The University of the Southern Caribbean regrets to announce the passing of Ms. Dawne Arthur on Thursday, July 22, 2021.
Ms. Dawne Arthur began her employment with the then Caribbean Union College (CUC) now the University of the Southern Caribbean (USC) on October 12, 1992.
During the period October 12, 1982 to February 28, 2003 she worked in the Cafeteria in various positions. Then from March 1, 2003 to January 31, 2020 she held the positions of Assistant Dean of Women and Dean of Women respectively at the University’s Ladies Residence Hall and finally, she held the position of Coordinator for Student Support Services in the Division of Student Development and Services from February 1, 2020 until the time of her passing.
Dawne was well-loved and respected by many of her colleagues in the Division of Student Development and Services, students at both the ladies and men Resident Halls and the wider University community. She was a friend, mentor among other attributes to many locally and internationally. Dawne Arthur will be missed by us all.
She was the sister of:
- Mrs. Dennise Arthur-Turpin, who held the position of Snack Shop Attendant in the Food Services Department/Café at the University of the Southern Caribbean
- Mr. Durey Arthur, an alumnus of the Caribbean Union College Secondary School and previously an employee at the College Press;
- Mrs. Leslie-Maire Arthur, an alumnus of the University of the Southern Caribbean and Part-time Lecturer in the School of Education & Humanities
- Mrs. Ava Simeon-Arthur who held the position of Cook/Assistant Team Leader in the Food Services Department at the University of the Southern Caribbean
Details for the celebration of life for Ms. Dawne Arthur will be given in a subsequent announcement.
Please note that due to the COVID-19 restrictions, there is a limited number of persons which will be allowed to attend the celebration of life. Furthermore, individuals will be able to support by viewing the service via live stream which will be arranged.
Our condolences to the Arthur family, colleagues and friends from the University of the Southern Caribbean. May Comfort, Hope and Peace be yours from the Word of God.
Comfort: And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes and there shall be no more death, nether sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain. – Revelation 21:4
Hope in Eternal Life: Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?” – John 11:25-26
Peace: Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. – John 14:27
May memories comfort you and bring you peace during this very difficult time.