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MUASA Awards Outstanding Members

  • In General
  • 17 Dec 2018 - 3:52pm
  • By Mark Wamai
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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (L) receives his award as as the outstanding personality supporting MUASA activities from the Chair Welfare-MUASA Mr. Arthur Mugisha (R) on 17th December 2018 in his Office, Main Building, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) has awarded outstanding members and key stakeholders for supporting its agenda, activities/programmes and vibrancy.

This was during the MUASA end of year party held on Friday, 14th December 2018 at the Senior Staff Canteen, Makerere University.

MUASA recognised the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe as the outstanding personality towards supporting MUASA activities.

Prof. William Bazeyo, the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance and Administration) was recognised for the excellent service as the most globally decorated member for the Year 2018.

Some of the Members of the MUASA Executive including Chairperson-Dr. Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi (3rd L), General Secretary-Dr. Michael Walimbwa (2nd L), Treasurer-Dr. Hussein Oria (3rd R), Representative to Council-Dr. Helen Nkabala (2nd L) among others at the End of Year Party on 14th December 2018, Senior Staff Canteen, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. Image: Facebook/Dr. Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi

Dr. Sarah Ssali was awarded as the most active senior female MUASA member. Dr. Ssali is the Dean of the School of Women and Gender Studies at Makerere University. She has served as the MUASA representative to the University Council for 8 years.

Dr. Paddy Musana received an award in appreciation of his efforts as the male long serving MUASA member. Dr. Alice Merab Kagoda received the award in recognition of her efforts as the female long serving member.

Receiving the award, Dr. Kagoda said: “I urge all of you to emulate me and work hard for the betterment of both MUASA and Makerere University.”

Mr. Keith Muhakanizi was awarded for supporting higher education in Uganda. The award in recognition of the young star that is supportive of MUASA activities was given to Ms. Lilian Mbabazi.

Speaking at the party, the Chairperson MUASA, Dr. Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi appreciated MUASA members for their cooperation and called upon them to continue with the hard work to ensure that students at Makerere University get high quality education.

The 2018 Award to the Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe in recognition of his outstanding contribution towards supporting MUASA Activities

“Our children must have the best education that is why we must work hand in hand with the Vice Chancellor, Principals, Deans and Heads of Department to produce the best graduates worldwide,” said Dr. Kamunyu Muhwezi.

He highlighted some of the MUASA achievements for the year 2018 as follows: The Vice Chancellor setting up a Common Good Committee to discuss the Common Good Allowances, setting up of the MUASA book bank, as well as an operational MUASA SACCO.

Dr. Kamunyu Muhwezi called upon the academic staff to bring their books to the MUASA book bank for sale and wished them a merry Christmas and a happy new year 2019.

Dr. Paul Muyinda, the Deputy Principal College of Education and External Studies (CEES) who was also the Master of Ceremony expressed gratitude to the MUASA committee for organising the end of year party which created an opportunity for them to meet as a family.

Article by:  Mak Public Relations Office

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