Tess Verheij: “Important that children engage in creative activities”

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By Hilbert Haar GREAT BAY – With a grant from the Prince Bernhard Fund, artcraft café and art school owner Tess Verheij thought she had it made for at least fifteen underprivileged but talented local children: a weekly art class for a whole year. The funding is there and Verheij is ready to begin but there is one stumbling block: no children. Verheij More...

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By Online Editor On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

NIPA signs internship deal with SHTA

GREAT BAY – The National Institute for Professional Advancement (NIPA) signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday with the St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA) that opens the door for NIPA-students More...

By webadmin On Thursday, December 1st, 2016

“All students have to pay back their study debts”

Education Minister Jet Bussemaker: “All students have to pay back their study debts” GREAT BAY – Dutch Education Minister Jet Bussemaker said yesterday that she does not know how much local students owe in More...

By webadmin On Monday, November 21st, 2016

Guadeloupe and Wolthuis rethink multiculturalism

GREAT BAY – Dr. Francio Guadeloupe and Drs. Erwin Wolthuis, respectively the president of the University of St. Martin and the division head of its hospitality program, have written a theoretical essay on More...

By webadmin On Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Jacinth Hunkins wins FCCA essay contest

GREAT BAY – Jacinth Hunkins, a 15-year-old student of the St. Maarten Academy School, won the senior division of the annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) essay contest. This year’s essay competition More...

By webadmin On Monday, November 7th, 2016

Dr. Gittens gives reason for sudden departure from USM-SCELL

Dr. Natasha Gittens about her departure from Scell: ”I weep quietly inside” By Terrance Rey GREAT BAY – The business community in St. Maarten was set alight on Friday with the announcement that Dr. Natasha More...

By webadmin On Friday, October 28th, 2016

C-TEC attracts more than one thousand participants

GREAT BAY – From October 23 to 25, the Hillside Christian School and the adjoining NIPA were the scene of an array of lectures and workshops on applying twenty-first century technology in education, constituting More...

By webadmin On Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Pre-USM students graduate

GREAT BAY – The University of St. Martin hosted the USM Preparatory Program (PRE-USM) class of 2016 Graduation Ceremony in the presence of Minister Silveria Jacobs (Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Affairs). More...