The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Agong’, has urged first years joining the University to face the future with the ultimate goal of maximizing unity in diversity for prosperity and peace in order to be accountable and responsible citizen in the country. The VC said that the University is a melting pot of different cultures, backgrounds and ethnicities that calls upon the student fraternity to be united at all times so that they can harness the synergies to be more innovative and accepting of one another.
He urged them to be good stewards of the University and be practical and realistic when dealing with issues that affect them. The freshmen were taken through a week- long orientation programme that involved familiarization with the various facilities and departments. The Vice-Chancellor urged the freshmen to forge strong ties with the community to enable them harmoniously relate with them.
Different schools and departments gave talks on various achievements and accomplishments. The Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Planning, Finance and Administration (PAF) Prof. Washington Olima, DVC Research Innovation and Outreach, Prof. Benson Estambale and DVC Academic Affairs, Prof. Joseph Bosire also addressed the students and gave their welcome remarks.
The Orientation week saw close to 1800 students join the Institution, given various talks ahead of their reporting held at the University’s’ hospitality ground at the close of the Orientation week on Friday 15th September 2017.