The 3rd annual prize presentation ceremony was held on Friday, May 6, 2022, at Taifa Hall. During the event, about 275 students from 2019/2020, & 2020/2021 academic years received gold medals, cash prizes, and trophies from over 100 donors and partners for outstanding performance.
Speaking during the award ceremony, the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Stephen Kiama lauded the awardees for exceptional performance and thanked all the donors and partners for their continued support. Prof. Kiama also assured continuing students that the university will establish a similar annual prize award event to reward undergraduate students who excel in academic and extra-curricular activities.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic Affairs; Prof. Ogeng’o warmly welcomed the guests saying, “we are gathered here to recognize, celebrate, and grant awards to outstanding students and academic achievers for the years 2019/2020, & 2020/2021.”
Also present during the award ceremony were representatives from the donor companies, University management, staff, and students. Mrs. Anastacia Olembo spoke on behalf of the donors; “I congratulate all the students who performed very well, they have made us very proud. Congrats to the award-winning students, they will encourage the current students to perform exceptionally. We need to work with the university to grow the donor community and also the package that we are giving the students.”
The students from the Faculty of Built Environment and Design received cash awards from the following key donors; Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Trustee Fund, Mathu And Gichuiri, Institute Of Quantity Surveyors Of Kenya, M/S Kanjumba Consultants, Crown Berger Kenya LTD, Chrisom Agencies LTD, University Of Nairobi Alumni Association, C.B. Richard Ellis Limited, Ngotho Chartered Arbitrators,