Tag: University College of the Cayman Islands

Cisco exec to speak at UCCI commencement

Cisco exec to speak at UCCI commencement

| 09/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Shari Slate, vice president of Cisco Systems, will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) commencement ceremony set for Thursday, 7 November. A first-generation American whose family hails from Cayman Brac and Jamaica, Slate is also the chief inclusion and collaboration officer for the global tech company.

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UCCI students take ‘business trip’ to Honduras

UCCI students take ‘business trip’ to Honduras

| 07/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A group comprising 43 students, faculty, staff and friends participated in an immersive overseas learning experience in Roatan, Honduras by joining the University College of the Cayman Islands’ (UCCI) annual International Business Practicum (IBP). The eighth in the series of travel abroad courses offered by the UCCI Department of Business Studies (DBS), […]

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UCCI grad earns scholarship for further studies

UCCI grad earns scholarship for further studies

| 19/06/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Laurent Bodden, a graduate of the University College of the Cayman Islands’ (UCCI) hospitality programme, will be pursuing further studies in food and beverage management, with the help of a scholarship from international spice and seasoning business, McCormick & Company. Through the company’s McCormick Global Ingredients Limited (MGIL) and its Wendy Bullock […]

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UCCI students take second place at tourism competition

UCCI students take second place at tourism competition

| 13/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Students from the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI), earned second place in the annual Caribbean Student Colloquium held in New York. The team tied for second with the University of the West Indies Mona Campus team at the colloquium, which was part of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) Caribbean Week […]

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UCCI students take on ethics challenge

UCCI students take on ethics challenge

| 14/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The CFA Society of Cayman Islands (CFASCI) held its inaugural Ethics Challenge at the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) on 1 April, in which seven teams of three students each competed in analysing and evaluating a case study identifying ethical dilemmas.

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US chooses UCCI professor for Pakistan project

US chooses UCCI professor for Pakistan project

| 24/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The US Department of State has selected Dr Ivan Eubanks, assistant professor at the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI), for a one-month English Language Specialist project focusing on academic writing for publication in Pakistan at that country’s Higher Education Commission. Dr Eubanks is one of approximately 80 US citizens chosen […]

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First woman president of UCCI inaugurated

First woman president of UCCI inaugurated

| 15/03/2019 | 19 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Outlining a vision of the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) as “key to national prosperity” and promising that “the success of our students will be the stars that guide us through the night sky”, Dr Stacy McAfee officially took up the mantle as UCCI president and CEO on Tuesday, 12 […]

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CIAA looks to attract students to aviation

CIAA looks to attract students to aviation

| 13/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): On the heels of recent criticism of its overseas recruitment drive, the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) met with students at the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) who are interested in aviation careers. The meeting, held 11 March, was initiated by Leader of the Opposition Ezzard Miller, who in February […]

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Small businesses get free advice

Small businesses get free advice

| 12/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life):Owners of small business will once again be able to receive free and confidential advice to solve their business problems through the Student Consulting Programme, which kicked off its 11th year, Wednesday, 6 February. Under this initiative, small businesses are partnered with upper-level business students of the University College of the Cayman Islands […]

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UWI officials visit Cayman

UWI officials visit Cayman

| 17/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Pro Vice Chancellor (PVC) and Principal of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus, Dr Luz Longsworth, recently made an official visit to the Cayman Islands, the first in her current position. During the 29 November-1 December trip, she met with Cayman government and education representatives.

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