Education

Ministry of Education, Science & Technology Grants $25,000 to Hack Camp

June 15, 2016

Hack 2016, a transformative science and technology programme now in its third year, is honoured to announce it has received $25,000 in support from the Bahamas Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.

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Dr. Hinsey back home set to conduct college info session

June 15, 2016

Bahamian Dr. Simeon Hinsey is back home, and he's looking to assist Bahamian youth in a tangible way.

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NRC Learn to Row Camp set for next week

June 15, 2016

The Nassau Rowing Club (NRC) looks to nurture the growing interest in the sport locally by hosting its fourth annual Learn to Row camp this month, beginning on Monday June 20.

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CIBC FirstCaribbean Sponsors Junior Achievement Scholarships

June 14, 2016

Junior Achievement (JA) representative Tammy Lecky receives a donation to the youth organisation from CIBC FirstCaribbean.

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The 3rd Annual Salt Cay Writers Retreat has ended

June 14, 2016

The third annual Salt Cay Writers Retreat (SCWR) ended on a resoundingly positive note and with special Bahamian flair on Saturday, May 28.

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Bartlett Hill Primary School Students Receive Backpack Donations

June 14, 2016

Member of Parliament for Central Grand Bahama, Hon. Neko Grant and members of Nek’s Team surprised over 300 students attending Bartlett Hill Primary School (BHPS) on Friday with brand-new backpacks, a welcomed start for the 2016/2017 academic school year.

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Tristar Announces TEOP $40K Scholarship Winner

June 14, 2016

Le’Andra Mackey, the Valedictorian of the Government High School (GHS) class of 2016 was announced the winner of the Tristar Education Optimization Program (TEOP) during the GHS commencement exercise held on Friday, June 10.

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English Premier League Soccer Camp is back in GB!

June 13, 2016

Don't miss this great soccer camp in Grand Bahama.

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Help people to help themselves

June 13, 2016

I'm writing this particular article during an election year in the U.S. Yes indeed, Americans will go to the polls in November, to elect a new President to lead that nation, hopefully successfully into the future.

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IBA Bahamas showcase set for this week at Remnant Tabernacle

June 13, 2016

Young basketball athletes around the country will be afforded another opportunity to showcase their skills to National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) scouts at home, this time at the International Basketball Academy (IBA)/Get Me Recruited (GMR) "Super 60 Showdown Bahamas".

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Fashion Students Gear Up For Miss Bahamas Contest

June 13, 2016

For the second consecutive year, Fashion Design students and alumni of The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institution (BTVI) will be creating designs for the Miss Bahamas Organization’s (MBO) Top Model and Designer showcase competition.

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Moving foward on mental health in schools

June 12, 2016

Tens of thousands of students miss out on education and increase their risk for unemployment, prison, and an early death because of our failure to value and encourage mental health at the same level as academic success in our schools.

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Bahamas: A taste of paradise in the Atlantic

June 12, 2016

Peering out of the plane window as I descend, it is obvious why the Bahamas are synonymous with the notion of paradise.

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The next level

June 11, 2016

After a breakout senior campaign at Ridley College, Shamar Burrows is set to take his game to the next level in the fall.

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Downtown Nassau's newest culinary experience for hungry locals and visitors alike

June 10, 2016

After leading award-winning delicious and educational food tasting and cultural walking tours through Nassau's downtown community for a little over three years, Tru Bahamian Food Tours is now expanding its reach to include cooking classes.

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Dame Anita Allen to give Eugene Dupuch Distinguished Lecture

June 10, 2016

DAME Anita Allen, the president of the Court of Appeal, will give the 2016 Eugene Dupuch Distinguished Lecture on Tuesday evening at the British Colonial Hilton.

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LML Maritime Academy hosts Ballast Water Management Convention
LML Maritime Academy hosts Ballast Water Management Convention

June 10, 2016

The LJM Maritime Academy (LJMMA) was the site of a three-day national Pilot Training on the Ballast Water Management Convention from 27 – 29 January 2016.

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Local Government's 20th Anniversary Exhibition Tells Story of its Development

June 10, 2016

Minister of Financial Services and Local Government the Hon. Hope Strachan officially opened the 20th Anniversary Exhibition on Local Government, celebrating 20 years since the establishment of Local Government in the Family Islands, on Friday morning, June 10, at The Mall at Marathon.

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Scholars aim to improve the Bahamas

June 10, 2016

THIS YEAR, 30 ambitious Lyford Cay Foundation scholars will graduate with their college degrees.

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Contemplation, meditation and prayer

June 10, 2016

The three words in the title of today's article are indeed extremely important for anyone who wishes to live a fulfilled, peaceful, spiritual and successful life. Now whilst we can engage in any one or all three -- contemplation, meditation and prayer -- at any time throughout the day or night.

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