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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.

The UWI honours first Vice-Chancellor “W. Arthur Lewis Day”

“W. Arthur Lewis Day” carded for on 23 January amid 70th anniversary celebrations. 

MSBM shortlisted for AMBA MBA Innovation Award

Mona School of Business and Management,(MSBM) has been shortlisted for the 2017 AMBA MBA Innovation Award.  The MBA Innovation Award which is open to all AMBA accredited schools is awarded annually and promotes the value of taking risks. It is a celebration of innovation and radical thinking in MBA delivery across all areas of the Business School and has been developed to recognize and reward brilliant new practices.

Dr. Sonjah Stanley Niaah Appointed Senior Research Associate, Department of Fine Art, Rhodes University

Following on the recent four (4) year appointment as member of the International Scientific Committee of UNESCO’s Slave Route Project, Dr. Sonjah Stanley Niaah has been appointed Senior Research Associate, Department of Fine Art, Rhodes University. The appointment which was approved by the University Senate and Council, is an honorary one facilitated by the South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI). 
 

EU’s Blacklisting of CARICOM Financial Centres

The following statement is issued by the Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles on the EUs blacklisting of CARICOM financial centres.

The UWI announces title of ‘Chancellor Emeritus’ for Sir George Alleyne

At a meeting of its Finance and General Purpose Committee (F&GPC) on October 30, 2017, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) conferred the title of ‘Chancellor Emeritus’ on former Chancellor, Sir George Alleyne.
 
Emeritus is a designation given to the former holder of an office, who having retired is allowed to retain the title, for example a University Professor.


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