The Innovation Lab,
provides a space
where creative mi
an explore ways
of turning ideas
into projects, and,
into viable business
Director of Information Technology Services, Ben Nwasike explained: “This space will be equipped with high–tech equipment such as a programmable robot, 3-D printer, 3-D scanner, high–end graphic laptops and virtual/augmented reality systems. It will be open to both students and faculty, as well as the general community through reservations. Ideas such as app development, robotics and internet of things (IoT), prototyping, data modelling and immersive
experience are some oftheexpectedoutcomesofthisunit.”
Plant and Operations Manager, Cleun Gaiton said: “The renovated lecture theatre in Hallett Hall will allow for more functional and flexible teaching by way of additional audiovisual equipment to aid in presentation. The Hall will also provide more “user-friendly” seating, giving all occupants the ability to charge and use devices needed for class or training sessions.”
College President, Dr Duranda Greene stated: “We remain deeply indebted to Athene andits partners, and to the Bermuda College Foundation for helping Bermuda College to re–construct a new standard for its educationial spaces, andenablingustocontinuetoproudlyandconfidently serve our campus and community constituents. This is a true milestone for the College.”
“On behalf of my colleagues at Aspen, Athora and Catalina, we are thrilled by the construction progress that has been made on the Career Development Centre,”said Natasha Scotland Courcy, SVP General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer, Athene Life Re Ltd.
“Seeing the renovations advance and the building plans come to life is a testament to the business community’s commitment to education and to growing talent here in Bermuda. When the Centre opens, we are excited to see the realization of our efforts and how these new resources will transform the lives of students and nurture the bright minds of Bermuda’s evolving workforce.”
The Foundation has committed to continuous fund–raisingefforts,including garnering endowment funds to ensure that the College retains its viability.
“There is still a long way to go to meet the objectives of the Capital Campaign. The Foundation invites both corporate and individual partners to join us in support of our only college. Community support will help develop a modern infrastructure to continue to provide equitable education for local students who may not be able or want to travel overseas to continue education. Bermuda College has been a vital asset in Bermuda’s overall success for the past 47
years,” said Mr Madeiros.