UCC News & Updates
US/Caribbean Educator is new UCC Provost
Dr. Sheilah Marion Paul, a United States (US)/Caribbean educator, has been named Provost of the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC). Dr Paul's career has seen her making her mark in Trinidad and Tobago and elsewhere in the region. She has spent the past 15 years on a professional journey, moving from instructor to lecturer, assistant professor, associate professor, and professor of education at prestigious US universities.
In making the announcement Dr Haldane Davies, president of the institution of higher education said that "the UCC is immensely pleased to welcome a daughter of the Caribbean who has distinguished herself as an educator throughout the Caribbean as well as in the United States of America."
UCC Student Representing Jamaica at ICANN76 Community Forum in Mexico
Kingston, Jamaica, Jan. 20, 2022 - University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) student Shanelle McPherson is among twelve specially selected participants for the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names & Numbers (ICANN) annual forum in Cancun Mexico, March 11-16, 2023. The NextGEN ICANN Programme at the ICANN76 Community Forum will feature both face to face and virtual participation.
Shanelle, 27, a first-year student of the UCC studying towards a BSc in Networking with Cybersecurity said, she is "elated to be representing the UCC and Jamaica at the forum and to participate and learn as much as possible about making the internet a safe and secure place for all who use it."
She will be presenting a paper titled "The Impact of Cybersecurity on Jamaica's Banking System".
Dr. Haldane Davies - President, University of the Commonwealth Caribbean
Kingston, Jan. 16, 2023 - THE University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding as a Partner with the Anti Money Laundering and Financial Crimes Institute (AMLFC) to offer an Anti- Money Laundering and Financial Crimes Prevention Certificate programme.
The MOU proposes the offering of a universal Anti- Money laundering (AML), Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) and Financial Crime Prevention (FCP) education programme as well in the Turks and Caicos Islands, the Bahamas, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands,contribution to the setting up of education standards in these areas which will be recognized worldwide, the conducting of research on the efficacy of related regulations and advising of improvements that can be made.
Mr. Denniston Brown - Managing Director of Niche Financing Limited and Dr. Haldane Davies - President, University of the Commonwealth Caribbean
UCC and StarApple AI have entered into a strategic partnership, combining StarApple's world-class data science and AI solutions with the UCC's global academic innovations.