DeVry Medical International to close Grand Bahama based M.E.R.P. Program
- Aug 23, 2013 - 2:44:26 PM
NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ –
DeVry Medical International (DMI), a subsidiary of DeVry Inc., (NYSE:
DV), announced today that it plans to relocate the Medical Education
Review Program (MERP) from its current location in Freeport, Grand
Bahamas, to South Florida. Officials from DMI met with government
officials in the Bahamas to inform them of the plan and to voice
appreciation for their support during the program’s three years in the
DMI plans to relocate the program at the end of November...
Join Our Team: MERP Staff Accountant (4 Month Term)
- Apr 4, 2013 - 5:49:05 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island -
MERP is a medical school preparatory program operated
by DeVry Medical International, Inc., a subsidiary of DeVry Inc., one
of the world’s largest providers of education services. Admission
to MERP is limited exclusively to applicants of Ross University School
of Medicine (RUSM) or American University of the Caribbean School of
We invite qualified persons to apply for the position
Staff Accountant for
Grand Bahama Minister meets Medical Executives
- Nov 29, 2012 - 7:26:19 PM
Freeport, Bahamas -
Minister for Grand
Bahama, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville on November 29 met with senior
executives of DeVry International, the medical group that has taken
over operations of Ross University on Grand Bahama. The Minister discussed
expansion of the programme on Grand Bahama, immigration and other matters
Pictured from left to right: Dr. Gannady Raskin, Dean at
DeVry Medical International; Bill Hughson, President Healthcare Group,
DeVry; Dr. Darville...
MERP Supports the Arts in Grand Bahama
- Mar 8, 2012 - 2:10:03 PM
Freeport, Bahamas -
DeVry Medical International’s Medical Education Review Program (MERP)
recently made a donation to support the Grand Bahama Performing Arts
Society. MERP students frequently attend the arts society’s events as
part of their island experience.
“Making a positive impact in the community is one of MERP’s goals,” said Dr. Charles Seidel, professor of Physiology.
The Grand Bahama Performing Arts Society
is a charitable organization run entirely by volunteers who are
passionate about the performing arts and want to provide viewing and
learning opportunities to local audiences...
Grand Bahama landlords updated on MERP housing requirements
- Mar 1, 2012 - 9:55:37 PM
Freeport, Bahamas - Grand Bahama landlords attended a meeting at DeVry
Medical International’s Medical Education Review Program (MERP) to
discuss the institution’s housing process, student expectations and
recent website upgrades.
Antoine Brooks, housing coordinator,
shared vital information with the landlords and gathered their feedback.
The information sharing is expected to enable landlords and students
to have a positive rental experience.
“The mutually beneficial relationship that has been developed with
landlords has been tremendously valuable to the overall experience of
our students,” said Brooks. “The continuous hospitality given to
our students speaks volumes of our community.”
Medical Education Review Program students enjoy local cuisine, beach and bonfire in Grand Bahama
- Feb 24, 2012 - 2:29:59 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Students
of the Medical Education Review Program (MERP) had the opportunity to
unwind and enjoy a relaxing dinner and bonfire on Taino Beach at Junkanoo
Beach Club recently, all organized for them by the Student Services
department. They dined on traditional Bahamian cuisine and listened
to island music while gazing at the sunset. Later in the evening students
gathered around a bonfire and had the opportunity to reflect on their
first few weeks on the island.
“This event is one
of many held to assist the students in enjoying island life and to emphasize
the importance of relaxing between studies," said Mrs. Meg Osman,
director of Student Services...
MERP Employee Receives PRIDE Award
- Feb 15, 2012 - 5:21:51 PM
Freeport, Bahamas – Alyvonnetta Levarity,
human resources administrator at the Medical Education Review Program
(MERP), received the organization’s prestigious PRIDE award.
Bahamian Alyvonnetta Levarity began
her employment in 2008 and has played an instrumental role in hiring
quality employees who continue to serve MERP students today.
skills, persistence and loyalty to MERP have been critical to our operation,”
said Anne Bergen-Taylor, regional
human resources director. “Her
dedication to doing a great job is apparent in any task she undertakes..."
MERP students say, "Yes We Can" to the Grand Bahama Red Cross
- Jan 25, 2012 - 10:38:02 AM
Bahamas - Students in the Medical Education Review Program (MERP)
recently donated canned and dry food goods to the Grand Bahama Red Cross.
The name of the program, “YES WE CAN,” is MERP students’ response to
the question, “Can we help reduce hunger in The Bahamas?” At the end of
their rigorous 15-week medical preparatory program, MERP students find
they have a food surplus as they are preparing to leave the island...
DeVry Medical International’s MERP Supports the 2011 Conchman Triathlon
- Nov 17, 2011 - 3:24:52 PM
– DeVry Medical International’s (DMI) Medical Education Review Program
(MERP) was pleased to sponsor the 25th Annual Conchman Triathlon and
support fitness, wellness and healthy lifestyle
activities in the Grand Bahama community.
“We had 14 members
of the MERP community participate in this year’s triathlon and everyone
had a great time,” said Jon Holmsten, a licensed professional counselor
at MERP. “The weather was beautiful on the
island and the community was great in Freeport...”
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