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UTech, Jamaica Graduation Registration 2018 September 21, 2018

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

DIVISION OF STUDENT SERVICES & REGISTRY

STUDENT RECORDS OFFICE

 

NOTICE

Please be advised that Online Registration for the two Graduation Ceremonies scheduled for Saturday, November 03, and Sunday, November 04, 2018 will be opened on September 26, 2018. (more…)

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Dr. Sybile Hamil, We Miss You! September 20, 2018

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The Alumni Community of UTech, Jamaica joins our colleagues in the Faculty of Education and Liberal Studies (FELS) and our UTech, Jamaica Community in celebrating the life of our beloved Dr. Sybile Hamil. We extend heartfelt condolences to her family and very large community of persons whose lives she touched with wisdom, grace, dignity and Christian example.

You are invited to leave comments in honour of Dr. Hamil using the comment section of this blog post.

Please see below for the tribute from the Faculty of Education and Liberal Studies (FELS) and information on her funeral service.

 


The Faculty of Education and Liberal Studies honours the legacy of Dr. Sybile Winnifred Hamil, a UTech, Ja. stalwart, and pioneer in business education in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean.  Sybile, a former head of the School of Technical and Vocational Education (SOTAVE), and Graduate Studies Coordinator in the Faculty, died on Wednesday, August 29 after a short illness. (more…)

UTech, Jamaica Mentorship Prog 2018 – Apply to Be a Mentor Today! September 3, 2018

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OUR DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED!

Do You Have at Least 5 Years Professional Experience?

Do You Want to Give Back By Investing in the Youth of Jamaica & the Caribbean?

Then Be a  Mentor To a UTech Jamaica  Student This Academic Year 2018/19? (more…)

UTech, Jamaica – Year 60: President Vasiciannie’s Welcome August 31, 2018

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Professor Stephen Vasciannie, President, UTech, Jamaica

 

Dear New and Returning Students,

UTECH – Year 60: President’s Welcome

Welcome to our new students and welcome back to those who are returning to us.  I hope you have a wonderful new year, and that you meet your intellectual and other personal goals. (more…)

Celebrating UTech, Jamaica Alumni – Cebert Adamson August 20, 2018

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We are very excited and happy for our fellow alumnus, and former HR Staff Member at UTech, Jamaica, on his appointment as Dean, Continuing Education, Academic Quality and Centre for Teaching and Learning, Mohawk College. Read more about Cebert’s journey from the Mohawk College announcement below.

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UTech, Jamaica 60th Anniversary Supplement 1958-2018 July 27, 2018

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Dear UTech, Jamaica Alumni and Friends,

 

60th Anniversary Logo

We invite you to view our 60th Anniversary Supplement, as we celebrate and reminisce on our achievements over the period 1958-2018.

 

Click Here & Celebrate With Us!

 


 

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University of Technology, Jamaica

Celebrating UTech Ja Alumni – Anthony Davis, Meet Director, Boys & Girls Champs July 16, 2018

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Anthony Davis, Alumnus, Director of Sport, UTech, Jamaica
and Meet Director, Boys & Girls’ Championships

Dear Mr Davis,

Congratulations on your appointment as the Meet Director for the Boys and Girls Athletic Championship for 2018 — the most prestigious schools’ athletic event in the world!

I am very pleased to learn of your appointment, and take this opportunity to wish you smooth sailing and good management both at Champs and for the duration of the track season.  The University should be very proud of this well-deserved accomplishment.

Yours sincerely,

Stephen Vasciannie
President
University of Technology, Jamaica


 

‘Champs’ Gets New Meet Director

Jamaica Gleaner

Published:Wednesday | December 6, 2017 | 12:00 AM Raymond Graham

The Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) has appointed a new meet director for the annual Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships.

When the five-day 2018 meet gets under way on March 20, former inter-collegiate president, Anthony Davis, will be the man charged with ensuring the smooth running of the meet. He replaces Glen Mills, who has been meet director since 1985. (more…)

Honorary Graduates, UTech, Jamaica 2000-2017 July 16, 2018

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UTech Jamaica: Free Digital Story Telling for Teens 14 – 17 yrs, July 25 -27, 2018 July 12, 2018

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Free Summer Digital Storytelling at UTech July 25-27

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The Animation Production and Development Department of the University of Technology (UTech) will host a free Summer Digital storytelling and viewing session from July 25 to 27 at its campus, 237 Old Hope Road in Kingston. (more…)

Dr. Janice Lindsay, We Miss You! July 9, 2018

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Dr. Janice Lindsay

The Advancement Division and the entire University of Technology, Jamaica family are deeply saddened at the passing of Dr Janice Lindsay, former Director of Arts and Culture.  Dr. Lindsay died on Friday, July 6, 2018 following a period of illness.

Dr. Lindsay was appointed Director of Arts and Culture, UTech, Jamaica in May 2012.  Prior to that she served the University at the Centre for the Arts as a Special Projects Coordinator (April 2011) and as Cultural Officer (May 2011 – May 2012).  On the request of the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, she was seconded to act in the post of Principal Director, Culture and Creative Industries Policy Division for a period of six months from February to July 2015.  She was later permanently appointed in that post since August 2015.  She also served the Ministry as Acting Permanent Secretary in 2017. (more…)

Announcing UTech Jamaica Press! July 4, 2018

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Dear Alumni of UTech, Jamaica

We are pleased to share with you the good news about the launch of our UTech, Jamaica Press! You are welcome to use the services of the press. Please see below for details and the contact information if you wish additional information.


 

UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA PRESS

Now on University Website

 

The University of Technology, Jamaica Press now has a presence on the University website at https://www.utech.edu.jm/about-utech. Details of how to submit Book Proposals and Manuscripts are posted on the website.

 

The Press was launched in February as a unit under the Office of the President and  has been established to promote research and publications primarily among members of the University Community, providing an avenue for lecturers and other members of staff to publish the results of their research, and to produce works that will bring together established as well as new knowledge. The Press will be development-oriented, both in respect of the development of staff members, and in respect of its contribution to broad issues of development in Jamaica and the Caribbean. (more…)

Distinguished Public Lecture “Promoting Excellence to Enhance Development” – H.E. Sir Patrick Allen, July 12, 2018 June 22, 2018

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UTech, Jamaica & OAS Discussion – The Current Legal Developments at the OAS June 20, 2018

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The Corporate Communications Unit
University of Technology, Jamaica
876-970-5299/5888
corporatecomm@utech.edu.jm 



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UTech, Jamaica Alumni – Join Us on Social Media! June 18, 2018

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Dear Members of the Alumni Community of UTech, Jamaica:

You are invited to join us in the Alumni Relations Office and other Alumni Colleagues online, via the following social media platforms:

Connect With Us & Your Other Alumni Colleagues
Visit Your Alumni Blog: https://utechalumni.wordpress.com/
LIKE Your Alumni FB Fan Page: https://www.facebook.com/utechjamaicaalumni/

Join Your Alumni FB Job Club:https://www.facebook.com/groups/utechalumnijobclub/
Join Your Alumni FB Group:https://www.facebook.com/groups/utechalumni/
Join Your Alumni LinkedIn Network https://www.linkedin.com/school/2552765/

Tweet Us: https://twitter.com/castutechalumni
Join Us on Facebook:www.facebook.com/cheryllalumnirelationsmessam


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Celebrating UTech, Jamaica Alumni – Jerome Campbell, ArrowEx June 17, 2018

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‘App-Solutely’ Jamaican – UTech Graduate Creates One Of The Most Popular 10-Digit Converters Available In Google Play Store

Published: The Gleaner | Sunday | June 17, 2018 | 12:01 AM Carlene Davis

Scores of Jamaicans are turning to the Google Play Store for help to convert the seven digit telephone numbers in their contact list to meet the new 10-digit dialling regime, but not many are aware that one of the most popular conversion applications (apps) is made by one of their countrymen.

Jerome Campbell, a 31-year-old Jamaican information technology specialist and app designer, is responsible for the second highest rated country code converter in the Google Play Store, with more than 20,000 downloads and a 4.5 rating out of five. (more…)

Teen Trends and Technology – Prof. Paul Golding, UTech, Jamaica June 15, 2018

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Prof. Paul Golding,  Dean of the College of Business and Management,
University of Technology, Jamaica 

Teen trends and technology

“Recently, I thought of deleting my Facebook account and start using Twitter, but realised it’s not easy. Facebook has become like the boyfriend I no longer like but am scared to dump because I’ve invested so much time in the relationship.” — Manasa Rao Saarloos, author

ON Thursday, May 31, 2018, the United States-based Pew Research Center — a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world — published an authoritative report entitled Teens, Social Media and Technology 2018. The following day several international media houses reported on these Pew findings, including the British Broadcasting Corporation and The Guardian. The Pew research found, among other things, that YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat were the most popular online platforms utilised by US teens. (more…)

Government/PCJ & UTech, Ja Collaborate on School Leavers Internship Programme, Summer 2018 June 14, 2018

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PHOTOS: Launch of PCJ-UTech, Ja Internship Programme,
Thurs 14th June, 2018, Spanish Court, Hotel

 

The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) hosted the launch of the PCJ Internship Programme today, Thursday 14th June, 2018 at the Spanish Court Hotel. The PCJ Internship is a collaboration with the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) to facilitate academic advancement and social development of at-risk secondary school leavers.

Prof. Stephen Vasciannie, President, UTech, Jamaica and Mr. Russell Hadeed, Chairman, PCJ shared greetings. The Guest Speaker was Dr. The Hon. Andrew Wheatley, MP, Minister of Science, Energy and Technology.

See below for information on the project.

 

ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

Government to Launch Internship Programme for School Leavers

 

The Government will be launching, through the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ), a three-week internship programme designed to serve as a ‘catch-all’ for secondary school leavers from challenged environments. (more…)

UTech, Jamaica Staff Honoured at 48th Annual University Awards Ceremony June 4, 2018

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Gaunette Sinclair-Maragh Staff Award 2018

Dr. Gaunette Sinclair- Maragh, Alumna, Head, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, accepts the President’s Award for Excellence in Research from Prof. Stephen Vasciannie, President.  Researcher par excellence, Dr. Sinclair-Maragh has presented at several conferences and published in peer-reviewed journals, books and local newspapers on issues in hospitality and tourism management which include ecotourism,  environmental sustainability and economic development.

 

University of Technology, Jamaica on Thursday, May 31, 2018 honoured members of  faculty, administrative, technical and ancillary staff for long service to the institution and for outstanding service given in support of the university’s mission of teaching, research and service, at the 48th annual University Awards ceremony held at the Alfred Sangster auditorium, Papine Campus. (more…)

Alumni Association, UTech Mingle, June 14, 2018 June 1, 2018

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Event: Alumni Association, UTech Mingle
Date: Thursday, June 14, 2018
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Venue: 2 Belmont Road, Kingston 5
RSVP BY JUNE 11th, 2018: Let us know you will attend via Phone: 876-504-9206 / email to utechalumnimembership@gmail.com

CLICK HERE TO LEARN ABOUT THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION, UTECH


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PHOTOS – UTech, Jamaica’s 48th Annual University Awards Ceremony, 2018 May 31, 2018

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Dr. Winsome Christie, Distinguished Past Student 2018, UTech, Jamaica 

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) hosted its 48th Annual Awards Ceremony to honour staff and alumni who have served the University with distinction, on Thursday, May 31, 2018, Papine Campus.

Special CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Winsome Christie, Pharmacy Alumna, Past President of the Pharmacy Alumni on being awarded the honor of being our Distinguished Past Student, 2018. An honour “Well Deserved!”

You are invited to view our album and tap into the high energy, and  joyful vibes which featured on this our special day!

Be sure to look out for the video of President Vasciannie and some of our Senior Executives throwing down some ‘lyrics.’  Do Enjoy!

 

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