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Strathmore’s Dean, Alumnus and Graduand co-author in Harvard University Journal

The enactment of a new Constitution in Kenya in 2010 was seen as a solution to poor governance, unfavorable economic policies and imprudent resource management. This was highly anticipated to spur equitable growth, improve Kenya’s public financial management and create varied economic opportunities under the devolution framework. Notwithstanding these prospects, a study of the cost implications of the constitutional dispensation ... Read More »

Alumnus takes home USD 25,000 and runner up at Awards Gala

Alumnus Alex Mwaura Muriu took second place (and US$25,000) in the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2015 awards. The announcement was made at an event in Shikrat, Morocco. Alex had been listed among the 10 finalists from all over the African continent. The IPA is organized by the Africa Innovation Foundation (AIF) which works to catalyze innovation in Africa. Through his company Farm Capital Africa, he developed ... Read More »

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The unforgiving gap between Kenya’s rich and Kenya’s poor is on an all time high.  Incomes of the richest 20 per cent of the population rose steadily in the past decade to stand at 11 times more than the incomes of the poorest 20 per cent, according to a 2014 UN report. This in economic terms is known as the income ... Read More »

Degree/Diploma Certificate Collection

The University would like to request all Alumni who have not collected their certificates to do kindly so before Friday 3rd June 2015. You will be required to produce an original National Identity Card/Passport for identification purposes before collection of certificate. Certificates are collected from Academic Affairs Office, Strathmore University from Monday to Friday during working hours. The University will charge KES 200 for every working day the certificate ... Read More »

Introducing the Evening Class to the Alumni

For the first time ever, the Alumni Relations Office held a welcoming dinner to the members of the Graduating Evening Class. Similar to the Senior Class Dinner, this served both as a farewell to the Evening students who are due to graduate in June as well as an introduction to the Alumni Association.  Speakers during the dinner included the SMC ... Read More »

Thank you Class of 2015

In the true Spirit of Giving, the Full time Students class of 2015 have donated over 180,000 Shillings towards assisting needy students. The donation has been made through pledges that will see some students give out part or all of their caution money towards the cause. The Senior Class Gift is a tradition followed at various universities worldwide towards at ... Read More »

Alumnus news from Washington State, USA

Often times the opportunity to pursue one’s lifelong dream comes knocking on our door.  My opportunity to pursue a PhD came knocking in 2013. I started my PhD in Leadership Studies at Gonzaga University, Washington State in January 2014.  Gonzaga is a Catholic University run by the Jesuits.  It educates students for lives of leadership and service for the common ... Read More »

Cynthia Ichaminya: SU Alumni Volunteering in Norway

Cynthia Ichaminya (DBIT 2010), recently got the opportunity to work with the Norwegian Peace Corps in one of their NGOs called Leadership Foundation. This was built on the need to design innovative solutions to one of society’s most pressing social “challenges” like the increasing global diversity. Leadership Foundation takes up different projects like the Nordic Somali Youth Summit; which will be held ... Read More »

Business must be enjoyable to the entrepreneur if it’s going to be successful

National Bank CEO Mr. Munir Sheikh Ahmed was the guest speaker at this year’s School of Accountancy Alumni Chapter public lecture. The lecture was entitled ‘Entrepreneurship – an avenue of Achieving Excellence.’ Mr. Ahmed pointed out three critical success factors as Personal integrity, Guts to take risk and enabling factors like skills. Within that framework, entrepreneurs should look to solve ... Read More »

Alumna Tabitha Olang’s Journey to Japan

Tabitha Olang exemplifies academic excellence and brilliance at a young age. She’s a young achiever; a First Class Honors holder in Bachelor of  Business Science Actuarial Science degree; a beneficiary of I&M scholarship; and a potential Masters student scheduled to join the Graduates Program in Sustainability Science courtesy of the Japanese Government Scholarship. This life-changing opportunity is as a result of her ... Read More »

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