Voices Magazine-Vol4-Issue

Volume 4, Issues 1 January –April 2021 University of Technology, Jamaica Dr. Wayne Wesley (left), Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, CXC and Professor Colin Gyles, Acting President, display a copy of the signed Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutions, during a ceremony hosted by the CXC at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston on January 29, 2021 for the launch of its 2021-2025 Strategic Plan. S tudents enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the Bachelor of Science in Midwifery were celebrated by the Caribbean School of Nursing (CSON), College of Health Sciences (COHS) for successful progression in their courses of study at the 10th Annual Striping Ceremony held on February 26, 2021 via Zoom. The ceremony, themed “Nursing and Midwifery Students Pursuing Excellence Amidst Unprecedented Times” recognized 1st to 4th year students for their successful completion of academic and professional requirements, and for the display of good behaviour and attitudes. UTech, Jamaica and CXC Renew Partnership for Joint Research in Digital Technology CSON Celebrates Nursing and Midwifery Students in Virtual Annual Striping Ceremony Bi-Monthly Magazine of the University of Technology, Jamaica Cont’d on page 4 Cont’d on page 3 Nursing and midwifery students and staff gather at the Caribbean School of Nursing, UTech, Jamaica Western Campus for the presentation of stripes and special awards which preceded the virtual 10th Annual Striping Ceremony, held on February 26, 2021, via Zoom. U niversity of Technology, Jamaica and the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) on January 29, 2021 renewed institutional collaboration arrangements with the signing of a renewed Memorandum of Understanding for the five–year period, 2021 to 2026. The MOU, originally signed in 2015, will facilitate sharing of CXC examination results, with applicants’ consent, for expeditious processing of applications for entry into undergraduate courses of study at the University.