JaramogiOgingaOdinga University of Science and Technology opened its doors to the public through an Open day which took place on the 22nd and 23rd February 2018. The 2-day event was a forum through which the public and students interacted with faculty staff to learn more about the University Programmes and other activities offered at the University and provide feedback on services rendered by the Institution.
The University community showcased milestones on Research, academic programmes and outreach activities. Student support services and recreational programmes was also be exhibited to the public.
Schools which display their innovations and programmes were the School of Agricultural and Food Sciences,School of Biological and PhysicalSciences which displayed an automated intergrated poultry feeder, School of Health Sciences,School of Engineering and Technology, School of Spatial Planning and Natural Resource Management, School of Informatics and Innovative Systems,School of Mathematics and ActuarialSciences,School of Education, School of Humanities and Social Sciences and School of Business and Economics.
The extremely successful event saw thousands of members of the public who included high schools, youth groups and partners thronged the University campuses to see what was on display. The event was held in all the University campuses in Bondo, Kisumu, Kisii and Nambale. Speaking during the event the Chief Guest Dr. Ambassador MutindaMutiso heaped praised on the University for the gesture and encouraged more partnerships and an even bigger subsequent event.
In attendance at the event was the University Council members led by the Chairman of Council Dr. Walter Ongeti who said that the University wascommitted to stakeholder engagements and welcomed members of the public to the event. Present during the opening of the event at theKisii Campus was Kisii Governor, His Excellency Hon. James Ongwae.