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
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
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.
On 1st March, 2017 students pursuing B.Sc. Travel & Tourism management from the Main Campus went on an excursion to the nature rich and world famour Ol Pajeta Conservancy. The students had an experience with the natural world as part of their studies. The department of Hospitality & Tourism is committed to producing all-round graduates.
Kenya Methodist University (KeMU) is a private university which aspires to be a leading University in academics, research and societal transformation. To strengthen its Administrative, Planning and Development Division, KeMU wishes to recruit suitable applicants for the positions of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Finance and Administration), Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Registrar (Administrative and Finance Division), Registrar (Academic), Campus Principal, Director (Research and Innovation), Director (University advancement) and Chief Marketing Officer. Click here for details
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.
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.
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
On Friday, 27th January 2017, our Vice Chancellor, Prof. Henry Kiriamiti had the chance to address the students from Nairobi Campus. In attendance were students from across the board; from 1st year to 4th year students, part-time, full-time, digital campus and diploma students as well. It was a rare but exciting opportunity that both the students and the Vice Chancellor had to interact with each other in an open session of question and answer. Members of Nairobi Campus administration and staff were present as well. Not only was it a chance to openly discuss issues and strategise a way forward together, Prof. Henry Kiriamiti took the chance to take many photos with staff and students. 2017 has started out with the spirit of team effort; strong and continuous feedback from the students alongside the support needed to effect thenecessary change from the Vice Chancellor and the staff at Kenya Methodist University. The student fraternity is the heart of KeMU. “Let us work together and grow together” – a great message delivered by Prof. Henry Kiriamiti.
Students from the Muslim community today had the rare opportunity to meet with the vice chancellor Prof. Henry Kiriamiti during his address to KeMU Nairobi Campus students. Muslim students constitute a significant percentage of the largely diverse Nairobi campus. In this light, the Vice Chancellor was pleased to interact with the student representatives as well address any issues they had.
KeMU has partnered with the Centre for Innovative Leadership and Governance (CLIG) to re-engineer its programmes with a goal to further enhance its services and corporate image. The University plans to transform its operations for delivery of quality higher education in a competitive global environment. CLIG is a consultancy that brings together different experts in the areas of leadership management and governance. For the KeMU initiative, Prof. Olive Mugenda is the team leader who will give mentorship and guidance. The University Council and Management are happy to have this initiative that will drive KeMU to greater heights.
From left to right; Vice Chancellor, Prof. Henry K. Kiriamiti, immediate former Vice Chancellor Kenyatta University, Prof. Olive Mugenda, Chairman of the Governing Council, Dr. Charles K. Mbui, Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church and Chancellor of the Kenya Methodist University, Rev. Joseph Ntombura.
KeMU Team led by Dr Risper Orero – Principal Nairobi Campus is participating in the DAAD sponsored MTS program whose objective is to improve the quality of university management and Learning processes. Other KeMU members include Stephen Maore, Patrick Kigunda, Winnie Kathambi and Dr Wanja. In the photo is Prof Some, CEO, CUE and other CUE staff
The much anticipated 2016 Mr & Miss KeMU Grand finale took place on Friday 25th November 2016 at the Main Campus. The event comprised of 30 very talented contestants from our five campuses; Nairobi, Nakuru, Nyeri, Mombasa & Meru. The event also included perfomances by various artists who entertained the guests, staff and students, Mr.Obina of Churchill show was the events MC.
Miss. Maurine Wangare a student of Business Administration was crowned Miss KeMU 2016/2017 while Yvan Kashando a student of International Relations emerged Mr. KeMU 2016/2017. The two are students of Nairobi Campus.
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KeMU football team beat JKUAT 2-1 in an interesting University derby on Saturday November 19th 2016 at the Meru ASK showground. Both teams displayed high quality football but KeMU were the masters of the soccer artistry. Albert Nsengu of KeMU scored early in the game with a close rasping shot that could burst the heart of a lion. JKUAT equalized at the start of the first half to put both teams level. Ian Munene scored the winner for KeMU in the last minute to give the hosts a deserved win.
In the Eastern Conference of KUSA it is impossible to escape the impact of KeMU in football. KeMU are the undisputed football Kings in the region and example of a football team that has never been seen. The team has a unique playing system that is second to none. In the match against JKUAT, KeMU displayed artistry, sportsmanship, determination, imagination and benevolence. They combined teamwork with flashes of individual brilliance.
Saturday the 15th October 2016 was a special day for Nakuru Campus with Methodist Church Nakuru because we gave back and put a smile on Arap Moi Children's home.Our students' were selfless in giving their time, money and other resources.We shared the word of God,sang and played with the children.We also cooked,served food and cleaned.It was such an honor and fulfilling to interact with such young souls who were very excited to see us and interact with university students.
We are honoured as a University to host the 3rd Edition of Youth Empowerment Summit which has been powered by Youth Empowerment Movement.The Event will be held on Saturday,12th November 2016 from 10:00 am -3:00 pm.
The event will be hosted by Apostle Stanford Kamunya(Revealation TImes Investment) and Pastor Benjamin Kinoti(Kosbare Investment Co LTD.)
The Key note Speakers are:
1.Kelvin Muthuri - C.E.O-Urithi
2.Imran Khan - C.E.O - Just Clean Enterprises
3.Hellem Waithera Kariuki - C.E.O Co Founder Secur Kenya Group.
All Students are encouraged to attend this event as it will provide a platform for networking and garnering knowledge on financial managment and investment.
The Nairobi Campus Mr & Miss KeMU Beauty Pageant took place on Friday 4th November 2016 from 8:00pm at the KeMU Towers Auditorium. It was a competitive event to select the office bearers of Mr & Miss KeMU office in the campus: a night full of entertainment. The students came in numbers to support their fellows while the staff members were also not left behind. The contestants who had great talent and creativity gave the judges a hard time to select the winners.
Kubamba Gospel Sunday was hosted at KeMU Main Campus on 6th November 2016. There was a Live Service (RAUKA SHOW) from 8:00 am-10:30 am at the KeMU Graduation Square. The preaching was done by the Methodist Presiding Bishop Rev.Joseph Ntombura.
After the morning service there was Kubamba Show from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm hosted by Kambua, Dj MOz, Dj Gee Gee, MC Timeless Noel and Hypeman Tony Steezy.
The event was aired live on Citizen TV and Streaming live from their webiste.
KeMU football team taught Meru Teachers College (MTC) a football lesson they will never forget in a midweek friendly match on Tuesday 1st November 2016 at Kaaga Methodist Church soccer pitch. KeMU lit up the match and danced to a different beat. KeMU football team played with artistry, joy and knowledgeable skill. The team which believes in a philosophy of sportsmanship and winning beautifully won the friendly match with swagger and style. They displayed football in its purest form. Despite starting the match a little bit late at 5.30pm the goals still came with ease and at will. KeMU played to get fun and results following the rules of the game. MTC tried to use their physical strength and speed which is their strong point but could not march the creativity and aesthetic standards of the KeMU team.