Kabarak University, nestled in the tranquil countryside of Nakuru County in Kenya, is renowned for its academic excellence, vibrant student life, and serene environment. The campus is a hub of activity, with students, staff, and visitors bustling about their daily activities. However, during the exam period, the campus takes on a different vibe. The streets become deserted as students retreat to their study rooms, while the Daniel T. Arap Moi Library overflows with eager learners.
Kabarak University's School of Medicine and Health Sciences is conducting a performance evaluation project on the Liaison QuantiFERON-TB GOLD Plus. This project is aimed at assessing the accuracy and effectiveness of the Liaison QuantiFERON-TB GOLD Plus in diagnosing latent tuberculosis. To carry out this project, the team received training from Mr. David Waweru and Ms. Esther Wambui from Surgipath, who are experts in this field.
Kabarak University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Dorcas Njeri Githaiga as its new Dean of Students, effective April 1st, 2023. Dr. Githaiga is a highly respected professional counselling psychologist with a wealth of experience and expertise gained from her previous roles as an academic and administrator at various institutions. Her appointment is a significant milestone for Kabarak University, and we are confident that she will bring positive changes to the university community.
Kabarak University has taken a commendable initiative to encourage individuals to plant as many trees as possible to secure a rich generation. The university has opened its gates to everyone interested in purchasing trees to plant, in response to the heavy rains that have been experienced in various parts of the world.
As Kabarak University prepares to undertake their end-of-semester exams, we would like to extend its warmest wishes to all students as they sit for their final exams. The university understands that exams can be stressful for students, but we have confidence in your abilities to succeed with flying colors. We appreciate the integrity that will be upheld during this period, and we are proud to be associated with students who value honesty and integrity in all their academic endeavors.
On April 5th, the finalists from Kabarak University's various schools, including Law, Education, Business, Science, Engineering and Technology, Music and Media, Health Sciences, and Pharmacy, led the special Wednesday service, known as Finalist Wednesday. This event marked an emotional and bittersweet moment for the 4.2s and 5.3s as they gave their final speech before transitioning into their professional careers.
The School of Science, Engineering, and Technology (SSET) at Kabarak University has made a significant impact in the Microsoft Skilling Program, a 12-week event designed to enhance technical skills for university lecturers in Kenya. The program, developed in collaboration with the Microsoft Africa Development Centre (ADC) and Microsoft Leap, aimed to improve educators' delivery of technology-focused courses and provide them with an opportunity to engage with fellow educators in skill-enhancement modules.
Earlier today, Kabarak University held its weekly chapel service, which featured a visiting team from Focus Kenya. Mr. Simon Kande, the National Director of Focus Kenya, was ushered onto the stage by the Provost, Rev. Prof. Jacob Kibor, and he introduced his team members before telling the congregation about Focus Kenya.
Rotary International is committed to saving mothers and children, which is one of its six main pillars. Shockingly, an estimated 5.9 million children under the age of five die each year due to malnutrition, inadequate healthcare, and poor sanitation. These deaths are preventable, and the Rotaract Club of Kabarak University, a child of Rotary Nakuru, has taken an initiative to build on this agenda.
Kabarak University's 2023 Cultural Week has come to a close, and what a week it was! From Monday, the 20th of March, until Saturday, the 25th of March, Kabarak University was alive with color, music, and dance, as students, staff, and faculty members celebrated their diverse cultures.