It was a very jubilant occasion at UoN’s Taifa Hall on Wednesday morning, March 23, 2022, when the UoN Community gathered to recognize and award its outstanding staff and departments in terms of performance contracting, research and innovation, long service, staff performance, and special recognition.
The Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology was the best overall performing unit and best-performing teaching department. Faculty of Engineering was awarded best performing Faculty, while Internal Audit was awarded best performing central unit.
The Directorate of University Advancement and Institutional Development bagged the Most Improved Directorate Award for being the best-improved directorate in the 2020/2021 Performance Contract.
Speaking at the occasion, the Ag. Chief Operations Officer, Mr. Brian Ouma emphasized that the quest to world-class university status can only be achieved through excellence in both teaching and non-teaching staff. Mr. Ouma asserted that going forward the University's performance management system will have all necessary safeguards to alleviate administration misery through greater automation.
Gracing the event, the chief guest, Vice Chancellor Prof. Stephen Kiama was delighted to report that the University is on course in terms of rolling out the 5-point reforms agenda that sealed leakages and enabled the University to embark on the path that is fit-for-purpose training; financial reforms and lastly to focus on the people.
The VC appreciated the efforts of the staff, top and lower cadres, who put together have ensured success and urged them to sustain their efforts and continuously maintain good results.