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Ross to begin semester with online classes

TRE GREAVES, tregreaves@nationnews.com

Added 02 August 2020


Associate dean at Ross University, Dr Rhonda McIntyre, said the new semester, which begins next month, will be conducted online. She however said they would consider allowing some students to return to the LESC if it was safe to do so later in the semester. (Picture by Reco Moore)

When the new semester at Ross University begins in September, teaching will be conducted virtually.

However, associate dean of medical sciences, Dr Rhonda McIntyre, said they would consider returning to the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC) once it’s fully safe to do so.

In March, the coronavirus pandemic forced the Adtalem Global Education- owned, Barbados-based school of medicine to halt physical teaching at the Two Mile Hill, St Michael facility, part of which they occupied for more than a year after they relocated from Dominica.

As a result, most of the 1 300 Ross students flew home to be with their families in various parts of the world where they continued to learn online. (TG)

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