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2008/2009 Faculty Prize Award Ceremony

For Release Upon Receipt - October 20, 2009

St. Augustine

Professor Funso Aiyejina, Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Education, will be hosting the 2008/2009 Faculty Prize Award Ceremony on Monday 26th October, 2009, at 5:30 p.m. at the Learning Resource Centre, UWI, St. Augustine Campus.

The Faculty’s most outstanding students of the year will be recognised at this ceremony. Kailash Jaikaransingh will receive the award for most outstanding final year BA student and the award for most outstanding final year B.Ed student will go to Vijay Jagrup. The feature address will be delivered by Ms. Diana Mahabir-Wyatt.

The event is open to outstanding students, their guests and academic and non-academic staff of the Faculty and Campus.

For more information, please contact Mrs. Zuwena N.N. Williams-Paul, Administrative Assistant, Faculty of Humanities & Education, Dean's Office at (868) 662-2002 ext.3770 or, or Ms. Nardia Thomas-Allain at

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