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Youth in State Care receive Starter Kits as they prepare to exit care

‘Starter Kits’ were presented to 56 youth in State care during the Child Development Agency’s National Children’s Summit held on 23rd August, 2017 at the Jamaica Centre, Kingston. The youth who completed their vocational skills training programmes under the Transitional Living for Children in State Care Project (TLP-CSC) received these kits with the support from United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

The University of The West Indies to Host the Inaugural Lecture of the Eastern Caribbean Lecture Series in Saint Lucia

The UWI Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS), Cave Hill Campus, in collaboration with The UWI Open Campus (OC), will on 14th September, 2017 host the Inaugural Lecture of the Eastern Caribbean Public Lecture Series in Saint Lucia.

Entitled “Invented Nations and Imagined Communities: 50 Years of Self Government in the OECS”, the lecture will be delivered by Dr Lennox Honychurch, distinguished Caribbean academic, anthropologist, historian, archaeologist, conservationist and writer. 

Child Development Agency launches Child Case Management System (CCMS).

Kingston, Jamaica:  The Child Development Agency (CDA) launched the second phase of its Child Case Management System (CCMS) on Wednesday, 16th August, 2017 at its headquarters at Duke Street, Kingston.

Appointment of new CEO, Sagicor Cave Hill School of Business & Management

The UWI, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. 16 August 2017. The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Ian De Souza as Executive Director and CEO of the Sagicor Cave Hill School of Business and Management (SCHSBM) with effect from October 9, 2017.

Professor Opal Palmer Adisa is new Director of The UWI’s Institute for Gender and Development Studies

The UWI Regional Headquarters Jamaica. 23 August 2017 – The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Opal Palmer Adisa as the new University Director of the Institute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS). Dr Adisa’s appointment takes effect from August 9, 2017, succeeding Professor Verene Shepherd who held the post since 2010.

The UWI to confer 12 honorary degrees at 2017 graduation ceremonies

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. 16 August 2017.  The University of the West Indies will confer 12 honorary degrees at its 2017 graduation ceremonies.

The UWI establishes Centre for Reparations Research

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Monday, July 31, 2017. The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has established a Centre for Reparations Research. Approved by the University’s Finance and General Purpose Committee earlier this year, it will be formally launched on October 10, 2017 at The UWI Regional Headquarters in Jamaica.

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