BCTC Welcomes Kenya Scholars

Photo of Phillip Owuor, Dr.Augusta A. Julian, and John AgureLEXINGTON, KY (August 27, 2008) Bluegrass Community amp; Technical College (BCTC) is proud to announce that two distinguished visiting scholars from Maseno University (MU), Kenya, have joined the faculty at BCTC Cooper Campus for the fall 2008 semester. Professors Phillip Owuor and John Agure will bring their respective expertise to BCTC's mathematics and chemistry departments.

Professor Owuor, Director of the School of Graduate Studies at Maseno University, will be teaching Chemistry. A graduate of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, Owuor received his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry in 1980.

Agure, Dean Faculty of Science at Maseno University will be teaching Mathematics. He received his Ph.D. in Pure Mathematics from the University of Birmingham in England in 1992.

The visiting professors are part of a faculty exchange agreement between Maseno University and Bluegrass Community and Technical College coordinated by faculty member Iddah Otieno, Associate of English at BCTC. The exchange program has been in existence for five years.

Photo: Dr. Augusta A. Julian (center) welcomes visiting professors Phillip Owuor (left), Director, School of Graduate Studies at Maseno University and John Agure (right), Dean, Faculty of Science at MU.