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UCC to provide Scholarships for Incarcerated Persons

UCC to provide Scholarships for Incarcerated Persons

Kingston, January 6, 2020 –The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC), the Ministry of National Security through the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) and Stand Up for Jamaica, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to provide full tuition scholarships valued at J$1.5Million per year to four qualified inmates and one correctional officer from the St. Catherine Adult Correctional Centre.

Under the MOU, which is expected to span approximately two years, UCC will cover tuition, application and miscellaneous fees, while the Department of Correctional Services and Stand Up for Jamaica will provide an equipped lab, books, materials, tutorial and other student support services for the participants in pursuit of an online Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration.

UCC Research Conference Features New Development for the Institution

UCC Research Conference Features New Development for the Institution

Professor Evan Duggan, Senior Director of Research (left) with Professor Dennis J. Gayle, President and Executive Chancellor of the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean following the launch of the Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre at UCC’s main campus on Thursday (September 26).

Kingston, October 1, 2019 –The President and Executive Chancellor of the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean, Professor Dennis J. Gayle, has described the just concluded Annual Academic Research Conference as a “watershed moment for UCC”. The institution welcomed the first cohort of students in the University of Sunderland’s doctoral programmes and launched its Innovation Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre along with an Academic Journal, which shares a similar name.

University of the Commonwealth Caribbean Opens Innovation Centre

University of the Commonwealth Caribbean Opens Innovation Centre

PHOTO: DONALD DE LA HAYE
Chief Technical Director, Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology, Wahkeen Murray (left), and Deputy Group Executive Chairman, University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC), Geraldine Adams, cut the ribbon to officially open the Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre at the UCC campus in St. Andrew on Wednesday (September 25).

September 26, 2019 - The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) has established an Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre, thereby providing a space for students and innovators with entrepreneurial and new technology-driven ideas to create practical solutions that can contribute to Jamaica’s growth.

UCC Annual Research Conference to focus on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Technology

UCC Annual Research Conference to focus on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Technology

Kingston, September 18, 2019 –The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) will host its 3rd Annual Academic Research Conference at the institution’s Main Campus in Kingston on Wednesday, September 25, from 10am to 7pm, and Thursday, September 26, from 8am to 2pm.