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UWI TEAMS WIN TOP AWARDS AT NATIONAL BUSINESS MODEL COMPETITION

 The University of the West Indies, Mona (UWI) copped first and second place in the recently concluded fifth annual National Business Model Competition (NBMC), with two out of its four student-entrepreneur teams securing a combined cash prize of J$3 million. 

Professor Paulette Ramsay Receives FIPA International Centennial Writing Award

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona is pleased to announce that Professor Paulette Ramsay has received a Farquharson Institute of Public Affairs (FIPA) Award of the Century for Outstanding Scholarship in Literary and Language Studies and Creative Writing. 

Professor Ramsay was awarded on account of her mastery of the written word and distinguished literary career. She is Head of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures and Professor of Afro-Hispanic Literatures and Cultures in the Faculty of Humanities & Education.

Caribbean to benefit from UWI and IUCN Partnership for People and Biodiversity

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and the International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Regional Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, have renewed a five-year collaboration which supports Caribbean countries to better manage and utilise important sea and land resources for the benefit of those who depend on them, ultimately contributing to the long term conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. This collaboration was formalised during a signing ceremony in Kingston, Jamaica on March 6, 2018.

Dr. David McBean Appointed Executive Director of Mona School of Business & Management

The University of the West Indies, Mona is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr David McBean as Executive Director of the Mona School of Business and Management, (MSBM) with effect from March 1, 2018.
 

DR. CLINTON HUTTON PROMOTED TO THE RANK OF PROFESSOR

The University of the West Indies, Mona is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr Clinton Hutton, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Government, Faculty of Social Sciences, to the rank of Professor. The promotion comes in the wake of assessment of his academic accomplishments and contribution to his field.

Clinton Hutton holds the Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication with Social Sciences and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Political Science from The University of the West Indies, Mona. He also holds the Certificate in Teacher Education from The Mico University College.

Dr. Roger Gibson promoted to Professor

The University of the West Indies, (UWI) Mona is pleased to announce the promotion of Senior Lecturer in the Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Dr. Roger Gibson, to the rank of Professor. The promotion comes in the wake of assessment of his academic accomplishments and contribution to his field.
 

Dr. Joseph Plummer promoted to Professor

The University of the West Indies, (UWI) Mona is pleased to announce the promotion of Senior Lecturer in the Department of Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Dr. Joseph Plummer, to the rank of Professor.  The promotion comes in the wake of assessment of his academic accomplishments and contribution to his field.
 

Mona School of Business and Management wins the International Innovation Award at the AMBA Excellence Awards 2018

On  February 2, 2018 international Deans and Directors, distinguished MBA alumni and MBA students representing a wealth of AMBA-accredited Business Schools met in London for the Annual AMBA Gala Dinner and MBA Excellence Awards hosted by The Association of MBAs (AMBA) and sponsored by Peregrine Academic Services,

UWI students set for historic China initiative

Twenty-five students from the BSc Software Engineering at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Mona campus, along with their parents, met with Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles and Jamaica’s Minister of Education, Senator the Hon Ruel Reid on February 2, 2018. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the terms and conditions of their departure for Suzhou, China later this year as part of the programme.  

Dr. Donna P. Hope Promoted to Rank of Professor

The University of the West Indies, Mona is pleased to announce the promotion of Senior Lecturer in the Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS), Faculty of Humanities & Education, Dr. Donna P. Hope, to the rank of professor with effect from October 4, 2017.

Dr. Hope holds the Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Mass Communication and the Masters of Philosophy (MPhil) in Government from The University of the West Indies, (UWI) Mona, and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Cultural Studies from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, USA.


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