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Guest Post: PART OF SEACOLE HALL HISTORY

by George Morris
Here is a story that only a few people know:
…That iconic mural that fills one wall in the Dining Room of the Mary Seacole Hall at the UWI Mona; the one with dancers twirling across the lawns…is something in which I’m proud to have played a lasting role.
How so?

ON THE ROAD: Museums Museums….

by Suzanne Francis-Brown, UWI Museum Curator
Something has happened to me over the past few years. Now, when I visit museums, the artifacts are taking second place to the story, the presentation, the infrastructure…

GUEST POST: Irvinia as I remember her…

by Velma Pollard
(Educator, author, poet, Irvinite)
Irvinia as I remember her

GAMES VILLAGE AT THE UWI 50 YEARS AGO

50 years ago, during the 8th British Empire & Commonwealth Games held August 4-13, 1966 and the following 2nd Paraplegic Games, held August 14-20, over 1000 athletes from around the world made their homes in the halls of residence of the University of the West Indies – at Irvine, Taylor, Chancellor and Seacole Halls. The Commonwealth Games took place at the still new National Stadium, while the Paraplegic Games were held at the university sports facilities at what is now known as the Mona Bowl.

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