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Marketing Manager

Company: 138 Student Living, Location: Kingston and St. Andrew, Salary: Not disclosed

Manager, eChannels

Company: Hardware & Lumber Ltd, Location: Kingston and St. Andrew, Salary: Not disclosed

Manager, CARE Operations

Company: VistaPrint Jamaica Ltd, Location: St. James, Salary: Not disclosed

Van Sales Assistant (VEMCO)

Company: Agostini's, Location: San Juan/Barataria, Salary: Not disclosed

Sales and Contract Admin

Company: Regency Recruitment and Resources Limited, Location: San Juan/Barataria, Salary: See description

Management Trainee

Company: Agostini's, Location: Port-of-Spain, Salary: Not disclosed

Sales Manager

Company: Agostini's, Location: Port-of-Spain, Salary: Not disclosed

Production Technician

Company: Agostini's, Location: Port-of-Spain, Salary: Not disclosed

Maintenance Technician - Electrician

Company: Consolidated Bakeries, Location: Kingston and St. Andrew, Salary: Not disclosed

Administrative Assistant

Company: Associated Brands Industries Ltd, Location: San Juan/Barataria, Salary: Not disclosed

UWI’s first graduate to be called passes – Mr. Roy Bailey

UWI alumnus Roy Bailey had, and continues to have, a historic place in the University’s history as he was the first person to be called and thus the first person to receive a UWI degree at the first graduation ceremony. In 1949, Roy Bailey won a Government of Jamaica Exhibition Scholarship to the then University College of the West Indies (UCWI) which later became The UWI, to read for a BSc Degree in Natural Sciences

UWI Alumna Sha Shana Crichton promotes empathy

UWI Pelican Sha-Shana Crichton has published in Volume 25 of Legal Writing: The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute. Her Chapter is entitled: “Teaching in the Time Of Disruption: A Case for Empathy and Honoring Diversity”.  Check it out here:

Belizean alumna receives Erasmus Mundus Scholarship

UWI Pelican Chelsea Mai, a Belizean, has been awarded an Erasmus Mundus scholarship to obtain her International Masters in Security, Intelligence, and Strategic studies.The scholarship is fully funded by the European Commission’s Education Audiovisual and Cultural Executive Agency (EACEA). She has a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the UWI, Mona Campus.

UWI Pelican Dean Juline Mills appointed at Westfield State University

UWI alumna, Juline E. Mills, Ph.D has been appointed as Westfield State College’s interim provost and vice president for academic affairs. She currently serves as dean of Westfield State’s College of Education, Health, and Human Services. She will succeed the University’s current Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Robert Kersting, Ph.D., who recently announced his retirement following 25 years of service to the University. 

UWI Alumna Dr. Krystal-Jane Verasammy takes oath of office

Dr. Krystal-Jane Verasammy, a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Association for Psychologists, as well as the British Psychological Society took her oath of office as a Member of the Equal Opportunity Commission before Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, ORTT, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on May 25, 2021. We recognise the important contribution she makes to improving the mental health of her patients in Trinidad and Tobago.

Dr. Hardat Sukhdeo Scholarship Awarded

The UWI Medical Alumni Association Central Florida Chapter has awarded the 2021 Hardat Sukhdeo scholarship, which has been awarded since 2018 to honor the outstanding 1962 UWI medical graduate who had a distinguished Psychiatric career. It is worth US$1,500.00.

Applicants had to write an essay on the topic:  “The perception, need and role of Psychiatrists in Jamaica", most of which were very good and some excellent. 

The 1967 Class Gift keeps supporting Engineering Students

The Class of 1967 was represented by Lorna Parkins, who presented their annual scholarship to Miss Taneille Donald, now a third year Civil Engineering student.  After months of delay occasioned by the pandemic, the Faculty of Engineering, Mona, held its Annual Awards Ceremony for 2019/2020, virtually, on Thursday, 29 April, 2021. She received a cheque for $100,00.00, a plaque memorializing the event (funded so far and for another three years with a late Class Gift donation), and a citation.

Cooperation and Coordination Frameworks Consultant

Company: International Federation of Red Cross & Red Cross & Red Cross Societies, Location: Port-of-Spain, Salary: Not disclosed

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