Official Launch of JUCCI

| 15/10/2008

(CNS): The official launch for the 2nd volume of JUCCI (Journal of the University College of the Cayman Islands) will be in the form of a symposium, in which scholars will have a forum to present papers on issues pertinent to Caymanian Society followed by question and answer sessions. The event will take place in the Sir Vassel Johnson Hall on Thursday, 16 October, starting at 5:45 pm.

Guest Speaker Mary Rodrigues, Chief Officer in the Portfolio of the Civil Service, will make a presentation on the topic “The Importance of Research and Publication in the Life of a University”. Barry Chevannes, Professor Emeritus from the University of the West Indies, will present “Tertiary Education and the Challenge of Youth”.

Christopher Williams will present “Determining the Historicity of Modern Caymanian Identities”; Dr Brian Chapell will present “Evolution: Educational Challenges in a Christian Society”; and Dr Mark Minnott will present “Encouraging the Recruitment of Teachers into Initial Teacher Education and Training in the Cayman Islands”

The event is open to the public and there is no admission charge. The University is anxious to have a huge turn out from the public, and copies of the Journal will be available for sale.

For more information, please visit the UCCI website www.ucci.edu.ky
 

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