News and Updates


The LU-ICRISAT Breed Evaluation Project at the Lukenya University Farm.

The pictures show plots for the three breeds under evaluation, viz: Sorghum, pearl millet and groundnuts. Planting was done in mid July. There was an invasion of army worms in mid August, which was controlled. Working in conjunction with the DVC Dr Wafula and Dr Mwania, The Dean of the School of Agriculture, Dr. Virginia...

Lukenya University Hosts Regional Universities Sports

Lukenya University as a Member  of the Kenya Universities Sports Federation (KUSF), formerly Kenya Universities Sports Association (KUSA) РCoast Conference Sports Calendar; was privileged to host Leg 3 of its games on 22nd and 23rd October 2022 at the main campus in Mtito Andei. The participating Universities were: Taita Taveta University -Taita Taveta County...

Installation of the second chancellor – Professor Margaret Mckenna

The Lukenya University fraternity is pleased to announce the installation of the 2nd Chancellor – Professor Margaret Mckenna, an American Citizen , Lawyer and Educator. She is a leading expert in educational opportunity and philanthropy. She Takes over From Mr. Harris Mule, who was the 1st Chancellor and has overseen the University from inception to...

Award of Charter

His Excellency, the President of Kenya, Hon. Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, awarded a charter to the Lukenya University, at Kakamega State lodge on 2nd August 2022 effectively making it the First University in Makueni county  to be fully established. The event was witnessed by the Founder, Chancellor, Vice -chancellor, Governing council members and BOT members ....

Call for applications: First in a series of youth consultations to develop a Vision Pastoralist Youth 2026; Makueni, Kenya, 27-29 September 2022

The Year 2026 has been declared the Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists (IYRP) by the United Nations. In preparation for this a series of consultations with pastoralist youth across the world will take place over the next three years to develop a vision for pastoralism in the face of climate change. A sustainable yet forward-looking...

St. Monica Elite Girls’ and St. Monica Elite Boys’ CSR and Community Outreach

Mentorship and Peer Counseling team of Lukenya University was at St. Monica Elite Boys’ Secondary School followed by St. Monica Elite Girls’ Secondary School on 16th July 2022. This was part of the social corporate responsibility and community outreach by the University. Students at the two schools were mentored in various areas including the power...