Volume 1, Issue 5 October – November 2017 University of Technology, Jamaica “I encourage this Graduating Class to hold steadfast to integrity, excellence and service to others,” was the urging of President, University of Technology, Jamaica, Professor Stephen Vasciannie, CD in his address at the University’s annual Graduation Ceremony held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the National Arena. In congratulating the almost 1,000 graduates, Professor Vasciannie pointed to the role that they will play in advancing national development through their respective professions. In their continuing journey, the President encouraged the Graduating Class to resist “temptations to forget principles of fairness, justice, truth and mutual respect of others.” President, Prof. Stephen Vasciannie (left) and Pro-Chancellor, Mr Richard Powell (right) pose with recipients of Honorary Degrees 2017 (from 2nd left) Gary Hendrickson, CEO, Continental Baking Company Limited, The Rev. Prebendary Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons and Her Majesty the Queen and The Hon. Justice Zaila McCalla, Chief Justice. They were conferred with the Honorary Doctor of Laws in recognition of signal achievements in their various fields of endeavour. Professor Stephen Vasciannie, CD President, University of Technology, Jamaica addresses happy graduates at the ceremony for the Presentation of Graduates held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the National Arena. Graduation 2017 Graduates Urged to Hold Fast to Integrity, Excellence and Service Bi-Monthly Magazine of the University of Technology, Jamaica Cont’d on page 3 Honorary Graduates