The primary purpose of ACKy (NCU Alumni Chapter Cayman) is to promote the interests of Northern Caribbean University and to encourage collaborative action among its members to the benefit of NCU, Cayman’s church and wider community, and members of ACKy.
NCU Alumni News Flash
Ms Patricia Ebanks
Grand Cayman, KY1-1202
Mr. Fenslie Smith
Vice President, Religious & Educational Affairs
Mrs. Georgia Isaacs
Vice President, Social & Cultural Affairs
Mrs. Sashoy Duncan
Vice President, Public Relations
Dr. Martin Richards
Vice President, Finance & Treasury
Dr. Livingston Smith
Pastor Maurice Chambers
Mr. Roy Munroe
Sergeant at Arms
Ms Jusene Brown
Cayman Chapter Sponsors
New High School Graduate for NCU
The Cayman Chapter has sponsored Devaune Daniel Millwood, a 2021 graduate of Grand Cayman's John Gray High School, to pursue a bachelor's degree in biological science at NCU, commencing fall 2021.
"The Chapter is delighted to support the educational advancement of a young man with a sterling academic record," said President of the Chapter Patricia Ebanks, who announced the award in June 2021.
Devaune is the son of RCIPS officer Desmond Millwood and his wife Claudine, who currently serves as school nurse at Cayman Academy.
The new awardee is currently sitting 12 subjects at CXC, the highpoint in consistent academic achievements throughout high school and in school and church clubs. Devaune already has a number of CXC passes to his credit.
Devaune's ultimate goal is to qualify as a microbiologist, with an interest in research.
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President of the Cayman Chapter of hte NCU Alumni Association, Patricia Ebanks, right, congratulates new NCU scholarship awardee, Ms. Tevon Dixon.
Cayman Chapter Issues Scholarship
A young Caymanian began studies at Northern Caribbean University (NCU) on Monday, September 7, 2020, following the issue of a full scholarship by the local nonprofit, NCU Alumni Association Cayman Chapter.
Twenty-two-year old Tevon Dixon of East End is pursuing a degree in social work.
“I am very grateful for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with the grant of this scholarship,” Ms. Dixon said, adding: “I see myself becoming a role model, particularly for young people.”
This is the second tertiary level scholarship issued under the auspices of the local NCU alumni association, said Patricia Ebanks, president of the Cayman Chapter. The first scholarship awardee, Ms. Sonia Bailey, is entering her second year towards her bachelor’s degree in education.
A third scholarship is under consideration for issue in January 2021 for a Caymanian to pursue a postgraduate diploma in education at NCU.
The latest scholarship awardee, Ms. Dixon, is the grand-daughter of the late local building contractor Roy Campbell and his wife Omelin Alberga-Campbell, and the daughter of Ms. Joy Campbell.
Ms. Campbell, a former paramedic, retired on medical grounds from the Health Services Authority (HSA) several years ago following a serious accident between the ambulance she was driving and another vehicle. Tevon is the second of five children.
JSE Congratulates NCU Market Research Winner
Posted: September 16, 2020
The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE), congratulates NCU final year student, Mr. Chad-Anthony Coke on winning the JSE’s 2019/2020 4th quarter Market Research Competition.
Mr. Coke is a final year Business Administration (Finance) student currently studying at Northern Caribbean University (NCU). His career aspirations are geared towards Investment Research & Banking as well as Asset Management and is passionate about the financial and capital markets, macroeconomics and alternative investments.
Along with his career goals, attaining the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designations are also objectives of Mr. Coke.
Mr. Coke’s analysis on the Company SYGNUS CREDIT INVESTMENTS LIMITED included areas such:
The Company’s financial performance/strength for the past three (3) years;
COVID-19 and how has it affected Jamaica and the company;
The likely impacts to the Company after COVID-19;
Changes in international economic policies that could impact the company;
The impact of Investors’ interest on the Company during and after COVID-19;
Recommendation to wither buy / hold or sell the Company’s shares.
Please click to read Mr. Chad-Anthony Coke’s submission.
It is projected that the 2020/2021 new season’s competition should start sometime in November.
NCU Achieves Institutional Accreditation Status
DR. LINCOLN EDWARDS, president of Northern Caribbean University (NCU), has announced the attainment of institutional accreditation status from the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ) effective February 17, 2018, for a period of seven years initially.
The NCU President made the announcement during a press conference at the university’s main campus in Mandeville on Thursday, December 6, 2018.
The most significant aspect of gaining Institutional Accreditation Status, Dr. Edwards said, is that Northern Caribbean University now has the authority, ability and capacity to develop and offer degree programmes without the need for approval from the UCJ.
Dr. Edwards said that Northern Caribbean University is the second tertiary education institution operating in Jamaica to enjoy institutional accreditation status.
Jamaica's Minister of Education:
NCU’s Programme Should be Emulated
Education, Youth and Information Minister, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, has hailed Northern Caribbean University’s (NCU) Restoring Every Student’s Confidence Using Education (RESCUE) programme as something worthy of emulation throughout the entire sector.
He was delivering the main address at NCU’s Alumni Homecoming Fundraising Banquet, held at Golf View Hotel in Mandeville, Manchester, on November 11, 2018.
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