Volume 2, Issue 3 August 2018 University of Technology, Jamaica H is Excellency, the Governor-General the Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen delivered the University of Technology, Jamaica 60th Anniversary Distinguished Public Lecture held on July 12, 2018 at the Papine Campus. The Governor-General brought a formidable message of hope for Jamaica’s capacity for excellence, anchored on personal and collective responsibility, sound values and the good use of God-given talents, gifts and abilities. In his lecture, titled, “Promoting Excellence to Enhance Development,” the Governor-General shared on some facets of excellence, including technological innovation and traditional values which promote and enhance development and can generate economic growth and impact social transformation. Quoting from the Learning Forum International’s “The 8 Keys of Excellence,” His Excellency underscored the importance of integrity – matched behaviour with values; learning from mistakes; speaking honestly and kindly with good purpose; making the most of every moment, commitment to making one’s dreams happen, ownership of one’s actions, flexibility and balance in mind, body and emotions. His Excellency, the Governor-General the Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen, delivering the University of Technology, Jamaica 60th Anniversary Distinguished Public Lecture on the topic, “Promoting Excellence to Enhance Development,” to a capacity audience at the University’s Papine Campus on Thursday, July 12, 2018. Governor General Delivers 60 th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture Bi-Monthly Magazine of the University of Technology, Jamaica Cont’d on page 3 Professor Stephen Vasciannie (right) President, escorts Their Excellencies, the Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen, Governor General and Lady Allen to the Lecture Theatre at the Shared Facilities Building, Papine Campus.
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