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UWI Adventure Scholarship Curise, April 17-24, 2011

Don’t miss the inaugural Adventure SCHOLAR SHIP cruise being put on by the Open Campus. Cruise with the UWI Chancellor, Sir George and Lady Alleyne and enjoy a truly unique experience.

In the British Virgin Islands meet notable artist, Aragon, and view his works, as well as distinguished alumni like author Sheila Braithwaite and visit the J.R. O’Neal Botanical Gardens. In St. Lucia enjoy the Morne Fortune historic area and be excited by Dr. Gregor Williams, renowned St. Lucian historian and Mr. Donald Anthony, expert on St. Lucian Flora and Fauna. Go birdwatching, learn how to make coconut oil and dance the “gwan won” on the Lucian Country Life Tour. In Antigua meet UWI alumni who are members of government , some of Antigua’s cricket legends and tour a sugar mill. Sir Hilary Beckles, the Pro Vice Chancellor and Principal of the UWI Cave Hill Campus will welcome you to Barbados and Dr. Sean Carrington will explain the wonders of Caribbean plants and landscapes and Dr. Elizabeth Watson will demystify Calypso music. Dr. Karl Watson will give an architectural and historic tour of Bridgetown and cricket fans can check out the 3 W’s Oval. All this with many opportunities to sample local beverages and cuisine, shop and have fun! Visit www.open.uwi.edu/adventures and BOOK TODAY!

Glitter and Glamour in Toronto, March 26, 2011

If you will be in Toronto on March 26, 2011, please support the Toronto Gala.

The Gala will be held on March 26, 2011 at the Four Seasons Hotel, 21 Avenue Road, Toronto Canada. The Gala is held for the benefit of the UWI Scholarship Fund & The UWI Haitian Initiative. Join us again as we celebrate dedication and service, and support the young bright minds that need our assistance. The Reception – Begins: 6:30 p.m. Call to Dinner: 7:30 p.m. Dress: Black tie

Luminary Awardees:

Donovan Bailey, Olympian

Michael Lee-Chin, Chairman Portland Holdings Inc. .

Chancellor’s Awardees:

Gap Adventures and Ryerson University

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