UB-North Campus Receives Book Donation from ColinaInsurer Promotes Literacy
Nassau, The Bahamas, April 28, 2022 – The University of The Bahamas’ (UB) Grand Bahama campus received copies of Former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham’s book “I Say What I Mean and I Mean What I Say: Hubert A. Ingraham In His Own Words”, courtesy of Colina Insurance Limited (Colina).
Elrod Outten, Northern Branch Manager and Ethel Lightbourn, Office Administrator, presented the books to UB representatives.
“We are pleased to donate these books to The University of The Bahamas today,” said Elrod Outten, Branch Manager, Northern Branch, Colina Insurance Limited. “Books are essentially historic time capsules that house a wealth of knowledge.”
The book, which is the first of a three-volume set is a compilation of Ingraham’s speeches and statements over the course of his political career.
“Garrison Keillor once said, a book is a gift you can open again and again”, said Outten. “University students will benefit greatly from this compilation of historic speeches.”
Former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham was in attendance in addition to Colina and UB representatives, M. Theresa Butler, editor, Patricia Glinton-Meicholas, assistant editor and other guests.
The donation was presented at UB’s temporary campus on West Atlantic Drive in Freeport.
About The University of The Bahamas
University of The Bahamas was chartered on 10 November 2016 by an Act of Parliament of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas. UB had its genesis in the College of The Bahamas which came into effect in 1974 through the amalgamation of four institutions: The Bahamas Teachers’ College, San Salvador Teachers’ College, C.R. Walker Technical College and the sixth form programme of the Government High School. The mission of the University is to advance and expand access to higher education, promote academic freedom, drive national development and build character through teaching, learning, research, scholarship and service.
About Colina Insurance Limited (Colina)
Colina is a diversified financial services company, offering comprehensive life and health insurance solutions. Colina is wholly-owned by Colina Holdings Bahamas Limited (CHBL). CHBL is a Bahamian Company, built on a firm foundation of trust, integrity and responsibility. Colina has evolved over the past 155 years to become The Bahamas’ largest life and health insurer, with a solid reputation for providing insurance and related financial services products that help clients prepare for life’s unexpected events.