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UCU Faculty Profile: Dr. Elizabeth Kizito (Agricultural & Biological Sciences) - by Patty Huston-Holm On paper, the Ugandan chicken industry looks good.  The Uganda Bureau of Statistics reported, for example, a 3.2 percent poultry production increase from 2011 to 2012. This means more local food, including eggs, and improved income for farmers. But for fourth-year Uganda Christian University (UCU) student Mulepo Allan Dickson, that’s not good … Continue reading UCU Faculty Profile: Dr. Elizabeth Kizito (Agricultural & Biological Sciences)
Reflection from UCU Vice Chancellor, The Rev. Dr. John Senyonyi - The Christian Influence Matthew 5: 13-20 Rev. Canon Dr. John Senyonyi Vice Chancellor, Uganda Christian University John Stott authored an exposition of The Sermon on the Mount titled, “Christian Counter-Culture”. He argued that a Christian life often runs counter to the cultural tide around us. He said, “We should not ask, ‘What is wrong with … Continue reading Reflection from UCU Vice Chancellor, The Rev. Dr. John Senyonyi
UCU Student Profile: Anna Betu - By Sarah Lagot Odwong (Uganda Christian University, Mass Communications Class of 2015) Anna Betu was born in 1985 to a Congolese father and a Ugandan mother in the border town of Busia, Eastern Uganda. Her father was an artist, and her mother a midwife—both parents travelled regularly. When Anna was eight years old and living … Continue reading UCU Student Profile: Anna Betu
2016 Annual Report Summary - Looking back at 2016, we are grateful for many opportunities that Uganda Partners has had to support Uganda Christian University and to connect you, our partners, with the needs and vision of UCU. In the following “photo-report,” we’ll walk through the highlights of 2016 chronologically but we trust that you will continue to see our … Continue reading 2016 Annual Report Summary
UCU Alumnus Profile: Herbert Mukuru’s Unique Journey - By Sarah Lagot Odwong Herbert Mukuru is unconventional. I met him when he was a fresh-faced first year student at Uganda Christian University. Inquisitive, jolly and sometimes mischevious, it is easy to miss the seriousness with which he engages life. Born 24 years ago at Nsambya Hospital, Herbert has spent most of his life in … Continue reading UCU Alumnus Profile: Herbert Mukuru’s Unique Journey
What the Uganda Partners Global 5K is NOT about… (and what it is about!) - The Global 5K is NOT about: 1. The Global 5K is NOT about… winning a race! I know this may be ironic and disappointing to some, but at heart, this event is about gathering people around the globe to show up and support Honours College Scholarship Fund—a fund that is used for students facing financial … Continue reading What the Uganda Partners Global 5K is NOT about… (and what it is about!)
Uganda Partners Global 5K: Origins, Vision and Results - When the Mark Bartels, the founding Director of USP, moved to the US to take the position of Executive Director of Uganda Partners, he wanted to connect USP and UCU HC alumni to Uganda Partners—the U.S. nonprofit that raises funds and builds partnerships for Uganda Christian University. What would be a fun way to connect … Continue reading Uganda Partners Global 5K: Origins, Vision and Results
UCU Student Profile: Emolot David Allen - Emolot David Allan is finishing his last year studying Development Studies at UCU. He has risen against all odds, the only child of 5 siblings that is going to University. His parents both suffer from HIV, and work hard to subsist in Eastern Uganda. While he was able to scrape together the funds to begin … Continue reading UCU Student Profile: Emolot David Allen
UCU Student Profile: Agaba Brandon - Brandon graduated July 2016 with a BA in Public Administration, assisted with scholarship money from the Global5K. He has worked with the Uganda Prison service for 13 years. Even as he attended University, he worked in the evenings. He is married with 2 children; his wife also works with Uganda Prison service. When asked how … Continue reading UCU Student Profile: Agaba Brandon
Global 5K 2017–April 8th! - This is our 3rd annual Global 5K… will you join us in helping raise money for Honours College student scholarships? All money beyond the t-shirt cost, is sent to UCU for a scholarship fund that the Honours College faculty and staff use to assist students in crisis or need. Please join us! It is fun … Continue reading Global 5K 2017–April 8th!