Infospot Newsletter Issue 6

Thursday 16th March 2023


Issue no. 6  | Thursday 16th March 2023

Daystar University Actuarial students shine in inter-varsity competition

On Friday 10th March 2023, three members of Daystar University Actuarial Students Association (DUASA) participated in the Nairobi Region 2023 Product Design Competition (PDC) held at Mt. Kenya University (MKU).

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Daystar moves to possess donated land

Daystar University is set to establish an Agriculture Program on donated land located behind the Main Campus Athi River.   

This was revealed by the Vice-chancellor Prof. Laban Peter Ayiro on 8th March when he led members of Management to meet the family of the late Mzee David Musau Mumama at his Mua Hills home in Machakos County. 

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Daystar University poised to exploit its agriculture potential

Don Janzen, an Agricultural consultant and missionary missionaries based in Juba, South Sudan, visited Daystar University recently to technically advice how the University can exploit its agricultural potential. 

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Vice-chancellor spends two days at St. Michael's Kabaa High School

On 10th - 11th March, 2023, the Vice-chancellor, Prof. Laban Peter Ayiro spent two days at St. Michael’s Kabaa High School in Yatta, Machakos County, coaching teachers and students on how to improve academic performance.

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KCSE Ex-candidates’ Day at Athi River Campus

Friday, March 3, 2023 was a fun-packed day for 64 KCSE ex-candidates who participated in the 2023 DLPDI Destiny Program at Daystar University Nairobi Campus.

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Corporate Affairs Department sustains student recruitment drive

The last three weeks have been packed as the Corporate Affairs Department intensified future student recruitment.  On Friday 10th March 2023, Sosnes Olindo and a team of marketers hosted students from Hospital Hill High School at the Main Campus Athi River.  Sosnes gave a career talk, presentation on Daystar programmes, and a Campus tour.  

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School of Communication hosts visiting faculty from Deutsche Welle (DW) Akademie

On Friday March 3, 2023, the School of Communication hosted two visiting lecturers, Senior Lecturer and Project Coordinator, Dr. Nele Lenze and Research Associate, Irene Najjemba from Deutsche Welle (DW) Akademie in Bonn, Germany.

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Daystar students touch lives in Kibra Slum

On 8th March, 2023, a group of Daystar University students visited Glory Mixed Secondary School and Glory Primary School in Laini Saba of Nairobi’s Kibra Slum to provide menstrual hygiene solution to girls.

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Staff Announcements

The Human Resource Department is pleased to announce the following recent staff changes:   Re-appointments:

  1. Prof. Levi Obonyo has been re-appointed Dean, School of Communication.
  2. Dr. Evans Amata was re-appointed Dean, School of Business and Economics.
  3. Dr. Laban Chesang was re-appointed HOD, Department of Economics.
  4. Ms. Zipporah Mwololo was re-appointed HOD, Computer Science Department.
  5. Dr. Martin Munyao was re-appointed Deputy Director, Directorate of Online, Distance and Electronic Learning (ODeL).
  6. Mr. Anthony Wambua was re-appointed Deputy Director, Directorate of Quality Assurance (DQA).
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Celebrating Daystar Faces

Ms. Bridget Amesa Mweseli, an International Relations and Security major student is putting her servant-leadership skills to work.  While working as a volunteer teacher at Doonholm Primary School in Nairobi, she spotted the need for textbooks and wrote a proposal to Safaricom Foundation, who responded with a book donation worth Ksh 100,000.  Bridget is transforming her community through servant-leadership

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