Vice Chancellors Speeches

Vice Chancellor’s Speech Presented During The Orientation Of Freshmen On 13th September, 2018

We have assembled here to celebrate an extraordinary event. That of inducting you into the world of academia. This is because you embody the future. You are the people that Kenya and indeed the rest of the world has hope. It is therefore a special day. Moreover, like Hemingway wrote in his favorite book: “Today is only one day in all the days that will ever be. But what will happen in all the other days that ever come can depend on what you do today”. That is why speaking to a special group like you on a day like this is always a precious and singular honor for me.
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Message by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Ipara Odeo On Research and Innovation Culture at Kibabii University (KIBU)

Kibabii University’s philosophy, vision and mission demonstrate the importance placed upon research and related activities in the University. As a matter of fact, one of the major functions of the University is to “participate in the research, transmission and preservation and enhancement of knowledge and to stimulate the intellect participation of staff and students in the economic, social, cultural, scientific and technological development of society”. The University endeavors to achieve this goal, through promotion of the role of the University as a primary source of research and innovation through strategic partnerships, training, mentorship, and community outreach programs anchored on a solid foundation of research culture in the University.
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Orientation Speech Delivered to Freshmen on Tuesday 12th September 2017

We are gathered here for a very important activity. One that marks the end of your orientation programme and has ut-most significance to you today and in your entire life. The freshmen who give this function the seriousness it deserves have never gone wrong. Thank you for your presence. My remarks today are based on the fact that university students find themselves in trouble because they know so little about themselves. In the last two weeks, Kenya had a chance to show case one of its most important resource, the human resource in the form of its sons and daughters who won elective positions as Governors, Senators, Women Representatives, Members of Parliament and Members of County Assemblies. Even Kibabii had four of its former and current students on the list of elected and nominated MCAs.
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Vice Chancellors Message April 2017

The second semester 2016/2017 academic year has been as distorted as it has been exciting. Ordinarily the semester comes to a close in the first week of May, but the end will this time round come at the end of June 2017. The Semester is normally busy and the fact that many activities did not take place as earlier scheduled means the two months ahead of us are packed with both academic and a plethora of other events. Notable of these are games, athletics as well as cultural and careers week. While the drama festival has ended, we look forward to music in August 2017. Read more

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Vice Chancellor’s Speech Delivered during Orientation of Fresher’s on 6th September, 2016

I wish to take this enviable moment and singular privilege to welcome you to Kibabii University. It is an occasion that deserves celebration. What else can a head of institution do after receiving 2000 plus students who excelled in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination; famed to be one of the toughest in the world. Read more

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Orientation for Freshers 2015/2016 Academic Year

I wish to welcome you to Kibabii University College, one among the youngest higher education institutions at just three and a half years of age. The mandate of this young College is to generate new knowledge through research and direct it to the transformation of society. This is in tandem with our mantra: Education for development. We take pride in imparting functional knowledge that can ignite positive change and transform personal life as well as the society in economic, social, cultural, spiritual and intellectual dimensions. Education has profound effect on dismantling impediments to social equality. You are all here as equals and partners thanks to what you possess between your ears. Kibabii is therefore a place not for the chosen but those who have chosen it as an arena to mould their future. Read more

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VC’s Message 2014

On Tuesday 12th March 2014 Kibabii University College celebrated its third birthday. The College opened its doors to the first batch of 333 students  on 12th March 2012. Two years down the road, one of the youngest institutions of higher learning, has realized an astronomical growth in population. The University College has a record 2300 student admitted to a rich mix of programmes at undergraduate and post graduate level including Education (Arts and Science), Natural Sciences, Commerce, Computer Science, Social Work, Information Technology and Criminology. Waiting to be rolled out are programmes in Health care and Agriculture.
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