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TO MY UNIVERSITY WITH LOVE - PwC Gifts Latops to The UWI Mona New

TO MY UNIVERSITY WITH LOVE... PwC gifts laptops to The UWI Mona

Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The UWI Mona Campus, Prof. Dale Webber, is flanked by the Mona Campus Registrar, Dr. Donavan Stanberry (right) and PwC Territory Leader, Mr. Leighton McKnight at the handing-over of laptops to the University on Friday, May 29, 2020. The contribution of 20 laptops to the University was made to assist students in need of such devices to facilitate online remote learning.

Statement from the Vice-Chancellor: Marcus, Martin, and Minneapolis New

The following statement is issued by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The UWI, President of Universities Caribbean, and Chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission.

Martin Luther King Jr, when he felt he could not breathe came to Jamaica. When the threats to his life were constant and closing in around his neck, he took this measure to maintain his life. His visits to Jamaica’s north coast filled his lungs with the ‘freer’ air of our space. He returned to the mainland more battle ready for the struggle to achieve the God-given right to the dignity of black life.

The UWI Modifies Matriculation in Response to COVID-19 New

The UWI modifies matriculation in response to COVID-19Following the quarterly meeting of its Board for Undergraduate Studies (BUS) on Tuesday May 19, 2020, The University of the West Indies (The UWI), formally announces its decision to modify the matriculation requirements specific to academic year 2020/2021.

Professor Densil A. Williams is the new Pro Vice-Chancellor and Campus Principal at The UWI Five Islands

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Densil A. Williams as Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of its Five Islands Campus, located in Antigua and Barbuda. His appointment was approved by the University Council at its meeting on May 13 and the Government of Antigua and Barbuda has indicated its keenness to work with Professor Williams in advancing the Five Islands Campus as a key objective within The UWI’s strategic plan. His appointment is for a period of three years, commencing the 2020/2021 academic year and he has accepted the position in addition to his current portfolio as Pro Vice-Chancellor for Academic, Industry Partnerships and Planning at The UWI. 

Two UWI Professors earn title of "Professor Emeritus

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce that it has approved recommendations to confer the title of ‘Emeritus’ on Professor of Supramolecular Chemistry, Ishenkumba Kahwa and Professor of Management Information Systems Evan W. Duggan.

The ‘Emeritus’ designation generally allows former office-holders of The UWI to retain their titles of ‘Professor’ after retirement.


PROFESSOR OF SUPRAMOLECULAR CHEMISTRY, ISHENKUMBA KAHWA

The UWI Mona is saddened by the passing of Lascelles Bancroft Smith

"A real gentleman of the old-fashioned kind…  He was kind, thoughtful and helpful to me on the few occasions I needed to call upon him for "accounting"  advice.  He was also sociable. I never worked directly with him, but I heard NO complaints about him as "a boss" or supervisor.” 

The UWI Community Mourns the death of Prof Frederick Hickling

“He was a great thinker and a mentor to many of us. For me it is a profound personal loss. He will be missed by his colleagues in the Department of Community Health and Psychiatry”.

THE “WICKED WIT” MAN HAS LEFT THE WICKET

Oliver-clarke

The following is a Tribute to Oliver Clarke by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI).

Any tribute to Oliver Clarke should depart from his renowned trademark; the sharp, critical mind, spiced with a mischievous “wicked wit” and gentle charm of character.  So deeply embedded were these effervescent elements it’s now challenging imagining the end of Oliver’s innings at the wicket.

Ambassador Dr. Richard Bernal now President of Royal Commonwealth Society - Jamaica Branch

 

Ambassador Dr. Richard L. Bernal O.J., Pro-Vice Chancellor, Global Affairs is now the President of the Royal Commonwealth Society, Jamaica Branch. He was elected at the annual general meeting on Thursday, April 23, 2020. He succeeds the late Sir Edward Zacca, former Chief Justice of Jamaica. 

The Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) is an education charity promoting international understanding, particularly among young people through a range of events and projects.

MGI and COVID-19 Response

MGI and COVID-19 Response

(From left) MGI Director, Dr Parris Lyew-Ayee Jr, Brigadier Radgh Mason from the Jamaica Defence Force, President of the PSOJ Keith Duncan, Senior Superintendent of Police Stephanie Lindsay, and Chairman of the Council for Voluntary Social Services Saffrey Brown pictured at the launch of the PSOJ COVID-19 Response Fund.


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