In a momentous collaboration set to enhance the prospects of Saint Kitts and Nevis citizens, Southern University and A&M College (SU) is poised to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Agriculture. The official signing ceremony is scheduled for December 27, 2023, at Government House, marking a significant milestone in the partnership between SU and the Federation.
Leading up to the ceremony, Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew and H.E. Hadiya Claxton, Special Envoy for Investment, Development & International Business Relations, along with other distinguished government officials, engaged in a productive breakfast meeting with the SU delegation at Park Hyatt. The delegation, headed by Mr. Myron K. Lawson, Chairman of the SU Board of Supervisors, and Mr. Dennis J. Shields, President-Chancellor, comprises key representatives from SU’s leadership including Dr. Rani Whitfield, Vice Chairman, the SU Board of Supervisors; Dr. Allen Vital, Chief of Staff; Dr. Tracey Taylor-Jarrell, Coordinator of Board Relations and SU Board of Supervisors; Dr. Orlando F. McMeans, Chancellor-Dean, SU Agricultural Research and Extension Center; Dr. Renita Marshall, Vice-Chancellor for Academics, Student Services, and Associate Dean; Dr. Jose Ulises Toledo – Vice Chancellor for Research; Dr. Janana Snowden, Director of Medicinal Plant Institute; and Dr. Katara Williams, Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement and External Relation, highlighting the commitment of both parties to fostering meaningful collaboration.