University of St. Martin education majors greeted its newest students on January 15th, 2018 with the official kickoff of its Spring semester.
POND ISLAND:— The University of St Martin kicks off their classes in full swing on Monday, January 15th, 2018 with over 100 students continuing their degree programs at its campus. Proud senior from the Education division welcomed the students and Faculty as they entered the school on their first day. They offered their energy and enthusiasm as they provided the continuing and newcomers with USM Book Marks, water, and cupcakes at the front gate. The students showed the new coming students round to their classes, set a motivated ambiance and shared how proud they were that the USM is continuing to open up brighter paths for their future as well as the kids that they teach in their respective schools.
Some of the faculty members mentioned how proud it felt walking into the school with the bright smiles of the students. Interim Dean of Academics Ms. Sharon Freiburg, who has been a part of the USM team for more than a decade (and heads the education division) shared how proud she is of her education majors. It is imperative that we set the boundaries from now for the newcomers and the future ahead. Today is such a proud day for USM and we plan to keep our momentum going throughout the rest of the semester and the others ahead to come.
As new students signed up for their classes Marketing and Admission Specialist, Ms. Giterson encouraged them by stating “You made the right choice for your future by coming to USM”. I wish you all the best for your academic career and I am delighted that we can be there with you as you lay the foundation for your future success. If the road ahead seems long, remember your end goal and know that any obstacle will be a springboard to propel you to that next level.
The Spring semester will run until April 14th, 2018, with only 10 weeks for the students to complete the semester. Mr. Jan van Beek Head of the Management and Accounting addressed the students in the Welcome back toast by stating, we need you to work really hard for this semester. We cannot do anything about the past but we can do something about the future and we need you, youngsters, to build back up the country.
In the meantime, many fun and exciting activities are planned for students throughout the semester. It’s a fun and engaging start to each student’s career here at USM and we are here to stay!
The entire staff at USM wishes the student body and Faculty a successful semester ahead!
USM Press Release
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