(VIDEO) Ross University Appoints Bahamian as new Executive Administrator
- Mar 18, 2011 - 2:06:35 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Ross University Bahamas is
pleased to announce the appointment of Bahamian, Londell Albury, as
their new executive administrator at the Freeport site effective immediately.
The announcement was made by Hal McCulloch, PhD., senior vice president
administration at Ross University Bahamas
"Londell, who has excelled in his previous role as director information
technology, will oversee administration of the Medical Education Review
Program (MERP), said Dr. McCulloch, “including administrative management
of the staff and faculty in Freeport. He will ensure the high quality
standards for the program are sustained and continuously improved...”
(VIDEO) Grand Bahama physicians speak at Ross University Pathology Conference
- Apr 23, 2010 - 10:49:53 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - On March 22nd Ross University
Bahamas Clinical Site held a Pathology Conference on Tumor Immunology.
The event was presented by the student Pathology Club and was sponsored
by the Osler Society.
Local physicians Dr. John Clement and Dr. Kevin Bethel from the Immune
Augmentation Therapy Clinic were guest speakers at the event.
In this video you will hear from both Dr. Kevin Bethel and Dr. John Clement, as well as a short portion of each of the student speakers...
(VIDEO) Ross University assists with Grand Bahama's blood supply
- Feb 28, 2010 - 11:35:07 AM
Bahama Island - On February 16th the students, faculty and staff of
Ross University Bahamas gathered to register as potential blood donors
for the community of Grand Bahama.
initiative began through the coordination of two Ross medical students,
Stacey O'Brien and Chris Hancock who are co-directors of the SMP Health
Initiative at Ross, which sponsored the database registration and
The Bahamas Weekly was on hand to get an
Video overview of the new initiative. In this video you will hear from both Stacey O'Brien and Chris Hancock, as well as from Dr. Josephine Bartlett of Grand Bahama Health Services. We also provide a demonstration of how the Ross students learn how to draw blood in their simulation centre....
(VIDEO) Ross University Bahamas donates to the GB Children's Home on Thanksgiving
- Nov 27, 2009 - 2:25:09 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Ross University Bahamas students, faculty and staff gathered for a Thanksgiving meal on November 26th, 2009. This was Ross University's first Thanksgiving in The Bahamas.
Earlier in the semester the Ross Student Government Association planned the event thinking it would be a nice idea to hold a special gathering as many American students and teaching faculty would not have the opportunity to be home with their families on the special holiday.
Making the event extra special the students, faculty and staff also donated food items for the less fortunate. Members of the Grand Bahama Children's Home were invited prior to the meal for a formal presentation of food items collected for the home...
(VIDEO) Ross University Bahamas welcomes Dr. Anthony Munroe as their new Executive Administrator
- Oct 1, 2009 - 7:56:51 PM
Grand Bahama Island – Ross University is
pleased to announce and welcome Dr. Anthony Munroe as their new Executive
Administrator for their Bahamas educational site.
Prior to his appointment,
Dr. Munroe lived
in Chicago and successfully served as president of Advocate Trinity Hospital
and was named one of the Top 25 minority healthcare executives in the United
States by Modern Healthcare Magazine. He has served as president of St. John
Detroit Riverview Hospital in Detroit, Michigan and as president and chief
executive officer of the Economic Opportunity Family Health Center, in Miami,
In this video you will hear remarks from
C. Shepherd, President of Ross University; Sandi Cutler, Ross Director of Planning and Development, and Dr. Anthony Munroe...
(VIDEO) Ross University Bahamas begins 3rd Semester in 2009
- Sep 4, 2009 - 12:50:32 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - On September 4th, 2009 Ross University Bahamas commenced its third semester since officially opening in January 2009. New students were greeted with breakfast and a full day of on site orientation, where they learn about all aspects of their academic and island life including the Ross hurricane preparedness plan while in Grand Bahama.
Faculty and administration were introduced to the students. Members of the Grand Bahama Health Services and doctors from the Rand Hospital who are participating in the Clinical Education Program with Ross were also introduced. Dr. Frank Bartlett was on hand to speak directly to the students and introduce his team.
(VIDEO) Ross University Bahamas announces Second Dean's List
- Aug 5, 2009 - 12:30:20 PM
Bahama Island - On July 31st, 2009 the second Dean's List for students of
the Ross University Medical School, Bahamas campus were acknowledged in
an award ceremony with the Dean of the School of Medicine, Dr. Mary
Ross University Dean's lists is for students who receive all A's in
their courses for two consecutive semesters and they remain on the
Dean's list as long as they maintain a B average in subsequent
semesters. The Dean’s List is posted every semester as soon as grades
are available from the previous semester.
3 recipients are Mark Floyd, and Benjamin Wayment; and in semester 4 the recipients are Dana Price, Moses Wananu, Leslie Powell, Knema Rezaei, Anas Saleh, Daphne Scaramangas, Robert Westbrook, and Stephen Smith...
(VIDEO) Ross University announces their first Bahamas Dean's List
- Apr 14, 2009 - 10:43:45 PM
Grand Bahama Island - On March 30, 2009 the first Dean's List for students of the Ross University Medical School, Bahamas campus were acknowledged in an award ceremony with the Dean of the School of Medicine, Dr. Mary Coleman.
The Ross University Dean's lists is for students who receive all A's in their courses for two consecutive semesters and they remain on the Dean's list as long as they maintain a B average in subsequent semesters. The Dean’s List is posted every semester as soon as grades are available from the previous semester.
"The curriculum at Ross University School of Medicine is accelerated and quite rigorous. We are proud of students who make the Dean’s List; they deserve recognition for the academic efforts to accomplish this level of learning,“ said Dr. Mary Coleman, Dean of Ross University...
(VIDEO) On Location at The Grand Bahama 4th Annual Health Expo
- Apr 1, 2009 - 10:13:33 PM
Grand Bahama Island - Ross University students take part in their inaugural community effort alongside the Shiloh Sevent Day Adventist Church at their 4th Annual Grand Bahama Health Expo held on Sunday, March 29th from 11:30 am to 6pm.
Over 60 Ross Students and 4 of the faculty members took turns during 4 shifts throughout the day manning booths providing information on
diabetes, hypertension, eye and ear health and examination and breast heath and examinations.
In this VIDEO you will hear from the Dean of Ross University School of Medicine, Dr. Mary Coleman; Dr. Alvira Higgs of Nassau; farming enthusiast Violet Stubbs, and Lynn Smith of Adventist Book Center....
(VIDEO) The 4th Annual Grand Bahama Health Expo - March 29th
- Mar 28, 2009 - 9:18:09 AM
Grand Bahama Island - The entire community is invited out to the
4th Annual Grand Bahama Health Expo at the Shiloh SDA church grounds on Sunday,
March 29th from 11:30am to 6pm.
Shiloh SDA Church Health Department is joining with Ross University School of Medicine under the theme, "Your Health and You". There will be something for the entire family, and it is a FREE expo!
In this video you will hear from Dr. McMillan from Shiloh, SDA; Timothy Yu, President of Ross University Student Governmenet Association; Dan Lowe, Elder of Shiloh SDA: and Aaron James, a student of Ross University Medical School; and Alexis Bell, Health Ministries Director at Shiloh Church.
Part Two - Official Opening Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting of the Ross University Bahamas Academic Facilities (VIDEO)
- Mar 4, 2009 - 9:25:44 PM
Grand Bahama Island -
Part Two of The Bahamas Weekly coverage of the official opening ceremony and ribbon cutting of the Ross University Bahamas academic facilities on Friday, February 20, 2009. Dr. Mary Coleman, Dean Ross School of Medicine was Mistress of Ceremony and Bishop Sobig Kemp offered the invocation.
this video you will see and hear remarks made by Dr
. Thomas C. Shepherd, President Ross University; Daniel Hamburger, CEO DeVry Inc.; Dr. Nicholas Fox, the first Bahamian graduate of Ross University; and Timothy Yu, President, Student Government Association for Ross University...
Remarks by GB Port Group Chairman & Bahamas Prime Minister Ingraham at Ross University Ribbon Cutting (VIDEO)
- Feb 28, 2009 - 11:00:56 AM
Grand Bahama Island -
Enclosed are remarks made by the Chairman of the Port Group Limited, Mr. Hannes Babak's at the official opening ceremony and ribbon cutting of the Ross University Bahamas academic facilities on Friday, February 20, 2009. Mr. Babak provides information on how Ross University chose Grand Bahama Island for their new campus and how he was directly involved in such. Mr. Babak is introduced to the podium by Dr. Mary Colemen, Dean of the Ross University School of Medicine and Mistress of Ceremonies for the event.
Also in this video are remarks made by the Prime Minister to The Bahamas, the Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham. The Prime Minister is introduced by Senator Kay Forbes-Smith.
VIDEO Tour of The New Ross University Bahamas Campus & Interviews
- Jan 26, 2009 - 11:42:48 AM
The Bahamas Weekly News Team takes you on an enlightening video tour inside the new Ross University
campus at The Seahorse Shopping Plaza on Grand Bahama Island.
In this video you will see and hear from the president of Ross University, administrators, students, The Bahamas Weekly News Team and some of the Grand Bahama businesspersons that are benefiting as a result of the new Ross University campus being on Grand Bahama Island.
You will also see inside the state of the art Patient Simulation Center that enables students to work with lifelike computer controlled manikins that emulate a wide variety of life threatening human medical conditions.
Ross University Announces Housing Registry (Power Point Presentation)
- Oct 1, 2008 - 8:56:42 PM
Grand Bahama Island – Hundreds of landlords and property owners turned out to a town meeting held at the Foster B. Pestaina Centre on Monday, September 29th to pre-register and hear how they could become eligible to provide housing for Ross medical school students who will begin school in January 2009 at the Seahorse Plaza interim campus in Freeport.
Ross Vice President for Planning and Business Development gave a brief history on Ross University, and explained the steps necessary for landlords to become listed with the Ross University rental registry which will be available to all Ross students by October 20th through their housing website.
Most Ross students cannot take the time away from their studies to travel to a new place and search for housing.
By using the university's housing referral service they are able to obtain trustworthy information and arrange their housing conveniently. This service is voluntary for students/faculty/staff and landlords, however 90% of Ross students use it.
Watch a Power Point presentation shown the night of the meeting. Click [Read more...]...
Interview with Ross University President, Dr. Thomas C. Shepherd (exclusive)
- Jul 30, 2008 - 6:55:50 PM
Grand Bahama Island - The Bahamas Weekly News Team brings you an exclusive video interview with the
President of Ross University, Dr. Thomas C. Shepard on July 28, 2008, the day the
announcement for the new Ross Bahamas Campus took place in Grand Bahama Island.
Here we visit Dr. Shepherd in the boardroom of the Grand Bahama Port Authority and learn about Ross University as well as their plans for the Bahamas Campus. Dr. Shepherd explains why Grand Bahama Island was chosen and the economic benefits to the Grand Bahama community in having a medical school year round. He also explains the medical program and about the requirements needed for students to apply and be eligible.
As soon as January 2009 students will be learning on location at the Freeport Interim Campus at Seahorse Shopping Plaza, and in 2010 the Permanent 60,000-80,000 square foot Campus will begin to be operational...
Prime Minister Ingraham's remarks at announcement of Ross University Bahamas Campus
- Jul 29, 2008 - 11:12:43 PM
Grand Bahama Island -
The Bahamas Weekly is pleased to present this unedited streaming video of the remarks by the Right Hon. Prime Minister, Hubert A. Ingraham at the Port Group Limited Announcement of Ross University Bahamas Campus, Freeport.
This video provides a bird's eye view into the challenges faced along the way, the economic growth potential for Grand Bahama island and the proposed different phases of the Ross University plan.
The Prime Minister praises the Port Authority "for its tenacity in bringing this venture to fruition", and he also says to the University that "it was not easy to get the government bureaucracy to change its mindset about not having offshore medical centers in The Bahamas."
Additionally, The Prime Minister alludes to the present situation at the Grand Bahama Port Authority as he praises the appointment of Eric Christensen as the new chairman of one of the Port Group Companies stating: "Eric Christensen is someone with whom I and my Government are happy to do, and to continue to do, business, if he is allowed to do business with us..."
Ceremony to Announce Ross University Bahamas Campus (with audio-stream)
- Jul 29, 2008 - 10:34:46 PM
Grand Bahama Island - A ceremony to announce the Ross University Bahamas Campus was held on Monday, July 28th at the future site of the campus location. The ceremony was held at Britannia Boulevard and Sunset Highway in Freeport. Moderator for the event was Mr. Terence Gape. Summer student at the Port Group Limited, Deangelo Armbrister sang the National Anthem, and Canon Harry Bain gave the Invocation.
The Right Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham, Prime Minister of The Bahamas was in attendance, along with local Ministers and dignitaries throughout the Grand Bahama community. Special invites were put out to those working in the health industry.
Ross University president, Dr. Thomas C. Shepherd provided remarks (enclosed within) as well as the new Chairman of the Port Group Limited, Mr. Eric Christiansen .
Click [Read more...] to view all the photos and slideshows...
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