The University of Belize (UB) is now on the roll in San Pedro Town thanks to a partnership in education between San Pedro Junior College and UB. The MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) was signed by President of the University Dr. Cary Frazer and Mrs. Martha Guerrero, Chairperson of San Pedro Junior College on Friday, February 17, 2012.
Present to witness the signing were Minister of Tourism Hon. Manuel Heredia; Dean of UB, Dr. Vincent Palacio; Chair of the Dept. Ms. Sharrett Yearwood; Dean of SPJC, Mr. Gustavo Ellis; and President of SPJC Mr. Angel Nuñez. The objective of the program is to enhance the continuous development of the human resources within the tourism sector.
University of Belize and San Pedro Junior College sign partnership in education
UB is offering the Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management at the San Pedro Jr. College Campus and will monitor the delivery of the program and award certification in the Bachelor’s program. SPJC will provide the necessary prerequisites for the students to successfully complete the full program as well as the recruitment of students.
Sixteen students are in full swing in this Bachelor’s program offered by UB at the junior college campus in San Pedro. To date over 100 students have earned UB’s Bachelor Degrees in Tourism Management and gainfully employed all over the country. There is still space available for any person wishing to register for the program, the last possible date being the first week in May. For more information, kindly contact Assistant Dean at SPJC, Mr. Froyland Gilharry.