Northern Caribbean University

Type: Organization
Name: Northern Caribbean University
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Thwaites concerned about NCU cheerleading issue

The Education Ministry says it is now concerned about the situation unfolding at the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) involving the suspension of a student for her role in a cheerleading routine.Twenty-one-year-old Sha-Shana James was suspended for ... [Published Power 106 - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

NCU in emergency meeting over cheerleader's suspension

Jovan Johnson, Gleaner WriterThe leadership of the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) is now holding an emergency meeting over the suspension of a student for her role in cheerleading routine.The institution’s Citizenship Committee also banned 21-year-old ... [Published Power 106 - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

'Leadership needs God to transform nation'

Associate Professor in the College of Graduate Education and Leadership at Northern Caribbean University (NCU), Dr Denton Rhone, said that a new kind of leadership is needed to help solve the nation's problems.Rhone, delivering his message titled 'Crisis: ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

NCU, JCF and Justice

At Northern Caribbean University (NCU), a cheerleader deviated from the script that was approved by the university and performed what the prudish might call a risqué routine in a risky presentation.The female student, playing the part of a male groom ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

A silent, powerful cry against female physical and sexual abuse

Recently, this fact has been recognised, with governments, organisations, and various groups calling for an end to such treatment. 'College Access' has added its silent yet powerful cry against the abuse of women in any form.College Access, which is a ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

NCU acted too quickly

This is in no way suggesting that the university should disregard its regulations and allow for almost anything to exist within its precincts. Neither is this any advocacy for anyone's sexual preference; but on the face of it, NCU may have acted too quickly ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Choose simple and nutritious foods for autism

Living with autism has many challenges that can affect the health and wellbeing of child and parent or caregiver. With support and teamwork between family and registered dietitian, the fear and anxiety experienced can be lowered.The challenges for the ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

AUDIO ... NCU cheerleader: I was asked if i had a boyfriend

Jovan Johnson, Gleaner WriterKINGSTON, Jamaica:The 21-year-old female student who was suspended from the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) because of her role in a cheerleading routine says a university committee questioned whether she had a boyfri ... [Published Power 106 - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Cabbies out of control in Mandeville

Taxi drivers have always cried unfair treatment at the police, saying that they are unfairly targeted. However, it seems as if they are the ones who bring negative attention to themselves.Cabbies are often undisciplined, having no regard for law and order. ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

The art of teaching a large class

Lorraine Douglas - Elgin Taylor It is nothing short of a miracle when teachers get students to learn in classrooms partitioned by chalkboards. It is even more amazing when these classrooms are populated by large numbers of students. This is the situation ... [Published Jamaica Star - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Jamaica's poverty rating worsens

SOME 1.1 million Jamaicans are living below the poverty line, fuelling an intergenerational crisis.The finding was one of several which came out of a study conducted by member of the American Counselling Association and the Association of Adventist Family ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Jamaica needs to get it right – educator

As Jamaica continues to make improvements in its efforts to make the country the place of choice to live, work, raise families and do business, one family life educator is calling on the government to set an example for the world to follow in respect ... [Published NewsTalk 93 - Mar 19 2014]

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"The transformation that we are looking for will not come from America; it will not come from Europe ... . It must come from us. We must enact and enforce laws for the civility and development of our country; and we cannot afford to be silent or fear to offend because evil has no reservation in offending you" he said
...is what they have reportedly pursued, has the same status as a strike under the Labour Relations and Industrial Disputes Act, 1975, because it is a "course of conduct ... which, in contemplation or furtherance of an industrial dispute, is carried on ... with the intention of preventing or reducing the production of goods or the provision of services"
"The video is a 30-second PSA that depicts several scenarios of men abusing women, which is wrong, so the message is [aimed at] sensitising the society [about] treating women with respect love and care. Violence against women should be stopped" Henry added
"Yes, I have been teaching similar numbers of students from 1995" she told The Star, in referring to 50 students in her class

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Thwaites concerned about NCU cheerleading issue [Published Power 106 - 14 hours ago]
NCU in emergency meeting over cheerleader's sus... [Published Power 106 - Apr 14 2014]
'Leadership needs God to transform nation' [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 14 2014]
More NCU students under probe [Published Jamaica Observer - Apr 14 2014]
NCU, JCF and Justice [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 13 2014]
Sex and the university [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 13 2014]
A silent, powerful cry against female physical ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 12 2014]
AUDIO: NCU says suspension of cheerleader is ju... [Published Power 106 - Apr 10 2014]
NCU acted too quickly [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 10 2014]
Choose simple and nutritious foods for autism [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 09 2014]
AUDIO ... NCU cheerleader: I was asked if i had... [Published Power 106 - Apr 08 2014]
AUDIO: NCU cheerleader suspended after daring m... [Published Power 106 - Apr 07 2014]
Cabbies out of control in Mandeville [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 05 2014]
The art of teaching a large class [Published Jamaica Star - Apr 01 2014]
Work Of MDRA Results In Less Conflicts [Published CaribSeek - Mar 29 2014]
From gangster to preacher [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Mar 29 2014]
Dr Marcia Thomas-Powell provides good leaderhip... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Mar 29 2014]
Police expect fewer murders in Area 3 this year [Published Jamaica Observer - Mar 28 2014]
NCU church to discuss flexible work arrangements [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Mar 28 2014]
Rudyard Spencer makes resignation threat [Published Power 106 - Mar 26 2014]
Jamaica's poverty rating worsens [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Mar 26 2014]
Length or strength - which do you prefer? [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Mar 26 2014]
NCU is Eduvision 2014 champion [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Mar 24 2014]
Outstanding Manchester JPs honoured [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Mar 24 2014]
NCU wants to farm mined-out lands [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Mar 24 2014]
Cops, NCU students stage peace march through Ju... [Published Power 106 - Mar 22 2014]
Jamaica needs to get it right – educator [Published NewsTalk 93 - Mar 19 2014]
Tackling antisocial behaviour in youth [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Mar 17 2014]
NCU keeping at-risk youth crime-free [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Mar 17 2014]
Ganja can heal our nation - Wright-O'Connor, Se... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Mar 17 2014]
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