HEADLINE: WICB and UWI SIGN MOU IN HONOUR OF FIVE CARIBBEAN MEDIA STALWARTS

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4/18/17 1:44:26 PM 

Kingston, JAMAICA – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the University of the West Indies (UWI), through the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communications (CARIMAC), today (April 1cool, signed a Memorandum of Understanding for five bursaries to begin September 2017.

The five bursaries are being named in honour of five Caribbean media stalwarts. The honourees are the late Roy Lawrence and Tony Cozier; Tony Becca, Headley Samuels and Joseph Perreira.

Head of CARIMAC, Professor Hopeton Dunn says “the programme is geared towards affording students with a specific interest in cricket as they pursue further education in Media/ Communications programmes to include undergraduate studies in Integrated Marketing Communication, Journalism (Radio, Television, Print and Online) and Digital Media Production. This relationship is for three years.
Professor Dunn also noted that the MOU has prompted CARIMAC to add two new courses in the short term – Cricket Commentary and Analytics and Sport Culture and Caribbean Media. This the Professor says will begin for the new academic year.
WICB President, Dave Cameron says “the investment is for US$150,000 over the period and the students who get selected for the bursaries will have access to work experience in WICB’s international and regional series and with other partners where applicable.”

Cameron noted that “it was important that two of the oldest Caribbean institutions partnering for such an important programme, is a signal of the commitment of the WICB to continue on to facilitate the growth of cricket across the region. Education forms part of that role.”

The selection criteria for the programme has been prepared and the five students will be selected shortly.


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link Ninetenjack Joined: Dec 10, 2002
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4/18/17 3:27:00 PM 
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Good to see some of these folks being recognized while they are still alive.

link imusic Joined: Nov 13, 2002
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4/18/17 3:37:22 PM 
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How hypocritical......certainly in Cozier's case

link Drapsey Joined: Dec 26, 2007
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4/18/17 4:41:52 PM 
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Raffi Knowles could've gotten a mention.

link Chrissy Joined: Nov 14, 2002
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4/18/17 5:21:49 PM 
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One should have been named for Prof. Aggrey Brown, former head of CARIMAC. We taught the first sports course at CARIMAC - Media and Sport.
Aggrey also delivered some lectures in my Sports, Politics and Society course in the Department of Government

By the way Aggrey was a journalist in his own right - worked at JBC.

link Chrissy Joined: Nov 14, 2002
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4/18/17 5:23:23 PM 
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From the WICB side - not UWI.

link imusic Joined: Nov 13, 2002
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4/18/17 5:36:41 PM 
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Correct. That's the only entity I referring to

link imusic Joined: Nov 13, 2002
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4/18/17 5:37:47 PM 
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Raffi Knowles was more known for horse racing...although in those days.....commentators did a bit of everything....just like sportsmen back in the day played several sports.

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4/18/17 6:48:38 PM 
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Not sure about Aggrey but Hugh Croskill Jr. certainly

link Dukes Joined: Dec 6, 2002
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4/18/17 7:51:48 PM 
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Not meaning to be rude but who is Headley Samuels?

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4/18/17 8:14:42 PM 
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Headley Samuels

A legendary skunt? cool

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4/18/17 8:23:51 PM 
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Delmar - the photographer

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4/18/17 8:45:59 PM 
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In reply to Chrissy

Thanks

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4/18/17 8:46:13 PM 
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lol lol lol lol lol lol

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