Saturday, May 25, 2024

University of Belize

Belize and the UK Tackle Marine Plastic Pollution

The Department of the Environment (DOE), the University of Belize (UB), and several stakeholders have been working with the UK Government’s Ocean Country Partnership Programme (OCPP) to continue to support Belize’s work to address marine pollution challenges. Over the last 3 years, the partnership has collaborated to develop preventative measures and actions, invested in new scientific skills and equipment, supported the use of innovative technology, and provided opportunities to secure the healthy and productive future of Belize’s ocean and waterways.

SPJC Marlins compete at ATLIB national football championships

The San Pedro Junior College Marlins: girls and men represented the Central region at the national football tournament organized by the Association of Tertiary Level Institutions of Belize (ATLIB) and hosted by the University of Belize at the Isidoro Beaton Stadium in Belmopan over the weekend.

San Pedro Junior College now offers bachelor programs

San Pedro Junior College now offers a bachelor’s program in business administration, with majors in management finance or marketing. Starting in August 2024, this program will make higher education accessible on the island. The program is part of a partnership with the University of Belize.

San Pedro Junior College places 4th at ATLIB softball nationals

The San Pedro Junior College (SPJC) softball team represented the Central region and placed fourth at the Association of Tertiary Level Institutions of Belize (ATLIB) national softball championships hosted by Independence Junior College (IJC) at the 3D Softball Stadium in Independence on Saturday, February 24th.

PAHO/WHO Belize in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Wellness with funding support from the United States Government donates equipment to the University...

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW) along with funding support from the United States Government donated a variety of equipment to the Nursing Simulation Laboratory of the University of Belize.

Ministry of Agriculture Signs MOU Under the Fusarium TR4 Disease Project

On July 24, 2023, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise, the International Regional Organization for Health in Agriculture (OIRSA), the Belize Agricultural Health Authority (BAHA), the University of Belize, the Banana Growers Association, and the Republic of China (Taiwan) International Cooperation and Development Fund signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to combat the threat posed by Fusarium wilt Tropical Race 4 (Foc TR4) on banana and plantain crops and other diseases in Belize.

SPJC signs MOU with UB to provide a bachelor degree in business management

During the graduation ceremony of the San Pedro Junior College (SPJC) on Saturday, July 8th, the president of the University of Belize (UB), Vincent Palacio, and outgoing Dean Gustavo Ellis inked a Memorandum of Understand (MOU) to offer a bachelor degree program to SPJC students in business management. Incoming SPJC Dean Paul Kelly and UB Dean for the Faculty of Management and Social Science, Dr. Bernard Watler, also signed the MOU.

SPJC graduates 38 students: Dean Gustavo Ellis retires

The 2023 graduation season ended on Saturday, July 8th, with the 22nd Commencement Exercise of the San Pedro Junior College (SPJC). The celebration of the students’ achievement was held under the theme, ‘Helping others in their time of need isn’t just selfless charity but anchoring in success.’ The graduation differed from previous events as it saw a special recognition to Dean Gustavo Ellis, who officially retired from SPJC.