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Eight Interns Successfully Complete Programme

Eight Interns Successfully Complete Programme

Eight technology interns have successfully completed the Technology Leadership Forum [TLF] 2016 Summer Internship Programme. During the 12-week programme, Luis Correia, Michelle Butterfield, Kyle Swan, Zine’ Franklin, Taiva Paynter, Steve Lawrence, Victoria Santos and Brandon Franke acquired experience in the information and communications technology... Read more of this article

Jay Butler Joins William & Mary School Faculty

Jay Butler Joins William & Mary School Faculty

Professor Jay Butler has joined the faculty of the William & Mary Law School in Virginia. “We are delighted to have Jay join us,“ said Law School Dean Davison M. Douglas. “He is an ambitious scholar whose work promises to have significant impact. Jay will also bring great energy to the classroom. He is a superb addition to our ranks. Photo... Read more of this article

Jahlae Outerbridge Awarded KPMG Scholarship

Jahlae Outerbridge Awarded KPMG Scholarship

The Managing Directors of KPMG in Bermuda announced that this year’s KPMG Scholarship has been awarded to Jahlae Outerbridge, a 2012 graduate of Cedar ridge Academy who is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting at Georgia State University and aims to obtain her Certified Public Accounting designation upon completion of University. The KPMG Scholarship... Read more of this article

Govt Summer Internship Programme Concludes

Govt Summer Internship Programme Concludes

The Department of Workforce Development Summer Employment Programme concluded this week with a special luncheon for the students to meet with the Minister of Home Affairs, Patricia Gordon-Pamplin. “The Summer Employment Programme assists participants in the development of their career goals by connecting work experiences to their academic learning,”... Read more of this article

Stevedoring Gives $10,000 In Education Awards

Stevedoring Gives $10,000 In Education Awards

Three young students will be headed back to university this fall with funds received through the Stevedoring Services Limited Education Awards programme [SSLEA]. The annual $10,000 Education Award was created to assist student-dependents of Stevedoring Services employees with funds for their tertiary level education. The award was shared equally between... Read more of this article

Each One Reach One Back To School Campaign

Each One Reach One Back To School Campaign

Gina Spence Productions [GSP] is partnering with Gibbons Company for the ‘Each One Reach One’ back to school campaign, with recycled school uniforms to be distributed to families in need ahead of the upcoming school year. A spokesperson said, “Gina Spence Productions are partnering with Gibbons Company once again for their uniform... Read more of this article

Column: “What Does DMBHA Mean To Me?”

Column: “What Does DMBHA Mean To Me?”

[Written by Veronica Baptista] As the school nurse for students who have severe to profound, multiple, exceptionalities, Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy [DMBHA] means a lot of different things to me. First of all, it is an institution where children come to learn. Learning may not look exactly as it does in typical classroom settings. However, every... Read more of this article

Government Awards Educational Scholarships

Government Awards Educational Scholarships

This year the Ministry of Education awarded Bermuda Government Scholarships [BGS] to four students who will be commencing their studies overseas in September. Each scholarship recipient received funding towards their cost of tuition and accommodation up to an annual maximum of $35,000 for a period of four years. In total, the Ministry of Education will... Read more of this article

Tucker, Braithwaite & Burrows Win Scholarships

Tucker, Braithwaite & Burrows Win Scholarships

Cox Hallett Wilkinson announced the recipients of the 2016 CHW Scholarship and Bursaries, with Rachel Tucker, Taylor Braithwaite, and Ciara Burrows all being selected for the awards. A CHW spokesperson said, “From a large pool of excellent applicants, the following were selected: Ms Rachel Tucker has been chosen for the CHW Scholarship. Educated... Read more of this article

Students Awarded Tomasz Tabor Scholarship

Students Awarded Tomasz Tabor Scholarship

After the second annual Tomasz Tabor Golf tournament was held at the Riddell’s Bay Golf Club last year, the $25,000 raised was donated to the Bermuda Hospitality Institute to maintain three hospitality scholarships that were created in Mr. Tabor’s name. One $10,000 scholarship is awarded for overseas studies and two $5,000 scholarships for local... Read more of this article

Photos: PLP MPs Host Back To School Fun Day

Photos: PLP MPs Host Back To School Fun Day

The Progressive Labour Party Constituencies 14, 15, 16, and 21 hosted their Back To School Fun Day at Victor Scott Primary School field on this afternoon [Aug 20], with school students from across the island joining area MPs Michael Weeks, Walter Roban, and Rolfe Commissiong.The event featured snowballs, hamburgers, hot dogs, tattoos, free clothes,... Read more of this article

Ayo-Oluwa Salawu Wins BSOA Bursary Award

Ayo-Oluwa Salawu Wins BSOA Bursary Award

The Bermuda Society of Arts [BSOA] announced that Ayo-Oluwa Salawu has been awarded the 2016 BSOA Bursary Award in the amount of $5,000. The BSOA said, “Ayo-Oluwa is dedicated to design and is pursuing a joint degree programme – Beng [Hons] in Architecture and Environmental Engineering in the Department of Architecture and Built Environment,... Read more of this article

Video: Paynter Considers HVAC Industry Career

Video: Paynter Considers HVAC Industry Career

Teenager, Stephon Paynter, is keen on a career in the HVAC industry after spending just a few weeks as a summer student with Air Care. The 15-year-old is doing work experience with one of the Island’s leading air conditioning and mechanical services companies as part of a partnership with his school, Impact Mentoring Academy, aimed at helping to train... Read more of this article