January 27 - February 3, 2014
- Congratulations to the OFANA Scholarship Awardees, Nataney Morris and Dwignt Allen. Thanks also to the college community for making the two-day Founder’s Day activities a success. The office of the president is also encouraging all students to apply for the OFANA scholarship early. The applications can Now be downloaded from the college website at www.case.edu.jm. Also there are other scholarship opportunities there.
- The New Executive Director of the Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica (CCCJ), Mrs. Donna Powell- Wilson, is a graduate and former lecturer here at CASE. He success is testament to the fact that CASE is accustomed to producing excellence and we are to carry-on in the tradition. Mrs. Powell- Wilson has a: Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum and Instruction from the Northern Caribbean University, Master in Educational technology from the University of British Columbia in Canada, Master of Science in Educational Leadership from the Central Connecticut University, USA, A Bachelor of Education from the University of the West Indies and a Diploma in Teacher Education, CASE.
- The College is embarking on a new values and attitude campaign to counter some of the negatives in which it was mired in 2013. This campaign is aimed at staff and students. The managers of this campaign which includes staff and students have opted not to name it. We have given you the opportunity to name it and design your own slogan. There are boxes in both libraries for you to drop-off your entries. Deadline is 10pm February 6th.
- The winning entry will receive an I-pad. There are also other prizes.
- There will be several subgroups and meetings and there will be a launch on February 20th with the likes of Ity and Fancy Cat. For more information please visit the college website and Facebook Pages.
- The nomination for the Prime Minister Youth Award for Excellence in Agriculture, leadership, Journalism, Community Service and Entrepreneurship is already late if you know now of any student who would be so qualify please visit the Public Relations Office no later than tomorrow (Thursday January 30, 2014) to submit your names and credentials. You can also call Ms. Simms at 873-7518 about this.
- Also, Jamaica Day 2014 is being Celebrated under the Theme Celebrating Jamaica: Sporting Greatness In My Community. The event is being commemorated on February 28 all across Jamaica. However, at the Teritiary Level, there is a call for papers for students to make presentations at Liberty Hall on February 26. The Topics for presentations are:
- The impact of sports on the sense of self of the Jamaican people, i.e. Sports and Jamaican smadditisation
- The impact of sports on the creative industry in the Jamaicans economy
- Sporting the greatness of Marcus Garvey in the year of the 100th Anniversary of the Universal Negro Improvement Association
- Celebrating 200 years of Manchester; remembering Norman Manley’s contribution on the 100th Anniversary of his Rhodes Scholarship
- Sporting Africa in Jamaica after 500 years
Abstracts should be no longer than 200 words.
These should also identify the title of the proposed paper and the presenter(s) name(s) the deadline for the receipt of abstracts is February 4, 2014.