|KCCT ELEVATED TO A MULTIMEDIA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
President Mwai Kibaki has elevated the Kenya College of Communications Technology (KCCT) to a Multimedia University College as a constituent college of the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.
KCCT, which, is currently owned by the Communications Commission of Kenya, is made up of the Schools of Engineering, Information Technology, Media and Communications, and Business.
Prior to the elevation, the Commission for Higher Education had inspected KCCT facilities and concluded that it had the capacity to take an additional 2000 students in the first year of operation as a university college. The college currently admits 2100 students annually.
The council of the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology has undertaken to nurture the newly created Multimedia University.
Meanwhile, President Kibaki has appointed Prof. Justin Irina to be the Chairman of the Pwani University College Council for a period of three years.
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