Thursday, 22 August 2019

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Tami Chynn “overjoyed” to be a mom again; New registrars appointed at CXC and UWI Mona

>> Three time’s a charm for entertainer-entrepreneur Tami Chynn, who welcomed a son – Oz Orion David Mitchell – with hubby Wayne Marshall, on the morning of August 5. “Wayne and I are overjoyed to welcome to the world our beautiful boy. May he realize and accept that every good desire and love is already is,” the doting mom said in a social-media post. “May he be a happy, pleasant, intelligent, loveable, inquisitive, wise, powerful, understanding mover and shaker of a human being.” Congrats to the Mitchell family.

>> Jamaica’s Dr. Wayne Wesley has been appointed the new registrar and CEO of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), effective August 1. A former Executive Director of the HEART Trust/NTA, Wesley first joined the CXC family in 2008 as Director of Exam Operations. The Fulbright scholar also serves on the boards of the Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning, the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ) and the University of Technology. Stepping into his new role at CXC, he replaces Glenroy Cumberbatch, who retired at the end of July.

>> The University of the West Indies (UWI) has tapped Dr. Donovan Stanberry to serve as the new registrar of the Mona Campus. A veteran lecturer, he holds degrees from the Russian State Agrarian University (a Master’s in agricultural economics), the Mona School of Business and Management (an MBA) and UWI (a doctorate in environmental management). Stanberry has served in government ministries, most notably as permanent secretary for land and environment, agriculture and fisheries and industry and commerce. He is a certified teacher of Russian, an elder in the SDA church and a member of the Order of Distinction (Commander Class).

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