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UCC graduates encouraged to dream big

UCC graduates encouraged to dream big

Professor Dennis J. Gayle, President and Executive Chancellor of the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean presents the Honourable Mrs. Dorothy Pine-McLarty, Attorney-at-Law and Chairman of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica with a framed copy of her Honorary Doctorate Degree shortly after she was conferred during the University’s Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony was held on Sunday (July 21) at the National Arena.

Kingston, July 24, 2019 – The 2019 graduating class of the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean has been charged to “set goals and dream big” as they embark on the next chapter of their professional lives.

The charge was issued by the Honourable Mrs. Dorothy Pine-McLarty, OJ, Attorney -at-Law and Chairman of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica during her commencement address at the University’s Commencement Ceremony at the National Arena on Sunday.

Mrs. Pine McLarty was also conferred with a Honorary Doctorate Degree in Business Administration by the University’s President and Executive Chancellor, Professor Dennis J. Gayle.

UCC obtains Candidacy Status for Institutional Accreditation and welcomes UCJ for week-long visit

UCC obtains Candidacy Status for Institutional Accreditation and welcomes UCJ for week-long visit

Kingston, June 24, 2019 – The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) today welcomes a team of assessors from the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ), following its recent award of Candidacy Status for Institutional Accreditation.

Institutional Accreditation is the status granted to an institution that has been found to meet or exceed established standards for educational quality.

UCC to confer Honorary Doctorate Degree on Dorothy Pine-McLarty

UCC to confer Honorary Doctorate Degree on Dorothy Pine-McLarty

Dorothy Pine-McLarty

Kingston, June 20, 2019 – The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) will confer an Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration on the Honourable Mrs Dorothy Pine-McLarty, Attorney at Law and Chairman of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica at its Commencement Ceremony next month at the National Arena in Kingston.

UCC to host Distinguished Lecture to discuss Jamaica’s experience under the IMF Stand-By Arrangement

UCC to host Distinguished Lecture to discuss Jamaica’s experience under the IMF Stand-By Arrangement

Kingston, June 7, 2019 – The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) is to host another Distinguished Lecture, in the style of a town hall meeting, in the main Lecture Theatre at the University’s Main Campus in Kingston on Tuesday, June 11. Students, representatives from the financial sector and other stakeholders are invited to participate in the discussions on Jamaica’s experience under the current Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

The Stand-By Arrangement is an economic programme of the IMF which gives financial aid to a member state in need of such assistance, normally arising from a fiscal crisis.

University of the Commonwealth Caribbean President and Executive Chancellor, Professor Dennis J. Gayle said that "the Distinguished Lecture will provide students and all other participants an opportunity to engage with IMF officials, evaluate Jamaica’s experience under the current Stand-By Arrangement, and discuss the way forward after the agreement ends.”

Jamaica’s 36-month Stand-By Arrangement with the IMF will end this year.