The Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences is pleased to announce the remarkable achievements of several of our undergraduate students on the international stage!
Ms. Suphane Dash-Alleyne represented Guyana at the inaugural United Nations (UN) Youth Climate Summit in New York on Saturday, September 21, 2019. She was among 7,000 students selected to attend from across the world based on her environmental advocacy and demonstrated leadership on climate issues. She also participated in the Fifth Annual Youth Parliament in Guyana in August 2019, where she assumed the role of Minister of Natural Resources. Ms. Dash is presently a second year student pursuing a degree of Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies.
Ms. Natoya Robinson was the outstanding athlete from Team Guyana 2019, which participated at the Annual NAPF Pan-American and FESUPO South American Classic Powerlifting Championships in Piriapolos, Uruguay from September 17-22, 2019. Her exceptional performance earned her 6 Gold, 2 Silver, and a Classic Deadlift Record of 195 kg/429.9 lbs. Ms. Robinson is a second year student pursuing a degree of Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies.
Mr. Patrick Benjamin-Huntley (at right) was part of the University of Guyana representatives at the Global Entrepreneurship Exchange (GE2), which was held at the University of Massachusetts Lowell in July 2019. He was also one of the grant awardees at the fifth Annual National Youth Awards in Guyana in September 2019, in recognition of his service in environmental volunteerism. Mr. Benjamin-Huntley is a final year student pursuing a degree of Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies.
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