Voices April - September 2023

10 28 April- September 2023 | VOICES Bi- Monthly Magazine of the University of Technology, Jamaica UTech, Jamaica Receives Donation of Martin Henry's Book Collection Mrs. Jacqueline Henry-Garvey, (2nd left), widow of the late Martin Henry, presents Professor Colin Gyles, CD (2nd right), Acting President, University of Technology, Jamaica with one of the books from the Martin Henry Collection donated by his family to the University at a special handing over ceremony held at the Papine Campus, Monday, May 22, 2023. Sharing in the happy occasion (from left) are Dr. Paul Ivey, Associate Vice President, School of Graduate Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship, Miss Lawrie Henry, daughter of Martin Henry, Mrs. Richelle Harvey, Head, Collection Development, Calvin McKain Library and Dr. Haldane Johnson, Acting Deputy President, UTech, Jamaica. he reference book collection at the University of Techno- logy, Jamaica’s Calvin McKain Library has been significantly boosted with the acquisition of hundreds of titles donated by the family of the late Martin Henry, distinguished academic and administrator, public affairs commentator and prolific writer, who was Manager of Projects and Operations at the University’s School of Graduate Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship at the time of his passing on May 28, 2019. He also served as Project Manager of the University’s Press and as Editor-inChief of the University’s flagship, peer-reviewed journal, The Journal of Arts, Science and Technology. In these positions, he played a key role in all initiatives at the University designed to enhance research and the development of scholarship. Continued on page 29 The Martin Henry book collection was formally handed over at a ceremony hosted by the University on May 22, 2023, at the UTech, Jamaica Papine Campus. The generous donation of book titles covering a wide range of subject matters was spearheaded by Mr. Henry’s widow, Mrs. Jacqueline GarveyHenry who shared that “after his untimely passing it became increasingly clear that books in boxes served no-one and no purpose,” adding that “Martin has been associated with various institutions, but I felt that this was his academic home, and the library here would afford wider reference access to his collection, to which my family wholeheartedly agreed.” T