Jul 18, 2017

Guyana at Global Robotics Competition 2017


Results for the opening day of the First Global Robotics Competition, in Washington, DC. 

Team Guyana:
1st Round ---- Won
2nd Round ---- Won
3rd Round ---- Won

http://www.kaieteurnewsonline.com/2017/07/13/local-teams-heads-off-to-u-s-for-global-robotics-championship/
http://guyanainc.biz/daily-updates/team-guyana-robotics-heads-to-washington-dc-challenge/
http://first.global/nations/team-guyana/

Final Results
https://guyaneseonline.wordpress.com/2017/07/21/stem-guyana-team-returns-from-washington-dc-placed-10th-against-164-other-countries/
Alumna Arianna Mahase is part of the team
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Of Interest
http://first.global/author/admin/page/2/

Jul 11, 2017

Last Lap Lime 2017


New York's Finest Angels Caribbean Band will open their Canada Tour on Friday, August 4 at the Saints Alumni Toronto Annual CaribJam Dance at the Pickering Recreation Centre.
This will be another sold out event and you are encouraged to book your tickets early with your usual supplier.
Saints Alumni Toronto is proud to continue its tradition of providing high calibre entertainment and enjoyment at their fund raising events for their alma mater celebrating in 2017 - 151 years of Excellence in Education in Guyana.
It is not too early to plan which Caribana events to attend but Saints CaribJam Dance starts it all off and ends with Last Lap Lime on the holiday Monday. BTW, Last Lap Lime tickets will be available at the CaribJam Dance and you may be in for a bargain! Did I say that the Angels will also be the featured band at Last Lap Lime? Come on out and enjoy the Power of Live Caribbean Music at both events.
Looking forward to your group tickets reservation. Check out the flyer for all details.
Happy Toronto Summer!


Get on board with this package price deal! Buy your Caribjam and Last Lime Lime ticket at the same time for $50.00, a discount of $5.00 from the LLL regular ticket price of $15.00. The LLL ticket discount price only applies if bought in conjunction with a Caribjam ticket. 

This offer only available from the St Stanislaus College Alumni Association Toronto.

Call your supplier ...Get yours today and avoid disappointment!
http://lastlaplime.com/

Science Funding

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-40497010
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/review-calls-for-new-entity-to-oversee-federal-science-funding/article34650444/
http://www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/congress-ignored-trump-boosted-americas-science-funding/
http://undsci.berkeley.edu/article/who_pays
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/03/trumps-science-health-budget/519768/
https://impactethics.ca/category/science-funding/

Of Interest
http://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/globalink/globalink-research-internship
https://www.theguardian.com/science/political-science/2013/apr/24/research-funding-austerity

Guyana Common Entrance (NGSA) Results 2017

Majority of candidates continue to fail most Common Entrance subjects
http://newssourcegy.com/news/majority-of-candidates-continue-to-fail-most-common-entrance-subjects/
http://education.gov.gy/web/index.php/mediacenter/external-sources/item/2870-2017-ngsa-results-unfair-match-between-public-and-private-schools-says-ceo
https://guyaneseonline.wordpress.com/2017/07/01/guyana-ngsa-2017-national-grade-six-assessment-2017-results/
http://education.gov.gy/web/index.php/mediacenter/external-sources/item/2873-aspiring-doctor-from-belvedere-primary-is-region-6-top-student
http://education.gov.gy/web/index.php/mediacenter/external-sources/item/2869-results-of-ngsa-2017-public-schools-produce-many-candidates-in-top-one-percent
https://education.gov.gy/web/index.php/mediacenter/item/2862-ngsa-2017-results-significantly-improved-ceo

Videos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQJXW0qjlN4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yP3s3iYj_wU

Mark Belfast R.I.P.

Mark Anderson Belfast, DVM, was born on November 6, 1953, in Georgetown to parents Mervyn Linton and Elaine Belfast both deceased. He attended St. Stephen's Primary School and St. Stanislaus College. He moved to the United States in 1979 to attend Tuskegee University taking his wife Elizabeth ( Harrison) and his baby daughter Alison with him. 
Mark passed away at East Alabama Medical Center, Opelika, Alabama on Wed July 5, 2017. He left behind to grieve his two children, Alison Olivia (Byrd ) and Mark Anderson Belfast Jr. and three sisters, Gloria Garraway, Gwenette Garraway, and Audrey Newton (Garraway), his two grandchildren, Clemon Jr. ( Alison ), Aiden ( Mark Jr.) several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Friday, July 14, 2017, at Holloway Memorial Funeral Home, Auburn, Alabama and Memorial Services will be at True Deliverance Holiness Church on Saturday, July 15, 2017, followed by cremation. His ashes will return to Guyana at a later date.