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Bodden: ‘Critical thinkers are shunned in Cayman’

Throughout his career, Roy Bodden says he has been branded a troublemaker, a pariah and even a communist. Now he hopes to add a more flattering title to that list – public intellectual.

Historian: ‘Influence of slavery underplayed in Cayman’

The legacy of slavery is likely underestimated in Cayman and has repercussions that still influence society today, according to a prominent local historian.

CNCF to host symposium on author Roy Bodden

The Cayman National Cultural Foundation will be hosting a symposium on the work of historian, educator, author and former member of government Roy Bodden.
Elections-Observers

No action on recommendations from 2017 election observers

Following Cayman's May 2017 general election, official observers from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association issued a report listing 21 recommendations for updating local electoral processes and laws. To date, there has been no movement on them.

The Resh Hour with Roy Bodden

Historian and political analyst Roy Bodden joins us to discuss the run-up to the 14 April elections, the future of party politics, and the female influence in politics.
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Seniors hit the road on history tour

More than 120 Cayman seniors were treated to a bus tour this week in celebration of Older Persons Month. The group of seniors, aged 60 to 94, enjoyed a day filled with laughter, reminiscing, exploring, food and drinks.

Roy Bodden launches his sixth book

Author and historian Roy Bodden entertained hundreds of interested readers at Sir Vassel Johnson Hall in the University College of the Cayman Islands on Saturday night when he launched his latest book.

Bodden’s new book reveals his troubled early years

Roy Bodden is about to get personal. “Until now, I have meticulously guarded my privacy,” said the former president of the University College of the Cayman Islands. “In this book, I delve into the most intimate details of my growing up in a an abusive household.”

Barkers National Park: A series of false starts

Confusion over Barkers National Park boundaries, a lack of a cohesive development plan and poor management have left the peninsula at the northwest tip of North Sound arguably worse off than it was when Prince Edward attended its dedication ceremony in 2003.

CEC receives UCCI President’s Medal

Roy Bodden, president of the University College of the Cayman Islands, presented Charlie Kirkconnell, CEO of Cayman Enterprise City, with the President’s Medal at the 2018 Commencement Ceremony held in Sir Vassel Johnson Hall on Nov. 1.

UCCI set to unveil new degree program for working adults

University College of the Cayman Islands President Roy Bodden believes the country’s adult population is an untapped resource for college study.

UCCI names new president, CEO

Dr. Stacy R. McAfee has been named as the new president and chief executive officer of the University College of the Cayman Islands. She will take over the post Jan. 1, 2019, replacing outgoing president Roy Bodden.

200 students graduate from UCCI

About 200 graduates of the University College of the Cayman Islands received their diplomas last Thursday night amid cheers and accolades.

UCCI close to naming its next president

University College of the Cayman Islands officials expect to announce a new president within the next few weeks.

Bodden still at helm as UCCI president search continues

A new year kicked off this month at the University College of the Cayman Islands with Roy Bodden still the president of the institution.

New UCCI vice president and provost announced

The search for a new president for the University College of the Cayman Islands continues, but the school has named Livingston Smith as its first vice president and provost.

UCCI updating sexual harassment policy

In the wake of a former lecturer being convicted on sex crime charges, the University College of the Cayman Islands is revamping its policy on sexual harassment.

UCCI to unveil new social work program

Officials at UCCI say they are addressing a need for social workers by introducing a three-tiered program this fall that will allow students to pursue everything from a certificate to a bachelor’s degree in the field.

UCCI board: Education ministry threatens college’s independence

University College of the Cayman Islands officials are concerned about their independence as an institution and what it might mean for the way other colleges and universities view the students it graduates.

EDITORIAL – ‘Help Wanted’: A bold vision for a world-class university

The retirement of Roy Bodden from the position of president at the University College of the Cayman Islands presents leaders with the opportunity to write a bold new chapter in the history of higher education in our country.

UCCI to begin search for new president

The search will soon begin for a new president at the University College of the Cayman Islands.

UCCI starts search process for new president

The University College of the Cayman Islands has started the process of seeking a new president. Current President Roy Bodden, who has headed the university since 2009, plans to retire in 2018.

UCCI graduates first nursing class

Seeing the first class of Cayman-trained registered nurses complete their studies was as much a relief for Terica Larmond as it was a celebration.

STEM conference benefits from partnership with US university

Cayman students will have greater opportunities in STEM fields going forward, said Roy Bodden, speaking at this week’s conference on science, technology, engineering and math at the University College of the Cayman Islands.

Campers set to hit Cayman beaches for Easter

Cayman’s beaches are filling up with tents, kitchen equipment, furniture, crates of food and drink, barbecues and radios, as residents get ready for the traditional Easter camping season.

UCCI introduces cutting-edge film production studio

The students at the University College of the Cayman Islands are ready for their close-up.

EDITORIAL – David Marshall: ICCI’s champion exits the arena

In the three years since David Marshall took the reins as president of the International College of the Cayman Islands, we’ve only had to publish one disappointing headline about his tenure.

EDITORIAL – STEM conference: Launching students’ imaginations

To the students participating in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math conference at the University College of the Cayman Islands, here is the crucial takeaway: Not only is the sky not falling — but education and progress are opening up entirely new vistas for future exploration.

UCCI president tapped for global mentoring role

Roy Bodden, the president of the University College of the Cayman Islands, is to become a mentor in the MasterCard Foundation scholars program. The program...

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