Uganda Martyrs University Alumni were welcomed back home at the main campus in Nkozi during the long weekend from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th July 2017.
During this year’s Alumni Homecoming, the UMU Alumni selected a subcommittee to steer the Alumni in the forth coming Silver Jubilee Celebrations scheduled for 18th October 2018 at UMU Nkozi campus. The following members were selected: Mr. John Emmanuel Etiang – Convener, Mr. Kennedy Mutenyo, Prof. Vincent Bagire, Mr. Aloysius Mugasa, Mr. Mubiru Charles, Ms. Namirembe Assumpta, and Mr. Moses Rudende. The Sub-committee will co-opt more members among the Alumni.
The Alumni Homecoming saw the launch of the Inaugural Edition of the Alumni Newsletter “THE UMU ALUMNI”. The news letter dedicated to the UMU Alumni Community was launched by Assoc. Prof. Michael Mawa, the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. During the same occasion, the UMU Alumni Information system was launched to enable the Alumni register themselves online on the University website.
Other activities for the homecoming included; the community outreach of the alumni to the needy elderly people of Nkozi in which relief items were donated as a way of fulfilling the University’s pillar of community engagement. Later on the alumni had the alumni dinner and alumni mass on Sunday.