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Nov
20

UB Gala Beats Half Million $ Target for Student Scholarships

19th November 2017   In a powerful statement about the community’s belief in the transformational impact of higher education, the University of The Bahamas President’s Gala Soirée has exceeded the anticipated fundraising target. The inaugural event was the institution’s first major fundraiser since transitioning to University. The Soirée paired excellence with elegance as sponsors and […]

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Nov
02

Pavilion Designed by University of The Bahamas Students Becomes Benchmark at Expo 2020 Dubai IPM in the UAE

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – The Bahamas made a resounding impact in Dubai, gaining the attention of the world and the government of the UAE recently at the second International Participants Meeting (IPM) for Expo 2020 Dubai. According to Expo 2020 Dubai organizers, the work to date on the Bahamas Pavilion and involvement of the […]

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Oct
31

2.2 Million UB and Aliv Partnership Boosts Educational and Athletic Endowments

31st October, 2017 Nassau, BAHAMAS – University of The Bahamas (UB) and Aliv on Monday inked a three-year, $2.2. million agreement which will broaden the nation’s top tertiary institution’s reach in some critical areas, including athletics and online education. It is an agreement that UB President Dr. Rodney D. Smith said proved that Aliv does […]

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Oct
20

Dr. Christina Ramirez Smith Appointed Special Advisor at UB

19th October 2017   University of The Bahamas (UB) announces the appointment of Dr. Christina Ramirez Smith as Special Advisor, reporting to the UB Board of Trustees’ Deputy Chair Mr. Lowell Mortimer, OBE, who also serves as Chair of the Investments and Fundraising Committee of the Board. Dr. Ramirez Smith is providing strategic guidance and support […]

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Oct
20

Dr. Sulayman Clark Appointed Consultant-in-Residence at UB

19th October 2017   University of The Bahamas (UB) announces the appointment of Dr. Sulayman Clark as Consultant-in-Residence who will help plan and execute various fundraising activities. Dr. Clark has over 25 years of experience as a senior level development officer with particular expertise in grant writing and major gift acquisitions. He comes to University of […]

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Oct
12

UB and IDB Collaborate With Gov’t on Extensive Prison Research

6th October 2017   Researchers at University of The Bahamas (UB) have completed comprehensive research on inmates at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services with findings that have implications for the rehabilitation and reintegration of offenders. With an overall focus on the Prisoner Psyche; Conditions at the Prison and the Legal System, the studies focused on […]

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Oct
12

UBFIT Grand Bahama Focuses on Health as a National Imperative

11th October, 2017   NASSAU, Bahamas – University of The Bahamas (UB) is leading a community building and fundraising initiative focused on health as a national imperative. “Health is a national issue and we know that so many of the diseases we struggle with as a people are preventable and based on lifestyle; how we eat […]

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Oct
02

Sobering Reflection on State of the Country at UB Academic Convocation

29th September 2017   In a thought-provoking address that reminded the University of The Bahamas (UB) community about the context and expectations for student scholarship while lamenting the social and moral decay that has marked the Bahamian society – particularly New Providence – writer and poet Mrs. Patricia Glinton-Meicholas delivered the keynote at UB’s Opening […]

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