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Photo Credit: S. Lowery
Above Photo: Dr. Leonel Fernandez, President of the Dominican Republic,
Yvette Lopez of FUNGLODE, D.R., and Frank Minaya y Willmore, Dominican America
and friend of The Bahamas.

With education at the forefront of his priorities for the Dominican Republic, Dr. Leonel Fernandez, President of the Dominican Republic, and President of the Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (FUNGLODE), is in full support of developing Samana College, the first study abroad college to be located in Samana, Dominican Republic.

Frank Minaya y Willmore, as co-Founder of Samana College, CEO of Inmobiliaria Minaya y Willmore, S.R.L. which is developing Samana College, and whom also serves as member of the New York Amistad Commission and Treasurer of the Bahamas Education Culture and Science Foundation, Inc. (BECS) is working very closely with InteRDom to introduce new study abroad programs, and is additionally working with Columbia University, Oklahoma University, University of Connecticut, City University of New York, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Samana College and FUNGLODE will be working closely to develop reciprocal educational consortium agreements between the Dominican Republic, The Bahamas, the United States and
other countries seeking to support new study abroad initiatives, and provide Bahamian, Dominican and American students with an impressive range of study abroad opportunities in each of the participating countries.


Last Edited: 03/04/2009




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