The Co-operative University of Kenya has held a one-day Research, Monitoring and Review Workshop in its main campus Karen. The workshop held on 7th April, 2017 was officially opened by the University’s Ag. Vice Chancellor Prof. Kamau Ngamau represented by Prof. Esther Magiri, The University’s Ag. Deputy Vice Chancellor Finance, Planning and Administration. The workshop takes place after establishment of a new division at the University; Division of Co-operative Development, Research and Innovation headed by the newly appointed Prof. Isaac Nyamongo.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has awarded Prof. E. N. Gicheru, of The co-operative University of Kenya with the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya, (OGW) during the last year’s 12th December, 2016 Jamhuri Day Celebrations. In a Gazette Notice Dated 10th December, 2016, The President recognized the Contribution of the few Kenyans feted among them Prof. Gicheru in recognition of distinguished and outstanding services to the Nation in various capacities and responsibilities. Installing the honor upon her on 8th February 2017, Principal
PROF. E. N. GICHERU AT THE NEW YORK PLATFORM COOPERATIVISM “Building the Cooperative Internet” The “Platform Cooperativism: Building the Co-operative Internet” took place At The New School and Civic Hall in New York City on November 11-13, 2016, with The Co-operative University being represented by Prof. Esther Gicheru, director ICD who participated in the 3-day event and on day two participated in a powerful interview about the Co-operatives in Kenya. Almost unnoticed, in the gaps and hollows of the