General News

KeMU cleared by EAC to continue offering Medical Training

East Africa medical boards and councils have cleared Ten Kenyan Universities offering medical and dentistry courses in the country, including Kenya Methodist University. The inspection was conducted in the country from January 16 to 22 and those involved included Prof David Ngassapa, the vice-chair of Tanganyika Medical Council, Prof Magoha, Prof Joel Okullo, the chairman of Uganda Medical and Dental Council and Dr Emannuel Rudakemwa, the registrar of Rwanda Medical Council.

The objective of the inspection was to ascertain whether the universities and their teaching hospitals are complying with the minimum standards and guidelines as approved by the EAC boards and councils to successfully train competent medical practitioners and dentist.

Health talk and medical screening

There will be an on-site wellness and informative health talk session to staff on pertinent health topics ranging from;

  1. Healthy living & lifestyle, Nutrition, Diabetes, Cancers, Stress management, Infectious diseases among others and
  2. Medical Screening by officials from The Nairobi Women’s Hospital on Wednesday 4th November 2015 from 2.00 p.m.

Please see the attached poster for more information on their  Free and Discounted Medical Screening at all their branches.

Conference Costs

The basic charges are as follows:

The committee agreed to charge as follows;
 

·      Staff & Graduate Students – 1,000

·      External Guests – 2,000

·      KeMU Undergraduate Students - 300

·      External Undergraduate Students – 500

·      Planning Committee members – Free

The bank details are as follows;

Account name:          KENYA METHODIST UNIVERSITY

Bank name:                EQUITY BANK

Account Number:      0010294245713 

Thank you for getting the information up.

International Conference on Security, Terrorism, Conflict and Peace

Theme“Multi-agency and Inter-religious Approaches to Security, Terrorism Conflict and Peace”

 
About the Conference

Kenya Methodist University is honoured and privileged hold its 1st International Conference on Security, Terrorism, Conflict and Peace. It will be hosted by the Department of Theology, Religious Studies and Counseling from 9th – 11th September, 2015 at our Main Campus, in Meru.

The main goal of this Conference is to build the capacity of community leaders in order to produce peace ambassadors in their spheres of influence.

The conference objectives are as follows:

  1. To equip leaders with knowledge and skills so as to effectively resolve conflicts and foster peace in their contexts/communities.
  2. To educate people on how to live at peace with one another and create a peaceful environment.
  3. To support the government in the fight against terror particularly by building resilience among the people.

The conference is expected to attract approximately 500 participants in total. Among the key participants expected at the Conference includes; the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government, Ambassadors, National Police Service, Senators, Governors, Members of Parliament, Members of County Assembly, National Cohesion and Integration Commission, Red Cross, Refugee agencies, County Administration, community leaders, religious leaders, Deans of Students from all Universities, secondary school Principals, 3 student leaders from each university and KeMU University staff & students.

Contact and Payment Information

Contact Information
 

For any additional information, please contact: 

Mr. David Mushimiyimana at 0723 660 255 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Secretary to the Organizing Committee)

Ms. Stella Kathure on 0727 145 726 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Head of Department Prof. Ellis Njoka on 0715 274 779 email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 
Payment Information
Vendors: Ksh. 25,000

Account Name:                      Kenya Methodist University

Bank Name:                            Co-operative Bank             

Bank Branch:                          Meru

                        Account Number:                   01120022418401

Participants and Targeted Areas

 Categories of exhibiting stakeholders

  1. Crop protection companies
  2. Seed companies
  3. Government departments
  4. Animal Health companies
  5. Non-Governmental institutions
  6. Banks and Micro finance institutions
  7. Processing companies and Manufacturing firms
  8. Training and consultancy companies

Targeted Sub Counties

  1. Imenti South
  2. Imenti North
  3. Meru Central
  4. Buuri
  5. Tigania East
  6. Tigania West
  7. Igembe Central
  8. Igembe North
  9. Igembe South

Agencies working in Meru County include;

  1. Farm Concern International
  2. Cereal Growers Association
  3. Farmers Helping Farmers
  4. Christian Child Care International
  5. Kenfap
  6. IFAD
  7. FAO
  8. Agra
  9. Hope international
  10. Kaaga Bio-Intensive Training Centre
  11. Quest Agriculture
  12. Auspicious group
  13. Techno serve
  14. Dry lands farming
  15. ACDI/VOCA
  16. Land o’ Lakes
  17. USAID KAVES
  18. Food for the Hungry

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KeMU partners with BPO Certification Institute

KeMU has recently been licensed to establish  International Center for Outsourcing Studies (ICOS) by the BPO Certification Institute, Inc. (BCI).

As the first institution in East Africa to establish an ICOS, KeMU will spearhead education in the BPO sector by offering market driven courses.

Chancellor’s mission to Kajiado for Synod Fellowship

Our Chancellor, Rev. Joseph Ntombura who is also the Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church in Kenya graced the Kajiado Synod fellowship and meeting over the weekend of 20th  to 21st May 2017. He was accompanied by his wife Mrs Pauline Ntombura and other members of clergy. KeMU staff were also present during the two days fellowship and participated in all the activities. Methodist Church through the able leadership of Rev. Ntombura provides guidance to all Methodist sponsored institutions and frequently participates in joint activities such as the one held in Kajiado. KeMU continues to inculcate Christian values and to promote the spirit of team work and togetherness.

 

Read more: Chancellor’s mission to Kajiado for Synod Fellowship

Visit to North Sudan Embassy

On the 16th of May, our Assistant Dean of students (Nairobi), our Assistant Chaplain, our Deputy RegistrarAcademic, our Senior Marketing Officer (Nairobi) and a representative from KeMUSO paid a courtesy call to Elsadig Abdalla Elias, Ambassador of North Sudan and Permanent Representative to all UN Offices - Nairobi, it was an honour and a pleasure to fellowship and share with him.

Interestingly, his son is proudly a student at Kenya Methodist University studying DBIT (Diploma in Business and Information Technology) in our Nairobi Campus.

Read more: Visit to North Sudan Embassy

2017 Graduation Date

Please take note that due to unavoidable circumstances, the 17th Graduation ceremony has been pushed forward to October 14th, 2017. Click here for more details.

For full details on the Graduation, kindly visit the Graduation 2017 page.

Winning Team Kenya National Drama Festivals 2017

The 2017 National Drama Festivals took place at Kisumu County from 8th to 16th April 2017 in Kisumu Girls, Kisumu Boys, Lions Secondary, Nyamasaria Primary & Tom Mboya Labour College.

Our Drama Club was not left behind; on Tuesday 13th April 2017 they represented the university with a play “Dr. Alfayo” that was staged shortly before the adjudicators could break for lunch at Nyamasaria Primary School.

The core content of the play was well matched will the 2017 festival theme “Enhancing National Values for Development” Which saw the play scoop the following awards:

 

 

Read more: Winning Team Kenya National Drama Festivals 2017

Notice - Continuing Students

Dear student, this is to remind you to select your courses for 2nd Trimester, 2017 by next week. You can finalize with the registration when the trimester begins.

Registrar Academic Affairs.

KeMU Spearheads Partnerships And Value Addition In Service Delivery

Dr. Helmig arrived in Kenya on Tuesday 21st March for an MTS Workshop that ran for ten days, from 20th - 31st March, for the Kenyan Universities at the KICD (Kenya Institute of Cirriculum Development.

Dr. Rainer Helmig has past experience in the implementation of the MTS project in other countries, with rich expertise on 'How to Multiply.' Dr. Helmig is also one of the trainers who hosted the KeMU Task-force during the November-December 2016 seminars in Germany and was instrumental in the development of the MTS: Knowledge Management by Dr. Wanja Tenambergen.

Read more: KeMU Spearheads Partnerships And Value Addition In Service Delivery

KeMU Christian Fellowship Kesha

Kenya Methodist University’s Christian Fellowship will be holding a worship Experience in the KeMU Auditorium, Nairobi Campus, Friday 24th at 9pm until dawn. It will be a night of restoration through worship!

Come one, come all

 

 

Marysville School Donates Books to Kemu Library

Vice Chancellor Prof. Kirimi H. Kiriamiti receives quality educational books that were donated to the University through the outgoing Kenya Methodist University Development Association (KeMUDA) Executive Director Rev. Dr. Tom Albright, being a donation to KeMU Library by   Marysville School District, Washington USA. Also present was Rev. Nate Voelker, the incoming KeMUDA Executive Director. Receiving the Books, Prof. Kiriamiti thanked Marysville School District for the generous donation noting that they were of great relevance and resourceful to the staff, students and other library users. He reiterated that he was looking forward for a continuous collaboration with the two institutions

KeMUSO Swearing In and Induction

We recently held elections for leaders among the student body in Kenya Methodist University, KeMUSO that went very well and ended up being a huge success. Last week each campus held handover ceremonies and all our new leaders were sworn in. We were blessed to have smooth elections and handovers as well.

Our newly elected KeMUSO student leaders from each campus met in our main campus last week for their induction. They were taken through their duties, past reports, past progress, discussed strategies, a new vision and mission for the future, introduced themselves to one another and took part in several activities for team building purposes.

Read more: KeMUSO Swearing In and Induction

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‘Zuri Award’ nomination for Dr. Chao Mbogo

Dr. Chao Mbogo, a Researcher, Lecturer and Mentor, in the department of Computer Science Nairobi campus, has been nominated for the ‘Zuri award’. The ‘Zuri award’ is a recognition by Go Gaga Experiental and Sochin Agency for women and organizations who are doing outstanding work in their communities.

Dr. Chao was nominated for her mentorship work to students of Computer Science, a program she has been running for the last five months. The active mentorship program is based on innovation, professional development, community involvement and scholarship. During the award nomination interview by Go Gaga and Sochin Limited at KeMU on February 21st Dr Chao’s key message was that mentorship changes lives.  Active mentorship rebuilds confidence in learning, rejuvenates excitement among students, and immerses the students in computing world, hence preparing them for it. Some of her student mentees also participated in the interview, speaking about the impact of the mentorship program on them.

Read more: ‘Zuri Award’ nomination for Dr. Chao Mbogo

KeMU prepares for 2017 KeMUSO Elections

On Thursday 2nd February 2017, KeMU witnessed the swearing in of electoral commission of KeMU (ECK) 2017. The exercise which took place in Main Campus Chapel was duplicated in all KeMU Campuses across the country.

This ushers in the February period where student Governments are dissolved and ECK takes over and engages a series of constitutional undertakings which eventually  culminate in election of new KeMUSO office bearers across the University, on 24th February 2017. The new leaders will be sworn in on Monday 27/2/2017, take office on 28/2/2017, and then all leaders will converge in the Main Campus for two days for leadership induction on 2nd and 3rd of March 2017. God bless KeMUSO.

Read more: KeMU prepares for 2017 KeMUSO Elections

KeMU Ranked among the top 3 Private Universities in Kenya

Kenya Methodist University has been Ranked among the top 3 Private Universities in Kenya in the Latest Webometrics report. According to the results published on the Webometrics website, Kenya Methodist University was ranked position 11 in Kenya out of over 130 Public and Private Academic Institutions Ranked. The Webometrics Ranking is the largest and most Authoritative academic ranking of Higher Education Institutions and is aimed at promoting academic web presence and supporting the Open Access initiatives. Click on the image above to see more