October 2019

Pelican Talks - October 22, 2019 with Professor Brian Meeks

Proud Pelican and triple UWI graduate, Professor Brian Meeks was our latest alumnus on Pelican Talks. After a long career at The UWI, he is currently the Chair of the Department of Africana Studies at Brown University. He is also a Poet, political scientist, and prolific writer.

Executive Director of the AFUWI honoured

The Executive Director of the American Foundation for the UWI, Ms. Ann Marie Grant was recognized by the Mustard Seed Communities on Sept 29, 2019 at the New York Hilton Hotel at their Annual Benefit Luncheon. She received an award for her commitment to scholarship excellence, her dedication to the advancement of the Caribbean Diaspora and her lifelong service as a community volunteer. Congratulations Ann Marie!

UWISTAT presents at the 6th Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development

Clayton Mitchell, the FST representative to the Guild of undergraduate students, recently represented the University of the West Indies and the UWISTAT (Students Today Alumni Tomorrow) Vice Chancellor's Ambassador Corps at the 6th Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development. 

Missions for Health Dental Scholarship launched

( L- R) Cecille Grant and Donat Grant with  Carmen Nicholas - Florida Chapter President, Celia Davidson Francis - Director of Alumni Relations for the regional UWI  and Miriam White, Florida Chapter Executive member

Proud UWI alumni Donat and Cecille Grant presented the Director of Alumni Relations for the regional UWI, Celia Davidson Francis with a US$8,000.00 cheque to launch the Missions for Health (M4H) Dental Scholarship, tenable at the Mona Campus on October 4, 2019.

UWI STAT Alumni Ambassador Mr. Tijani Christian appointed to the Global Board of Generation Unlimited

UWI STAT  Alumni Ambassador Mr.Tijani Christian has been appointed as a member to the Global Board of Generation Unlimited by Executive Director of UNICEF, Ms. Henrietta H. Fore. 

UNICEF and its partners launched Generation Unlimited (GenU) as a multi-sectoral global partnership to help young people aged, 10 - 24, become productive problem-solvers and members of society. By bridging secondary-age education and training to employment and entrepreneurship, the partnership has and will support every young person to thrive in the world of work. 

Soft & Life Skills Series launched

(L-R)  Professor Dale Webber, UWI Mona Principal, Dr. Ty Richardson, Chair of YoPro Foundation and Celia Davidson Francis, Director of Alumni Relations for The UWI celebrate the launch of the Soft and Life Skills Series. – a part of the Pelican Perks Adva

The UWI Alumni Relations and Alumni Chapters and the Alumni Relations arm of the Institutional Advancement Division (IAD-AR) launched their partnership with YoPro Global Foundation on the first Soft & Life Skills series for students and alumni across all campuses Caribbean-wide on September 19, 2019.

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