September 26, 2020

Head of IMO commends Caribbean Maritime University

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BY: PETA-GAY HODGES From JIS Story Highlights Secretary General of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), Mr. Kitack Lim, has commended the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU), for developing its programmes in accordance with developments within the maritime industry. In an interview with JIS News during his recent tour of the institution, Mr. Lim noted that different […]

Jamaica: CMU to launch Caribbean Merchant Marine Cadet Corps

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From JIS Story Highlights The Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) is to launch its paramilitary uniformed group for high-school students, called the Caribbean Merchant Marine Cadet Corps (CMMC), early in 2019. In an interview with JIS News, President of the CMU, Professor Fritz Pinnock, explained that the group (which is an outreach of the university), was […]

Top Caribbean institution initiates historic partnership With Nigeria

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From The Stewardship Report Lagos, Nigeria. A development that can be described as historically significant took place recently when the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) based in Kingston, Jamaica signed a series of Memoranda of Understanding with Nigerian educational institutions that will enhance cooperation between the Caribbean institution and Nigeria’s educational sector. Vice President Osinbajo (centre) […]

Lies, damn lies, and HQ2

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By John Biggs From TechCrunch Cities are far from future-proof. That’s a mistake. There are few things certain in our world except for the uplifting tendencies of technology. I’ve spent the past few years trying to prove this to myself, at least, by interviewing hundreds of thinkers on the topic. I’ve come to a singular […]

CMU’s Dr. Jackson establishes The Caribbean Council Of Deans

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From Curacao Chronicle CMU_DeanWILLEMSTAD – On July 26th, 2018, at the annual Workshop of the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions (CAAM-HP), Dr. Ryan Jackson, Dean of Caribbean Medical University, established the Caribbean Council of Deans. This new Council will act as a way for the Deans of the various […]

Geneive Brown Metzger receives Clare Boothe Luce Award

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From Caribbean Life In recognition of her many contributions of economic development and diplomacy, Geneive Brown Metzger, LLD Hon received the 2018 Clare Boothe Luce Award for International Service from The J. Luce Foundation at the foundation’s annual gala on March 1, at the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in New York City. […]

250 students graduate from Caribbean Maritime University

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From Jamaica Gleaner The newly chartered Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) on Tuesday graduated its first cohort of students to be certified since the institution’s formal upgrading in September. Approximately 250 students were conferred with master’s and bachelor’s degrees and diplomas during the graduation ceremony at the Jamaica Conference Centre, downtown Kingston, having successfully completed studies […]