The Most Honourable Sir Patrick Linton Allen, ON, GCMG, CD, KSt.J, Governor-General Of Jamaica
His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Linton Allen, ON, GCMG, CD, KSt.J was appointed Governor-General of Jamaica on 26th February 2009. Born in Fruitful Vale Portland on 7th February 1951, His Excellency received his early education at the Fruitful Vale All-Age School and later at the Moneague College, graduating with a Diploma in teaching in 1972.
In 1985, he completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History with academic distinction and Honours from the Andrews University, Michigan, USA. He received a Master of Arts Degree in Systematic Theology (1986) and a Ph.D. in Education Administration and Supervision (1998) also from Andrews University.
Her Excellency the Most Honourable Lady Allen has been involved in Education and Nursing for over 30 years. As a dedicated educator, having gained a teaching Diploma from the Moneague Teachers’ College in 1973, she taught for 18 years at various institutions in St Catherine and St Mary specializing in Home Economics.
Lady Allen began nursing training at the Northern Caribbean University’s Nursing Department while serving as the Institution’s Dean of Women. She migrated to the United States with her family in the mid 1990’s and completed the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing at the Andrews University, Berrien Spring, Michigan in 1995. In the same year, she was inducted into the International Nurse’s Honours Society SigmaTheta Tau. In 1997, she commenced advanced studies at Andrews University and completed the Masters of Science Degree, graduating as an Adult Nurse Practitioner. She also completed specialist training in Cardiac and Geriatric Nursing, and received certifications in both Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
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French Ambassador Presents Credentials
Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen received Letters of Credence from the Ambassador -Designate of the French Republic to Jamaica, Mr. Olivier Guyonvarch, in a ceremony on Friday 15th October at King’s House. Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen being presented with the Letters of Credence from Ambassador-Designate of the French Republic to Jamaica, Mr. Olivier Guyonvarch, in a […]
Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen received the Letters of Credence from the Ambassador-designate of the Federative Republic of Brazil to Jamaica, Her Excellency Elza Moreira Marcelino de Castro, on Friday 15th October at King’s House. Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen being presented with the Letters of Credence by the Ambassador-designate of the Federative Republic of Brazil to […]
At sunset on Saturday, October 17 this year, King’s House will join landmarks, monuments, and buildings across the island to Light Jamaica Blue. Each night, the main building and other areas of the property will be bathed in blue lights and will remain this way until October 24 in recognition of frontline workers and their […]