Esteemed UJAA Members and Alumni Associations,
Today the UJAA Membership Committee is delighted to address you on another celebration of Jamaica National Alumni Day. This occasion holds immense significance, uniting us in a shared celebration of our Jamaican heritage, the institutions that shaped us, and the incredible journey we continue to embark upon.
On this day, we commemorate not only our individual alma maters but also the collective impact of the 65 distinguished member organizations under the UJAA umbrella. Our bonds run deep, connecting us through the primary, high, and university schools that have sculpted our intellect, character, and community spirit.
Our journey as alumni is a testament to the transformative power of education and the influence we carry as ambassadors of Jamaica. Each success, every milestone, and the countless lives we touch demonstrate the power of the Jamaican spirit that resides within us.
In celebrating Jamaica National Alumni Day, let us:
- Reflect on Our Roots:
- Take a moment to reflect on our educational journey and the values instilled in us by our alma maters. Let us honor the roots that have guided us along this remarkable path.
- Express Gratitude:
- Extend our heartfelt gratitude to the teachers, mentors, and institutions that have shaped us. Express our appreciation for the opportunities and knowledge they bestowed upon us.
- Foster Unity:
- Strengthen the bonds within our own alumni associations and further enhance our collaboration as a collective UJAA family. Together, we can achieve greater heights and make a lasting impact.
- Inspire the Next Generation:
- Reach out to current students and young alumni, sharing our experiences and encouraging them to strive for excellence. Let us inspire and guide the upcoming generations.
- Give Back to Jamaica:
- Engage in philanthropic initiatives and community service projects that uplift the Jamaican society. Let us demonstrate our dedication to the development and prosperity of our beloved nation.
As we mark this special day, let us unite with pride in our hearts, grateful for the opportunities bestowed upon us, and driven by the desire to make a meaningful difference. Together, we stand as a beacon of hope and inspiration for the generations to come.
Happy Jamaica National Alumni Day!
Dwight Clarke -Membership Committee Chair
“Education is Empowerment; Only the Educated are Free”