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          VOLUME 3 EDITION 7                       WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21 - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 01, 2007
                                                                                                                                                                                     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
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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.

                                                                                                                                                                                          Mr and Ms USIU pageant.
                                                                   Tabitha Waithera, the 1st runner up
                                                             in the pageant, showcasing her creative
                                                             design outfit.

                                                                                   MR. &
                                                                                  MS. USIU
                                                                                       Simba Saloon,
The pageant MCs from left: Joy Opiyo,                                                  The Carnivore

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.