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The UWI and Mexican Embassy in Jamaica Partner on Innovative Bilingual Virtual Book Launch

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and the Mexican Embassy in Jamaica partnered in October for an innovative bilingual book launch of Afro-Mexican Constructions of Diaspora, Gender, Identity and Nation authored by Professor Paulette Ramsay of The UWI’s Mona Campus. Ambassador to Jamaica, His Excellency Juan José González Mijares, who is fully supportive of The UWI multilingualism strategy, chaired the proceedings streamed via UWItv.

The UWI receives US$250,000 towards student scholarships from CCRIF SPC

L-R: Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The UWI Mona Campus, Professor Dale Webber; President of The UWI Mona Campus Guild of Students, Sujae Boswell, University Registrar Dr. Maurice D. Smith; CCRIF Scholar; Elizabeth Emanuel, CCRIF Technical Assistance Manager and CCRIF Corporate Communications Manager; and Mrs. Saundra Bailey, CCRIF Board Member at the handing over of US$250,000 for UWI Scholarships and tuition support.

UWI benefits from Mastercard donation of 200 laptops

(L-R) Dalton Fowles, Country Manager for Mastercard in Jamaica & Trinidad and Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The UWI Mona, Prof. Dale Webber flanks two members of the Guild of Students, The UWI Mona (centre L-R)): Devaraine Rowe, Vice President and Jovaughn Bailey, Cultural and Entertainment Affairs Chairman (CEAC). All were pictured at the handing-over exercise hosted at The UWI Mona in November.

The UWI’s Director of Centre for Disabilities elected member of UN Committee

Dr. Floyd Morris to represent interests of persons with disabilities on global stage in new capacity


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