Summary of NCU's IT and Other Awards for Excellence

The following list outlines a few of NCU's accomplishments within the last decade.

 

Awards/Competitions/Events                                                                                

2005  --  Microsoft Imagine Cup National Champions – Jamaica

 

2005 --  Microsoft Imagine Cup Regional Champions – 1st Place Caribbean & Central America

 

2005 --  Prime Minister’s Youth Award for Excellence in International Achievement

 

2006 --- 2nd Place: Microsoft Imagine Cup—Caribbean & Central America

 

2007 --  1st Place: Microsoft Imagine Cup—Caribbean & Central America

 

2007 -- 3rd Place: Microsoft Imagine Cup—World Finals in Seoul, South Korea

 

2007 --  The Gleaner Company Youth Honour Award for Excellence

 

2007 -- Silver Medalist in the Website Design category of the National World Skills competition

 

2008 --  Imagine Cup Caribbean & Central America Regional Finalists

 

2008 -- Gold Medal Web Design – World Skills National Competition

 

2009 -- Best of Nation in Web Design – World Skills Final in Calgary, Canada

 

2009 -- Microsoft Imagine Cup National Champions – 1st Place Jamaica

 

2009 --  Microsoft Imagine Cup Regional Champions – 1st Place Caribbean & Central America

 

2010 --  1st Place: Microsoft Imagine Cup—Caribbean & Central America

 

2010 --  2nd Place: Microsoft Imagine Cup—Caribbean & Central America

 

2010 --  1st Place: Microsoft Imagine Cup Interoperability Award – World Finals in Warsaw, Poland

 

2010 --  Governor General I-Believe Award

 

2010 -- The Gleaner Company Special Award in Science & Technology

 

2011 -- 1st Place: Ministry of Education Blackberry Developers Competition

 

2011 -- Prime Minister’s Youth Award for Excellence in International Achievement

 

2011 --  Manchester Chamber of Commerce Science & Technology Award

 

2012 --  1st Place: World Bank Digital Jam 2.0 Competition

 

2012 --  1st Place: Ministry of Education (Eduvision Competition)

 

2012 --  Digital Jam 2.0 – Grand Prize Winner

 

2013 --  1st Place: Innovative Ideas Ingenuity Competition

 

2013 --  Manchester Chamber of Commerce Science & Technology Award

 

2014 --  1st Place: Ministry of Education (Eduvision Competition)

 

2014 --  Microsoft Imagine Cup World Finalist – Game Design

 

2014 --  World Bank Digi-Jam Finalists

 

2014 --  Inaugural staging of Computer & Information Sciences Conference (CISCON 2014), under the theme, where academia and industry interface.

 

2015 --  Summer Tech Camp for High Schoolers

 

2015 --  Women in IT Seminar (Partnered with CompTIA)

 

2015 --  CU EdTech Seminar (Partnered with TestOut Corporation