THE UNIVERSITY OF THE BAHAMAS IN PICTURES

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(Photos by Peter Ramsay and Derek Smith of the Bahamas Information Services)

10 November 2016

The procession led by the Prime Minister Perry Christie with the Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis, the Leader of the Opposition Dr. Hubert Minnis and the Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald on the University of The Bahamas came into being.

The Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald addressed the crowd on inauguration day for the University of The Bahamas

Click here for the full statement of the Prime Minister Perry Christie on inauguration day for the University of The Bahamas.

Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling unveiling the plaque to commemorate the inauguration of the University of The Bahamas.

Bishop Laish Boyd of the Anglican Church bless the ceremonial plaque to commemorate the inauguration of the University of The Bahamas.

The Academic Procession led by Lecturer Haldane Chase of the University of The Bahamas on inauguration day.

From left to right at the inauguration ceremony of the University of The Bahamas: Michael Stevenson, lecturer,  Chairman Dr. Earl Cash, President Dr. Rodney Smith, Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald, Prime Minister Perry Christie and Leader of the Opposition Dr. Hubert Minnis.

Young people were featured on inauguration day for the University of The Bahamas

A young woman leads the procession of visiting University Presidents to the inauguration day ceremony for the University of The Bahamas.

Dame Marguerite Pindling days before the inauguration hosted the Minister of Education and guests to a reception at Government House in anticipation of inauguration day for the University of The Bahamas.

Dame Marguerite, the Governor General, greets a guest at the reception at Government House for the University of The Bahamas

The Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald, the Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling, the President of the College of The Bahamas Dr. Rodney Smith and Mrs. Smith at the reception at Government House for the College of The Bahamas

Dame Marguerite Pindling with the former President of the College of The Bahamas Jayne Hodder and the now President  of the University of The Bahamas.

Dame Marguerite Pindling greets guests at the reception at Government House for the College of The Bahamas.