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College of The Bahamas Bulletin
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THE COLLEGE OF THE BAHAMAS Monday, February 10th, 2014 Dr. Phillip Carey Meets College Community ! "No Country Should Outsource the Higher Education of Its Citizens." Bulletin Dr. Phillip Carey was the first finalist for the position of President to begin visiting The College. Dr. Carey met with students, faculty, staff and the public at the Oakes Field and Northern Bahamas campuses. The first Presidential Finalist Open Forum featuring Dr. Carey was held on Monday, Feb. 3 rd in the Harry C. Moore Library and Information Centre. Dr. Carey is a Full Professor of Sociology and former Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, North Carolina A&T State University. PRESIDENTIAL FINALISTS-OPEN FORUMS Gregory Carey Feb. 17 th , 10:30a.m. & 4:30p.m. , Harry C. Moore Library Feb. 18 th , 9:30a.m. Northern Bahamas Campus, A202 and A203 Olivia Saunders Feb. 24 th , 10:30a.m. & 4:30p.m. , Harry C. Moore Library Feb. 25 th , 9:30a.m. Northern Bahamas Campus, A202 and A203 Rodney Smith Mar. 3 rd , 10:30a.m. & 4:30p.m. , Harry C. Moore Library Mar. 4 th , 9:30a.m. Northern Bahamas Campus, A202 and A203 EVENTS Mr. Andrew Wilson will make a presentation to the Harry C. Moore Library and Information Centre of a bust in the image of Bahamian born teacher, clergyman and physician, Joseph Robert Love. Love, who eventually moved to the United States and then Jamaica, is known for his activism on behalf of Jamaica's black majority which has influenced Caribbean activists. The presentation is open to the College community and will be held on Feb. 11 th , 10:30a.m. in the library's auditorium. The next Alumni Leaders Series will be a Roundtable Discussion on Crime, Feb. 12 th , 10 a.m., in the Harry C. Moore Library and Information Centre. Panelists will speak frankly about crime, why it seems to be escalating, and creative solutions to combat this scourge. Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade; Min. of State for Nat'l Security Senator Hon. Keith Bell; President of National LEAD Institute Troy Clarke; President of the Bahamas Bar Association Elsworth Johnson and COB Associate Professor Ian Strachan will form the panel. The Festival will be held 20-23 February, 2014 at the Oakes Field Campus. Among the activities will be the premiere of When a Man Dreams Dreams, a Bahamian film on the life of the late Winston V. Saunders, film screenings, workshops in writing for film, acting and film editing as well as an opening panel on "40 Years of Film in The Bahamas". For more information visit Facebook://TheCollegeOfTheBahmas, email: OR call: 302-4381. Presentation in Honour of Joseph Robert Love Feb. 11 th Alumni Leaders Series (ALS) Crime Forum Feb. 12 th 5 th Annual Sidney Poitier Film Festival Feb. 20 th -23 rd The School of Mathematics, Physics and Technology's Architecture Department invites the College community and the public to attend a presentation on "Introducing A Sustainable Tourism Model for the Exuma Cays". Wednesday, Feb. 12 th , 4:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. in the auditorium of the Harry C. Moore Library and Information Centre Sustainable Exuma Presentation Feb. 12 th


All information to be considered for placement in the Bulletin should be sent to the address below NO LATER THAN 12 noon on Fridays. WEEKLY BULLETIN The College of The Bahamas Tel.: 302-4365; Fax: 326-7834 E-mail: Follow us on Search for The College of The Bahamas !"##"$%&'(%)"##(*(%"+%&'(%,-'-.-/%0123-31(/ ! "#$%&'()(&*+ !! !!!!!!!! ! "#$%&'()(&*+ !! !!!!!!!!!!! ! ,-'.&'()(/0'.-1+2-30,-45 !!!!! ! "#$.&'()(&*+ !!! ! ,6)77*.58"9:;*<&<6=<">%=?@ABCD=E5@**: !!! ! ! 6)((/;,;4--(*;.&'()(/;)7:;&7@-(4)3&-7;,*73(* Ministry of Education Presents Books Carolyn Hall Knowles, Senior Education Officer, Special Education at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (centre) recently donated copies of the Ministry's National Standards for Inclusive Education to the School of Education and the Harry C. Moore Library and Information Centre. Receiving the books on behalf of The College were Librarian Dr. Berthamae Walker (left) and Chair of the School of Education Jennifer Isaacs-Dotson (right). Stanley Wilson Award for Excellence in Research The Office of Academic Affairs is seeking submissions for the Stanley Wilson Award for Excellence in Research 2014 which will be presented at the Spring 2014 Commencement Exercise. Submissions should be research which enhances the reputation of The College as an institution of excellence or which makes a significant contribution to international as well as Bahamian research literature. The deadline for submissions is 4:00p.m. March 21 st , 2014. Visit for more information. Call for Research The Office of Academic Affairs invites submissions for the Sixth Annual Student Research Symposium scheduled for Friday, 28 th March, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Harry C. Moore Library and Information Centre, Oakes Field Campus. Details regarding submissions and guidelines are available online at or through the Office of Academic Affairs at or via telephone at 302-4310. !"#$%&"'(%)$%*+,-.'/&"%*&+,-.+'01)-2)32% The Department of Student Leadership and International Relations is seeking three part-time (20 hours), unpaid interns who are interested in pursuing careers in Leadership or International Relations for spring 2014. The application deadline is February 13 th , 2014. Interested persons may apply for internships in: /45'6#2"#*)2'7*)&"+ The Inter-American Development Bank Cultural Center extends an invitation to art and cultural organizations in The Bahamas to apply to the Cultural Development Grant Program which awards grants of between $3,000 and $7,000. Applications are being accepted before February 28th, 2014. ! Leadership to develop and execute leadership training programmes; ! Production to create, edit and produce department videos and trailers; ! Administration to digitize office files, create and upload forms and manage communication processes. !"#$%&' ()*+,-)%,#+,.(/$012345,+*54( '3.'2#%%'6789:;<=5 Call for Proposals St. John's University Visit The President of St. John's University Michael Hemesath (5 th from left), and members of the board of trustees visited with College Council Chairman Alfred Sears, Acting President Dr. Earla Carey Baines and senior administrators of COB recently during their annual trip to The Bahamas to meet with alumni. The two sides discussed the potential for future partnerships, faculty and student exchanges and capacity building. EVENTS Organised by the Office of Health and Safety, the week will include an official opening ceremony on Mar. 24 th , workshops on anti-bullying, anti-violence, the proper use of chemicals and fire safety. There will also be training sessions for campus safety wardens and a health fair. The full schedule will be shared in subsequent bulletins. Health and Safety Week March 24-28 th