By Meshack Ngangi The battle for supremacy and retaining victory crown at the Kenya Universities Performing Arts Association (KUPAA) 2023 Drama, Beauty Pageantry, and Film Festivals by The Co-operative University of Kenya’s Metropolitans Drama Club did not end at the Regional level but ensued to the National competitions held at Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Nyeri between 3rd and 10th November 2023. This iconic Festival marked the 5th series since the organization KUPAA initiated the competitions in the Kenyan Universities and
CUK Gets CUE’s Nod to Offer BSc Network Engineering and Cybersecurity. In a significant stride towards advancing the world of technology and education, the Commission for University Education (CUE) officials visited The Co-operative University of Kenya (CUK) on October 19, 2023. Their visit was not just another routine audit inspection; it marked the green light for launching an exciting new academic programme in the School of Computing and Mathematics (SCM), the BSc Network Engineering and Cybersecurity. The CUE’s thorough
By Dr. Shem Mbandu and Meshack Ngangi In a dynamic and inspirational event on September 21, 2023, The Co-operative University of Kenya (CUK) welcomed special guests Michael Kamau and Lydia Lanoi from Huawei Kenya. Their mission for the visit revolved around igniting the passion for technology and innovation among CUK students and setting the stage for the Huawei ICT Competition 2023. Mr. Michael Kamau from Huawei Kenya delivers a presentation during the launch of Huawei ICT Competition 2023-2024
By Dr. Shem Mbandu and Meshack Ngangi The Co-operative University of Kenya’s Google Development Student Club (GDSC) has been at the helm of the clubs and societies for the last two years, owing to the insightful mentorship of Dr. Shem Mbandu and the leadership of the immediate former Lead, Andrew Nderitu. This indomitable group of like-minded tech-savvy students has seen growth and achievement of tremendous milestones through relentless dedication by members and efficient leadership that has earned admiration across the institution
By Meshack Ngangi The Co-operative University of Kenya (CUK) co-hosted a Participatory and Dialogue Forum on Evidence and Action to Strengthen Co-operatives in Kenya with the US Overseas Co-operative Development Council (OCDC) at Serena Hotel, Nairobi on Friday, August 25, 2023. Hon. Simon K. Chelugui, represented by Mr. El-Samma Ndegwa, officially opened the Forum and highlighted the centrality of Co-operatives in the government’s Bottom-up Economic Transformation Agenda (BETA). Mr. El-Samma Ndegwa, representing the Co-operatives and MSMEs Development Cabinet Secretary Hon.
By Meshack Ngangi The Co-operative University of Kenya in collaboration with Moshi Cooperative University organised the 7th Annual Conference 2023 under the theme: “The Role of Social and Solidarity Economy in Sustainable Development, Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation”. This two-day event took place at The Co-operative University of Kenya’s Karen main campus in Nairobi between the 3rd and 4th of August 2023. The conference brought together industry leaders, academia, researchers, policymakers, youth, and co-operative sector practitioners to share knowledge and experiences.
By Meshack Ngangi History will remember June 2023 as a milestone-marking month since the first-ever Co-operative Movement Stakeholders’ Annual Conference was held in Mombasa between the 13th and 15th. The Co-operative University of Kenya organized this transformative event in collaboration with the Government of Kenya through the Ministry of Co-operatives and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Development. Ministry of Co-operatives & MSMEs Development CS Hon. Simon Chelugui (centre seated) flanked by PS Patrick Kilemi (seated 6th left), University Council Chairperson Dr.
CUK and Morvey Business Ltd Signs KRTCDP Project Contract Yesterday, 27th March 2023, The Co-operative University of Kenya (CUK) led by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Kamau Ngamau, hosted the Morvey Business Limited CEO, Mr. Mordecai Muthui, and his delegation. The purpose of the meeting was to undertake contract signing for the Kenya Rural Transformation Centres Digital Platform (KRTCDP) Project, funded by the African Development Bank (AfDB). Accompanying the Vice Chancellor was Prof. Isaac Nyamongo, the
Friday 17th, March 2023 marked a significant milestone for the Co-operative University Google Development Students’ Club (GDSC) through a training workshop organized by Andrew Nderitu. The rejuvenated students converged at the University Computer Laboratory 3 at 11:30 AM. The Google Crowdsource event significantly depicted the growing relations between the Club and the Google community. This event occurred a week after Ms. Sandra Kuria engaged the students on Firebase Google technology. Ms. Tabitha Kavyu (right) gifting
The tree planting exercise on 21st December 2022, along Ushirika Road in Karen was led by the Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA), Kenya Forest Service (KFS), State Department of Roads, and Siham Limited – the Contractor who had been awarded the tender to construct the new tarmac road. In the event, The Co-operative University of Kenya (CUK), a key stakeholder, expressed a great motivation and sense of duty towards making the environment friendly through increasing forest cover within the institution’s