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UCC signs MoU with Small Business Association of Jamaica

UCC signs MoU with Small Business Association of Jamaica

​Professor Dennis J. Gayle, Chairman of the University and Foundation Boards and Executive Chancellor of UCC (right) and Hugh Johnson, President of the Small Business Association of Jamaica (SBAJ) sign a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean and the SBAJ at the 2019 Caribbean Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises Conference at the Jamaica Pegasus on Wednesday (April 17).

Kingston, April 19, 2019 – The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) and the Small Business Association of Jamaica (SBAJ) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the mutual objectives of contributing to national development through the provision of business training for companies and internship for students.

The MoU was signed by Chairman of the University and Foundation Boards and Executive Chancellor of UCC, Professor Dennis J. Gayle and President of the Small Business Association of Jamaica, Hugh Johnson,  at the 2019 Caribbean Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises Conference at the Jamaica Pegasus on Wednesday (April 17).

The agreement signals continued efforts by UCC to forge partnerships with various organisations in an effort to promote advanced learning, training and development and to provide an environment for students to gain much needed experience.

The Small Business Association of Jamaica is a private non-profit business organisation which fosters and encourages the growth and development of businesses and professional groups in Jamaica. They also serve as a corporate voice through which small businesses can make their views known to the Government and the public in general, in a variety of areas by pooling efforts and resources for the benefit of all.

Prestigious University of Sunderland (UK) launches doctoral programmes in Jamaica through the UCC

Prestigious University of Sunderland (UK) launches doctoral programmes in Jamaica through the UCC

Kingston, April 8, 2019 – The University of Sunderland in the United Kingdom will be offering two doctoral programmes to qualified individuals through the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) beginning September 2019.

U.S. Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Has High Hopes For UCC Graduates

U.S. Congresswoman  Yvette D. Clarke Has High Hopes For UCC Graduates

July 23, 2018

Yvette Clarke, the first African American and Caribbean American woman to be elected to the US Congress, has charged the 2018 graduating class of the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) to play their roles in transforming the world.

Clarke was speaking at the National Arena during her keynote address at the graduation ceremony yesterday.