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Recruitment of National Peace Expert

Posted September 18, 2017
Category Announcements
Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences (PIASS) is recruiting a person with a University degree in social science (Peace & Development Studies or similar field, ideally from the Department of Peace & Conflict Studies of PIASS) to serve as a National Peace Expert in the Centre for Research & Action towards Sustainable Peace & Development (CRASPD), with support of GIZ - Civil Peace Service (CPS) program. 

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Alternatives to Violence Program

Posted September 14, 2017
Category News
The Alternatives to Violence Program (AVP) conducted the second Basic Workshop this year, with 18 participants June 09 – 11, 2017 and the second Advanced Workshop this year August 16-18, 2017, with 11 participants, at PIASS Huye, bringing together mixed groups of students, graduates of PIASS and staff from NGOs.

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THE PUR NEWSLETTER ISSUE NO 7 JANUARY-JULY 2017

Posted September 3, 2017
Category News
After a short eclipse, PIASS Newsletter emerges with a new identity, as the information organ of an Institution that transmuted from Protestant Institute to Protestant University [PUR].  The move was reached at following the decision of the founding members’ General Assembly. The new legal status granting the Legal Personality Nᵒ102/ RGB/RBO/2017 was issued by the Rwanda Governance Board [RGB] on 29/03/2017 and published in the Official Gazette of Rwanda, Official Gazette no19 of 08/05/2017, p. 93. We thank God for this move that marked huge progress that was accomplished by our institution in the last six years.

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Call for Scholarship Applications to Study Peace-Building at PIASS

Posted July 31, 2017
Call for Scholarship Applications to Study Peace-Building at PIASS

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Trauma First Aid Training

Posted July 26, 2017
Category News
Student Mental Health Advisors took Trauma First Aid Training ahead of PIASS Genocide Commemoration.
In light of experiences from past events of Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda where it was challenging to see persons in emotional crisis, the Peace Club of PIASS, in collaboration with CRASPD, held a Trauma First Aid Training for members of the Peace Club and students who are members of other students’ clubs ahead of the 2017 Commemoration period.

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Vacancy Information

Posted July 20, 2017
Category Announcements
PIASS – Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences in Butare -  is announcing that the post of Administrative Assistant to the Vice Chancellor is vacant. Candidates are invited to apply for this job by August 3rd, 2017, at 5 PM latest. Applications have to be brought in the Office of the Vice Chancellor from 08:30 am to 5pm. Shortlisted candidates will be informed and communicated about the date of a written exam and interview

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PIASS SCIENTIFIC WEEK 2017

Posted July 10, 2017
Category News

PUR/PIASS 2017 Scientific Week  [SW]
The Protestant University of Rwanda [PUR/PISS]   annual Scientific Week 2017  has just ended.  The research topic that gathered the entire academic community and external scholars was: Home Grown Initiatives: Reconciliation and reconstruction of Rwanda.

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PIASS BECOMES PUR

Posted May 30, 2017
Category News
With great pleasure, the Board of Directors and the entire community inform the public that the Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences (PIASS) has been authorized by the Government of Rwanda to run as a University under the new name “Protestant University of Rwanda” - PUR in acronym.

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Advanced Alternatives to Violence Program

Posted April 25, 2017
Category News
Alternatives to Violence Program (AVP) is transforming lives of participants as they learn and practice to expect the best, think before reacting, respecting self and caring for others, seeking for nonviolent solutions.

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CLIMATE CHANGE AWARENESS: COMMUNITY TRAINING PROJECT LAUNCHED BY PIASS

Posted March 31, 2017
Category News

The world climate is increasingly changing, causing troubles to environment.Africa has been identified as one of the world’s parts,the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change (IPCC 2014; Niang et al. 2014). The enormous challenges of food shortage affected many countries in Africa as a result of the droughts in countries such as Kenya Ethiopia and south Sudan (UNICEF, 2008).

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Recruitment of Permanent Lecturers

Posted December 15, 2016
Category Announcements
Announcement for Recruitment of Permanent Lecturers in Faculty of Development Studies and  Faculty  of Architecture and Green Technolgies

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Scholarships Application

Posted October 11, 2016
Category Announcements
Invitation to Apply for Scholarships to Study Peace-Building and Development

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List of New students Admitted

Posted October 5, 2016
Category Announcements
List of new students allowed to study at Protestatnt Institute of Arts and Social Scinces

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Scholarship Application 2016-2017

Posted August 16, 2016
Category Announcements
Scholarship Application 2016-2017

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PIASS SCIENTIFIC WEEK 2016

Posted August 14, 2016
Category News
Scientific Week is an annually organized event which brings together all of PIASS three faculties (Education, Development Studies, and Theology and Religious Studies) to discuss a common theme that is deemed critical for the society.

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PUBLIC CONFERENCE ON THE ANTI-CORRUPTION

Posted July 28, 2016
Category News
The problematic of good governance and development in Developing countries has for decades been undermined by the mismanagement, the embezzlement, the smuggling of the resources and above all rampant corruption inhibit every hope and prospect for positive change for the wellbeing of the populations of Africa.

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Amafaranga yo kwiga muri PIASS 2016-17

Posted June 10, 2016
Category Announcements
Amafaranga azajya yishyurwa muri PIASS

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Itangazo ryo kwiyandikisha

Posted May 20, 2016
Category Announcements
Ubuyobozi bw'ishuri "Protestant Insititute of Arts and Social Sciences buramenyesha abantu bose bifuza kwiga no gusubukura amasomo yo ku rwego rwa kaminuza mu mwaka w'amashuri 2016/2017 mu kwezi kwa Nzeli 2016

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Itangazo ryo kwibuka

Posted May 20, 2016
Category Announcements
Itangazo rihamagarira imiryango ifite ababo bazize Jenoside yakorewe Abatutsi muri mata 1994 bigaga cyangwa bakoraga mu cyahoze cyitwa Ishuri rya Tewolojiya ubu cyitwa PIASS.

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PUBLIC LECTURE ON COMPETENCE BASED CURRICULUM

Posted April 29, 2016
Category News
IN COLLABORATION WITH RWANDA EDUCATION BOARD, THE PROTESTANT INSTITUTE OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES – FACULTY OF EDUCATION HOSTED PUBLIC LECTURE ON COMPETENCE BASED CURRICULUM

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PIASS Newsletter-December 2015 - March 2016

Posted April 20, 2016
Category News
PIASS Newsletter Issue no 5 comes to you with some delay due to huge number of national and international events PIASS hosted during the period.

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MOU BETWEEN PIASS AND TUMA

Posted March 23, 2016
Category News
MOU BETWEEN PIASS AND TUMA SIGNED
 
March 22, 2016 is a treasured day for Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences (PIASS). It is a day on which both PIASS and Tumaini University Makumira (TUMA), Tanzania signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

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Hitimana Scholarship Application 2015-2016

Posted March 10, 2016
Category Announcements
Hitimana Scholarship fund

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Announcement

Posted March 7, 2016
Category Announcements
Invitation to Apply for Scholarship to Study Peace-Building and Development

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Symposium on African Theologies and the Reformation Legacies

Posted February 20, 2016
Category News
Opening and Introductory Remarks to the Symposium
The well expected conference on the African Christian theologies and the Reformation legacies’, jointly prepared and organized by the Protestant Institute of Arts and Social sciences (PIASS) in collaboration with the University of Bochum, Germany, started on the 18th February 2016 in Bethany, Karongi

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