On Friday the 22nd of July, 2022, Makerere University hosted its alumni to a fete at the Freedom Square. The event was attended by close to 1000 invited guests who came back to their alma mater to commemorate and celebrate the university’s 100 years. As key stakeholders in the institution, the alumni were also being celebrated.
The homecoming dinner was an opportunity for the alumni to reflect and think of how they could be part of Makerere’s journey to the next 100 years. It was a moment to recognize, laud and celebrate the contributions of those who were and continue to be instrumental in the success of the university.
In attendance were Prof. Ezra Suruma, the university Chancellor, Prof. Mondo Kagonyera, the former Chancellor, Mrs. Magara Lorna the University Council Chairperson and Prof. Nawangwe Barnabas the Vice-Chancellor, and the entire university management. Also present were the former guild presidents, current student leaders and many other distinguished alumni from various professional backgrounds with representatives from both the public and private sector.