Launch of new exhibition celebrates alumni community at Medway

Greenwich Portraits in the Pembroke Building

Acelebration of things great at Medway brought students, staff and the community together at the unveiling of a new exhibition.

“The people here and the different communities is what makes Greenwich great!”

Meike Imberg, President of the Students’ Union.

Greenwich Portraits at Medway launched this week celebrating outstanding graduates who studied at the university’s Faculty of Engineering & Science, based at the Medway campus.

Pembroke floor plan

Prominent alumni include:

The illustrious three will soon feature in a new series of Greenwich Portraits, a collection of images captured by award-winning photographer Diane Patrice that celebrates influential and inspiring alumni across the whole university.

From left to right: Professor David Maguire – Vice-Chancellor, Marianne Ismail – Pro Chancellor; Dr Louise Vincer; Meike Imberg; Amy Lewington; Dr Karon Buck; Professor Martin Snowden – Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Engineering & Science; Sarah Cretch – Head of Alumni & Development

At the launch, guests were welcomed by Vice-Chancellor Professor David Maguire and Pro-Chancellor Marianne Ismail before hearing from Dr Karon Buck, Principal at Medway University Technical College who has a proud 31-year relationship with the university.

Louise Vincer PhD explained how her degree and post-doctoral studies led to a successful 10-year career at GSK where she uses her scientific expertise to develop brands.

The exhibition, Greenwich Portraits at Medway, is open to the public between 9am and 5pm.

Amy Lewington, a Visiting Researcher spoke candidly of the difficulties she initially faced as a student with cerebral palsy.

However, with the university’s support, she overcame challenges.

Meike Imberg, President of the Students’ Union summed up the evening perfectly saying “…the people here and the different communities is what makes Greenwich great!”

The exhibition, Greenwich Portraits at Medway, is open to the public between 9am and 5pm.

It is located in the Pembroke Building at the Medway Campus, Chatham Maritime.

Amy Lewington with Stephen Howlett – both Greenwich Portraits subjects
Amy Lewington (front row, second from the right) with fellow members of the university’s *AccessAbility Ambassador team
Frances Hawkes (fourth from the right) with colleagues from the university’s Natural Resources Institute
Frances Hawkes with her portrait
Meike Imberg, now President of the Students’ Union
By |2017-12-05T12:49:49+00:00November 24th, 2017|Categories: Greenwich Portraits|

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