I am very pleased to announce the following appointments to the ICCI staff:
1. Meisha Chatrie – Director of Student Support Services
Meisha comes to us most recently from the Lighthouse School as a special education teacher. She also serves as
a faculty member teaching social problems. Meisha earned a M.A. in Special Education and a B.S. in Psychology, both from Delaware State University, USA. Meisha will be the College’s chief retention officer and academic coach working to ensure student success from orientation through graduation.
2. Simone Clifford-Ebanks – ICCI Career Coach
Simone has moved from her position as Admissions Representative to ICCI Career Coach. To date there have been four workshops sponsored out of her office. Also, two ICCI students have landed jobs with her assistance. Simone will be working with students on resume building, interview skills, and job search strategies. Her goal is to ensure that each ICCI graduate has a job, gets a raise, or
lands a promotion as the result of his/her ICCI education. She will also be working with unemployed ICCI graduates in their job searches.
3. Autry Foster- Interim Treasurer
Autry has been the long time accountant at ICCI, but will be stepping in as the Interim Treasurer of the College. Autry has been instrumental in helping the College sure-up financial practices and guiding long-term financial planning.
4. Robert Lynch- Manager ICCI FM/Media Manager
Robert is a radio and TV p roducer with over 12 years experience in the media industry. He has worked with Television Jamaica, NCU FM, The Jamaica Information Service, Love Television, and New Birth Productions. He has played a key role in the development of Praise 87.9FM and (CATV) for the Cayman Islands Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. He earned a BA in Mass Communication from Northern Caribbean University – Jamaica. He starts officially August 1.
5. Melissa Smith- Director of Admissions
Melissa comes to ICCI from the Seventh-day Adventist Conference. She is an alumna of the College and is currently enrolled in the graduate program. Melissa has been actively involved in recruiting new students to ICCI since starting. Thanks to her work to date, the College’s fall numbers look promising.
6. Lisa Wood – Business Manager
Lisa Wood has been promoted from Assistant Business Manager to Business Manager. Her focus will be on managing student accounts and efficiency of College operations. Lisa has been with ICCI for three years working in multiple capacities.
7. Dr. S’rah Yisrael – International President of the ICCI Alumni Association
Dr. Yisrael is joining the College in a voluntary capacity to serve as the International President of the ICCI Alumni Association. She will work with alumni over the course of the next year with the ultimate goal of hosting an election where alumni will vote-in their own slate of officers starting 2015-2016. In the interim, she will be soliciting support for student scholarships and managing the social media presence of the alumni association. Dr. Yisrael is organizing an alumni event for Sunday August 17, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. and for Founders’ Days Weekend September 26, 27, 28, 2014 (save the dates).
Dr. Yisrael holds a MS in Management from ICCI. She earned an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership: Higher Education from Argosy University., USA
There are two additional positions which will be announced pending final approvals.
Welcome to all!