Education

The University of The Bahamas Must be Relevant, Prime Minister Christie Said

November 11, 2016

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon Perry Christie said that the University of The Bahamas must be a place of relevance within both the national and global contexts.

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Success for young artists

November 10, 2016

A HIGHLIGHT of Bahamas Insurance Month in October was an art competition open to all primary and secondary school students, in which C.C. Sweeting Senior High School students Cory Hamilton and Darjanique Green took the top two places.

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BTC hands out over 20,000 in youth scholarships

November 10, 2016

BTC has given more than $20,000 in scholarships and support for National Youth Month in October, which climaxed with the National Youth Awards.

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From the Road of Transition to the Road of Possibilities: The Role of the University of The Bahamas in National Development

November 10, 2016

Protocol having been established, I extend warm congratulations to you, President Smith, the faculty, staff and student body, and greetings to all the distinguished ladies and Gentlemen, especially our illustrious visitors, who have come together in joyous convocation today to mark the official inauguration of the University of The Bahamas.

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Address by the Hon. Jerome Fitzgerald at the University of The Bahamas Charter Day

November 10, 2016

Today, I stand before you with a sense of humility and immense pride. I am grateful that in 2002 at the age of 36 I was invited to serve as Deputy Chairman of the College Council. That opportunity to serve my country has altered the course of my life.

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PADF youth mock trial gives students insight in Bahamian judicial process

November 10, 2016

For five weeks, 10th grade students at the Akhepran International Academy prepared for a full mock trial presentation as a part of the Resistance And Prevention Program (RAPP), organized through the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF).

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Gifts of University of The Bahamas Memorabilia to Minister of Education and COB Council Chairman

November 09, 2016

Minister of Education, Science and Technology the Hon. Jerome Fitzgerald met with the University of The Bahamas Transition Events Committee in the President’s Boardroom, November 8, 2016, and thanked the members of the team for their work and dedication.

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New Clubs for Junior Golfers

November 09, 2016

Youngsters enrolled in the Junior Golf Scholarship Programme at the Ocean Club Golf Course (OCGC) got a sweet treat Monday, October 24th, when Chris Kilvington, owner and CEO of Global Pacific Produce and OCGC member, presented them with new golf clubs!

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BTC Gives Over 20k in Scholarships Support
BTC Gives Over $20k in Scholarships & Support

November 09, 2016

BTC has given more than $20,000 in scholarships and support for the recent National Youth Month. The annual month of activities was held last month, climaxing with the National Youth Awards.

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The ostrich syndrome

November 09, 2016

I guess that some of my readers will indeed be a bit puzzled by the title of today's article, the ostrich syndrome, and that's understandable as it's a term which I've just coined.

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PADF Youth Mock Trail Gives Students Insight Into Bahamian Judicial System

November 09, 2016

For five weeks, 10th grade students at the Akhepran International Academy prepared for a full mock trial presentation as a part of the Resistance And Prevention Program (RAPP) organized through the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF). The lively, one-day trial unfolded at the school in front of program facilitators, youth leaders, student observers and parents.

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Bahamas diplomatic corps visit BAMSI

November 08, 2016

A part of a slew of activities held during Bahamas Diplomatic Week 2016 more than 30 members of the Bahamas Diplomatic Corps visited the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI).

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Getting Ready for University: COB Celebrates 'UB Blue Day!'

November 08, 2016

Faculty and students of The College of The Bahamas (COB) showed their support for change of the official status of the nation's higher learning institution to University of The Bahamas -- or “UB” by participating in UB Blue Day! Celebrations.

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People suffering emotional effects of Matthew 'need hope'

November 07, 2016

FAMILIES and businesspersons suffering from the emotional effects of the destruction of Hurricane Matthew began their journey of healing by attending free post-crisis seminars last week on Grand Bahama.

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Town and gown start university celebrations

November 07, 2016

THE College of the Bahamas will mark its transition to university this week with numerous activities leading up to its charter day on Thursday.

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Service of Thanksgiving Held on the Occasion of the Charter Day for the University of The Bahamas

November 07, 2016

The Minister of Education the Hon. Jerome Fitzgerald said he has a deep appreciation for the value of education, after having the opportunity to attend schools in the United States, Canada and Europe.

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PM Christie National University Significant for the Bahamian People

November 07, 2016

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie said that throughout the journey that brought The Bahamas to the current Charter Week for the University of The Bahamas -- and even before -- he had been conscious of God's "hand at work."

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Remarks by Minister Jerome Fitzgerald at Thanksgiving Service on the Occasion of Charter Day for the University of The Bahamas

November 07, 2016

Good Afternoon. This is truly a day to give God thanks and praise. This service of thanksgiving marks the start of a week of activities culminating with the Charter Day ceremony on November 10th 2016 where the College of the Bahamas will become the University of The Bahamas or UB as it will be commonly be referred to.

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150 Youth Complete First Cohort of Citizen Security and Justice Programme's Employability Training

November 04, 2016

This past Thursday, November 3rd, youth from all corners of New Providence celebrated their accomplishment in completing the Citizen Security and Justice Programme’s (CSJP) first-ever At-Risk Youth Employability Training, which was executed by the experienced team of the National Training Agency and overseen by the Ministry of National Security (MoNS).

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Dr. Rudolph Moseley Jr.'s on an educational revolution

November 03, 2016

Investing in kindergarten through primary school-aged students will yield the greatest results for a country in the future, according to Dr. Rudolph Moseley Jr., executive director at Time2 (Times squared) STEM Academy, the only kindergarten through Grade 12 STEM institution in Providence, Rhode Island.

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