31 Oct
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A college education is worth every penny!

By Selvin I. Basden Director of Human Resources & Training, Bahamasair Holdings, Inc. and past recipient of a Lyford Cay Foundations’ scholarship. It feels like only yesterday that I walked across the stage at Lincoln University to collect my college diploma.  It was 1996 and I had just completed my Bachelor’s in Public Policy and…

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24 Oct
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Gain An Edge: Opening The Door To Work

Dean of Academic Affairs at the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI), Pleshette McPhee, often says “TVET is the new global currency”. In some quarters, there has been a blue-collar stigma attached to TVET – technical and vocational education and training. In part, this reflects our white-collar society. For far too long, there has been…

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17 Oct
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What Does A National University Mean For Bahamians?

Rodney D. Smith, Ed.D. Dr. Rodney D. Smith is the eighth President of The College of The Bahamas, appointed to the position effective October 2014. He was previously Vice President of Administrative Services at Hampton University and initially served as COB President from 2004-2005. Two researchers from the London School of Economics, recently (August 2016)…

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03 Oct
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Insight: College Makes The Difference Every Bahamian Needs

In the first of a new weekly collaborative series on post-secondary education, Lyford Cay Foundations explains why doing everything possible to gain an advantage in the modern workplace is so vital . . . The alarm rings, you wake up, stretch and get ready for another day. A day that is pretty much just like…

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