KDU Fitspiration 2016; KDU Awards RM500, 000 scholarship fund to Malaysia Paralympic Council.
KDU became the first education institution in Malaysia to award the MPC with the KDU Fitspiration Scholarship amount to RM500, 000. The scholarship is not only open to Malaysian para-athletes but also to South East Asia. The scholarship presentation was held at the KDU Fitspiration Day (13th October 2016, where Paralympic gold medallist Mohamad Ridzuan Mohamad Puzi made a special appearance.
KDU Fitspiration 2016 Launching Video
KDU Fitspiration 2016 officially launched by Prof. Hiew, Vice Chancellor, KDU University College
A moment with Dr. Cheryl Nicholas from Penn State Berk University, US
Dr Cheryl is a former KDU ADP alumnus, and this was her second visit to KDU College. Meeting up with KDU ADP students during her visit, she also spoke on “Living and Studying in the USA”.
Dr Cheryl L. Nicholas is also an ethnographer who enjoys doing research in her homeland, Malaysia. Her research is based on how symbolic activity constitutes and is constituted by cultural worldviews and her work is grounded in language and social interaction, and critical perspectives. Her research has been published as chapters in edited books and as journal articles in journals such as Sexuality and Culture, Communication Quarterly, Storytelling, Self & Society, and Journal of International and Intercultural Communication.
Dr Cheryl teaches classes in intercultural communication, message evaluation, communication theory, nonverbal communication, and storytelling.
Go Green Photography Competition
In conjunction with KDU Sustainability Day, Student and Alumni Centre organised a "Go Green Photography Competition" to encourage students to embrace the Go-Green concept into their daily lives. The Go Green Photography Competition was opened to all KDU Students which took place from January 2016 till May 2016. The objective of this competition is to educate students about sustainability efforts and awareness in the most simple and creative form; by taking pictures that can convey the message.
Digi - KDU University College Co-operative Education Programme
KDU University College and Digi Telecommunications officially launched its first collaborative programme together for KDU’s Diploma in Business students entitled the Digi-KDU UC Co-operative Education Programme. The purpose of this programme is for KDU to provide students with learning opportunities beyond the classroom walls; to increase collaboration between the industry and academia; and to apply classroom theories in real world situations for students’ learning, growth and personal development.