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SVGCC receives award from ECCB in memory of St Lucian economist

SVGCC receives award from ECCB in memory of St Lucian economist

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The St Vincent and the Grenadines Community College (SVGCC) has received the eighth annual Sir Arthur Lewis Memorial Book award from the East Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB).{{more}}

This year marks the 8th year that the ECCB has been honouring the memory of the renowned St Lucian economist and 1979 Nobel Laureate by presenting to a state college in one of the eight ECCB member states, a book award in his name, on a rotating basis.

The turn of the SVGCC came on November 9, 2016 at the ECCB headquarters in St Kitts and Nevis. The award, valued at EC$2,700, will bring 16 books, volume sets and collections to the SVGCC library. This includes the threevolume set of Sir Arthur Lewis’ collected papers 1941-1988 by Dr Patrick Emmanuel.

Director of the SVGCC Nigel Scott attended the award ceremony and collected the award on behalf of the SVGCC.

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