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THE UWI PRESS ANNUAL REPORT 2011-2012 RECEIVES A SILVER MEDAL

For Release Upon Receipt - Friday, September 20, 2013

The UWI Press Annual Report, 20112012, has received the silver medal in the League of American Communication Professionals Annual Vision Awards  

According to Tyson Heyn, the principal of League of American Communication Professionals, “This year’s annual report for the University of the West Indies Press proves to be remarkable in light of tremendous competition. More than 6,000 entries were received for the 2012 Vision Awards, comprising submissions from more than two-dozen countries and 800 entities. Overall, we find this work to be outstanding, earning a total score of 97 out of a maximum of 100 points”. The judges awarded full points for the exceptional characteristics displayed in the report’s cover, narrative, financials, and message clarity and information accessibility.

The general manager of the UWI Press, Linda Speth, has congratulated the team involved with this year’s work for producing the “best annual report within its industry (education) this year”.

Currently, the Press has over 350 books in print and has sixty e-books available in the Kindle store and fifty-five e-books available in the Kobo store. Its books are peer-reviewed and approved by an editorial committee composed of local and international scholars. Over the last twenty years, UWI Press has won forty-seven international, regional and national awards for scholarly, editorial and production, and marketing excellence.










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