Academic Spotlight

20 Aug: She Rocks! President’s College student Shalita Appadu Topped 2013 CAPE Exams

We are so proud of the young women in Guyana as they continue to exceed academically. President’s College student Shalita Appadu, 18, of Corentyne, Berbice, has topped this year’s CAPE examinations. Appadu, a former student of the New Amsterdam Multilateral Secondary School, scored six grade ones and one grade two at the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE). In 2011, Shalita obtained 15 grade ones at this year’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations. Congratulations Shalita…


14 Aug: Academic Spotlight: Anna Regina Girls are Guyana’s Top CSEC Students

Congratulations to Zimeena Rasheed & Yogeeta Persaud who emerged as the ✿TOP TWO✿ Students in the country for the CSEC examinations. Zimeena Rasheed attends the Anna Regina Multilateral Secondary School, and gained 18 grade ones and two grade twos. Yogeeta Persaud gained 18 Ones, also from the Anna Regina Multilateral Secondary School. See the list of other top students here >

25 Apr: Academic Spotlight: Kristie Ranchurejee – 2013 Sue Levering Social Justice Awardee

Congratulations to Kristie Ranchurejee,  a Levermore Global Scholars junior, on recently being awarded the 2013 Sue Levering Social Justice Award! Kristie’s involvement on the Alephi University campus and dedication to improving the lives of others through activism is truly inspiring, from her work with Amnesty International to representing the LGS Program as one of its delegates to the United Nations Youth Assembly. The Sue Levering Social Justice Award is bestowed each academic year to an…


05 Mar: Spotlight on Academics: Research Student Dara Bobb-Semple

Future Scientist, Stony Brook University Class of 2013 Majors: Chemistry; Chemical & Molecular Engineering UNCF-Merck Science Initiative 2012 Award Recipient Dara Bobb-Semple has many accomplishments at Stony Brook – from twice being recognized for achieving a 4.0 GPA, to receiving the MARC award in fall 2011, to being elected to Tau Beta Pi Honor Society (December 2011), to recently being named a recipient of a national award, the 2012 UNCF Merck Undergraduate Science Fellowship! But…