Dr. John Oluoch Ag. Dean-INFOCOMS

Dr.  John Oluoch is a Senior Lecturer in Communication and Public Relations.  He holds a PhD. in Communication Studies, MSc. in Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Public Relations, Bachelor of Education, Arts-  from Moi University and a Postgraduate Certificate in Management of Higher Education Institutes from Galilee International Management Institute(GIMI), Israel.

He has twenty years experience in university administration, teaching and research  which includes serving  as an Administrator, Editor ,Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Director and Dean. He has undertaken several short courses in strategic planning and management, corporate governance, enterprise risk management, ISO Total Quality Management, and crisis communication management, among others.

Dr. Oluoch has attracted funds, teaching and skills development equipment  worth millions of shillings to Rongo University. He has also published a university level book on Modern Public Relations Practice in Kenya, presented papers at local and international conferences, published  in a wide range of refereed journals and supervised postgraduate students theses on public relations and communication. He has research interest in corporate social responsibility, public relations and corporate communication management.

He is a long standing member of the Public Relations Society of Kenya(PRSK), African Network for Internationalization of Education(ANIE) and Higher Education Research and Policy Network(HERPNET).


A school that fosters Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio- Economic development.


To develop critical awareness of the rise of network society and the enormous influence information technologies have on consumer culture and emerging knowledge economy.



Appointment of the Dean

We live in a knowledge economy and networked society where communication system compete ,our identities threatened, and our knowledge of major political, social and cultural happenings constantly challenged.

We need therefore, to ask fundamental questions about how the ability of technological transformation is creating an interface between technological fields through common digital language in which information is generated, stored, retrieved, processed and transmitted. We experience today a global economy characterized by new modes of information flow and cultural communication.The school provides courses for talent and skills for the rising network society characterized by electronic – based information technologies using digital language for global communication and in commercial, scientific and civil applications. The perspective is to provide trained man power under the impact of information technologies in research, offices, industrial plants and services.



The objectives of the school include:

  • to re-skill students for present day information economy.
  • to bring awareness of the rising intricacies of networked society.
  • to acquire practical skills in computer networking and digital communication.
  • to acquaint the students with principles of management of information systems and services.



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