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Nov
07

STATEMENT: University Responds to Faculty Union Demands

7th November 2019   The University of The Bahamas regrets the latest turn of events regarding the Union of Tertiary Educators of The Bahamas (UTEB).  The University has remained transparent in all discussions with executives of the union. It was agreed that since UTEB presented its financial counter proposal to the University after the Board of Trustees […]

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Nov
07

University of The Bahamas To Honour Hall of Fame and Outstanding Alumni In Third Year of University Charter

7th November 2019   Nassau, BAHAMAS – Three years after its charter, University of The Bahamas (UB) continues to honour the spirit of excellence, resilience and ingenuity that distinguishes its alumni body. On Thursday, 14th November, the institution will pay homage to eight of its alumni luminaries, among them three faculty and staff. Class of 1979 graduates, […]

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Nov
05

University President To Serve on American Association of State Colleges and Universities Board

5th November 2019   Nassau, THE BAHAMAS – University of The Bahamas (UB) President Dr. Rodney D. Smith, was recently nominated to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU).  AASCU is a Washington-based higher education association of nearly 400 public colleges, universities and systems whose members […]

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Nov
05

Statement in Response to Claims Attributed to  the UTEB President

5th November 2019   Nassau, THE BAHAMAS – In the November 5th, 2019 edition of The Tribune, under the headline “Now lecturers rebel over government pay offer, 82 CENTS A DAY”, quotes were attributed to the President of the Union of Tertiary Educators of The Bahamas (UTEB), Mr. Daniel Thompson.  It was noted that “UTEB […]

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Oct
10

Appointment of Acting Vice President of Academic Affairs

10th October 2019 The University community is advised that Dr. Maria Woodside-Oriakhi has been appointed Acting Vice President of Academic Affairs with immediate effect. A UB alumna, Dr. Woodside-Oriakhi has over 20 years of experience in higher education institutions in The Bahamas, the United States, Singapore, Canada and the United Kingdom. Working closely with the […]

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Oct
07

UB-North Conference Aims to Improve Bahamas’ Hurricane Resilience Call Goes Out for Conference Papers

4th October 2019 PRESS RELEASE   Nassau, THE BAHAMAS – The ruined neighbourhoods, flattened infrastructure, and rising death toll that Hurricane Dorian left behind have made planning for adaptations to climate change – and its myriad effects – even more urgent. University of The Bahamas-North is providing a platform for extensive and reflective national conversations […]

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Sep
16

The Helen “Annie” Russell, MBE Memorial Scholarship Established

16th September 2019 PRESS RELEASE     Nassau, THE BAHAMAS – The legacy of renowned preschool educator the late Helen “Annie” Russell is being kept alive through a memorial scholarship at University of The Bahamas, thanks to her son, Dr. Barry Russell and family.  Dr. Russell, accompanied by his wife Mrs. Missy Russell; son, Logan; daughter, Raegan and […]

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Sep
16

University of The Bahamas Appoints Assistant Vice President, Sponsored Research and Grants

16th September 2019 Accomplished environmentalist and negotiator, Mr. Philip Weech, has been appointed Assistant Vice President, Sponsored Research and Grants at University of The Bahamas (UB), responsible for establishing and managing the Office of Sponsored Research and Grants to oversee grant funding and sponsored research opportunities – in consultation with academic deans – in support […]

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