Minister Jacobs signs MOU with Flagler College


Silveria 3-001ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida – On Friday, May 20, Minister of Education Silveria Jacobs signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with President of Flagler College Dr. William Abare.

This agreement will enable students from St. Maarten to study at Flagler College and receive a discounted tuition rate.

Flagler College is a small, private residential college located in the USA’s oldest city, St. Augustine, Florida. The stunning Spanish architecture, and the small classes, are just a few of the attractions of Flagler College.

St. Maarten students will be able to choose from 29 majors and 34 minors that combine focused academic study with real-world experiences and community-integrated projects. Flagler offers renowned and nationally accredited programs in business, education, design, fine art, psychology, communication and sport management, to name a few. Also available is a new innovative program, coastal environmental science.

This agreement was made possible through the assistance and support of Judi Marino of International Admissions at Flagler College, and Calvin Mardemborough of Division Study Financing.

On behalf of the Government of St. Maarten Minister Jacobs thanked Dr. Abare and Deborah J. Thompson, VP of Enrollment Management.