The partnership promises to provide a platform to establish a program of synergetic research to advocate the advancements of science and technology. In addition, the agreement would help to increase research on food production and safety for St. Kitts and Nevis.
Ross University of Veteran Medicine (RUSVM), an institution of Adtalem Global Education, headquartered in United States, has declared a partnership with Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (CFBC). The contract assures learning through student and fellowship research opportunities. Reportedly, the inaugural area of research focus will be aquaponics, a system comprising of aquaculture or raising aquatic animals, along with hydroponics, cultivating plants under water. This research will be conducted in association with the Department of Marine Resources with an objective to make improvements in producing fish and vegetable for consumption and eventually making St. Kitts and Nevis more food secured.
Excellent opportunities ahead for the students
Sean Callanan, Dean at RUSVM, said, “This is an excellent opportunity for Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine to invest in local students with a passion for research. Our collaborative approach will foster projects from which RUSVM, Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College and the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis will benefit.”
Leighton Naraine, Director of Employee and Program Development at CFBC, commented about the collaboration, “The CFBC values this partnership that will enhance our research capacity to strengthen our programs and student performance, as well as promote community outreach, which has been an important practice of CFBC.”
RUSVM preparing students to be practice-ready veterinarians
RUSVM’s one purpose is to accredit students to achieve their goals and make moving contributions to the universal community. The organization focuses on learning environment that can shape students to be practice-ready veterinarians, furthermore to become a leader in public and professional healthcare teams through research-informed educational experience. The research is aimed on rising in human and animal health through a One Health Trans-disciplinary program.
CFBC, leading post-secondary education provider of St. Kitts
CFBC provides teaching and training for students who can make contributions to the social and economic progress of the country. Moreover, the college also prepares students for higher education.