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Machakos University holds its 8th graduation ceremony

Machakos University holds its 8th graduation ceremony

Machakos

Friday May 4, 2024

KNA by Anne Kangero

The Machakos University on Friday conducted its 8th graduation ceremony that saw close to 1,222 students attain degrees in different courses.

Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu in a speech read on his behalf by the Secretary Administration in the Ministry of Education Fredrick Ndambuki, acknowledged the university’s emphasis on technology focused courses.

Machogu commended the University for the Increase in enrollment of students which has gone up from 8,253 to 11,685 in the last four years.

He further commended the University for its Commitment in providing transformative scholarship by training competent professionals in technical fields of Maths, Science, Engineering and Technology.

The CS called on the university to strengthen its teaching and training so as to attract more students.

“I encourage higher education institutions to maintain higher standards of academic excellence and production of socially impactful research that will promote social economic transformation of our communities,’ said Machogu.

Machakos County Secretary and Head of Public Service Muya Ndambuki, acknowledged the mutual relationship between the county and the University and assured the students that the county is putting in place policies and structures that will empower the youth in various ways.

Mr Muya urged the students to face the future with confidence as they prepare for the work ahead of them.

Machakos University Vice Chancellor Professor Joyce Agalo said the university was committed through its teaching, training, research and innovation to community service for sustainable industrial socio-economic transformation.

She hailed the students for their achievements and urged the graduating students to be good ambassadors of the university as they start their new phase in life.

“It takes a village to educate a child and that’s why we are gathered here to celebrate your achievements,” said Prof Agalo.

Courtesy; KNA

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