Turning the sod (left to right) -Zachary Wilcox, Bill Hughson, Prime Minister Douglas, Dean Watson, Minister Carty and unidentified individual. (Photo by Erasmus Williams)
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, 16th March 2013 – Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts and Nevis has reaffirmed its relationship with the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis on Thursday with the groundbreaking of a EC$67.5 million expansion programme. President of the Healthcare Group at DeVry Inc., Mr. Bill Hughson speaking at the ceremony listed three achievements which represent an investment of more than EC$84 million and confidence in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis.
“First, we affirm our relationship with the Federation and commit Ross to invest at least EC$67.5 in the further development of this beautiful campus. This commitment was documented in the signing of a Partnership Renewal Agreement on October 31 of last year. Second, we affirm our commitment to the Federation by purchasing 24 acres of land which we currently lease from the Government.