Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology

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Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, formerly Western University College of Science and Technology, is a public university in Kenya. The university is named after Masinde Muliro, a beloved Kenyan politician who helped found the school. Muliro died in 1992.

History[edit]

MMUST became a fully accredited public university in 2007. Before being elevated to full university status, it was a constituent college of Moi University. The school was established in January 1972, known as Western College or WECO, a college of Arts and Applied Sciences awarding certificates and diplomas in technical courses.

In 2002 it became a constituent college of Moi University and changed its name to Western University College of Science and Technology.The university is open to the community to use its resources e.g. the library and other facilities.

References[edit]

1. http://www.mmust.ac.ke/

2. http://www.che.or.ke/

Coordinates: 0°17′26″N 34°45′50″E / 0.290435°N 34.763893°E / 0.290435; 34.763893