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ANSA Caribbean Awards UWI Annual Lecture 2012

For Release Upon Receipt - October 31, 2012

St. Augustine

Dr Lennox Honychurch, the Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence (ANSCAFE) 2011 laureate in Arts & Letters from Dominica, will deliver a lecture entitled “All Ah We Was One: 50 Years Since Federation and the Realities Ahead” on November 5, from 7pm to 10pm at the Learning Resource Centre (LRC), The University of the West Indies, St Augustine.

Historian, Professor Emerita Bridget Brereton will chair this event with Campus Principal Professor Clement Sankat delivering brief remarks. It will also feature an introductory address for ANSCAFE 2012 by Mrs Maria Superville, Neilson Programme Director of the ANSCAFE; and Dr Raymond Ramcharitar, Corporate Communications Manager of the ANSCAFE, will deliver the vote of thanks.

Now in its 7th year, the ANSCAFE is the English-speaking Caribbean's leading recognition programme in Arts, Sciences, and Public and Civic Work.   

For more information contact Betty McComie 622-2002 ext 83937, or log onto


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Over the last six decades, The University of the West Indies (UWI) has evolved from a fledgling college in Jamaica with 33 students to a full-fledged University with over 40,000 students. Today, UWI is the largest and most longstanding higher education provider in the English-speaking Caribbean, with main campuses in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, and Centres in Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Christopher (St Kitts) & Nevis, St Lucia, and St Vincent & the Grenadines. UWI recently launched its Open Campus, a virtual campus with over 50 physical site locations across the region, serving over 20 countries in the English-speaking Caribbean. UWI is an international university with faculty and students from over 40 countries and collaborative links with over 60 universities around the world. Through its seven Faculties, UWI offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree options in Engineering, Humanities & Education, Law, Medical Sciences, Pure & Applied Sciences, Science and Agriculture, and Social Sciences. (Please note that the proper name of the university is The University of the West Indies, inclusive of the “The”, hence The UWI.)