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Staff Honoured at 47


Annual Awards



Members of faculty, staff

and specially invited guests

at the 47


annual University

Awards ceremony held

Friday, May 26, 2017 at the

Alfred Sangster auditorium,

Papine campus.

Pro-Chancellor, Mr Richard Powell presents awards for 35 years of service to a beaming Dr Eugenie Brown-Myrie,

Associate Professor, College of Health Sciences and Mr Ephriam Ramsay, Lab Assistant, Faculty of Education and

Liberal Studies.


embers of faculty, administrative, technical and ancillary staff were

honoured for long and dedicated service and commitment to the

development of the University at the 47th annual University Awards

ceremony held on Friday, May 26, 2017 at the Alfred Sangster auditorium,

Papine campus.

Awards were presented for long service in the categories of 10, 15, 20, 25,

30 and 35 years; for excellence in research, community service, customer

service, instructional excellence and innovation, as well as for excellence in

ancillary, technical and administrative categories.

In congratulating members of faculty and staff, President, Prof. Stephen

Vasciannie,CD reaffirmed the importance of teaching, research and service

to the Institution and thanked persons “who have devoted their careers to

the delivery in these core areas of the University.” The President specially

singled out members of staff who have given 35 years of long service –


Eugenie Brown-Myrie, Professor Vernon Buchanan


Mr. Ephraim


to the University. Prof. Vasciannie further provided the large

gathering with updates on recent and pending changes in senior leadership,

infrastructural upgrades on the Papine campus, as well as updates on the

progress of the University’s application for Institutional Accreditation.

In pointing the way forward he urged staff to improve on student friendliness,

increase research and publications, increase productive partnerships

and increase on workplace productivity and the management of scarce



June 2017

| VOICES Bi-Monthly Magazine of the University of Technology, Jamaica