Please see photographs taken at our May 20 general meeting and mini lime afterwards.

Florida

WELCOME TO THE UWIAA FL !

Welcome to The University of the West Indies Alumni Association Florida Chapter (UWIAAFL), an alumni association that is dedicated to the advancement of The University of the West Indies (UWI) as a center for excellence and the building of communities in Florida and the Caribbean.

All UWI graduates who reside in Florida, (from the Cave Hill, Mona, Open and St. Augustine campuses) - we invite you to join and become involved!

 

FORMER UWIAA FLORIDA CHAPTER PRESIDENT PASSES

Mr. Ronald White passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 12:22 AM. Ron lead the transition of the Florida chapter from the Guild of Graduates to the Alumni Association. He provided stellar leadership as the first president of UWIAA-FL for multiple terms and gave the chapter a solid foundation. Ron has been sick for several years. However, his dear wife Miriam, also a UWI graduate, has continued to work tirelessly to support the efforts of the chapter.

 

Funeral arrangements for Ron are as follows:

 

FUNERAL SERVICE:

 

Date & TIme: Saturday  January 20th, 10 AM   Location: St. Bernard's Catholic Church; 8279 Sunset Strip, Sunrise 33322

 

Burial and Repast: Forest Lawn Cemetery and Funeral Home South; 2401 SW 64th Ave, Davie, 33317

 

VIEWING: 

 

Date &Time: Friday, January 19th, 4 to 8 PM  Location: Forest Lawn Cemetery and Funeral Home South; 2401 SW 64th Ave, Davie

 

Miriam has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations to be made to the Ronald & Miriam White Scholarship Fund. Donations may be made as follows:

  •  Checks may be sent to:

UWI ALUMNI ASSOCIATION (FLORIDA CHAPTER) PO.Box 970313. Coconut Creek, Florida 33097. Please make check payable to UWI Alumni Assoc. Florida Chapter (UWIAAFL) and write Ronald & Miriam White Scholarship fund in memo section. OR

  • online at www.uwi.edu/alumnionline . Please indicate that the donation is made on behalf of the Florida Chapter Ronald and Miriam White Scholarship Fund

Condolence may be sent  to Miriam and the family at rwhite32@comcast.net.

 

The UWIAA Florida Chapter mourns his death, but celebrates his life nd pledges to carry on his legacy of service.

 

Please join us in paying tribute to this great Pelican!

 

PAST EVENTS: 

 

December 2, 2017 - The UWIAA Florida Alumni Walkathon successfully took place.  

 

NOVEMBER 2017 - FIRST EVER RONALD AND MIRIAM WHITE SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED- SEE SCHOLARSHIP PAGE FOR DETAILS!

REMEMBERING MARGARET BARRETT: Margaret Barrett, Past president and current secretary of the University of the West Indies Alumni Association- FL Chapter  died October 13, 2017.  She was also the former chief administrator of Jamaica National Building Society's office in Tamarac. Margaret was very active in the community and was a stalwart of UWIAA-FL She will be greatly missed. A scholarship fund to support talented but needy UWI students has been established in her name.  If you wish to make a contribution, you make a check out to UWIAA FL Chapter and write in the memo section; Margaret Barrett Scholarship Fund and mail to: UWI ALUMNI ASSOCIATION (FLORIDA CHAPTER); P.O. Box 970313' Coconut Creek, FL 33097

 

SPECIAL THANKS TO ALL THOSE WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE 2017 UWI GLOBAL GIVING WEEK APPEAL 

To all the UWI Alumni and Friends of UWI who donated - Thanks, Thanks, Thanks!

By becoming donors, the individual and collective impact of our UWIAAA FL Chapter will support Research, Innovation, entrepreneurship and the education and preparation of a new generation of global leaders. The overall UWI Global Giving Program, which the Global Giving Week highlights annually; aims to create a culture of sustained philanthropy to UWI across the region/world. 

Thanks to the following donors for showing their PELICAN PRIDE and for giving!

1. Michael Aitcheson

2. Carl's Seafood

3. Patrick Cha-Fong

4. Dr. C.Biliston Clarke, MD

5. Margaret Barrett

6. Donat Grant

7. Pauline Grant

8. Pat Montague -   Pat Montague Marketing & Promotions    Tel: 954.382.4345

9. Dr. Carmen Nicholas

10. Dr. Rupert Rhodd

11. Georgia Robinson, Esq.

12. Dr. Sandra Schrouder

13. Ben Watson

14. Grace Watson

15. Miriam and Ronald White

16. Mr. & Mrs. Mark White

 

REMEMBER that the UWI Global Giving Program is ongoing. Donations may be made online 24/7 at www.uwi.edu/alumnionline. Please indicate that the donation is on behalf of the Florida chapter and send me an email when you have made your contribution. Checks may be sent to UWI Alumni Association Florida Chapter (UWIAAFL), PO Box 970313, coconut Creek, Florida 33097. Please make check payable to UWI Alumni Association FL with Global Giving in the “memo section.” UWIAAFL is a 501 (C) (3) organization.

Thanks so much! 

Dr. Carmen Nicholas, President

Tel:( 954 ) 732-3821email: cnicholas65@gmail.com or florida@alumni.uwi.edu

 

 

What's Happening

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 12:42
Celebrating Caribbean American Heritage Month. Special appearance by Bro Anansi. Games like with Jacks, Hula Hoop, Marbles,...
Monday, July 4, 2011 - 15:30

Quick Highlights

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 11:39
Photograph from the Marcus Garvey birthday celebration at which UWI-Mona Professor and alum Dr. Rupert Lewis was the keynote...
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 21:42
Please see photographs taken at our May 20 general meeting and mini lime afterwards.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 12:11
Pages 2-3 Margaret Barrett and Florida Chapter’s Pelican Award Page 4 Dr. Cecil Aird and Surgery Centre Pages 5-6 Other...

Newsletter

Don't want to miss our interesting news and updates! Make sure to join our newsletter list.

Contact us

Institutional Advancement Division (IAD).

Connect with us

We're online. Follow us & keep in touch.

comment