Nadine Sutherland earns Master’s degree

Singer Nadine Sutherland is still beaming, having proudly stepped across the stage of The University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona campus with a master’s degree in cultural studies last Friday.

When the Jamaica Observer caught up with her yesterday, she said since word got out that she had completed the postgraduate programme, the support has been overwhelming.

“I have always wanted to go back to school. I spent my 20s on the road as an artiste and was always somewhat envious of my friends who could speak of their college days. During the 1990s, I was in London recording and I applied and was accepted to study law, but then came the hit song Action and, as they say, the rest is history. But the quest for university-level education never left me,” she said.

In 2012, Sutherland was no longer part of the panel for the talent show Digicel Rising Stars and the desire for tertiary-level education rose again. She heard of the master’s in cultural studies programme and gave it a shot. Read more

Source: Jamaica Observer