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11 01
2018

Kepler In The News

Improving Equity in Health Leadership

Source: University of Global Health Equity | Original Article Link Improving Equity in Health Leadership   Women are disproportionately affected by the burden of disease, comprising of almost 75 percent of the health workforce in most countries, and making up the majority of global health students worldwide, yet…

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10 29
2018

Kepler Connects

Kepler Scholars making Kigali Green with ‘My Green Home’

David Kinzuzi and partner, Rosette Muhoza, Kepler Scholars, won the Green Growth Innovation Award at the YouthConnekt Awards in Kigali, Rwanda on October 10th, 2018. My Green Home was born out of a class project on raising awareness of environmental sustainability issues. Through it, David seeks to develop…

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10 19
2018

Kepler In The News

Kepler and Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) Opening Doors to Employment: Internships and Workplace

Source: Connected Learning Consortium | Original Article Link Kepler Kiziba has a robust employment pathways model, which focuses dually on the development of relevant skill sets and competencies for employment as well as in-programme work experience. Through SNHU’s competency-based Degree, students gain globally competitive skills that are locally…

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10 08
2018

Kepler In The News

Connected Learning Consortium Features of Kepler Scholar Ella

Source: Connected Learning Consortium | Original Article Link Ella: Kepler & Southern New Hampshire University Note: Kepler is a non-profit organization that links students with accredited online offerings leading to a degree from SNHU. When I was young, I had the conviction that things would change, and opportunities…

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09 06
2018

Uncategorized

Learning from Partners in the Field

Source: Humanitarian Education Accelerator | Original Article Link Published : September 6, 2018 With the focus of scaling in mind, Kepler sent a team of 8 staff members to Kakuma Refugee Camp to learn, collaborate, and share with the Jesuit Worldwide Learning (JWL) team.  Both organizations serve as…

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08 29
2018

Kepler Humanitarian

Kepler Alumni Featured as SNHU’s August Volunteer Honoree

Source: Southern New Hampshire University | Orginal Article Link Published: August 2018 Sylvain Nayituriki ’16 Get to Know Our August 2018 Honoree Sylvain led our first international Global Days of Service project in Kigali, Rwanda this past April. He continues to inspire SNHU students and alumni through his…

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08 08
2018

Kepler Life

Kepler Scholar Stays Active During School Break Pt. 2

This summer, Kepler Scholar Sandrine I. in Cohort 2016 attended the Geneva Summer School in Geneva, Switzerland. The Geneva Summer School is a program that introduces young people from across the world to the work of the United Nations. During the 12 day program, Sandrine and a group…

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08 04
2018

Kepler Educates

Kepler Kiziba Teaching Staff Flex Their Knowledge in Year-End HEA Action Research Presentations

By Chrystina Russell Source: Humanitarian Education Accelerator | Orginal Article Link Published : June 27, 2018 Through the generous support of HEA, Kepler Kiziba staff members were able to engage in a rigorous year-long process of understanding and subsequently applying action research to their classrooms. On June 22, 2018, Kepler’s…

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08 04
2018

Kepler In The News

Kepler Shares and Learns through Collaboration

By Landry Sugira Source: Humanitarian Education Accelerator | Orginal Article Link Published : July 25, 2018 Ashesi Education Collaborative: A Platform for Higher Education Institutions in Africa I am Landry Sugira, a Remote Learning Coordinator and CfA advisor at Kepler Kiziba. I recently attended the Ashesi Education Collaborative…

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08 02
2018

Kepler Life

Kepler Scholar Stays Active During School Break

This summer Kepler Scholar, Gloria R., in Cohort 2017 interned at Cornerstone Development in Kampala, Uganda. Cornerstone is an international organization that operates in different African countries, with its headquarters located in Kampala. Cornerstone’s “core focus is on developing the cornerstones of Africa’s next generation.” Its ‘approach involves…

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06 25
2018

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Liza Imbonabake, Kepler Graduate – Graduation Speech

By Liza Imbonabake Hidden by the thick walls of unconsciousness, goosebumps from fear of expectations, I couldn’t start to comprehend the immense journey that lay ahead in Kepler Campus. Greetings to the CEO of IKEA Foundation, CEO of Imagine We, Representatives from the government of Rwanda, fellow graduates,…

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06 17
2018

Kepler Educates

Kepler’s Grad Ceremony Student Speaker Sadiki Bamperineza

By Sadiki Bamperineza Ladies and Gentlemen, parents, teachers, Kepler alumni and distinguished guests, good afternoon and congratulations to all my fellow Kepler graduates. It used to seem hard in the beginning, soft in the middle after being familiar and so sweet at the end when you made it….

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06 17
2018

Kepler In The News

Creating A Bridge to University

By Aimee Carlson Source: Humanitarian Education Accelerator | Orginal Article Link Published : June 7, 2018 ‘Don’t think of this as just a work study position or just tasks to accomplish, let’s do our best to help our students achieve their dreams.’ In the past few years, Kepler has…

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06 17
2018

Kepler Educates

Iteme Program

By Aimee Carlson Source: Kepler Published: June 20, 2018 The Iteme Program is a higher education preparation program designed to help people looking to continue their education journey, specifically those who often struggle to reach such opportunities. Throughout the program, students have the chance to practice their spoken…

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06 17
2018

Kepler In The News

Student Blog: My Travel to the World Innovation Summit for Education as a Refugee from Kiziba

By Sadiki Bamperineza, Nina Weaver Source: Humanitarian Education Accelerator | Orginal Article Link Published : January 11, 2018 I am Sadiki Bamperineza, a refugee from Kiziba Refugee Camp. In addition to this, I am a Kepler Kiziba Student, and I am working for my Bachelors of Arts in Communication…

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06 17
2018

Kepler In The News

Believe in yourselves, Kepler graduates urged

By Joan Mbabazi Source: The New Times | Orginal Article Link Published : June 13, 2018 | Updated : June 14, 2018  Graduates of Kepler have been urged to believe in themselves and use the knowledge – both academic and otherwise – to succeed in their respective careers….

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06 17
2018

Kepler In The News

105 Students Graduate From The Kepler Program

By Taarifa Reporter Source: Taarifa | Orginal Article Link Published : June 13, 2018 A total of 105 students completed their studies in various courses at Kepler, a nonprofit university program that operates campuses in Kigali and Kiziba refugee camp in Rwanda. Kepler has enrolled more than 700 students…

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05 17
2018

Kepler Connects

KEPLER REPRESENTED IN THE 2018 HULT PRIZE NATIONAL FINALS

On Friday, May 18th, 2018 students from six higher education institutions will be competing at the Rwanda national round for their chance to move onto the regional round. This year Kepler has two teams competing along with from African Leadership University and Carnegie Mellon University. Kepler’s two teams…

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05 11
2018

Kepler In The News

Kepler students honour Genocide victims

By Frederic Byumvuhore Source: The New Times | Orginal Article Link Published : April 28, 2018 | Updated : April 30, 2018   Students and staff of Kepler on Friday visited Kigali Genocide Memorial, the resting place of over 250,000 people, to pay their respects to the victims…

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02 23
2018

Kepler Educates

A bright future for refugees who graduate with an American University Degree through Kepler

By UNHCR Source: UNHCR Rwanda | Link Originally Published : January 26, 2018  Kepler serves over 500 students on its two campuses in Rwanda, 110 of whom are refugee learners. Future can be more than just circumstances, it can be what one makes of it and what one…

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02 23
2018

Kepler Educates

The Changing Role of Teachers

Source: The International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity | Orginal Article Link The Escuela Nueva model— which began in Colombia in the 1980s and has been adopted as national Colombian policy — uses a student-centered model with lessons that are better connected to the local setting and recruitment…

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02 15
2018

Kepler Educates

Youth around the world need higher education for a bright future, including refugees

By The PIE Blog Source:The PIE Blog | Orginal Article Link Published: February 2, 2018     “Working in a refugee camp requires addressing basic needs in addition to providing programs that allow for flexibility while holding students accountable to high standards.” A graduate of Kepler, a program that works…

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11 15
2017

Kepler In The News

Can These New Colleges Help Solve Higher Education’s Equity Problem?

“Hybrid colleges,” embody the kind of innovative thinking needed to tackle higher ed’s intransigent problems.

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10 28
2017

Kepler In The News

Hult Prize: Abanyeshuli ba Kaminuza mu Rwanda barashishikarizwa kwandikisha imishinga yabo bagatsindira miliyoni y’amadorari

by Uwihoreye Jean Claude

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06 21
2017

Kepler In The News

Over 100 graduate from Kepler

A total of 101 graduates received bachelors degrees in communications, health care management and business management studies at Kepler Kigali Campus in Kimironko, Kigali, last Saturday.

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06 20
2017

Kepler Humanitarian

Impunzi ziri mu Rwanda zatangiye kuminuza

Ku isi hose miliyoni zisaga 60 z’abantu bahunze ibihugu byabo by’amavuko kubera impamvu zitandukanye za politiki, ubukene cyangwa imihindagurikire y’ibihe.

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05 25
2017

Kepler Humanitarian

Kepler University programme admits 32 refugee students

A total of thirty-two students-16 male and 16 female -has been admitted to the Kepler University programme located in Kiziba Refugee Camp in Karongi District.

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05 19
2017

Kepler In The News

Develop projects that address community challenges, youth told

Several youth innovative projects won cash and other prizes during the closure of an initiative dubbed ‘Pitch Night’ in Kigali on Wednesday.

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03 31
2017

Kepler In The News

Kepler admits new students

A new cohort of 160 students have been admitted to Kepler, a programme that offers students opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree from U.S University while studying in Rwanda.

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03 15
2017

Kepler Humanitarian

Kepler prepares for fifth Kigali cohort and Kiziba third cohort

Kigali: This week, acceptance notifications will go out to 160 applications to make up the fifth Kigali cohort, Cohort 2017, student will begin classes in June 2017, according to a press statement from Kepler University.

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12 13
2016

Kepler In The News

Abanyeshuri Basoza amasomo muri Kepler University barishimira ireme ry’uburezi bahabwa

Ibyo barabivuga mu gihe hari bamwe bagikemanga ireme ry’uburezi muri iki gihe .

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10 26
2016

Kepler In The News

Ikigo cya “Kepler” cyashyiriyeho amahirwe abarangiza ayisumbuye

Ikigo cy’Abanyamerika cyitwa “Kepler” cyigisha abarangije amashuri yisumbuye kikanabafasha kubona imirimo, kirakangurira ababyifuza guhatanira amahirwe cyabashyiriyeho.

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06 28
2016

Kepler In The News

Good things are happening in education

On June 18, Kepler, an American educational institution operating in Rwanda and offering American college degrees, held its second graduation ceremony at its Kimironko campus.

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06 22
2016

Kepler In The News

54 graduate from Kepler

Last Saturday, 54 students of Kepler, a Kigali-based programme, were awarded diplomas and degrees in various disciplines.

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05 22
2016

Kepler In The News

19-year-old starts project to provide clean water for Kayonza residents

Yvette Ishimwe is the winner of the Grand Prize from Accelerate Academy, a project of the NGO ‘These Numbers have Faces’.

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11 10
2015

Kepler In The News

Female Debate Team won silver medals with cash in female debate competition

spire Debate organized this competition and the final was on October 30, 2015. After long way to pass through and very challenging quarterfinals; Kepler female debate team reached the final with UR-College of Science.

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07 17
2015

Kepler In The News

46 graduate from Kepler

A total of 46 graduates received degrees in business studies at Kepler Kigali Campus in Kimironko on Saturday.

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06 24
2015

Kepler Educates

Kepler students conclude Kigali fashion tour

Over 40 students of Kepler University in Kigali were treated to a three-day fashion tour at Rupari Fashion house in Gatenga, Kicukiro.

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05 11
2015

Kepler In The News

Education: Kepler, American University Degree for only $1,000

Kepler is a university with a campus in Kigali Rwanda that was opened in 2013 with the goal to award US equivalent degrees with the lowest cost possible, currently $1000 tuition per year.

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01 11
2015

Kepler In The News

Bwa mbere mu mateka, mu Rwanda hatangijwe Kaminuza mu nkambi y’Impunzi

Mu nkambi ya Kiziba ituyemo impunzi z’Abanyekongo ziba mu Rwanda, iherereye mu Karere ka Karongi mu Ntara y’u Burengerazuba, hatangijwemo amasomo ya Kaminuza, ibintu bibaye bwa mbere mu mateka.

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