Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology marks its third edition of Staff Wellness Day aimed at promoting staff wellness and mental well-being.
While giving his remarks, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Stephen Agong’ appreciated the members of staff and the stakeholders present for the supporting the University’s incentives in advocacy for mental health. This being the last in his tenure, Prof. Agong’ thanked the members of staff for the support accorded him and the University Management over during his service. The Vice Chancellor urged members to uphold the same level of commitment to service over the oncoming leadership.
The Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs Prof. Joseph Bosire acknowledged and extended his gratitude to the facilitators who sensitized the members of staff on Gender laws, Mental health and drugs, Complaints management and National Cohesion.
To complement these, JOOUST staff engaged in physical fitness activities led by the Sports department including Football, Netball, Volleyball, Table Tennis, crowned by a tug of war.
Through the Directorate of Special Services, the University in liaison with stakeholders in the private sector including state corporations endeavors to have at least two wellness sessions in an Academic year.