60TH Anniversary Mural Unveiled

Today, UTech, Jamaica unveiled a new mural in the lobby area of the Administration Building, Papine Campus. The mural was unveiled by (l-r) Mr Christopher Murphy,  conceptualizer,  Professor Stephen Vasciannie, CD, President, Miss Tia Ferguson, President, UTech, Jamaica Students’ Union, Mr David Drysdale, University Librarian and Mr Ivor Bennett, Director, Marketing, UTech, Jamaica.

A new mural depicting photographs of iconic features of the physical infrastructure of the University of Technology, Jamaica over the years, now adorns the entrance of the lobby area of the Administration Building at the Papine Campus.  The charming mural will greet students, members of staff, guests and visitors to the Campus for years to come.

The mural was unveiled at a special ceremony held today, December 14, 2018 hosted by President, Professor Stephen Vasciannie, CD.  Explaining the concept and background to the production of the mural, Professor Vasciannie noted that conceptualizer, Mr Christopher Murphy, Engineer and former employee of the institution, made the suggestion to include a mural among the activities to commemorate the University’s 60th anniversary.  Design and production were subsequently led by the Instructional Media Services, Calvin McKain Library and the Advancement Division – Marketing Unit.

Professor Vasciannie thanked the team who worked together to get the mural production completed and expressed hope that the University Community will enjoy the mural.

Mr Murphy in his remarks said that he was happy that President Vasciannie accepted the idea of the mural, and also thanked all persons from the Calvin McKain Library and the Advancement Division who brought the project to fruition.

Among the sites highlighted on the mural are the two national monuments on the Campus - The Ruins of the Silos and Lillian’s Restaurant; the School of Public Health and Health Technology (formerly British West Indies Public Health Training Station and West Indies School of Public Health) established in 1943 and the recently built SHTM Hotel.

Guests admire the newly unveiled Mural.

The Mural



Michelle Beckford (Mrs.)
Corporate Communications Manager
University of Technology, Jamaica
Telephone: 970-5299
Email: mbeckford@utech.edu.jm