UNIVERSITY OF EMBU PARTNERS WITH STANDARD GROUP TO PROMOTE VISIBILITY FOR THE NEWLY CHARTERED UNIVERSITY
Embu, Kenya, December 15, 2016 - The University of Embu and Standard Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in efforts to promote visibility and publicity for the University, as well as highlight the achievements that the University has recorded so far. This agreement will present the young institution an opportunity to share its vision to the public.
The signing ceremony between the University and Standard Group took place at the University, in Embu. The MoU was signed by Prof. Paul Musili Wambua, Chancellor, University of Embu and Mr. Francis Munywoki, Managing Director, Print Operations, Standard Group. It was witnessed by Prof. Daniel Mugendi, Ag. Vice-Chancellor, University of Embu and Mr. Charles Kimathi, Director, Corporate Affairs, Standard Group.
Building onto its existing collaborations, the new partnership will present the University of Embu an enviable platform for media coverage of major events on at least one of Standard Group’s media at any one time. The University will also have the opportunity to publish research content on the different media platforms. The Standard Group shall provide live TV coverage for the University’s key events, as well as offer advertising for student intakes, graduation announcements and corporate branding across the media platforms, under terms agreed upon by both parties.
“We are a small Institution with a huge potential. With this partnership, we are confident that in the next 5 years, we will register tremendous success and be identified as the University making a difference in terms of enhancing the standard of living.” said Prof. Paul Musili Wambua, Chancellor, University of Embu.
With this partnership, the University academic staff shall have the opportunity to contribute to expert knowledge and opinions on Standard Group’s media platforms. The University’s students and staff shall also benefit from learning opportunities at the Standard Group facilities.
“We are excited about the heritage of the University of Embu. The potential to develop is enormous! We are keen to witness the transformation as we work together to showcase your hard work, success and progress, not just to this region, but the country at large.” said Mr. Francis Munywoki, Managing Director, Print Operations, Standard Group.
About the University of Embu:
The University of Embu is a Public University established under the Universities Act No. 42 of 2012 and chartered on 7th October 2016. The University located in Embu, currently has five Schools and ten Departments. The objective of the University is to play a leading role in enhancing development in human capacity through research, education and training; as well as expansion of opportunities for higher education and research in various fields.
About The Standard Group:
The Standard Group Limited is a multi-media organization with investments in media platforms spanning newspaper print operations, television, radio broadcasting, digital and online services, as well as outdoor advertising. The Standard Group is recognised as a leading multi-media house in Kenya with a key influence in matters of national and international interest. Our various media platforms include: The Standard newspaper, KTN, KTN News, Radio Maisha, The Nairobian weekly newspaper, Think Outdoor (billboard advertising) and Standard Digital.
University of Embu Contact details: Address: P.O. Box 6 – 60100 Embu - Kenya
Tel: +254 20 2444136/+254 727933950/+254 788199505
Standard Group Contact details: Address: P.O. Box 30030, 00100 Nairobi Kenya
Tel: +254 20 3222200(News desk)