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MUST Wins Mozilla Grant

Meru University of Science and Technology (MUST) has won a grant of USD $25,000 from Mozilla: Kenya’s inaugural cohort of responsible computing challenge.  MUST is among eight (8) Universities that have received the grant.  The eight universities will be the first group of grantees in the country since Mozilla announced that the initiative would expand to Kenya and India with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

“The eight awardees have proposed projects that will embed ethics and holistic thinking into their Computer Science curricula, for the increased benefit of their students and society at large. Students who engage with these curricula will inculcate responsible thinking in their innovations as they join the workforce as developers and entrepreneurs.” Dr. Chao Mbogho, Responsible Computing Challenge (RCC) Fellow, Kenya.

The winning team from MUST consists of Dr. Mary Mwadulo (Principal Investigator and Chairperson of the Computer Science Department), Dr. Amos Chege (Coordinator, Innovations & Entrepreneurship and Lecturer, Computer Science Department) and Antony Irungu (Lecturer, Computer Science Department).

Studying at MUST: Holistic Development best sums up our approach in nurturing MUST students into graduates fit for the global market. Academic Excellence, Innovation, Research and Talent Development form our commitment to provide Quality Education. Our University curricula embraces the need to open up University students to theoretical, practical and current-market exposure. MUST students get to walk this University journey with our dedicated and highly experienced faculty leading the way. MUST has numerous collaborations and linkages with like-minded organizations which offers great opportunities for MUST students.  The MUST management, faculty and staff are guided by the uniting mission to ensure our students receive top-notch quality of service during their educational journey. We offer a nurturing learning environment within our campuses fashioned to promote academic excellence.

Read more on the grant award here: https://foundation.mozilla.org/en/blog/announcing-kenyas-inaugural-cohort-of-responsible-computing-challenge-awardees/

Click here to view Dr. Mary Mwadulo’s inspiring story as a Woman in STEM: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUbCMsMrPgs

If you are looking for a University that will lead you to academic excellence, look no further, MUST is here for you.  Your journey starts here: https://admission.must.ac.ke/

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