UoN Staff Celebrated at Inaugural Staff Awards Ceremony
Date and time: 
Fri, 2018-12-14 16:59

The University held its first ever Annual staff award ceremony to recognize staff with distinguished long service, exemplary performance through staff appraisal and performance contract.

The Friday morning event saw all staff from all the colleges and campuses assemble at Taifa Hall on December 14, 2018.

Deputy Vice Chancellor, Administration and Finance, emerged the overall winner as the best performing Deputy Vice Chancellors, followed by Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs.

College of Architecture and Engineering was position 1 in best performing college while the School of Engineering was the best performing school. Number 2 position was taken by College of Biological and Physical Sciences and the third position was College of Agriculture and Veterinary Science while School of Journalism & Mass Communication and 3rd position was Wangari Maathai Institute.

Internal Audit department was the best performing unit under central administration units, followed by Administration and Centre for Self-Sponsored Programmes.

Dr. David Maina from the School of Engineering, Institute of Nuclear Science scooped best overall researcher and Dr. Hussein Jama from Mechanical Engineering. Prof. Paul Syagga and Dr. Luke Obala from the School of the Arts and Design, School of Built Environment got the 2nd best .

Prof. Samuel Kuria Mbugua and Prof. Lilly Bebora was awarded for having served the University 42 years under the teaching staff while Mr. Simon Kairangi, Mr. Bernard Kabiru and Mr. John Njoroge Kanori were the non-teaching staff awarded for serving the University for 38 years.


While delivering her keynote speech, UoN Council Chair, Prof. Julia Ojiambo applauded all the staff members for the team effort , “In this ceremony, we are all winners. This ceremony is meant to congratulate and celebrate our achievements as a team. Much as we will acknowledge a few Colleges, Units and awardees, I strongly recognize the accomplishments of each one of you. I do agree that every other employee would have been worthy of this recognition yet you were noble enough to support our awardees today.”

The reason for this ceremony is to boost commitment to efficiency in exceptional service delivery and facilitate personal career satisfaction and development. Such events present a chance for recognition of the important part that individual efforts play to overall goals and direction as a University.

Expiry Date: 
Sun, 2019-07-28 16:59