School of Science Signs Agreement with University of Nicosia Medical School

UNicosia Medical School agreement signing

On Thursday December 3rd the School of Science was pleased to host representatives from the University of Nicosia to discuss developing ties between the institutions and increasing opportunities for Marist students. As part of the visit Dr. James DuMond (Dean of the School of Science, Marist College) and Dr. Andreas Charalambous (Executive Dean, University of Nicosia Medical School) signed an agreement guaranteeing interviews to all Marist students who meet basic requirements and are recommended by the Marist College Health Professions Committee.

The University of Nicosia, located in the capital city of Cyprus, is a major European research university offering a wide range of educational programs for approximately 5,000 students. The fully accredited four year medical degree is a new program offered in collaboration with St. George’s Medical School, University of London. The degree is taught in English in new state-of-the-art facilities.

As part of the School of Science's ongoing commitment to providing the best opportunities for our students, I am very pleased that we have signed this agreement with The University of Nicosia Medical School which is known for their commitment to a high quality educational experience, excellent student outcomes and their beautiful international setting.” Said Dr. DuMond.

Dr. Charalambous commented that "It was a pleasure to visit Marist College and sign the agreement. We are very impressed by the excellent faculty, the state of the art facilities, the culture of student care and support, and, of course, the spectacular campus overlooking the Hudson river. Through this agreement, we hope to welcome talented students from Marist College to our Medical School. We also hope that this agreement is the first step for the development of a full institutional relationship with Marist, involving research and the exchange of staff and faculty. "