College of the Bahamas

Type: Organization
Name: College of the Bahamas
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Research could bring financial boon to COB

COLLEGE Council Chairman Alfred Sears has challenged The College of The Bahamas community to envision the opportunities that exist for the institution to leverage the skills of its constituents in order to achieve financial sustainability for the proposed ... [Published The Tribune - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Teachers Urged To Focus On Being Quality Educators

Hundreds of public school teachers and administrators were urged on Tuesday morning to strive harder to provide quality education for children under their guidance.This was the recurring directive from education officials and union representatives who ... [Published Freeport News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

MARKETING REVOLUTION: The personal touch helps retain clients

By D’Arcy RahmingOne of my aunts was telling me that she would go to the hairdresser every week for years, and spend up to $100 each time. Then she retired and went less frequently, and finally stopped going altogether.She told me that she did not stop ... [Published The Tribune - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Students shift the focus to solving community challenges

Students of the FOCUS program, operated by the Lyford Cay Foundation on the campus of The College of The Bahamas, were the masterminds of two intriguing proposals – one is a landfill and waste management alternative for the city of Nassau and the other ... [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Bright ideas from bright young minds

Young college students recently developed creative solutions to community challenges and presented them to an audience of parents, guardians and benefactors.Students of the FOCUS programme, operated by the Lyford Cay Foundation on the campus of The College ... [Published The Tribune - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

New President for The College of The Bahamas

Nassau, The Bahamas - Minister of Education, Science and Technology, the Hon. Jerome K. Fitzgerald announced the appointment of Dr. Rodney Smith, as the new president of The College of The Bahamas, August 20, during a press conference held at the Ministry ... [Published Noodls - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Rising Star Interns at BIS

NASSAU, The Bahamas --- Three-time and defending Bahamas National Junior Girls' High Jump champion Daejha Moss joined the staff of Bahamas Information Services for the summer where she interned in the Broadcasting Division.Moss, 15, the daughter of Delvin ... [Published Noodls - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

COB’s Law School Will Become Autonomous

NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Works and Urban Development, and lawyer, the Hon. Philip Davis declared that law students of the College of The Bahamas aspired towards a learned and noble profession at a critical time in the ... [Published Noodls - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Breaking the ice on client engagement

By D’Arcy RahmingSome of you may have seen the youtube clips of persons taking the ‘ALS icebucketchallenge’. This is a brilliant way to get publicity for your business or cause.Here’s how it works: A friend, co-worker or family member nominates you to ... [Published The Tribune - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Eighteen Bahamians Awarded Scholarships to Study in China

NASSAU, The Bahamas - The 2014 People's Republic of China Scholarship Ceremony was held at the Melia Cable Beach Hotel on Monday, 18th August 2014.In the largest scholarship cluster since the scholarship program's inception and the establishment of diplomatic ... [Published Noodls - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Fitzgerald: COB president decision could come this week

A decision on whether former embattled College of The Bahamas (COB) President Dr. Rodney Smith will be reappointed to head the college could be made as early as this week, Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald said yesterday.Fitzgerald told The Nassau ... [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

Dr. Smith makes case for top COB post

Former College of The Bahamas President Dr. Rodney Smith said yesterday he made a “serious mistake” in 2005 and added that he will never make such a mistake again.“Nine years ago, I made a serious mistake,” said Smith in a statement released to the media ... [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 05 2014]

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" History, Social Studies and Civics teachers, you will have to explain the constitutional bills and amendments and the implications of voting or not voting on referendum day. Teachers you will have to teach our students about character, morals, values and integrity, which will assist in decreasing crime and unemployment."
Minister Fitzgerald said he also wanted to ensure that the appointment of Dr. Smith as president "would in no way adversely impact the ability of the college to receive the accreditation necessary for university status." To this end he consulted with persons in the accreditation process in the United States and was assured that Dr...
...the College of The Bahamas working towards an engineering degree, before following his father's footsteps into the Royal Bahamas Defence Force: "the best place in the world to earn an engineering degree" according to Mr. Moss

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ART OF GRAPHIX: The blessings from your design ... [Published The Tribune - Aug 29 2014]
Research could bring financial boon to COB [Published The Tribune - Aug 28 2014]
Teachers Urged To Focus On Being Quality Educators [Published Freeport News - Aug 28 2014]
MARKETING REVOLUTION: The personal touch helps ... [Published The Tribune - Aug 28 2014]
Students shift the focus to solving community c... [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 27 2014]
Smith's appointment to COB welcomed by student ... [Published The Tribune - Aug 27 2014]
'Red Dress' ladies get ready for their runway m... [Published The Tribune - Aug 27 2014]
Bright ideas from bright young minds [Published The Tribune - Aug 26 2014]
This week in The Bahamas [Published Freeport News - Aug 25 2014]
Making her mark at the top of the trade [Published The Tribune - Aug 25 2014]
Leaving the nest [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 25 2014]
Seymour: my vision for Grand Bahama Island 2015... [Published Freeport News - Aug 25 2014]
New President for The College of The Bahamas [Published Noodls - Aug 23 2014]
Rising Star Interns at BIS [Published Noodls - Aug 22 2014]
THE ART OF GRAPHIX: Avoiding compromises to des... [Published The Tribune - Aug 22 2014]
Rodney Smith new COB president [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 21 2014]
Smith chosen as COB president after 'accepting ... [Published The Tribune - Aug 21 2014]
COB’s Law School Will Become Autonomous [Published Noodls - Aug 21 2014]
Update: Presidential candidate pool grows to 12 [Published Noodls - Aug 21 2014]
GB Highway Bridge Project on target for April 2... [Published Freeport News - Aug 21 2014]
Rodney Smith confirmed as new COB president [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 21 2014]
Breaking the ice on client engagement [Published The Tribune - Aug 20 2014]
Eighteen Bahamians Awarded Scholarships to Stud... [Published Noodls - Aug 20 2014]
Scholarships awarded to allow studies in China [Published The Tribune - Aug 19 2014]
Constitutional referendum: Correcting an histor... [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 19 2014]
Nine candidates recommended for president [Published Noodls - Aug 19 2014]
BPCC Chancellor one of finalists for NSU President [Published Bossier Press-Tribune - Aug 18 2014]
Fitzgerald: COB president decision could come t... [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 18 2014]
Unions want decision over COB president [Published The Tribune - Aug 18 2014]
Female parliamentarians say 'don't be distracted' [Published The Tribune - Aug 15 2014]
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Indigenous Research at the College of the Bahamas [Published Global Voices Online - Apr 02 2014]
As a follow-up to her post about “the absurdity of cutting the budget for the College of The Bahamas”, Blogworld says: Not only is the College the national tertiary level institution, but it’s the only indigenous public institution that is engaged ...
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