The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS was pleased to host Dr. Wayne Frederick, the President of Howard University, in Grenada and Barbados as he delivered free public lectures on higher education options in the United States.
Dr. Frederick, a Trinidadian by birth, is a U.S. physician and academic, and was appointed the 17th President of Howard University in June 2014. During his presentation, Dr. Frederick explained the U.S. college admissions process, revealed what American universities are looking for in students, and shared his own story of his student life at Howard University, where he earned his three academic degrees.
In his opening remarks at the public lecture, U.S. Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States Larry Palmer lauded Dr. Frederick’s academic success, saying, “Dr. Howard’s presentation supports the 100,000 Strong in the Americas initiative launched by President Obama to increase international study and exchanges between citizens of the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean.”