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Eric Williams Memorial Collection Sponsors 2019 Regional 'School Bags' Essay Competition

Port of Spain, TRINIDAD and TOBAGO. The Eric Williams Memorial Collection Research Library, Archives & Museum (EWMC) at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Trinidad and Tobago, announces the adjudication of this year’s “Eric Williams ‘School Bags’ Essay Competition.” Judges are: Dr. Rita Pemberton, retired Chair, UWI Department of History; Dr. Andrew O’Shaughnessy, Director, Center for Jefferson Studies, University of Virginia; and Dr. Dexnell Peters, Bennet Boskey Fellow in Atlantic Studies, Oxford University. Dr. Peters was the winner of the 2007 inaugural Essay Competition.

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Be Wise, Immunize Children

The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County’s Immunization Program is urging parents to check their children’s immunization record to see if they are due for a vaccine.

David ‘Wagga’ Hunt Foundation Hands out 19 Scholarships Valued at J$1.9m

Kingston/CMM…It was a family affair on Sunday September 29, 2019, when parents and guardians of 19 deserving young men of Kingston College (KC) and Calabar High, gathered in the auditorium of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ), Kingston, for the 11th Annual Awards ceremony of the David “Wagga” Hunt Scholarship Foundation. There was an abundance of pride, smiles and tears as loved ones were presented with scholarships valued at J$100,000.00 each, J$1.9m overall, for the 2019-2020 school year.

Scholarship Awardees, 2019-2020 Cohort SITTING, L-R: Blaine Byam, Ellado Coltas, Gianni Henry, Elijah Turnbull, Mitchell Bailey, Geovani Thomas, Naeem McKenzie, John Mcintosh, Andrew Campbell- STANDING, L-R: Keito Campbell, Keon Scarlett, Daniel Nash, Romaine Christie, Keneil Bernard, Giovanni Henry, Gregory Kerr, Ahmani Edwards, Renord Harrison, Tryrese Johnson

St. Thomas University Welcomes Largest Class in its History

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.  – This fall, St. Thomas University will welcome the largest incoming class of traditional students in the school’s history. Last year at this time, 333 new undergraduate students matriculated at the university. As of today, 680 new students will start classes on Monday, August 26th – more than double last year’s new student enrollment. St. Thomas’s total undergraduate enrollment is trending positively with 1220 students this fall as compared to 900 last fall. 

Miami Offers Scholarships to Needy MDC Students

City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez and City Manager Dr. Emilio T. Gonzalez have announced a gift of $50,000 to create the Eduardo J. Padrón Completion Scholarship Fund to support Miami Dade College students close to completing their degrees or certificate programs.

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