Kibabii University improves to position 10 from 71 in the webometrics ranking of Kenyan Universities. Globally Kibabii University was ranked at position 6461 from 21916 in the previous ranking that was done in February 2018. Kibabii University scored highly in the criteria used in the survey, namely institutional presence, impact, openness and excellence. The survey is conducted twice annually by Webometrics Ranking of World Universities.
In another webometrics ranking by uniRank, Kibabii University improves to position 25 from 35 in Kenyan Universities.
Seminar on Proposal Writing for Postgraduate and Multidisciplinary Research for 2nd National Research Fund Call
DVC (PPRI) Prof. Dr.-Ing. Benedict M. Mutua, PhD, Rer. Nat. launched and addressed a seminar on proposal writing for postgraduate and multidisciplinary research for 2nd National Research Fund call. This is to equip postgraduate students and academic staff with knowledge and skills which will enable them write proposals that will attract National Research Funding. In attendance were DVC (AFD) Prof. Shem Omukunda Aywa and DVC (ASA) Prof S. Shibairo.
Millicons Limited officially hands over the newly constructed Phase II Education Block to Kibabii University Management. The project Manager walked them through different sections in the facility including offices, laboratories and demonstrating how some equipments in the facility are used.
Millicons Limited also handed over a 14 seater Van to Kibabii University as a token of appreciation. The event was crowned by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Ipara planting a tree in front of the newly constructed block.
The Presentation of 91st Kenya Music Festival Award Winning Trophies and Certificate by Kibabii University Choir to the University Senate
Kibabii University choir team presenting trophies to the University senate. The team scoped four trophies during the 91st Kenya Music Festival held at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) on 10th – 22nd July 2017 whose theme was “Enhancing National Unity, Cohesion and Integration through Kenya Music Festival”. The best winning items that also scored highest marks during the festival were: Folksong from Rest of Africa, Kenyan folk dance, Kenyan folk song and Taarabu song. Moreover the team also received certificate awards for position 1,2 and 3 which included: Position1: Folksong from Rest of Africa, Kenyan folk dance, Kenyan folk song and Taarabu song, Position 2: Terrorism Choral verse and Turkana folk song, Position3: Giriama dance. Congratulations for sterling performance.
DVC (Planning, Partnerships, Research and Innovation) Prof. Dr.-Ing. Benedict M. Mutua, PhD, Rer. Nat. lead the inspection team for constructed Phase II of Educational Block together with the Technical Project Management Team.The Technical Project Team Manager briefed the Inspection Committee on various sections allocated to different Departments and Schools/Faculties. This meeting comes just before official handing over of the facility to the University.
Kibabii University, in pursuit of its Vision to be a Global and Dynamic University of excellence in Science, Technology and Innovation, wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following vacant Part Time Positions in the indicated departments:
- Tutorial Fellow
- Senior Lecturer
- Associate Professor
- Senior Technician
Kibabii University has a friendly learning environment which has made the learners appreciate the quality of the training they undergo. The completion time of any program is as per the stipulated requirement for such a program. Specifically, as pioneer PhD student in the University, I completed my PhD in Information Technology studies within a record three (3) years the stipulated time for the program. My sincere gratitude goes to the entire members of the School of Computing and Informatics who were very supportive during my study. I do specifically thank Prof. Wabwoba, Dr. Mbugua and Dr. Anselmo whowere all the time ready to advise me whenever I approached them. Prof. Wabwoba who was my first supervisor kept me on my toes and thus made me realize my goal. The effort of the entire School made me make history becoming the first and the only student to graduate with a PhD on the Kibabii University first graduation ceremony held in November 2016. I thank the entire Kibabii Management and staff for good work that has propelled the University to greater heights. I take this opportunity to congratulate all the first graduates of Kibabii University first graduation ceremony in November 2016. May I also advice those that attained masters to enroll for PhD programs and those undergraduates to enroll for masters programs to boost their academic credentials.
The following candidates have been scheduled for oral defence on Thursday 23rd March 2017.
- Sophie Kibanani at 9:00am Title: “Influence of Firm Specific Characteristics on Environmental Accounting Disclosure among Listed Manufacturing and Allied Firms in Kenya”
- Leonard Juma at 11:30am Title: “Effects of Strategic Alignment on Service Quality of Commercial Banks in Kakamega County, Kenya”
The following Defence are Scheduled for 2nd November 2016. All are welcomed
1. Daniel Otanga PHD in Information Technology starting 8.30 am
2. Tobias Otibine MSC in Information Technology starting 11.00 am
3. Edward Savatia MSC in Information Technology starting 2.00 pm
The venue of the defence is SGS Boardroom (ABB 108)
Batoya Isaac Barasa successfully defended his thesis entitled “Social Technical Integration Framework on ICT Readiness in Bungoma County Primary Schools”. His supervisors were Dr. Wabwoba Franklin and Mr Juma Kilwake. He is the first Post graduate student from the school of computing and informatics to defend a thesis. The event that was organized by the school of graduate studies was chaired by the Chairman, Faculty Graduate Studies Committee – Faculty of Education and Social Sciences, Dr. Masibo Edwin. Other members present in the event include, Dr. Mbugua Samuel, Dr. Anselemo Ikoha, Dr. Wabwoba Franklin, Mr. Rono Richard, Ms. Shisoka Dorcas, Mr. Brian Singoro and Mr. James Abila of Rongo University. Students from the departments of Curriculum and Instruction and Information Technology were present in the event. The event was organized in the school of Graduate studies Boardroom.
Faraji Anduku Yatundu successfully defended his thesis entitled “Effect of Branding Strategies on Performance of Public Sugar Manufacturing Firm in Western Kenya”. His supervisors were Dr. Otiso Ntabo and Dr Wanyama Kadian. He is the first Post graduate student to successfully defend a thesis. The event that was organized by the school of graduate studies was chaired by the Dean of the graduate school, Prof. Stanley Ngome Mutsotso. Other members present in the event were, Dr. Otiso Ntabo, Dr. Wanyama Kadian, Prof. Wabwoba Franklin, Dr. Masibo Edwin, Prof. Maiyo Julius, Dr. Anselemo Ikoha, Dr. Brian Singoro and students from the departments of Business Administration and Management, Curriculum and Instruction and Information Technology. The event was organized in the school of Graduate studies Boardroom.
Students from the department of Social sciences, pursing master’s degree in religion presented their concept papers at the departmental level. SGS boardroom was the venue for the presentation. The event that attracted both graduate students and graduate faculty had six students presenting their research proposal. The Dean faculty of Education and Social sciences Dr. Rispah Wepukhulu, The CoD Social Sciences Ms. Muchilwa were part of present.
PhD Students defending their research proposals on 3rd July 2015 in the School of Graduate Studies Boardroom.The Defense was chaired by Dr. Wasike Deputy University Librarian. Other members present include:Prof. S. Shibairo, Deputy Principal (AR&E), Dr. F. Wabwoba, Ag. Dean School of Computing and Informatics, Dr. S. Mbugua, Director, ICT, Dr. P. Obin, Coordinator, Research, Consultancy and Extension, Dr. J. Wasike, Deputy Librarian, Dr. Peters Anselemo, CoD, IT , Mr. B. SingoroCoD, Accounting, Finance and Economics, Ms. D. Shisoka CoD Computer Science, Mr. S. Obwoge, SGSC, Chairman, Mr. E. Masinde,SGSC, Director of Academics
Elizabeth Oloo successfully defended his thesis entitled “Influence of Peer Teaching Methods on Performance in Mathematics among Secondary School Students in Kenya”. His supervisors were Professor Stanley Ngome and Dr. Edwin Masibo. He is the first Post graduate student from the Faculty of Education and Social Sciences to defend a thesis. The event that was organized by the school of graduate studies was chaired by the Chairman, Dr. Maiyo Julius. Other members present in the event include, Prof. Mustosto Stanley, Prof Mukwa Chris, Dr. Wepukhulu Rispah, Dr. Masibo Edwin and Dr. Kadian Wanyama.. Students from the departments of Curriculum and Instruction and Information Technology were present in the event. The event was organized in the school of Graduate studies Boardroom on 4th Feburary, 2016.