Daystar University Graduation 2016, End of a journey, beginning of a new one, a day when Daystar faculty and graduands see their hard labor come to fruition. Saturday 25, 2016 saw over 800 graduands conferred with postgraduate, undergraduate and diploma certificates.
This year the University also graduated its first cohort of the Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, consisting of eight candidates, who amazingly completed their programme in a record, three years.
The day was quite eventful and a great success; from the beautiful performance by Afrizo and Music students, the recognition of the Class of 1996, awarding of the outstanding graduands in academic, non-academic and VC’s awards, the speeches by the new Chancellor and Vice-chancellor, and to presenting each graduand with the Order of the Towel. Each activity marked a significant milestone in the life of the graduands and the growth of the University.
The Class of 2016 was honored to have the newly installed Chancellor of Daystar University, Prof. Mary Murimi grace their graduation as the guest of honor. In her keynote address, she noted that Daystar graduates are impacting the world because they have learnt the act of integrating faith and learning. She impressed on the graduands that the exams they will be taking going forward are exams they cannot afford to fail. “The exams are set by you, taken by you and graded by you. You are the only one who can determine whether you will be an A, B or C professional. You are the only one you can impress or disappoint” she reiterated. Prof. Murimi further shared her humble beginnings and the importance she places on her first degree, saying that it served as a resource in mapping out her journey.