Founded in 2011 on the beautiful Atlantic award winning island of Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands, by the late Rev. E. Conrad Howell, one of TCI’s shepherds, nationalist, advocate, and freedom fighters, along with his wife Brikell Howell, are the visionaries of UCP. UCP opened it's doors on September 8th, 2014. Brikell Howell serves as Executive Director .
“We believe that educational and career development opportunities are cornerstones to the continued growth of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Our goal is to make education and training accessible to all our residence.”
Programs are available online and in blended learning format and include a Second Chance Adult High School Diploma Program for students 16yrs and older, Continuing Education Courses, Career Certifications, and Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates and Degrees.
UCP is licensed as a Non-Profit organization in the Turks and Caicos Islands, and have met the criteria of the Turks and Caicos Islands Higher Education Advisory Board via the Ministry of Education Youth and Sports. UCP together with our international collaborates Penn Foster College, and Cengage Learning Ed2go offer numerous courses accredited by DEAC http://www.deac.org/, AdvancEd now Cognia, ACTE, the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), and CHEA , just to name a few. Every day UCP is embracing opportunities to form new partnerships, affiliations, and collaborations with industry leaders with a proven record for high standards in adult learning, and higher education. With a goal of continuous advancement of students and adult learners in the Turks and Caicos islands and beyond.
Drexwell Seymour CPA, MBA
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) -Virgina Board of Accountancy
MBA Finance - Miami University, Oxford Ohio
B.A. – Accounting and Business Management - Wilmington College, Wilmington Ohio