The winner of UN Mappers Logo Contest

Maasai Mara University congratulates Limo Kipchirchir Collins , a 22 years old students pursuing a Bachelor degree in Urban and Regional Planning at Maasai Mara University, for winning UN Mappers Logo contest. He has been working with the UNGSC Design Squad to improve his original idea and create a professional and outstanding logo. The university is committed to support and nurture Limo's innovativeness and creativity. 

A boost to MMU Library Services

Maasai Mara University Library has won a grant of print information resources valued at Ksh. 1, 034, 365.00 offered by the Michael Blundell Trust.

According to the Acting University Librarian Ms. Nancy Kimile, the information materials donated come handy at a time when the Academic Library is striving to augment its capacity to satisfy information needs of its clientele. 

She added that the books are going to fill an information gap that exists in various spheres of knowledge such as Nursing, Nutrition, French, Computer Science, English course books among other general areas.

‘We cannot forget to recognize the Chairman of Rattansi Educational Trust, Dr. Vijoo H.M. Rattansi, who saw the success of the donation from the onset to the materialization of the move. In fact, initially approved information materials were worth half a million Kenya Shillings but exceptional generosity doubled the offer to Kes. 1, 034, 365.00,’ Kimile said. 

She also hinted that the donation will culminate to a second phase as the same organization had earlier on donated books worth half a million to Maasai Mara University Library.  

Kimile also stressed that the University has its arms wide open for partnerships and collaborations that will be integral in boosting information services at the University Library. 

Maasai Mara University is a relatively young and vibrant Institution of Higher Learning exhibiting exponential growth despite being tested by limited financial and infrastructural resources.

First Year Online Classes Group 2020

This link is for First Year Online classes 2020. Get the necessary information from the following links.

To access the E-learning Platform and online live classes

  1. Open your browser and go to web address www.elearning.mmarau.ac.ke 
  2. For first users, click on login, and then click on “create new account” to register on the platform. If you are already registered, enter your details on the login form and login.
  3. Check your email for the notification and click on the link provided in the email.
  4. Login with your username and password on the E-learning platform 
  5. Click on the course specified on the timetable (CMJ 1100 or ZOO 1100)
  6. To enrol to the course, click on the “enrol” button
  7. Go the the specific week (The whole course is divided into 4 Weeks)
  8. To read the notes, click on the lesson given in the week
  9. To attend the live class session, click on the Live Class link
  10. On the next page you will be able to see the password(mmu123) and the link to the live class
  11. Write your name and enter the password(mmu123) and then join.

 

Note: 

1. For reading the course material and other stuff follow steps 1 to 7 and to attend the live class sessions continue with steps 7 - 10.

2. Registration on the E-learning platform is done only once.

3. For all email, student portal and internet connectivity issues contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Head of ICT-0722621152

4. For E-learning platform related issues (registration, login and lecture notes) contact 

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0721917555 or 0723068081

 

Important Links

Online Classes with Computer Specification

Download First year online class timetable

Memo - Students portal and e-Learnng system

Memo Online Classes

Scholars Urged to unite and publish materials that promote learning and enhance a good reading culture

The Maasai Mara University Acting Vice-Chacellor Professor Kitche Magak has called on University Scholars to unite and partner in publishing ventures, especially in churning out publications that promote improvement of literacy levels in Africa. 

Speaking in a ceremony where he donated 15 copies of a book he published, he challenged Academicians to create publishing groups, a means that will enable them publish a lot of research materials with ease. The book 'Millennial Voices: East African Poetry' is a collection of African poems written by various scholars from across the African continent. 

"Publishing is not a solitary assignment. If you really want to publish and enjoy scholarship you need to do in partnership with others. People who like just to publish on their own do not go very far. So publication is really hard if you are going it alone. But if you going it as a dedicated group, you will get more publications than you need," Prof. Magak said.
He reminded Academic Scholars that there's no shortcut to career progression in the academic arena but to proactively, prioritize venturing into publishing.

"This adage in scholarship that, “publish or perish” is for real! There are people who have been in the University system for a long time and are very brilliant Scholars but because they don't publish they don't move any step," he emphasized. 

Creativity and innovation in academia is what Prof. Magak campaigned for, so that libraries and schools can have enough information resources that promote learning and a thirst for reading hence improving quality of education.