Tech students graduate

  • Education minister Diallo Rabain with Damani Edwards, Justine Dzofonoo-Burch, Stephen Outerbridge, Ellington Weldon and Allen Richardson, Department of Workforce Development

    Education minister Diallo Rabain with Damani Edwards, Justine Dzofonoo-Burch, Stephen Outerbridge, Ellington Weldon and Allen Richardson, Department of Workforce Development


The Minister of Education and Workforce Development, the Hon. Diallo Rabain, JP, MP today offered congratulations to the Bermudian students who recently graduated from the New England Institute of Technology (NEIT). The Department provides funds for students in the amount of $10,000.00 per year. In addition, students attending NEIT receive an additional $7000.00 from the school. Students receive a total of $17,000.00.

The funding was made possible through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between NEIT and the Department of Workforce Development which stipulates that both organisations co-operate in education and training initiatives which will further develop the skilled labour force of Bermuda through developing and accessing educational programs. New England Institute of Technology is a private, non-profit technical university with an enrolment of more than 3,000 students and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. Founded in 1940, the university offers more than 55 associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and online/hybrid degree programs focusing on a proven combination of technical expertise coupled with hands-on learning.

The students received funding from the Department of Workforce Development as well as financial awards from NEIT were:

Sergio Ball — BSc Cybersecurity and Network Engineering

Justine Dzofonoo-Burch — BSc Cybersecurity and Network Engineering

Damani Edwards — BSc. Business Management

Chase Hollis — ASC Marine Technology

Comoros Matthew — ASC Mechanical Engineering Technology

Stephen Outerbridge — BSc Cybersecurity and Network Engineering

Dwaynisha Pearman — ASC Nursing

Neil Thompson — ASC Automotive Collision Repair Technology

Ellington Weldon- BSc Mechanical Engineering Technology

The Minister of Education and Workforce Development, the Hon. Diallo Rabain, JP, MP said: “We appreciate our partnership with NEIT to provide degree courses to meet the further education needs of Bermuda’s students. I wish to congratulate all the graduates and wish them continued success as they continue their studies or work in their respective fields.”

Senior Vice-president and Provost at New England Institute of Technology, Dr. Douglas H. Sherman noted: “We are proud to award these outstanding students and are pleased to add their names to our growing list of Bermuda alumni. International students provide faculty, staff and students the opportunity to be exposed to different cultures. It has been a great learning experience for everyone.”

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The Following is a list of students who received degrees.

Associate in Science Degree Graduates

Chae Hollis — Marine Technology

Cormori Matthews — Mechanical Engineering Technology

Dwaynisha Pearman — Nursing

Neil Thompson — Automotive Collision Repair Technology

Bachelor of Science Degree Graduates

Sergio Ball — Cybersecurity and Network Engineering

Justine Dzofonoo-Burch — Cybersecurity and Network Engineering

Damani Edwards — Business Management

Stephen Outerbridge — Cybersecurity and Network Engineering

Ellington Weldon — Mechanical Engineering Technology

Picture #1: Minister Rabain, Damani Edwards, Justine Dzofonoo-Burch, Stephen Outerbridge, Ellington Weldon and Allen Richardson, Department of Workforce Development

Picture #2: Minister Rabain, Stephen Outerbridge, Damani Edwards and Allen Richardson, Department of Workforce Development

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Published May 21, 2018 at 12:59 pm (Updated May 21, 2018 at 2:23 pm)

Tech students graduate

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