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Celebrating our 2018 Honorary Graduates

Celebrating our 2018 Honorary Graduates

Dr. Donette Chin-Loy Chang

Seventeen influencers who have made outstanding contributions regionally and internationally within their respective fields were awarded honorary degrees by The UWI at the 2018 Graduation ceremonies. They represented a cross-section of eminent people in the arts, sciences and other fields and we welcome them to the alumni family of The UWI and look forward to their continued engagement. Their degrees were conferred by Chancellor Robert Bermudez as follows:

Open Campus

  • The Honourable Dame Janice Mesadis Pereira DBE from the British Virgin Islands for her work in Law – LLD
  • Mr Larry Quinlan from St Kitts for his work in Leadership – LLD

Cave Hill Campus

  • The Honourable Justice Adrian Dudley Saunders from St Vincent and the Grenadines for his work in Law – LLD
  • Professor Ebenezer Oduru Owusu from Ghana for his contribution as an Agricultural Scientist – DSc

St Augustine Campus

  • Mrs Paula Lucie-Smith from Trinidad and Tobago for her contributions as a teacher, advocate and pioneer – LLD
  • The Honourable Hubert Ingraham from The Bahamas for his work as a Politician – LLD
  • Mr Shivnarine Chanderpaul from Guyana for his achievements in the sport of cricket – LLD
  • Mr Winston A. Bailey, OBE (Mighty Shadow) from Trinidad and Tobago for his contributions as a Musical Composer – DLitt

Mona Campus

  • Mr Michael Anthony Holding from Jamaica for his achievements in the sport of cricket – LLD
  • The Honourable Kenneth S. Benjamin, OJ, CD from Jamaica for his leadership in the field of Security – LLD
  • Mrs Donette St M. Chin-Loy Chang from Jamaica for her philanthropy – LLD
  • Mr H. Carl McCall from the United States of America for his leadership in Public Service – DLitt
  • Professor Shirley J. Thompson from Jamaica/UK, for her ground-breaking work as a classical music composer, artistic director and educator - DLitt
  • Ms Grace B. Jones from Jamaica for her achievements as an entertainer, model and global trendsetter – DLitt
  • Dr Karl Wellington from Jamaica for his contributions as an Agricultural Scientist – DSc
  • Mr Lloyd A. Williams from Jamaica for his contributions in leadership – LLD
  • Mr Montgomery Bernard “Monty” Alexander from Jamaica for his achievements as a Musician - DLitt

FYI :-
Hon DSc: Honorary Doctor of Science
Hon DLitt: Honorary Doctor of Literature
Hon LLD: Honorary Doctor of Laws


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