Campus This Week VOLUME 3 EDITION 7 WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21 - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 01, 2007 Notepad Wednesday, November 21 Opening Ceremony & Reception - Mexican Art Exhibition 12.30 pm Exhibition Area, New Library Guest Lecture by Titus Naikuni 5.30pm Lecture Theatre 2 Pranjal and Hellen are beauty pageant winners Running for AIDS Thursday, November 22 Pranjal Sharma and Hellen Dausen are the new Mr. and Business Club Meeting 12.40pm Classroom ‘BS1’ The Counseling Centre is organizing Thanksgiving Day Ms. USIU 2007. The 2007 beauty pageant was held on a road race and concert to mark the Thursday, November 15 at The Carnivore’s Simba Saloon. World Aids Day on December 1. The Friday November 23 This year’s annual pageant winners, each took home gift French Club Meeting 10am Classroom ‘BS2‘ main feature will be a 10km and 15km AIESEC Club Meeting 11am Classroom ‘BS1’ vouchers worth kshs 20,000 each from Enka Rasha - a road race from USIU to Roysambu Michezo Recruitment for ‘Storymoja’ 12pm clothing store, and 2 nights for 2 at Sun ‘n’ Sand Beach and back. The event will also feature Auditoruim Resort, Mombasa. various activities including a concert, Exercise Through Walk 1pm USIU Sports Complex This year, the Student Affairs Council organised the Dance Exercise Event 4pm Basketball Court a candle-lighting ceremony to show pageant which attracted record numbers of patrons. solidarity with the HIV infected and Saturday November 24 Over half of USIU’s student population attended, while affected, VCT services and a family fun BASkETBALL fifteen hundred guests also showed up. The pageant Playoffs Game 2: Flames vs Storms 12pm day. Participants get a free t-shirt upon Playoffs Game 2: Tigers vs. KCB 4pm raised almost kshs 600 000 - a record amount. It will registration. Nyayo National Stadium The newly-crowned Miss USIU Hellen Dausen (left), and Mr. be donated to the Brain House Academy in Nairobi’s USIU Pranjal Sharma. Picture courtesy of Ronald Kimani Mathare slum. The school which educates students from Strategist to speak Sunday, November 25 Hostel Inter- block Competition the neighboring slum, also has a daily feeding program, Volleyball/Basketball 3pm to promote school attendance. to students Basketball Court and Volleyball Pitch On Friday, November 30, Monday, November 26 Write to win Mr. Sunny Bindra,a world- Last day for payment of fees Meeting for students going for the Tsavo trip Storymoja, a venture formed in July 2007 by a collective renowned management 12.45pm Lecture Theatre 1’ of five writers committed to publishing contemporary and strategy consultant, East African writing of world-class standards, has has been invited by Tuesday November 27 Visit by the Commission of Higher Education organized a “Universities Storytelling Competition”. The the Junior Chamber Re-inspection Team (Schedule on notice boards) aim is to identify good local writers and help them edit International USIU chairperson, The Ambassador of Mexico , Juan Carlos Cue, at the launch their submissions to exacting standards. This initiative Wednesday, November 28 of the Mexican Art Exhibition that was held on Wednesday Mr. Adebayo Dehinwa, to deliver a Visit by the Commission of Higher Education November 21 in the foyer of the library and information center. has been organized by the Michezo Africa club. lecture on “Connecting with customers: Re-inspection Team (Schedule on notice boards) The fundamental principle of business” . Thursday, November 29 Patrons chart the way forward Students from several local universities are expected to attend the 10am IR Simulation Exercise 8.30am Auditorium Following the leadership retreat held in July 2007, club and sports teams’ patrons met on Friday, lecture. The lecture is open to all and Friday, November 30 JCI Sunny Bindra Lecture 10am Lecture Theatre 2 November 23 at Hotel La Mada from 8.30am to discuss issues raised at the retreat. The Student Affairs will be held in the Lecture Theatre 1. IR Simulation Exercise 8.30am Auditorium Council Senate also attended the seminar. Saturday, December 1 IR Simulation Exercise 8.30am Auditorium Campus This Week is a weekly calendar of activities published by the Public Relations Department, to inform you of ALL activities on campus World AIDS Day Run & Concert USIU Track during the week. Available on the internet at www.usiu.ac.ke/mag. Forward information and feedback to email@example.com or Ext. 562 Professor to attend quality assurance workshop Dr. Josephine Arasa, Assistant Professor of Psychology has been invited as a resource person for the Deans’ Workshop on Quality Assurance to be held from November 26-28 2007. The Tanzanian Commission for Universities is organizing the workshop as part of a quality assurance system for East African universities. The system is being introduced by the Inter- University Council for East Africa (IUCEA). Some of the male finalists in the pageant. From left: Pranjal The finalists from left: Winnie , Corozan Sefu, Monday Ochong, Sharma, Andrew Reagan, Eric Olalo, Emmanuel Ikhubese and Priscilla Muthoni, Tabitha Wanjino and Hellen Dausen at the Andrew Yitzack. 3 Mr and Ms USIU pageant. Tabitha Waithera, the 1st runner up in the pageant, showcasing her creative design outfit. MR. & MS. USIU 2007 Simba Saloon, The pageant MCs from left: Joy Opiyo, The Carnivore 3 Grace Mwende, Akif Darr and Sam Hellen Dausen, Ms USIU in her creative design piece. Murimi. Thursday, Sarai Njenga Pranjal Sharma Dan Musau November 15, 2007 Pictures courtesy of Leon Muli Mr. Titus Naikuni (INSET), the 3 Chief Executive of Kenya Airways, delivers a lecture on leadership and management of change to students of management on Wednesday November 21 in the Lecture Theatre 2. Mr. Naikuni was invited by Dr. Mbithe Anzaya, Assistant professor of management. Pictures courtesy of Leon Muli ABOVE AND LEFT: Brother Vincent Cincotta, Assistant professor of Spanish and Coordinator of Foreign Languages with children from St. Kizito during the Cross Cultural Extravaganza held in the cafeteria.