Professor Mervyn Eustace Morris, OM:
In recognition of his myriad national and international contributions, University of Technology, Jamaica has conferred honorary degree on Professor the Honourable Mervyn Morris, OM, esteemed poet and academic;
His stellar contribution to nation-building through literature, education was honoured at the university’s virtual graduation ceremony held on November 22, 2020.
Professor Morris has had an extensive impact on the Jamaican literary landscape, spanning over 50 years. A distinguished poet, editor and academic, Professor Morris has contributed to literary critique and scholarly discourse in the pursuit of excellence in the development and study of poetry, and Jamaican literary tradition and culture.
Professor Morris attended Munro in the years 1948-54 and was inducted in the MCOBA Hall of Fame in 2013. Let us all congratulate him on this remarkable achievement.
He has made us more proud to be Munronians.