Recently, one name has been making headlines in Kenya for her fearless dedication to bringing attention to issues plaguing the education sector. Mercy Tarus is a proud graduate of Kabarak University. She paid a courtesy call to Kabarak University's Vice-Chancellor, Professor Henry Kiplangat, in his office, and their meeting was not only productive but also filled with moments of laughter.
Ethical considerations hold an ever-increasing significance in various fields. Kabarak University has emerged as a pioneering institution for the promotion of bioethics in Kenya. Hosting the Bioethics Café, organized by the Bioethics Society of Kenya, the university has provided an invaluable platform for scholars and professionals to delve into profound ethical discussions. The event, graced by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Research), Prof. John Ocholla, on behalf of Vice-Chancellor Prof. Henry Kiplangat, was a resounding success.
Kabarak University has appointed Dr. Daniel Mutai as the Executive Director of its TVET Institute, with Ms. Faith Yator joining as Deputy Director. The installation ceremony, led by the esteemed Vice-Chancellor Prof. Henry Kiplangat, marks a significant milestone in Kabarak University's commitment to advancing TVET in Kenya.
September is a month of beginnings, a time when the promise of a new academic year hangs in the air. It is a time of dreams, aspirations, and fresh starts. At Kabarak University, situated in the heart of Kenya, September is a particularly special month as the institution opens its doors to welcome a new generation of students. The ongoing September intake admission process has been a heartwarming spectacle, with parents accompanying their children as they embark on a path to pursue their chosen careers at what is widely regarded as the top private university in Kenya.
Kabarak University stands out as a beacon of excellence in producing exceptionally competent career men and women while nurturing their talents for the ever-evolving job market. A recent encounter involving Hilda Chebet, a Business Development Manager at Eveminet Communication Solutions Limited, sheds light on Kabarak University's impactful efforts.
In the heart of Nakuru County, Kabarak University is more than just a center of higher learning; it's a vibrant community hub. Beyond its academic pursuits, Kabarak University recognizes the importance of forging strong connections with the neighboring community, which includes community members, the church, landlords, women leaders, professionals, and business owners. During a gathering, Vice-Chancellor Prof. Henry Kiplangat emphasized the crucial role of unity among these stakeholders and conveyed the university's dedication to cultivating an environment that nurtures the ethical development of its students. His speech also highlighted the university's commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives aimed at reinforcing community ties.
Kabarak University has always believed in the importance of global perspectives in learning. The university opened its gates to students from different churches at Lenana Center in Narok as part of the "Bless Us All" International Mentorship Program. Led by Vice-Chancellor Prof. Henry Kiplangat, the university extended a warm welcome to these aspiring scholars, encouraging them to work diligently and aspire for a place at Kabarak University, where quality and affordable education awaits.
In Kenya, higher education is a crucial right, often requiring financial support. The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) helps make this possible, yet navigating its application process can be challenging. Kabarak University is stepping up to assist new students in applying for HELB loans, showcasing their commitment to accessible education.
In an atmosphere charged with spiritual fervor, Kabarak University's School of Music and Media embarked on a profound journey on the 19th and 20th of August 2023. Their destination: the Light Christian Center in Machakos Town, where they joined in celebrating the church's remarkable 20th anniversary. Led by the warm and gracious host, Bishop Julius Wambua Kituku, a delegation from Kabarak University, including Dr. Anthony Somba, the Registrar of Academic and Research, Prof. Melitus Wanyama, the Dean of the School of Music and Media, Mr. Evans Erick Ochieng, a lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, and a group of enthusiastic students, marked the university's honored presence.
Blending spirituality and academia seamlessly, Kabarak University takes immense pride in being the chosen venue for the SAM Africa Ministry 2023 Harvest Conference. The conference, which kicked off with a grand opening ceremony on August 18th, has brought together scholars, practitioners, and spiritual leaders from across Africa. The event promises to be a platform for meaningful dialogue and collaboration, fostering a deeper understanding of the role that faith-based institutions can play in shaping the future of the continent.