The 50th Anniversary of the University of Guyana: Reflections – Harold Drayton

The 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the University of Guyana: Reflections

In the DiasporaStabroek News- On April 22, 2013 – In In The Diaspora | 

By Harold Drayton

Harold A. Drayton served as the First Deputy Vice-Chancellor (1963-1964) at the University of Guyana, and as Professor and Head of the Department of Biology. He now lives in Pennsylvania
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I thank our University for the kind invitation to contribute to the 50th Anniversary celebration of the establishment of the University of Guyana; and my very first words must be to congratulate all my countrymen and women for the unstinting support that they have given, to enable our National University to survive, and to develop, over these past five decades. Congrats are due also, to the academic, administrative and support staff of UG, without whose continuing labours, this institution would have ceased to function a long time ago. And finally, I must congratulate the students, who with your parents, have entrusted your young lives to UG for the career development for which you strive.   [Read more]

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  • needybad4u- Leonard Dabydeen  On April 23, 2013 at 8:11 pm

    Congrats to UG celebrating 50th Anniversary. Our reflection stands the test of time, wherever we are and in whatever we have become. Best wishes to academic, non-academic and administrative members of UG !!

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