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AFUWI 2018 Award Recipients

AFUWI 2018 Award Recipients
American Foundation for the University of the West Indies 2018 Awards for Patrick Hylton, CCH Pounder, Marlon James, Angela Yee June Ambrose and Yvette Noel Schure.
Six accomplished professionals all with Caribbean roots, are to receive awards from the American Foundation for the University of the West Indies (AFUWI) at the 21st Annual Awards Gala in New York on Thursday, February 22, 2018.

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The UWI & CDEMA to Establish Caribbean Emergency Mgmt Association in NY

The UWI & CDEMA to Establish Caribbean Emergency Mgmt Assoc. in NY
The Caribbean Centre For Disaster And Risk Reduction located in the Office of the Vice-Chancellor at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) have agreed to leverage The UWI’s North American networks, in order to mobilize resources in North America for disaster relief and construction within the Caribbean.

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UWI degrees now accepted in China

UWI degrees now accepted in China
The University of the West Indies (UWI) is pleased to announce the official recognition of its degrees in China.
In correspondence to The UWI Vice-Chancellor, Sir Hilary Beckles, dated December 15, 2016, His Excellency Ambassador Niu Qingbao, of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Jamaica, affirmed The UWI’s status as an approved university by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China.

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Machel Montano: AFUWI Award is Dream Come True

Machel Montano: AFUWI Award is Dream Come True
Trinbagonian soca star, Machel Montano hailed the American Foundation for the University of the West Indies (AFUWI) 2016 Bob Marley Award to him as “a dream come true”.
 
Montano who has been performing since age seven and has produced 42 albums over a 33-year career, was among awardees at the AFUWI’s 19th Annual Legacy Awards Gala in New York on February 24, 2016. The event which was held under the auspices of honorary patron, Dr Harry Belafonte, O.J., raises funds for The UWI.

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