PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Eight USM students carried out a study tour in New York City. The tour was coordinated in close cooperation with Monroe College, New York and was an integral part of the student’s curriculum.
Apart from experiencing the city life and attractions such as the subway system, visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art, etc… the students also followed an intense study program with Monroe College.
The students were very grateful for the experience, some commented that after visiting the Monroe College campus they are happy that they have chosen there to further their studies, all were overwhelmed with the hospitality they received from the officials of Monroe College and having the opportunity to follow workshops and classes.
Mr. Erwin Wolthuis, Division Head of USM’s Hospitality and Tourism Management program escorted the students on the trip, he commented that he was contented with the trip and deemed it a success.
The students would like to thank everyone who contributed to making this trip a reality, especially the main sponsors: the Princess Juliana International Airport and the Windward Islands Bank.