The Trumpet

The United Student Movement Council (USM) of Northern Caribbean University is the governing student leadership body for students of the university. It serves as the representative voice for students, and as a platform for deliberation, planning and student-led change.USM is the major student-led organization of the university.

The Movement seeks to promote a more perfect relationship among all sectors of the university community; to enhance student life in particular academic, religious, cultural, and social programs of the university; and to emphatically support the core values of NCU. Each matriculating regular student of Northern Caribbean University is a member of the United Student Movement.

All in all, USM exists for three main reasons-to serve the students, engage in advocacy on their behalf, and to promote Spiritual development among students on campus.

The executive members of the 2018-2019 regime are laid out below.

 

Onyeka Nevins
President

Onyeka Nevins, the President of the United Student Movement Council. He is a senior student pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion and Theology with an Associate in Communication Studies. As the President, the task is for him to lead the USM Council, manage its operations, and advocate on issues involving the general welfare of students across all NCU campuses.

Odane Mighty
Vice President of Academic Administration

Odane E. Mighty is a senior student pursuing a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Religion and Theology. His role as Vice President of Academic Administration for the United Student Movement is to provide relevant representation concerning the academic standards and concerns of the student body

Shenell Whitely
Vice President of Finance

Shenell Whitely is a senior student pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance. As the Vice President of Finance and Planning for the United Student Movement, Shenell is responsible for managing and controlling the assets of the movement and oversee the council's financial operations.

Gibson Lacroix
Vice President of Student Services and Social Affairs

Gibson LaCroix is a senior student pursuing a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Religion and Theology with a concentration in Pastoral Ministries. As the Vice President of Student Services and Social Affairs of the United Student Movement, Gibson's mandates requires him to represent the students in all aspects of service, to provide guidance, ensure safety, comfort and other social issues. He's also required to enhance the social life on campus by planning and executing recreational and cultural activities.

Naketia Mullings
Vice President of Spiritual Affairs

Naketia Mullings is a senior student, pursuing a Bachelors of Arts degree in Guidance and Counseling. As the Vice President of Spiritual Affairs for the United Student Movement, her duty is to maintain a good spiritual and psychological welfare of the USM and its students by conducting regular prayer and fasting sessions, counseling sessions, Bible studies, and consecratory services on the campus.

Tavia McLean
Administrative Assisstant

Tavia McLean is a senior Biochemistry student, who is also pursuing an Associate of Science degree in Biology. As the Administrative Assistant of the United Student Movement, she is responsible for the overall management of the office and serves as the personal assistant to the president of the movement.

Ashley Walker
Associate Administrative Assistant

 Ashley Walker is a senior student pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems. Her responsibility as the Associate Administrative Assistant for the United Student Movement is to work alongside the Administrative Assistant in carrying out various office duties as well as aiding in facilitating dialogue between the administration and any other entities associated with the Movement.

Jermane McBean
Treasurer

Jermane McBean is a final year student pursing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion and Theology. His role as the Treasurer of the United Student Movement is to Assist the Vice President of Finance and Planning (V.P.F.P) in the supervision of the management of the financial affairs of the USM jurisdictions and USM Extensions, including jurisdiction banking operations.

Kayson Duncan
Male Sports Director

Kayson Duncan is final year student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. As the Male Sports Director of the United Student Movement, he will cooperate with the Female Sports Director to plan and manage and plan every sporting event/activities that happen on campus execute every sporting event that happens on campus.

Shade' Allen
Female Sports Director

Shade' Allen is a junior student pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Work. As the Female Sports Director of the United Student Movement, she is commissioned to manage and plan every sporting event/activity that happens on campus - especially the annual sports day activities.

Kavion Allen
Director of Elections, Policies and Constitutional Affairs

Kavion J. Allen is a Religion and Theology major. Serving as Director of Elections, Policies and Constitutional Affairs, he is vested with Constitutional Authority to maintain rule and order and uphold Parliamentary procedures within the Movement. Kavion is the custodian of the United Student Movement's Constitution and oversees the Member Organizations (Clubs') operations. 

Danicia Graham
Director of Projects and Special Initiatives

Danicia Graham is a senior student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Studies with an emphasis in Hospitality & Tourism Management. She, as the Director of Projects and Special Initiatives, is assigned with the responsibility of planning and organizing fund-raising events, care initiatives and various outreach programs for the United Student Movement. It is also her task to guide the Project Directors from the various clubs on campus.

Khalil Waddle
Associate Director of Projects and Special Initiatives

Khalil Waddle is a junior student pursuing a Bachelor's of Science degree in Biological Sciences. As the Associate Director of Projects and Special Initiatives, his responsibility of is to assist the Director of Projects and Special Initiatives in planning and organizing fund-raising events, care initiatives and various outreach programs for the United Student Movement.

Quinell Ming
Director of Publications

Quinell Ming is a sophomore Guyanese student pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies. As the Director of Publications for the United Student Movement, he is assigned with the position of Editor-in-Chief of The Hilltop Trumpet; the official newspaper of the university. Quinell also oversees the vetting process of every document that exits the movement's office 

Karl Brown
Public Relation Officer

Karl Brown is a senior student pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies with an emphasis in Television. As the Public Relation Officer of the United Student Movement, his  job is to utilize various forms of communication & media to build, manage, and maintain the image/brand of USM

Eric Stone
Associate Public Relations Officer

Eric Stone is a senior student pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies. As the Associate Public Relations Officer for the United Student Movement Eric's responsibility is to assist the PRO in maintaining the positive image of the movement and managing the flow of information from the movement to the public."

Georgette Baker
Chief Female Sponsor

Georgette Baker is the current Director of Recruitment and Retention at Northern Caribbean University.  Serving as the Cheif Female Sponsor/Advisor to the United Student Movement she is assigned the noble task of guiding and mentoring the members of the Movement as well as being an intermediary between the Movement and the administration of the University.

Obed Babb
Chief Male Sponsor

Obed Babb is the Assistant Dean of Men, Lecturer at Northern Caribbean University and Assistant Pastor of the University Church. As Cheif Male Sponsor/Advisor for the United Student Movement, he cooperates with the Cheif Female Sponsor in mentoring the members of the Movement as well as being an intermediary between the Movement and the administration of the University."