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l a i r o t i d E wayside. Let me use this opportunity to welcome all new students to the first and only institution of its kind in the English speaking Caribbean – the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts. It is simply the best place to be this side of the azures and I urge you to take advantage of being in a space with other artists/es and learn, share and collaborate with them to enhance your own art.

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Photograph by Mark Samuels

I absolutely love the start of a new year, it feels like a new beginning and like all new beginnings, it is an opportunity for renewal. For returning students, you can renew your commitment to be excellent in all your studies and start a new journey if somehow you fell along the

This year we will be staging the third Rex Nettleford Arts Conference and invite you to register now for early bird discounts as the sessions will definitely stimulate your minds. To all our regular readers, including colleagues in government, universities and corporate Jamaica, thank you for always supporting the Arts and we look forward to seeing

you on our campus this year as we showcase some amazing talent and research in the arts beginning with the Rex Nettleford Arts Conference October 14-17, 2015 which closes with a concert – “Water the Roots” featuring alumni from all our performing arts schools on the 17th. Enjoy our first issue of the Collegiate for the 2015/2016 school year and we urge you to actively participate by sending us your photos, articles or suggestions to marketing@emc. edu.jm. One love Coleen Douglas Marketing/Public Relations Manager, EMCVPA

The Collegiate Vol. 3: Issue 1 August-September 2015  

August - September Collegiate welcomes New School year...New Board of Management

The Collegiate Vol. 3: Issue 1 August-September 2015  

August - September Collegiate welcomes New School year...New Board of Management