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MOU Signing at CUEA

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Nairobi, Kenya: Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) signing the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Marywood University and CUEA launching a partnership that will promote the Higher Education for Sisters in Africa (HESA) program.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Marywood University and the Catholic University of East Africa (CUEA) was signed on August 1, 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya. The MOU is the start of a partnership that will promote ASEC's Higher Education for Sisters in Africa (HESA) program, which facilitates access to higher education for Catholic Sisters in Africa.

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Sr. Anne Munley, IHM, Ph.D. together with Reverend Dr. Pius Rutechura, Vice Chancellor of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), signing the Memorandum of Understanding between Marywood University and CUEA launching a partnership that will promote the Higher Education for Sisters in Africa (HESA) program.

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Sr. Anne Munley, IHM, Ph.D. and Rev. Dr. Pius Rutechura stand together displaying the signed Memorandum of Understanding between CUEA and Marywood University. 

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Present at the signing of the MOU were (from left to right): Rev. Prof. Peter I. Gichure, Director of Academic Linkages, CUEA; Sr. Jane Wakahiu, LSOSF, Ph.D., Executive Director, ASEC; Sr. Anne Munley, IHM, Ph.D., President of Marywood University; Rev. Dr. Pius Rutechura, Vice Chancellor, CUEA; Prof. Justus Mbae, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academics, CUEA; Sr. Lina Wanyiku Ndung'u, SE, Director of Eastern Africa, ASEC. 

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