MICROSOFT CORPORATION SIGN SH25 MILLION DEAL WITH STRATHMORE LAW SCHOOL.

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Microsoft General Manager Kunle Awosika, Chief Justice Dr. Willy Mutunga(center) and and Dr. Elizabeth Gachenga (Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic and Students Affairs Strathmore University signing an agreement with Strathmore University to furnish the new Strathmore Law School (SLS) building with state of the art customized technological equipment on  Monday April 19,2016.

BY THOMAS KARIUKI

Microsoft Corporation has entered into an agreement with Strathmore University to furnish the new Strathmore Law School (SLS) building with state of the art customized technological equipment for the Moot Court Room and Auditorium.

This contribution towards the new SLS is a Platinum level sponsorship which gives Microsoft Corporation the exclusive right to brand the Moot Court Room and Auditorium.

The funding will extend to the auditorium, hosting a capacity of 250 students and in constant use for public lectures, professional and academic seminars. The funding is expected to reach Sh25 million.

Strathmore Law School will install state-of-the-art technology for litigation training and scenario-based simulations in the Moot Courtroom of the newly completed Law School building.

SLS will also use the latest technology available in preparing future lawyers, judges dubbing the experience “Transforming the Law Learning Experience”.

The technology enabled Moot Court will also serve judicial officers for professional training, testing and evaluation purposes by external organizations.

Overseeing the signing of the deal was Chief Justice Dr Willy Mutunga, Mr Rich Sauer, Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Corporate, External and Legal Affairs’ at Microsoft, Dr Elizabeth Gachenga, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic and Student Affairs, Prof Izael Da Silva, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research and Dr Luis Franceschi, Dean of the Strathmore Law School.

Strathmore says it is committed to ensure that they give their students cutting edge experience and expertise so that they can face the job market.

 

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