St. Maarten Minister of Education Arrindell will sign MOU with Monroe College next week

POSTED: 06/24/11 12:39 PM

St. Maarten– Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Dr. Rhoda Arrindell, will be signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on behalf of the St. Maarten government with representatives of Monroe College on June 29 at the Dr. A.C. Legislative Hall. The MOU is a result of the minister’s recent visit to Monroe College campuses in St. Lucia and New York.

The MOU will open up the possibility for St. Maarten students to enroll at the college to study a wide range of courses offered by the institution, including forensic science, teacher training and hospitality studies.

The Chief Academic Officer of the New York campus, Dr. Karenann Carty and the Director of Admissions, Gersom Lopez will be signing on behalf of Monroe College. They both arrive on St. Maarten on Tuesday, June 28th.

The two Monroe College representatives will also meet Irene Simmons and Ludmila Duncan of the St. Maarten Justice Department on Wednesday morning to discuss possibilities in the areas of forensic science and judicial studies. There will also be a meet with University of St. Martin authorities to discuss areas of collaboration.

The visiting Monroe College delegation will dedicate the afternoon hours of Wednesday, June 29, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. to meeting with potential students and their parents to answer questions.

All Monroe College courses are also offered online, which opens up the possibility for students who, for whatever reason, may not be able to study on campus, to do so online from the comfort of their homes. Such potential students are also invited to meet with the delegation.

The Monroe College delegation leaves St. Maarten on Thursday, June 30th.


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