Egerton Alumni Association handing over Ceremony
The Egerton University Alumni Association held a handing-over ceremony for its officials at the Milele Resort in Nakuru City on January 21st, 2023. The event was attended by a large number of alumni members, as well as dignitaries from the university and the local community.
The ceremony began with a welcome address by the outgoing Chairman of the association, Prof. Isaac S. Kosgey. In his speech, Prof. Kosgey highlighted the achievements of the association during his tenure and thanked the members for their support. He also acknowledged the efforts of the outgoing executive committee members and urged the incoming officials to continue building on the progress that had been made.
The outgoing president then handed over the association's instruments of office to the incoming president, Dr. Richard Rop. In his acceptance speech, Dr. Rop thanked the outgoing officials for their service and pledged to work tirelessly to continue the good work that had been done. He also outlined his plans for the association, including increasing alumni participation and engagement, as well as strengthening the association's ties with the university and the local community.
The handing-over ceremony was followed by a luncheon, where members of the association had the opportunity to interact and network with each other. In his remarks, Mr Albert Ondimu, the South Nyanza Chapter representative praised the association for its contributions to the university and the community.
The Egerton University Alumni Association is a vital part of the university community, and its members play an important role in supporting the institution and its students. The association provides a platform for alumni members to connect with each other, as well as to engage with the university and the community. The handing-over ceremony was a celebration of the work that had been done by the outgoing officials and a recognition of the important role that the association will continue to play in the future.
Overall, the ceremony was a great success and it demonstrated the strong bond and commitment of Egerton Alumni to their alma mater and the society at large. The outgoing officials were given a warm send-off and the incoming team was given a rousing welcome.
The event was a true display of unity, camaraderie, and the spirit of volunteerism among Egerton alumni. The Association is expected to continue making great strides in the coming years, under the leadership of the new team, as they work towards fulfilling their mandate of fostering closer ties between the alumni and the university and also serving as a bridge between the university and the society.
In the ceremony, the Vice Chancellor Professor Isaac Kibwage was represented by the Director of Marketing and Resource Mobilization Prof. Paul Kimurto. He praised the Egerton University Alumni Association for its contributions to the university and the community. He acknowledged the hard work and dedication of the outgoing officials and thanked them for their service. He also congratulated the incoming officials and expressed his confidence in their ability to lead the association to even greater heights.