News & Updates

Message from Director of Alumni Relations Celia Davidson Francis

Celia Davidson-Francis

Fellow Pelicans,

At this time of global pandemic, my thoughts are with all UWI graduates across the world who are trying to keep themselves, their families and friends healthy.  

UWI Pelicans focus on Jamaica College

UWI Pelicans Hylton W. Dennis and Ian Andrews are not only proud alumni of The UWI, but also proud graduates of their High School Jamaica college and they have come together to produce Jamaica College: A Sugar Cane Planter’s Legacy 1721 – 2108.

The book is presently sold at Jamaica College and after the official launch on March 22, 2020 it will be in bookstores island-wide and in the region.

UWI Shines at Harvard!

From L-R: Ms Joneille Johnson, Dr Ryan Abraham and Ms Terriann Baker

Delegates from the University of the West Indies (UWI) Institute of International Relations (IIR) won commendations in the highly regarded 2020 Harvard National Model United Nations (HNMUN). Delegates from the IIR also won commendations in the 2019 HNMUN, standing out among delegates from some 60 countries, among them the highest-ranked universities in the world.

AFUWI Gala Glitters

Photo Credit – Margot Jordan Photography

On February 19, 2020 the American Foundation of the University of the West Indies (AFUWI) hosted its 23rd Annual Awards Gala at the iconic Pierre Hotel in Manhattan, New York. Lorraine Toussaint received the Bob Marley Award and here celebrates with alumni at the Pre-Gala Cocktail.

This year’s event, which is each year attended by the Diaspora, alumni and Friends of the UWI, corporate USA and executive management of The UWI, honoured the following:

Ø  Jamaica Money Market Brokers Group - The Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Business Leadership

UWI Alumni Presidents Meet

The annual Central Executive Committee CEC)  Meeting of the UWI Alumni Association  (UWIAA) Presidents took place on Feb 28, 2020 in the form of a half day virtual meeting under the theme: Alumni Relations - Enriching The UWI.”

Pelican Soaring: Senator Rosemary Moodie

UWI graduate Senator Rosemary Moodie MBBS'82 was one of the Honourees at the 2020 Ryerson University Viola Desmond Awards. She is a pediatrician and neonatologist, who was appointed to the Senate of Canada in December 2018.

Famous for challenging racial injustice, Viola Desmond is remembered at an annual awards ceremony that celebrates outstanding contributions made to Canada by women of African descent, Ryerson University’s Office of the Vice-President, Equity and Community Inclusion hosted the 12th annual Viola Desmond Awards Ceremony on March 2, 2020.

Virtual International Climate Change Youth Forum focuses on Caribbean Synergies

The Vice Chancellor’s UWI STAT Ambassadors activities held their annual virtual regional Youth Forum to support SDG 13 - Climate Action on March 5, 2020. It was a part of the Fourth International Seminar on SDGs focusing on Climate Action taking place in Kingston, Jamaica at the Regional Headquarters of The UWI.

Karen E. Bravo

Karen E. Bravo. Photo by Dave Jaynes

UWI alumna Karen E Bravo has been named Dean of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law at   Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).

She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from The UWI, Mona and she received her Master of Laws from the New York University School of Law and her Juris Doctor from the Columbia University School of Law.

Content Marketer

Company: It's Pixel Perfect Jamaica Ltd., Location: Kingston and St. Andrew, Salary: See description

Officer - Business and Creative Writer (K-JESS)

Company: KPMG Jamaica +, Location: Kingston and St. Andrew, Salary: Not disclosed

Team Lead - Business and Creative Writer (K-JESS)

Company: KPMG Jamaica +, Location: Kingston and St. Andrew, Salary: Not disclosed

Officer, Firmwide Costs (FWC) (K-JESS)

Company: KPMG Jamaica +, Location: Kingston and St. Andrew, Salary: Not disclosed

Sales Representative

Company: Top Brands International Ltd, Location: Kingston and St. Andrew,St. James, Salary: Not disclosed

Resident Village Directors

Company: SOS Children's Villages Jamaica, Location: Kingston and St. Andrew,St. James, Salary: Not disclosed

Managed Print Services - Sales Champion

Company: Memory Bank Computers Ltd, Location: San Juan/Barataria, Salary: Not disclosed

Supervisor - Customer Services

Company: Capital Markets Elite Group Limited, Location: Port-of-Spain, Salary: See description

Trade Marketing Analyst – CARICOM

Company: A.S. Bryden & Sons (Trinidad) Limited & Bryden pi Limited, Location: San Juan/Barataria,Tunapuna/Piarco, Salary: Not disclosed

General Accountant (FMG/PA 2) (Payables / Final Accounts)

Company: Edna Manley College of the Visual & Performing Arts, Location: Kingston and St. Andrew, Salary: See description

Account Associate (Sales)

Company: VXI Jamaica Ltd., Location: Kingston and St. Andrew, Salary: Not disclosed

Customer Service Agent

Company: VXI Jamaica Ltd., Location: Kingston and St. Andrew, Salary: See description

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