delivered on Friday, 18th June 2021, During the 43rd Graduation Ceremony of Egerton University
Delivered on Friday, 18th June 2021 During The 43rd Graduation Ceremony of Egerton University.
The substantive date for 8th edition of the Mau-Egerton University Cross Country is Saturday, 25th February 2023. The event will be held at Egerton University Sports Ground Njoro Campus.
The Chief Administrative Secretary, Ministry of Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs, Ms Maureen Mbaka, on Friday 25 June 2021, launched the Egerton University Ajira Digital Club, an initiative of the Ajira Digital Program. The launch took place at Main Campus in Njoro.
As a Faculty we are proud of our graduates because they are preferred in the job market. This is because our teaching incorporates an extensive practical component comprising three industrial attachments that sharpen the skills of our students. Annually the Faculty declares an undergraduate capacity of 150 places. Currently, the total student population is 879. At the postgraduate level we attract students locally and internationally, mainly from Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, and South Sudan.
The Department of Agricultural Engineering has been facilitating its staff members and students in a number of ways. For example, to address the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, staff members have been conducting on-line student training. They have been developing e- learning materials for both undergraduate and postgraduate students that can be used to conduct long-distance classes.
Egerton University, the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), and Gulu University in Uganda are implementing a programme titled “Transforming African Agricultural Universities to Meaningfully Contribute to Africa's Growth and Development” (TAGDev).
Prof. Patience M. Mshenga of the Faculty of Agriculture is the Principal Investigator in three award-winning projects: Strengthening Agri-Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement Training in East, West and North Africa (AgriENGAGE); Collaborative Action for Scaling Agri-Entrepreneurship and Industry Engagement in Food and Agribusiness Training in Sub-Saharan Africa (AgriSCALE); and Problem- based-learning Bio-economy Entrepreneurship and Capacity Building Programme in Africa (PBL- BioAfrica).
The Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Agriculture and Agribusiness Management (CESAAM) is funded by the World Bank in collaboration with the Kenya Government, and supports students, faculty and partners across Africa through building their capacity for quality teaching and innovative research.
Since the inception of the Faculty of Science 34 years ago we have always endeavoured to provide our learners with an excellent foundation in line with the institutional Vision, Mission and Core Values. We remain committed to quality teaching, creation and application of knowledge through pure and applied research and dissemination of new knowledge through scholarly publications in forums that are locally and internationally recognised. Besides equipping graduands with knowledge, skills and attitudes that have enabled them to be here today, our faculty staff have continued to contribute to knowledge-generation through research..
I was admitted to Egerton University at Njoro to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2016. The opportunity allowed me to study three disciplines, and I settled for Economics, Mathematics and Sociology. In the third year I dropped Mathematics and concentrated on the other two disciplines, which I had found both exciting and intriguing.
The Limnology and Wetlands Management Programme (LWM) is part of the Education and Research Hub for the Sustainable Management of Aquatic Ecosystems in East Africa (AQUAHUB) project.
BUGS/FAP is mandated with the review of, and recommendation to the Senate on, the quality of undergraduate programmes. The Board also coordinates and facilitates field/industrial attachment (FA) and teaching practice (TP).
Here is the story of Mr. William Amwayi who is an Executive Secretary and Technical Assistant to ISO President, Engineer Eddy Njoroge. Mr. Amwayi is an Egerton University Alumnus having earned a BSC. in Animal Science (2007).
The Confucius Institute (CI) at Egerton University was set up with the joint efforts of Egerton University in Kenya and Nanjing Agricultural University (NAU) in China.
The world has gone through four industrial revolutions: the first was the coal age; the second the electricity age; the third the electronics age; and the fourth the internet age or the age that is now being referred to as Internet of Things (IoT).
The Division of Research and Extension's core functions include coordination and development of relevant policy documents in the following core areas: research, extension services, consultancy services, short courses, technical courses, information dissemination, documentation, and publication. To ensure the Division delivers on its core functions, various committees, headed by the DVC (R&E), Director (R&E), the Deputy Director (R&E), and other experts from within Egerton University, oversee the implementation of these functions.
At the Dean of Students office, we are committed to serving all undergraduate and postgraduate students. We endeavour to assist our students to develop their physical, psychological, social, spiritual and leadership skills as part of our quality objectives.
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