Union of Tertiary Educators of The Bahamas

What's New with UTEB

An ongoing series of informational entries

Historic UTEB meeting at BTVI campus

March, 2022

On Friday March 11, 2022, UTEB held its first official hybrid meeting at the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) campus given the recent addition of faculty from this campus  to UTEB's bargaining unit.

Dr. Christopher Curry Appointed as Director of AAMC

December, 2021

Associate Professor Christopher Curry (Department of History) was appointed as the Director of The Antiquities, Monuments & Museum Corporation (AAMC), which is responsible for the management of forts and several national museums in the Bahamas.

Kishan Munroe Book Release

November, 2021

Assistant Professor Kishan Munroe (Department of Visual Art and Design) launched the release of his book entitled Swan Song of the Flamingo  at the Bahamas National Art Gallery. This book investigates the tragic sinking of the HMBS flamingo on May 10, 1980.

In Loving Memory: Dr. Jose Valesquez

July, 2021

Dr. Jose Valesquez was a faithful UTEB member that truly believed in what the union stands for. Moreover, he was an outstanding agricultural economist and statistician that greatly impacted both his students and colleagues here at UB.

UTEB extends its condolences to his wife Suzanne Newbold and his family in Peru. He will truly be missed!

In Loving Memory: Mrs. Anne Lawlor

March, 2021

Mrs Anne Lawlor was an innovative, creative thinker and visionary who played a core role in defining English Studies as a viable programme in College of the Bahamas and then through the transition to a University. Her never flagging hard work and support of all students, faculty and staff have left an indelible mark on all of us. The memories below from former students and colleagues show the depth of our gratitude for the love and care Anne gave all of us. 

Along with English Studies at the University of The Bahamas, UTEB extends its condolences to the Lawlor family. She will be missed!

UTEB 'disappointed' by university's new hire

January 14, 2021

Eye Witness News

Bahamian researchers contribute to “groundbreaking” study on ancient DNA in the Caribbean

December 26, 2020

Eye Witness News Article - accessible by clicking on the photo or via this address:


MLA Prize for Creole Composition

December 19, 2020

Associate Professor Raymond A. Oenbring (Department of English) received MLA’s 36th Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize along with co-editors Dr. Vivette Milson-Whyte (UWI, Mona) and Dr. Brianne Jaquette (Western Norway University of Applied Sciences) for the book Creole Composition: Academic Writing and Rhetoric in the Anglophone Caribbean, as announced on Dec 14, 2020. The prize is awarded for an outstanding work on language, culture, literature, or literacy with strong application to the teaching of English and was first established by the Modern Language Association of America in 1979.