August 2017 Freshmen Matriculated
Wednesday August 23rd, 2017 marked the beginning of a new academic journey for more than 700 Freshmen joining Daystar University for the 2017 August Semester. The matriculation ceremony was held at the Athi River campus for all fulltime students on Wednesday August 23rd, and at the Nairobi Campus on Thursday August 24th for evening students.
During the ceremony, students voluntarily declared their assent to live by Daystar’s Christian and scholarly values. The ceremonies were officiated by the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Timothy Wachira, assisted by Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic Affairs Prof. James Kombo, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Finance and Administration Mr. Jomo Gatundu, the University Chaplain Rev. Steven Nduto, and attended by faculty members. The presence of faculty and administrative staff was a clear demonstration of Daystar’s commitment to mentor and guide students during their academic journey.
At the Athi River Campus, the DVC Academic Affairs Prof. James Kombo, thanked the new students for making Daystar their University of choice from among 70 universities in the country, and urged them to use the opportunity to grow in their academic pursuits.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Timothy Wachira said the ceremony not only matriculated students into the University but also into the Kingdom of God.
Addressing the Nairobi Campus evening students, Prof. Kombo stated that Daystar is a Christian University committed to molding students to grow in faith, create new relationships and sharpen their life skills to transform the world. Prof. Wachira informed the students that the Daystar vision guides the university in transforming the society and the entire world in a godly way. He urged the students to live to the higher calling of becoming servant leaders not only at Daystar but also in their various interactions outside campus. He further explained that matriculation is a sign of agreement between the students and the university that they will abide by Daystar rules and represent the University even after graduation.