Hunter J. François Library Hosts AUTHOR TALKS Series
In celebration of Saint Lucia's 44th Anniversary of Independence, three local authors participated in the first installment of HJFL's Author Talks Series. This lineup consisted of Mr. Kendel Hippolyte, Mr. Mc.Donald Dixon and Ms. Dawn French.
The initiative received the support from SALCC's lecturers; Ms. Gloria Severin, Content Specialist in Literature as well as Mrs. Diane Montrope, History lecturer, who have collaborated with the library to ensure that SALCC students derive the full benefits of this activity.
AUTHOR TALKS is one of the Hunter J. François Library's newest initiatives, aimed at connecting aspects of the curriculum with the works of local authors. The initiative also seeks to make relevant connections to the information resources and collections housed at both the Derek Walcott Library and Hunter J. François Library.
A list of the Library's other Independence activities can be viewed here.
HJFL's Christmas Good Turn
The Hunter J. François Library conducted a community outreach activity on Wednesday December 7, 2022 in District 4.
Students from the Millet, Anse la Raye and Roseau Primary Schools were treated to a Christmas story reading and literacy activity, colouring card activity and a lucky dip for boys and girls. One child in need, selected by each principal was also presented with a goodwill hamper for his/her family.
SALCC Explores Opportunities for Collaboration with India
H.E. Mr. Shankar Balachandran, High Commissioner of the Republic of India to Saint Lucia, paid a visit to the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
This provided College officials with the opportunity to explore avenues for collaboration, opportunities for study in India as well as exchanges with staff and students.
French Gateways Participants Visit Fond Doux
On 25 March 2022, participants of the French Gateways to Global Careers programme visited the Fond Doux Holiday Plantation and the Stonefield Villa Resort in Soufriere.
The group was exposed to aspects of the tourism and hospitality sector as well as the agro processing and food creation sectors, all integral to their areas of specialization.
Participants toured the two properties and received demonstrations on cocoa-processing and chocolate-making at the Fond Doux Holiday Plantation.
SALCC Welcomes Its New Board of Governors (2021)
The Government of Saint Lucia has appointed the following persons to serve on the Board of Governors of The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College:
- Mr. Cletus Springer — Chairman
- Mrs. Fortuna Anthony
- Dr. Anthony Felicien
- Mr. Felix Finistere
- Dr. Allison Gajadhar
- Mr. Ajani LeBourne
- Ms. Michelle Charles (Permanent Secretary, Department of Education)
Beach Cleanup By Circle K Club
On Saturday June 26, 2021, The College's Circle K Club took the initiative of restoring two of our island's beaches. The two groups — northern and southern — cleaned up Vigie Beach and Sandy Beach respectively, playing their part in saving the environment.
You've Got This, Mikaili!
Our SALCC staff alongside Daren Sammy OBE, had the pleasure of congratulating Olympian, Mikaili Charlemagne who departed the island over the weekend to represent Saint Lucia at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. 🇱🇨
The Board of Governors, management, staff and students of SALCC wish you the very best on this journey. Continue to make your country proud! 👏🏼
St. Lucia Collection Grows at HJFL
The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College congratulates local author, Dr Travis Weekes on the Publication of his book which features two plays - The Fight for Belle Vue and Field of Power.
The Hunter J. François Library (HJFL) received a kind donation of five copies from Dr Venus Cherry (RISE St. Lucia Inc.) and Dr Travis Weekes (author). The College is pleased to have yet another addition to the HJFL's Special Collection of St. Lucian Publications.
The St. Lucia Collection of the Hunter J. François Library features the publications of St. Lucian authors, as well as works written on and about St. Lucia. The growing collection is accessible via the Library's online public access catalogue.