Education

Nov. 10th, 2016 designated University of The Bahamas Charter Day

August 29, 2016

The College of The Bahamas will officially transition into the University of The Bahamas on November 10th, 2016, in fulfilment of a vision for higher education and national development expressed more than four decades ago.

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Recondition your mind

August 29, 2016

In the last article, I urged everyone to break barriers and thus break out from perhaps a very mediocre life, or a life of relative poverty to become the winner the Creator placed you on this earth to be.

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Commonwealth Bank officially opens new training center

August 29, 2016

Calling service "the number one reason we are the leading bank in The Bahamas", Commonwealth Bank officially opened the doors to its new $800,000 corporate learning center recently.

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You determine your destiny

August 29, 2016

The message contained in today's title 'You Determine Your Destiny' is an extremely important one which you My Friend, need to get deeply embedded in your consciousness.

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1,000 students to get free school supplies

August 29, 2016

The families of 1,000 students will not have to worry about the hustle and bustle of back-to-school shopping this year.

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Designated University of The Bahamas Charter Day

August 29, 2016

The College of The Bahamas will officially transition into the University of The Bahamas on November 10th, 2016 – designated as the university’s official Charter Day – in fulfillment of a vision for higher education and the national development of The Bahamas expressed more than four decades ago.

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417 receive $2 million-plus in bursary scholarships

August 29, 2016

With bursaries totaling $2,085,000 per year for 417 students to be able to attend The College of The Bahamas (COB), scholarship recipients were reminded by Prime Minister Perry Christie that the funding to provide them with the opportunity to pursue tertiary education by the government was made possible through the taxes of ordinary men and women.

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2.3 mil. classroom block for BTVI

August 29, 2016

The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) and the government yesterday broke ground on a $2.3 million state-of-the-art classroom block it expects to complete within six months.

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Don't worry about the how

August 29, 2016

So we've covered the method to use in being successful in life on many, many occasions in these articles over the years.

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Back to School supplies for Urban Renewal Centres

August 26, 2016

The Urban Renewal Commission announced the distribution of Back to School supplies to its nine Urban Renewal Centres on Thursday, August 25, in a press conference at the Anglican Diocese headquarters, Addington House, Sands Road.

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Ground broken on $2.3m BTVI classroom building

August 26, 2016

A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the Bahamas Technical & Vocational Institute (BTVI) yesterday to mark the construction of a $2.3m structure that will house the school's first ever set of smart classrooms.

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November 10 date set for transition to university

August 26, 2016

THE College of The Bahamas will fully transition into the University of The Bahamas on November 10, ushering in a complete paradigm shift in the culture and fabric of The Bahamas, according to Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald.

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National Training Agency graduates 6th Cohort of mandatory workforce preparatory programme trainees

August 26, 2016

The 6th Cohort Graduation Ceremony of the National Training Agency (NTA) Mandatory Workforce Preparatory Programme was addressed on Thursday by Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Labour and National Insurance Nicole Campbell, and also by Cynthia “Mother” Pratt, who offered words of inspiration to 242 young people.

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Minister Fitzgerald announces COB's transition to the University of The Bahamas

August 26, 2016

‘The Road to University’ has begun at The College of The Bahamas (COB), with November 10, 2016 as the Charter Day on which COB will officially become the University of The Bahamas.

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Scholarships worth more than $500,000 awarded by foundations

August 26, 2016

LYFORD Cay Foundations has announced it has awarded 35 scholarships for 2016/2017, valued at $529,000, for students pursuing Bachelors and Master's degrees as well as Technical and Vocational Training programmes at institutions in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Europe.

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COB students, innovators to play a part in 'Expo 2020'
COB students, innovators to play a part in 'Expo 2020'

August 25, 2016

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has solicited the assistance of The College of The Bahamas and its students to produce an innovative construction design for The Bahamas’ Pavilion for the ‘World Expo 2020,’ which will take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), October 2020 – April 10, 2021.

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BTVI breaks ground for SMART classroom block
BTVI breaks ground for SMART classroom block

August 25, 2016

The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) has broken ground for a new wing on the school’s campus.

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Four students named as scholarship recipients

August 24, 2016

THE Tara Xavier Hepburn Foundation has named four scholarship recipients for 2016 - Presley Godet, of A F Adderley Junior High School, Ashley Treco, of L W Young Junior High School, Vashanti Storr, of S C McPherson Junior High School, and D'angelo Smith, of St John's College.

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College to stay open despite problems with accreditation

August 24, 2016

SOJOURNER-Douglass College officials yesterday said its Bahamas campus will "stay open" despite its accreditation woes, with the college's president saying officials hope to remedy the problem within the next year.

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Commonwealth Bank officially opens new 800,000 training centre
Commonwealth Bank officially opens new $800,000 training centre

August 24, 2016

Calling service “the number one reason we are the leading bank in The Bahamas,” Commonwealth Bank officially opened the doors to its new $800,000 corporate learning centre recently.

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