The University of the West Indies (UWI), at Cave Hill, Barbados

The University of the West Indies

at Cave Hill, Barbados

ALUMNUS OF THE MONTH

 

April 2008

The Hon. David Thompson, Prime Minister of Barbados

On the occasion of his election as Prime Minister of Barbados.

 

Country of Birth: Barbados

Date of Birth: N/A

Major/Year: LLB, 1984, Faculty of Law - UWI Cave Hill

Achievements: Prime Minister of Barbados

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May 2008

The Hon. Dean Barrow, Prime Minister of Belize

On the occasion of his election as Prime Minister of Belize.

 

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June 2008

Professor Eudine Barriteau, Deputy Principal, UWI Cave Hill

In recognition of her contribution to the advancement of scholarship on feminist/gender studies, regionally and internationally.

 

Country of Birth: Grenada

Date of Birth: N/A

Major/Year: BSc. Public Administration & Accounting (1980) University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus

Achievements: Deputy Principal, UWI Cave Hill, Head of Centre for Gender and Development Studies, UWI Cave Hill, Campus Coordinator, School of Graduate Studies and Research

Quotable Quotes: N/A

 

 

July 2008

Senator Kerry-Ann Ifill, Deputy President of the Barbados Senate

In recognition of her continued advancement of the professional stature and societal contribution of visually impaired persons.

 

Country of Birth: Barbados

Date of Birth: December 20, 1973

Major/Year: Sociology with Psychology (1999) - UWI Cave Hill Campus

Achievements: Deputy President of the Barbados Senate, First blind graduate of the Combermere Secondary School and the University of the West Indies

Quotable Quotes: "There is no impediment greater than that which is within you!"

 

Bio-data: Kerry-Ann Ifill is a Senator in the Barbados Government. As a pioneer in her own right, Senator Ifill's life story is truly one of triumph over adversity. Living with a disability - blindness, Kerry-Ann determination and strength was evident from as young as age fourteen; where she was given the opportunity of attending one the mainstream secondary school's; Combermere. Here she learnt to deal with her physical challenges and with much dedication and effort she has paved the way to her success. Moving on from Combermere, Senator Ifill, attended the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus graduating with Honours and later Durham School of Business, where she graduated with a MBA. On the social aspect of Senator Ifill's life, she engages in both recreational and service activities some of which range from cricket to ballroom dancing and with much courage and support from friends, family and love ones she continues to be a trailblazer in all her endeavours. She believes that "there is no impediment greater than that which is within you!"

 

 

August 2008

The Hon. Tillman Thomas, Prime Minister of Grenada

On the occasion of his election as Prime Minister of Grenada.

 

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September 2008

His Lordship Hugh Rawlins, Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court

On the occasion of his appointment as Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme court

 

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October 2008

Mr. Dodridge Miller, Chief Executive Officer, Sagicor Financial Corporation

In recognition of his contribution to innovation in the financial services sector and on the occasion of the award of the Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from the UWI Cave Hill Campus.

 

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November 2008

Dr. Didacus Jules, Registrar, Caribbean Examinations Council

In recognition of his contribution to education reform in Grenada, St. Lucia and the Caribbean

 

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December 2008

Ms. Annice Dalrymple, Campus Bursar, UWI Cave Hill

In recognition of her contribution to financial management at Cave Hill Campus and on the occasion of her appointment as first female Campus Bursar.

 

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January 2009

His Honour Senator  Dr. Brandford M. Taitt, President of the Barbados Senate

In recognition of his long and distinguished service in Barbados and internationally as a leader of Government, statesman, diplomat and scholar.

 

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February 2009

Mr. Peter Downes, Managing Director of Profiles Caribbean

On receipt of the Barbados Small Business Association’s  Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2008.

 

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March 2009

Dr. Brian Charles, Executive Director, Sandy Crest Medical Centre

On receipt of the Barbados Silver Crown of Merit for significant contribution to emergency medicine in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean

 

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April 2009

The Hon Stanley Reid, Deputy Governor of Anguilla

In recognition of his distinguished career in the public service in Anguilla, in particular his appointment as the first Deputy Governor of Anguilla

 

Country of Birth: Anguilla

Date of Birth: February 27, 1969

Major/Year: Bachelor of Laws Degree (1991) - University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus

Achievements: Thorne de la Bastide Prize in Constitutional Law (1989), Anguilla Association of Office Professionals Executive of the Year Award (2004), and First Deputy Governor of Anguilla (2009)

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May 2009

Senator the Hon. Maxine McClean, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Barbados

In recognition of her outstanding contribution to the UWI Alumni Association Barbados Chapter as President in 2007 and 2008, in particular her role as founding member of the Cave Hill Campus Alumni Circle

 

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June 2009

Mr. Alwin Bully, Theatre Director and Cultural Administrator

In recognition of your outstanding contribution to culture in the Caribbean, in particular your achievements as artist, playwright, theatre director and cultural ambassador

 

Country of Birth: Dominica

Date of Birth: November 23, 1948

Major/Year: B.A (General Hnours) English, French (June-1971) University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus.

Achievement: Appoint as Acting Principal of the Dominica Grammar School at age 27.

Quotable Quote: An understanding of what can be achieved when one follows one's dream and how they lend to one's happiness and the betterment of one's immediate environment.

 

Bio-data: Mr. Alwin Anthony Bully received a scholarship from the UWI, Cave Hill in 1967 and graduated in 1971. He was a founding member of the Barbados National Threatre Workshop, a founding members of the UWI Cave Hill Carnival and Annual Arts Festival, a founding member of the Cavite Chorale at UWI Cave Hill, and a dancer/choregrapher of the Barbados National Dance Threatre Company. Mr. Bully is the UNESCO Senior Program Specialist for Culture in the Carribean. A profile artist, he received the highest national award from his home country of Dominica for his design of the national flag and his work in the field of culture. Mr. Bully has aslo conducted threatre workshops and seminars. The foregoing list is simply a thumbnail sketch of his extensive contributions in his career path.

 

 

July 2009

Senator the Hon. Professor Velma Newton, Dean, Faculty of Law

In recognition of your contribution to legal education in your role as Law Librarian and on the occasion of your appointment as Dean of the Faculty of Law

 

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August 2009

Mr. Peter Gibbs, Dean, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences

In recognition of his contribution to higher education in Science and Technology and on the occasion of his appointment as Dean of the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences

 

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September 2009

Ambassador Gillian M.S. Bristol

In recognition of her outstanding contribution in the international diplomatic arena and on the occasion of her nomination as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Grenada to the USA and Permanent Representative of Grenada to the OAS.

 

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Date of Birth: N/A

Major/Year: LLB,(1988) -University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

Achievements: Nomination as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Grenada to the USA and Permanent Representative of Grenada to the OAS.

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October 2009

Dr. Ernest Hilare, Chief Executive Officer

In recognition of his outstanding contribution as a sports administrator and on the occasion of his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of the West Indies Cricket Board.

 

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November 2009

Dr. Marion Williams, Ambassador to Geneva

In recognition of her outstanding contribution to the banking and financial services sector, as Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados and on the occasion of her appointment as Ambassador to Geneva.

 

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December 2009

The Most Rev. & Dr. The Hon. John Holder, Archbishop

In recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Anglican Church in Barbados and the West Indies and on his appointment as Archbishop of the West Indies.

 

Country of Birth: Barbados

Date of Birth: N/A

Major/Year: B.A Theology (1975 ) - The University of the West Indies (Codrington College)

Achievements: Received the Errol Barrow Award for his contribution to theology; 2005, Made the Honorary Rotarian; 2006, Archbishop of the West Indies; 2009.

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