CARIBBEAN: US actor, Jamaican sprinter to receive honorary UWI degrees

By Trinidad Guardian
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

TRINIDAD GUARDIAN – Former independent senator Rev Daniel Teelucksingh, Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Caribbean journalist Richard Anthony Best, are among 11 people selected to receive honorary degrees in October from The University of the West Indies.

Teelucksingh expressed surprise at the news on Friday and said he felt humbled and honoured to be among those who will be recipients of the honorary degrees.

In a statement, UWI said the degrees will be awarded by Chancellor Sir George Alleyne during the 2016 graduation ceremonies, which will kick off at the Open Campus in St Kitts and Nevis, on October 8. This will be followed by the Cave Hill campus in Barbados on October 15, the St Augustine campus, on October 20-22, and will conclude with the Mona Campus, Jamaica, on October 28-29.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

(3)(0)
This article was posted in its entirety as received by stlucianewsonline.com. This media house does not correct any spelling or grammatical error within press releases and commentaries. The views expressed therein are not necessarily those of stlucianewsonline.com, its sponsors or advertisers.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.