University of The Bahamas led study to enhance government’s economic modelling

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A new partnership between the University of The Bahamas and the Ministry of Finance aims to enhance the government’s current economic modelling. Minister of State for Finance Kwasi Thompson underscored the data-driven approach to public policy during a press conference to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the […]

UB announces further executive appointments

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — On the heels of appointing a new executive vice president, the University of The Bahamas (UB) yesterday announced the appointment of two additional executive positions. Former Director of Communications in the Office of University Relations (OUR) Kandice Eldon has been appointed executive director, corporate and foundation relations, in the Division of Institutional […]

Bahamian named as new fellow of Royal Institute of British Architects

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has named Associate Professor of Architecture at University of The Bahamas (UB) and noted professional architect Henry Hepburn as a fellow for 2021. Hepburn, who is also principal of Henry A Hepburn Associates, Architects-Urban Planners-Interior Designers, said he was “elated and honored to have been […]

UB announces three top appointments

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The University of The Bahamas (UB) has announced three top appointments at the institution that came into effect on Tuesday, September 1. According to a statement, Dr Maria Woodside-Oriakhi has been appointed as Vice President of Academic Affairs; Ingrid Culmer as Vice President of Finance and Business Enterprise; and Vernice Williams as […]

UB North VP calls for clarity over northern campus

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Eyewitness News understands that the University of The Bahamas is considering shutting down normal operations at its Northern Campus in Grand Bahama as it continues to grapple with the fallout from Hurricane Dorian. The revelation came in a note, obtained by Eyewitness News, from UB North Vice President Dr Ian Strachan to top […]

UB president shortlisted to lead American university

UTEB says farewell to Smith, says no need for Iraqi executive vice president NASSAU, BAHAMAS – President of the University of the Bahamas Dr Rodney Smith has been shortlisted along with two other finalists to be West Virginia State University’s (WVSU) 12th president. The university posted on its website last week that Smith, along with […]

Rolle: Team gained a lot from Florida losses

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The University of The Bahamas (UB) men’s basketball team went winless over the weekend on a three-game Florida trip. In its final game, UB lost a scrimmage to Broward College on Sunday. It dropped two games to St. Thomas University and Florida Memorial University on Friday and Saturday respectively. Despite coming back […]