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Pelican Talks - June 27, 2019 with Dr. the Hon. Dennis Lalor, O.J.

Dr. the Hon. Dennis Lalor OJ

Dr. Lalor is a distinguished Honorary Grad of the UWI and is therefore considered an alumnus. He is the holder of the prestigious Order of Jamaica he is also a Chartered Insurer and is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Insurance Company of the West Indies (better known as ICWI) Group Limited and its subsidiaries and now Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Class of 1969 Reunion

Thursday, October 10, 2019 to Sunday, October 13, 2019

The celebration of our 50th anniversary of graduation from The UWI will be held on the Mona Campus, October 10 - 13, 2019.

Please take note of the Information Bulletin and let us hear from you. Send an email to classof1969@alumni.uwi.edu with your contact details and please also spread the word among your batch-mates.

Let’s make this the best reunion ever!

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CHTM Reunion 2020

Thursday, October 1, 2020 to Sunday, October 4, 2020

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Nassau, Bahamas

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Regional public forum to hear governance issues related to The UWI takes place on April 24

On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, an independent team of high-level persons from across the region, established as the Chancellor’s Commission on Governance, will host a public forum to listen to Governance issues related The University of the West Indies (The UWI).

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The Talking Trees Literary Fiesta

May 25, 2019

The Talking Trees Literary Fiesta will take place at the Two Seasons Guest House in Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth on that date and we hope all literary aficionados will be there!

Organised in collaboration with the Department of Literatures in English (DLIE) at the Mona Campus of The University of the West Indies and the Gloria Lyn Memorial Fund (GLMF), the Fiesta is a family-oriented day, immersing participants in the written and spoken word.

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Opening The UWI to the World: The Next 70 years

Date: Wednesday 19 December, 2018 Time: 3:00 p.m. Jamaica time | 4:00 p.m. EC time.

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Join us for the live celebration and a toast via www.uwitv.org.

In 2018, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) family celebrated the double milestones of its 70th anniversary and the 10th year since its Open Campus was established.

Throughout the year, The UWI reflected on its 70 years of service and leadership throughout the Caribbean, but the year has also been one of projection of the next phase for the institution.

On December 19, 2018, join the virtual gathering of UWI staff, students, alumni, partners and friends all over the world for the 70th anniversary year finale.

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UWIAA New York puts spotlight on corruption to find a solution

Nov. 2, 2018

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Medgar Evers College, CUNY

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Corruption: The Impact on Democracy, Economic Growth and Sustainable Development in the Caribbean – The Diaspora Working Towards a Solution

Venue: Medgar Evers College, 1150 Carroll Street, Suite 400 EEL Lab,

Brooklyn, NY 11225. Telephone: 646-824-6810

Friday, November 2, 2018

MORNING SESSION

9:30 am – 9:50 am                      Registration & Networking

9:50 am - 9:55 am                       Opening, Welcoming Remarks & Introduction

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An Evening of Music – Our Music Our UWI at the Open Campus in St. Vincent – a 70th Anniversary event

Saturday November 10, Start Time: 7:00 pm

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines Community College

UWI Presents A Night of Celebration 70 Years of Contribution to the Region Under the Patronage of The Governor General
of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

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Come join us for the 1994 UWI AGRI Class 25th Reunion Celebration Weekend!

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*Venue details to be finalized.

RSVP by Nov. 15, 2018 via eVite link: http://evite.me/B1nDmEt3vq

Itinerary

Fri. 2/1/19
6:30 p.m. Meet and Greet (optional) *Hilton Lobby Lounge

Sat. 2/2/19
9:00 a.m. Sightseeing Tour (optional) *Las Cuevas-Maracas/La Brea
7:00 p.m. Dinner Buffet *New Rasam Restaurant/Radisson Olympia - Dress code: business casual; UWI colors (red/royal blue with black/white)

Sun. 2/3/19
11:00 a.m. Sunday Brunch (optional) *Valpark Chinese Restaurant
12:00 p.m. UWI Fete** (optional)

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UWIAA Washington DC Chapter marks UWI 70th!

Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.

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Normandie Farm Restaurant 10710 Falls Road, Potomac, MD 20854 is the location.

The UWIAA Washington, D.C. Chapter will continue to mark the UWI’s 70th with a SUMMER LUNCHEON at which Rev. Canon Kortright Davis will be presented with the Chapter’s prestigious Pelican Award.

Be there on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.

Normandie Farm Restaurant 10710 Falls Road, Potomac, MD 20854 is the location.

For information and tickets – please contact:

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Antigua Wine and Cheese Social 2018

Saturday 7th April at 7 p.m.

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Government House

Calling all Pelicans in Antigua – plan to meet and network at the annual Wine and Cheese Social!
Email: uwiaaanu@gmail.com and your ticket can be delivered to you. Or, you may purchase your ticket at the UWI Open Campus. Contributions will be taken to support the children of Barbuda and Dominica who still need assistance after being affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017.

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Open Campus Cruise 2018

About the Cruise

Join the 3rd UWI Open Campus Cruise and Learn Adventure and celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Open Campus and the 70th of The UWI. Connect with fellow Pelicans, make new friends from exotic places, experience new cultures and have FUN!

We will be cruising with Marella Cruise Line aboard the Marella Discovery 2 on their Cuban Fusion tour, departing from Montego Bay, Jamaica to The Cayman Islands, Havana Cuba, Cozumel Mexico and returning to Montego Bay, Jamaica. 

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Celebrating the UWI’s 70th at the UWI Regional Headquarters

Come back to Mona – where it all began …. All Alumni and “Friends of the UWI” are invited to come back and to take part in the “70 Years of Service, 70 Years of Leadership” festivities in July 2018! 

Activities during the week of July 22nd will include:

Campus and Museum Tours

Jazz on the Lawns (UWI Regional Headquarters)

Mix and Mingle  

Musical Celebration 

Chancellor’s Reception (UWI Regional Headquarters)

 

Final dates will be announced shortly. 

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