Students enjoy learning together in the computer lab

The agriculture farm remains viable to the Devos Village

Lab technician takes sample from one of the patients

Alexander Ketter Academy Making a Difference

In spite of its location on the premises of the Providence Foundation in Devos Village near Bo-Waterside in Grand Cape Mount County, residents testified that the Alexander Ketter Academy is making a difference in the county’s education sector.

The school, which runs from 7th to 12th grade, is named in honor of the late Deacon of the Baptist Church.

Alumnus Splli presents a sample of computer to Atty. Tarnue

Governor Paye with Atty. Tarnue shortly after the presentation ceremony

BWI Receives Donation

Booker Washington Institute’s (BWI) American Corner Library recently received a noticeable enhancement when a member of the institute’s Alumni Association in the United States donated new computers and assorted books valued at several thousand United States dollars. The donation is expected to bring sudden visible improvement to the institution’s computer lab and library as well as the Electronics Department, which were virtually destroyed during the country’s 14-year civil war.

Dr. Norman: “Liberia should not overlook the effects of climate change,” as a cross-section of participants listen.

Indiscriminate cutting down of trees for coal is said to be part of the cause of climate change.

We Should Not Underestimate Effects of Climate Change

The President of Bomi County Community College (BCCC), Dr. Zobong Norman, told participants at the one-day validation workshop, sponsored by Plan International Liberia in Tubmanburg, that Liberia should not overlook the effects of climate change.

Last Thursday’s workshop was attended by 45 individuals, including students, professors and other professionals and was meant to validate a module to enable the college to offer environmental science to combat climate change.

Dr. Norman: “Liberia should not overlook the effects of climate change,” as a cross-section of participants listen.

Dr. Kandakai Launches ‘Facing the Sun

A new book chronicling the personal experiences of one of Liberia’s civil war survivors has been launched. The author, Dr. Dwaboyea Evelyn S. Kandakai, last weekend presented to the public her newly published book entitled, “Facing the Sun.”

UL Names Dr. Carl Patrick Burrowes Head of Research Institute

The President of the University of Liberia, Dr. Emmet A. Dennis, has appointed Dr. Carl Patrick Burrowes as Executive Director of the Institute of Policy Studies and Research and the Institute of Research respectively at the University of Liberia (UL). Dr. Burrowes’ appointment took effect as of December 1, 2016.

As Executive Director, Dr. Burrowes will provide the overall leadership and guidance for research programs ensuring that the institution's agenda are of the highest quality and relevance to the policy needs of Liberia and Africa.


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