Voices Magazine-Vol3-Issue-6-WEB

VOICES Bi-Monthly Magazine of the University of Technology, Jamaica | September - December 2020 24 UTech, Jamaica’s Trinity statue, located at the round-about, Papine Campus was illuminated in red, as part of World AIDS Day 2020 activities. Professor Colin Gyles (3rd right), Acting President, accepts a copy of the UNAIDS “Light Kingston RED” video from Mrs. Manoela Manova, UNAIDS Country Director, Jamaica, at a presentation on December 16, 2020 at the University’s Papine Campus. The video production captures World AIDS Day 2020 activities in which UTech, Jamaica participated. Sharing in the occasion, (from left) are Mr. Phillip Clarke, Director, Centre for the Arts, Mrs. Heather White, Health Services Manager, Miss Tameka Clough, UNAIDS Kingston Fast-Track City Programme Director, and Mr. Craig McNally, Senior Counsellor, UTech, Jamaica. Left to right: Mrs. Kelene Thomas Barrant, Treasurer UTAChAD, Mrs. Therrain Davis, Programme Director, Miss Natalie Whitely, Administrator, Sunbeams Boy Home, Mr. Samuels, Dorm Supervisor, Sunbeams Boys Home, Miss Nickiesha Passard, Lecturer and Miss Mikhail Rose, UTAChAD President. The forty-eight residents of the Sunbeam Boys Home in Gutters, St Catherine benefited from well-needed back-to-school supplies, including books, pencils, socks, belts and toiletries, on August 29, 2020. The donation was made possible by the students who are enrolled in the BSc and Certificate Child and Adolescent Development (ChAD) programme in the College of Health Sciences. The students acquired the funds to purchase the donated items from various fundraising activities, which were spearheaded by the University of Technology Association of Child and Adolescent Development students (UTAChADs) executive team. Donations were also received from lecturers in the course of study. UTech, Jamaica Receives UNAIDS “Light Kingston RED” Video College of Health Sciences B.Sc. and Certificate Child and Adolescent Programme Donates to Sunbeams Boys Home