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It is with regret that the Department of Biology at Hofstra University will no longer oversee the operation of the Hofstra University Marine Laboratory (HUML) effective September 1, 2006.

While the Department of Biology at Hofstra University will no longer operate HUML, the owners of the lab and Columbus Beach Cottages (Sandi Ross and Sandy Walters) will continue to maintain the facility and would like to host educational groups as they have done in the past. If you are interested in bringing your group back to CBC you can contact them directly (see information below) and make arrangements for your trip.

In addition, the owners are interested in partnering with a new institution that would take over the educational endeavors that Hofstra used to provide. The lab could be a valuable asset that would enhance the research and education of any institution. I am happy to provide assistance and information if anyone would like to discuss how the lab was operated in the past. I hope to see it grow in future years.

Jason Williams
past Director of HUML

Contact information for Columbus Beach Cottages
P.0. Box 90, St. Ann's Bay
St. Ann, Jamaica, West Indies
Owners: Sandi Ross and Sandy Walters
Phone: (876) 972-2519
fax: (876) 972-1847
email: sross@cwjamaica.com

Jason D. Williams, Ph.D.
Department of Biology
114 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549-1140
516-463-5524; FAX 516-463-5112

Last Updated:
30 August
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