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CHSS Formerly Receives Interfaculty Football Trophy


By Isaac Akugizibwe 

KIU, Main Campus- The College of Humanities and Social Sciences on Friday 10th, May 2024, received the Interfaculty football gala trophy for keeps amidst cheers and jubilation.

The trophy was handed over to the College Principal, Dr. Jacob Ashibi by Samuel Wasiike, the captain of the team that stunned the College of Economics and Management in the finals last week.

"The trophy is a dignified symbol of overall victory in the game. Winning the football trophy at Kampala International University is an incredible achievement and a rewarding experience for the entire College of Humanities and Social Sciences," Dr.Ashibi remarked upon receiving the trophy.

"It revitalized our sense of pride, accomplishment, teamwork, and excitement. It is indeed a memorable and joyful moment for everyone in the College, and I am exceedingly proud of our students who made it happen," he added.

While he held it aloft, the rest of the staff members and Students from the College of Humanities took selfies and photos to mark the historic moment. Dr. Ashibi was asked, how important the victory and the accolade are for the college.

"The Trophy holds significant importance to the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. It is not only a good boost to our morales, it has also promoted a sense of pride and accomplishment among staff, students, and alumni," he answered.

"Ultimately, it will enhance the reputation of the college, attract potential students, and increase funding opportunities. Additionally, it is a symbol of excellence, motivating individuals to strive for success and maintain high standards in their academic and extracurricular pursuits," he added.

Among the celebrants was Doctor Joel Isabirye, the Head of the Department of Journalism and Media Studies who donated a full branded kit to the college in appreciation of the triumph.

"Dr. Joel Isabirye's donation of jerseys to the College is highly appreciated. His donation has lifted our students' spirits in promoting a positive campus environment, encouraging student involvement in sports and extracurricular activities, and fostering a culture of giving back and community support within the college and the entire University community," the Principal said in appreciation.

Dr. Ashibi concluded with a special message to students of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

"Strive for excellence in both your academics and extracurricular activities at KIU. Embrace opportunities for growth, challenge yourself, and always aim to be the best version of yourself."

"Your dedication and hard work will pave the way for a successful future. Believe in yourself and your abilities, and make the most of your time at KIU to achieve your goals and ambitions." 

"The College will forever remain proud of you!"