August - September 2017
| VOICES Bi-Monthly Magazine of the University of Technology, Jamaica
s. Patrice Reid, Programme Director of the Child and Adolescent
Development Course of Study, College of Health Sciences, has been
awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship from the Government of the
United Kingdom to pursue the doctorate in Psychological Medicine at the
University of Glasgow, United Kingdom commencing in October 2017.
The University congratulates Ms. Reid on her award of the prestigious
en students and Faculty from the University of Technology, Jamaica
have been selected for study and developmental opportunities in
Canada for the 2017/2018 Academic Year under the International
Opportunities Programs of the Government of Canada – Emerging Leaders
in the Americas Program (ELAP), Canada/CARICOM Leadership Program
and the Canada/CARICOM Faculty Leadership Program (CCFLP). All
programs are funded by the Government of Canada.
The ten awards are tenable at five Canadian post-secondary institutions:
Brandon University, Ryerson University, Humber College Institute of
Advanced Technology and Learning, University of Prince Edward Island and
the University of Waterloo.
Eight students were selected from the College of Business and Management.
They are Romaine Fagan, Nicola Atkinson, Jenelle Taylor, Gedeisha Gordon
and Davion Williams who will attend Brandon University for four months.
Adera Williams will attend University of Prince Edward Island for four months
and Tena-Kay Gilling and David Pringle will take up their scholarships at
Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning for four
Faculty member Dr. Andrea Pusey-Murray, Programme Director, College of
Nursing will be International Liaison Officer at Ryerson University for two to
three weeks. Dr. Aneisha Collins-Fairclough, Lecturer, and Head of Division
for Research and Graduate Studies, Faculty of Science and Sport (FOSS)
will be a member of Faculty at the University of Waterloo for five to six
months.The Exit Workshop examined the issues and challenges as well as
successes and lessons learnt from the implementation of the Project.
Ten UTech, Jamaica Students and Faculty
Awarded Scholarships to Canadian Universities
COHS Lecturer awarded
for Doctoral Studies
Damian Kotzev (3rd Row, first left) Second Secretary (Management) and Vice-
Consul, High Commission of Canada in Jamaica poses for a group photograph with
students and faculty from the University of Technology, Jamaica and the University
of the West Indies, Mona who have been selected for study and developmental
opportunities in Canada for the 2017/2018 Academic Year under the International
Opportunities Programs of the Government of Canada – Emerging Leaders in
the Americas Program (ELAP), Canada/CARICOM Leadership Program and the
Canada/CARICOM Faculty Leadership Program (CCFLP). The occasion was an
orientation and information session hosted by the High Commission at its Kingston
offices on Thursday, July 6, 2017.
Ms. Patricia Reid, Lecturer, COHS