Education


Dr. Norman: “Liberia should not overlook the effects of climate change,” as a cross-section of participants listen.

Indiscriminate cutting down of trees for coal is said to be part of the cause of climate change.

We Should Not Underestimate Effects of Climate Change

The President of Bomi County Community College (BCCC), Dr. Zobong Norman, told participants at the one-day validation workshop, sponsored by Plan International Liberia in Tubmanburg, that Liberia should not overlook the effects of climate change.

Last Thursday’s workshop was attended by 45 individuals, including students, professors and other professionals and was meant to validate a module to enable the college to offer environmental science to combat climate change.


Dr. Norman: “Liberia should not overlook the effects of climate change,” as a cross-section of participants listen.

Dr. Kandakai Launches ‘Facing the Sun

A new book chronicling the personal experiences of one of Liberia’s civil war survivors has been launched. The author, Dr. Dwaboyea Evelyn S. Kandakai, last weekend presented to the public her newly published book entitled, “Facing the Sun.”

UL Names Dr. Carl Patrick Burrowes Head of Research Institute

The President of the University of Liberia, Dr. Emmet A. Dennis, has appointed Dr. Carl Patrick Burrowes as Executive Director of the Institute of Policy Studies and Research and the Institute of Research respectively at the University of Liberia (UL). Dr. Burrowes’ appointment took effect as of December 1, 2016.

As Executive Director, Dr. Burrowes will provide the overall leadership and guidance for research programs ensuring that the institution's agenda are of the highest quality and relevance to the policy needs of Liberia and Africa.

West Africa Youth Camp 2016 Ends in Monrovia

Liberia played host to over 250 youth from West Africa in the just ended West Africa Youth Camp in Liberia at the Monrovia Vocational Training Center (MVTC) from December 12 to16.

The event was organized by the Federation of Liberian Youth (FLY) with sponsorship from the Ministry of Youth and Sports. A component of the Africa Youth Conference on Democracy and Good Governance, the camp was held for the first time in Liberia.


Dr. Dennis addresses the graduates

Dr. Dennis Advances ‘Political Will’ to improve Education

Outgoing University of Liberia (UL) President Dr. Emmett A. Dennis says improving the country’s education to meet the desired goal of Liberians depends on “national priority and political will.”

Dr. Dennis made the statement over the weekend when he addressed the second graduating class of the Nimba County Community College (NCCC) in Sanniquellie, the county’s political capital. During the convocation, the president of the college, Dr. Yar Donlah Gonway-Gono, and others requested that the college be given a four-year degree granting status.

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