St Paul’s University recently hosted Africa’s first and foremost woman theologian, Prof. Mercy Amba Oduyoye among other distinguished female theologians. Prof Oduyoye who is from Ghana led a panel discussion organized by the faculty of theology staff research seminars in collaboration with the office of the Dean of students to discuss the methodology and aims of African Women Theology.
By Dr. Wandera Joseph
The Faculty of Theology at SPU in collaboration with Danmission, a Denmark based Christian organization successfully organised a one week workshop on Teaching methods. The purpose of the workshop was to facilitate the learning among the faculty for effective teaching and learning.
The conference took place at St. Paul University Main campus at the Soteria Women’s Conference centre from 16th to 21st June 2014. The conference attracted more than 20 delegates from St. Paul’s University, Presbyterian University (Kenya), Carlile College (Kenya), Makumira University (Tanzania) and SALT( Madagascar).
The workshop was facilitated by Mr Egon Hedegaard from Danmission, Denmark and Dr. Richard Seed of the Organization of African Instituted Churches, who is also working with Faculty of Theology, SPU on curriculum review.
By Emmanuel Asena (Peer Mentor St Pauls university Nairobi Campus)
For most students, choosing a course is the most exciting thing when entering university, while graduating with a first class honors is the ultimate goal. But in all this, there is a considerable number of students struggling to get to the graduation list. Reason being, they are not sure they were meant to pursue the respective courses they are in. That is why I am writing this article. Continue Reading
An organization culture is not dependent on the hard components of the organization but on the people that make the organization. We have a unique culture at SPU thanks to the Proud St. Paulians – that is why we are running the #ProudStPaulian campaign on social media this week. Students that participate in the campaign stand a chance of winning t-shirts, memory sticks and a wide assortment of SPU branded items. Continue Reading
Ladies and Gentlemen,
I see the essence of entrepreneurship as adding value to the lives of others in a way that’s commensurate with what’s likely to work for you. A way that is defined by the essence of passion. Everyone is different. Paths to entrepreneurial success, or failure, are different. I liken it to a journey. Continue Reading
Phillip Yosi and Vanessa lukalo were last Saturday crowned the Mr & Miss SPU 2013 respectively.
The gala night was held at the main Campus in Limuru. There was a special guest appearance from Machel Waikenda, Director, Blackstar Entertainment, who addressed the students on entrepreneurship and personal branding
I got to admit that when I first read Nelson Karanja’s pieces I thought I would find him in a literature class but shock on me when I found out he is a mathematics lecturer and a good one at that. He is a colorful writer who paints a picture so vividly with words; you will almost think you are staring right at whatever it is he is describing. This week he has honored us with one of his many pieces as our staff guest writer. Enjoy the read.
It wasn’t one of the Queen’s corgis but believe me when I tell you that this wasn’t just any dog either. It was dirty, shaggy haired, and in its waking hours ordinarily staggering almost in a trance at the heels of its master high on glue. However its importance to our immediate circumstances lay not in its looks or narcotic escapades but on the fact that it now lay sprawled outside our door, dead. It took us just a few seconds after the car had sped off to realise that the dog’s tragic death had effectively reduced our life expectancy to about one quarter of a night. In the gloomy silence of the night the whizzing mosquitoes assaulted our faces in a feeding frenzy as we pondered what to do. My twin brother beat me to it. Continue Reading