Members of the Nakuru Town Campus College (NTCC) Management Board pose for a group photo after a meeting on Monday, 19 July 2021 at NTCC. The NTCC Management Board comprises Deans and Directors of Faculties, Institutes and Schools with courses based in the campus. The Board holds meetings every quarter at the NTCC Boardroom to discuss issues affecting students and make general managerial decisions for the campus.
Accelerating Partnerships and Social Support to Improve Nutrition and Health.
Twenty-five needy students from Egerton University have benefited from bursaries from a group of Alumni who joined Egerton University in 1990. The Alumni group known as EU 90 Alma Mater Charity Fund have incorporated bursaries and mentorship activities in their programmes as a way of giving back to their former University.
We wish to congratulate our Alumnus Major General Francis Omondi Ogolla on his promotion to the rank of Lieutenant General and his appointment as the Vice Chief of the Defense Forces of Kenya (VCDF).
Until his appointment by President Uhuru Kenyatta, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Kenya, Lt. General Ogolla was the Commander of the Kenya Air Force. He holds a Diploma in Military Science from Egerton University.
We wish him well in his new role.
Through the “Transforming African Agricultural Universities to meaningfully contribute to Africa’s Growth and Development (TAGDev) Program, Egerton University held the 4th National Forum for Universities, TVETs and Industry Players in the Agricultural Sector on 21 and 22 July 2021 virtually from the Main Campus in Njoro.
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with the Egerton University Students Association invites staff members and student fraternity to a tree planting event on Saturday 31 July 2021.
Following an intensive Peer Counselors training workshop coordinated by the Dean of Students office, 100 peer counsellors and 4 administrative staff members from key service Departments of the Dean of Students and Accommodation departments were finally inaugurated to begin their work.
Egerton University’s Faculty of Health Science, on Friday, 23 July, launched the Nutrition and Dietetics Exchange Programme in collaboration with Boitekanelo College, Botswana. The launch took place during the celebrations of Nutrition Awareness Day at the Main Campus in Njoro.
To promote environmental conservation, Egerton University staff, students and the community, on Saturday 31 July 2021, held a tree planting event at the University's Water Dam site next to University Botanical Garden.
Egerton University welcomed the second cohort of seven (7) students from Boitekanelo College of Health sciences in Botswana during a dinner event held at the Main Campus on Wednesday, 11 August 2021. The first cohort of nine (9) students reported on 16 July 2021. The exchange students are part of the Nutrition and Dietetics Exchange Programme launched in collaboration with Boitekanelo College of Health Sciences on 23 July 2021.
Egerton University on 12 August 2021 marked the International Youth Day, whose theme was "Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health".
Egerton University Investment Company (EUIC), on Thursday 19 August 2021, opened to the public a coffee house located at the Agricultural Resource Center (ARC) Hotel at Main Campus in Njoro.
Egerton University’s radio station (Egerton Radio) can now be heard anywhere in the world…anytime! This is after it started streaming its broadcast live on the University website as well as on the Zeno Radio App. On the website, the radio which broadcasts on 101.7 FM, is available on https://www.egerton.ac.ke/radio.
August 29, 2021—High soil acidity contributes to low and stagnant agricultural productivity. This is particularly true for maize, which is the country’s main staple crop.
Egerton University , endeavors to strengthen its international linkages and provision of Career Services. As part of its efforts to achieve this objective, the Directorate of International Linkages and Career Services is conducting a survey. The information gathered during the survey will assist the University to enhance its linkages to local and international learning and research institutions, and provision of Career Services to students. Please note that any information provided will be treated with utmost confidentiality.
Through a collaboration between Egerton University, faculty of health sciences, the East Africa Centre for vaccines and immunization (ECAVI) and Make A Medic (from the UK), 100 fourth year and 5th year medical students received free stethoscopes on 10th August, 2021; to help them improve their clinical skills in their medical training in the clinical areas. The collaboration is headed by Dr. Ombeva Malande, a lecturer in the department of pediatrics, saw medical students gifted with this important tool for medical practice.
The Alliance for African Partnership (AAP), has accepted its second cohort of African Futures Research Leadership program comprising some 10 outstanding female scholars from its member universities.
The ‘SIM on Wheels’ is a mobile unit for simulation-based training of medical teams that employs advanced simulation-based training modalities that enable health care providers to effectively improve their clinical, communication, organizational and administrative abilities.
Egerton University promoted thirty-one academic staff members following a series of interviews conducted in August 2021. From a notice released by the Office of the Vice-Chancellor on 30 August 2021, ten academic staff members were promoted from associate professors to professors from interviews conducted on 19 and 20 August. Another notice released the same day indicated that twenty-one academic staff were promoted to associate professors from interviews conducted on 3, 10, 12 and 13 August 2021, respectively.
The Egerton University community mourns the passing of Prof. Richard S. Musangi and celebrates the University’s connection to this distinguished scholar, educator, and academic administrator. Prof. Musangi, who was born in 1934 in Bungoma County, Western Kenya, was the Principal of Egerton College between 1981 and 1987. Upon the elevation of the College to a University in the latter year, he became the inaugural Vice-Chancellor of Egerton University, serving in that capacity until 1992.
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