University Employees Gain Skills To Transform Economy

Ross University Employees Receive Degrees

Ross University Employees Receive Degrees

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
June 17, 2008 (SKNIS)

Deputy Prime Minister Honourable Sam Condor has saluted nine local employees at Ross University for taking a courageous step forward in their efforts to fulfill the demands of a transforming economy in St. Kitts and Nevis.

Cyndie Demming, Charles Wentworth, Julienne Rawlins, Floyd Revan, Alison Stewart, Collin Williams received their Masters from DeVry University ““ which the locally based Ross University is affiliated with ““ in various areas, including human resource management, information systems, business management and accounting. Cheryl Cumberbatch, Avonelle Fahie and Iona Halliday-Simmonds earned Bachelor Degrees in information technology, health services management and technical management. Also receiving a Bachelors in Technical Management was Cyndie Demming.

“These nine celebrants have every reason to be happy, proud and hopeful and so do all of us [gathered here],” said Minister Condor, while he gave feature remarks at a graduation ceremony for the local students held last weekend at the Royal St. Kitts Hotel. “You are model citizens.”

The students were beneficiaries of the DeVry Tuition Benefit Programme, which offers employees at any affiliated institutions to pursue an online education free of cost. That benefit also extends to spouses and dependents.

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