A total of 43 students from the College of Computing and Information Sciences yesterday attained first class degrees during Makerere University’s 63rd graduation ceremony held at the university’s Freedom Square. Of these, 35 were from the School of Computing and Informatics Technology (CIT) while the eight were from the East African School of Library and Information Science (EASLIS).
Deborah Bongiri with a CGPA of 4.80 was the overall best student from the college. She attained a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology (BIT). The pioneer students of the Bachelor in Information Systems (BIS) and the Bachelor of Records and Archives Management (BRAM) also received their degrees.
In addition, Alison Annet Kinengyere was awarded a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Information Science, Ahmad Nazir Suhail a PhD in Information Technology while Peter Waiswa Wakabi and Washington Okori got PhDs in Computer Science.
Speaking during the ceremony, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. John Ddumba Ssentamu asked the graduands to shun corruption adding that wealth gained through corruption would vanish at some point.