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THE COLLEGE OF THE BAHAMAS Bulletin Monday, February 24th, 2014 “No Country Should Outsource the Higher Education of Its Citizens.”Franklyn R. Wilson Graduate Centre Under Construction Construction of the Franklyn R. Wilson Graduate Centre has begun at the former B block parking lot. The multimillion dollar facility will be one of the key developments of the impending University of The Bahamas. Completion of construction is expected by December 2014. Photo shows the construction site. The Union of Tertiary Educators of The Bahamas (UTEB) has donated $6,000 worth of uniforms and athletic supplies to The College’s Athletics Department – specically the track and eld teams. The teams have begun their international competition schedule by competing at the Embry Riddle University Meet in Daytona Beach, Florida over the weekend. UTEB President and Track Coach Mr. Mark Humes made the formal presentation on Thursday, Feb. 24th during a press conference. Photo shows seated: Mr. Humes; Mr. Bradley Cooper, track and eld coach; Mrs. Kim Rolle, Director of Athletics and Dr. Eslyn Jones, Vice President, Student Affairs. UTEB Donates to Track and Field Team Art Students Critique Show "Because Drawing Round Squares Takes Practice", an art show featuring recent works by COB Art lecturer and artist Heino Schmid along with Curator of Liquid Courage and artist Tessa Whitehead, opened at Popop Studios Gallery on Thursday, 13th February.!COB art students visited the show as part of their assignment on "Art Criticism". Photo shows COB students discussing work with Heino Schmid. From Left: Kelliann Rahming, Heino Schmid, Unique Dorsett, Jiana Hunte, Khari Wood. Presidential Open Forums Feature Carey and Saunders Two additional presidential open forums have been held at the Oakes Field Campus as the short-listed candidates share their vision for The University of The Bahamas under their leadership. On Monday, February 17th, Dr. Gregory Carey addressed the College community and this morning Dr. Olivia Saunders addressed the Presidential Open Forum in the foyer of the Harry C. Moore Library and Information Centre. On March 3rd, the nal candidate Dr. Rodney Smith will participate in an the open forum at the Oakes Field Campus and on March 4th, he will be at the Northern Bahamas Campus. !"#$%&&'(")&*+',-"+%.'/+0123"4015'(%6-1078%.Bahamian master artist and renowned printmaker Maxwell Taylor visited students of the “Introduction to Printmaking" class on Wednesday, 12th February to share his printmaking techniques.!Photo shows Mr. Taylor and some of the students. Call for Papers IJBS Volume 20To celebrate The College’s 40th anniversary the International Journal of Bahamian Studies would like to dedicate Volume 20 to papers documenting the history and evolution of COB. Please submit a 2-3 paragraph proposal for the paper to the Managing Editor. Completed manuscripts must be submitted before April 30, 2014. For further information please contact the Managing Editor, Ms. Virginia Ballance, via e-mail: .NOTICE


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 Black History Lecture and Discussion – Feb. 25th Speakers’ Corner – March 11thThe School of Business’ Banking, Economics and Finance Department will host a “Speakers’ Corner” on the topic “ VAT: Why Businesses are Concerned.” The event will be held on March 11th in the Harry C. Moore Library and Information Centre Auditorium from 6-8p.m. Featured speakers will include Brian Myers, President Myers Group of Companies;! Dionisio D'Aguilar, President Super Wash Inc.;! Franon Wilson, President, Arawak Homes, Ltd.; and Mr. Ismael Lightbourne, Chief Consultant to the Government on the VAT.''Rehabilitative and Correctional Services Presentation – Feb. 25thThe U.S. Embassy will host The National LEAD Institute Presentation on Lessons Learned in Rehabilitative and Welfare Services in Correctional Facilities on Tuesday, Feb. 25th at 4:00p.m. in the American Corner at the Harry C. Moore Library and Information Centre. Bahamas Natural History Conference – March 4-6thThe Bahamas National Trust (BNT) in collaboration with The College of The Bahamas will host the Bahamas Natural History Conference 2014 under the theme: Discovering Our Ephemeral Isles. The conference will analyze the limitations on the natural resources of The Bahamas and provide a platform to help deepen the understanding and awareness of the natural world. It will be held in the auditorium of the Harry C. Moore Library and Information Centre. For full conference details visit: conferences/bnhc2014.php . 42nd Annual Scientic Conference – March 5-7thThe Medical Association of The Bahamas will host its 42nd Annual Scientic Conference from March 5-7th at the British Colonial Hilton Hotel under the theme The Next 40 Years, Forging the Way Forward. The conference will analyse various aspects of the medical profession including current and impending legislation, the practice of medicine, diseases, infant mortality, suicide and emergency care.!!! EVENTSYale University Music Exchange – March 3rdYale University Music students will visit the Oakes Field Campus on Monday, March 3rd and interact with COB music students in the Harry C. Moore Library and Information Centre’s auditorium from 1-3p.m. Guest performers from Yale will be Henry Kramer, Piano; Alan Ohkubo, cello; and Kim Choha, violin. Host partners for the exchange are the American Corner, Nassau Music Society and COB’s Music Department. Blood Drive and Health Screening – March 13thThe Rotaract Club of The College of The Bahamas along with the Tau Nu Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will hold a blood drive and health screening on Independence Park on March 13th from 11:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. Prizes and surprises will be given.''