Voices April - September 2023

10 32 April- September 2023 | VOICES Bi- Monthly Magazine of the University of Technology, Jamaica SCHOLARSHIPS 15 FOBE Students Awarded Gore Development Foundation Scholarships (Left to right, front row) Mrs. Pauline Madourie, Scholarship Officer, Ajala King, Dr. Anetheo Jackson, Head, School of Building & Land Management, Jada Hay, Ashley Madourie, Nickaine Bent, Matthew Hugh, Janneshia Young, Miss Meisha Paul, Lecturer, School of Building & Land Management, and (2nd row) Ms. Kemoy Simpson, Dr. Garfield Young, Dean, Faculty of the Built Environment, Mr. Brandon Burke, Special Projects Manager, Gore Development Foundation, with scholarship recipients Rojaue Harris, Chiconie Hall, Cleve Duncan, and Roje Buchanan. Fifteen students of the Faculty of The Built Environment (FOBE) were awarded scholarships from Gore Development Ltd. for Academic Year 2022/2023. Ten students were the awardees of the Nadine Isaacs Memorial Scholarship, which honours the memory of the first Head of School of the Caribbean School of Architecture, while five awardees received the 2022/2023 AY Gore Limited Scholarship for Construction Management, School of Building and Land Management (SLBM). The CSA students each received $150,000 for tuition and school-related expenses, while the Construction Management students will receive $180,000 towards their tuition. The students awarded met the criteria of having a GPA of 2.7 or better and are involved in extra-curricular activities whether at or outside of the university. Dean, Faculty of The Built Environment, Dr. Garfield Young, in expressing his gratitude to the Gore Foundation for its ongoing support to UTech students, said, “Education of our people – Jamaica, the Caribbean - must be a partnership between multiple sectors of society. Evidently, the Gore Foundation recognizes the importance of cross-sectoral collaborative efforts and has maintained its longstanding commitment to the Caribbean School of Architecture and SBLM over the years.” He added, “We are grateful that the Foundation continues to honour the memory of the first female Head of School of the Caribbean School of Architecture, the late Architect E. Nadine Isaacs,” noting that she was a great stalwart in the Built Environment both in practice and in educational programme.