Author Archives: Davette St. Louis

Presentation Brothers’ College Celebrates Another Knowledge Bowl Triumph

Celebrating its 10-year anniversary, this season’s SGU Knowledge Bowl was an exciting showdown between the defending champions, the gentlemen of Presentation Brothers’ College (PBC) and the ladies of St. Joseph’s Convent, St. George’s (SJC). Although both teams have made it to the finals four times before and won three times each, this was their first time going up against each ... Read More »

Grenadian Children and Parents Flock to SGU’s Annual Career Day

St. George’s University’s True Blue Campus was teeming with more than 1,400 secondary school students and young adults from all over the country on March 28 as they assembled for the 2015 SGU and Rotaract Club of Grenada (GRC) Career Day. The event attracted students seeking guidance on financing their higher education, how to prepare for interviews, and how to ... Read More »

WIM Presents Week of Activities Surrounding Infectious Diseases

Infectious diseases are the focus of activities on campus this week thanks to the Women in Medicine student group who have put together an agenda that includes a research symposium, lectures, and a fundraiser for the benefit of Grenada Planned Parenthood Association. On Monday, March 23, the group teamed up with SGU’s Department of Microbiology to facilitate a research symposium ... Read More »

Entering Medical Class Joins Humanistic and Ethical “Infinite Game”

A new class of prospective doctors from 41 countries embarked on its educational journey at St. George’s University at the symbolic White Coat Ceremonies on January 30, 2015. Miles away from the rest of their class in Grenada, part of the entering medical class participated in their White Coat Ceremony at Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK on January 16. These ... Read More »

Child Development Guru Visits Grenada

Six years after SGU faculty member Dr. Barbara Landon began teaching and popularizing Conscious Discipline in Grenada, Dr. Becky Bailey, developer of the award-winning program and one of Dr. Landon’s mentors, has visited the Spice Isle, donating her time to the growing Saving Brains program in Grenada. Dr. Bailey, an award-winning author and internationally recognized expert in childhood education and ... Read More »

Veterinary Scholars Present 10-Week Research at the Merial-NIH Symposium

St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine student Zachary Pearl Colorado State University veterinary medical student Emily Cotran presented 10 weeks of research at the 15th Annual Merial National Institutes of Health (NIH) Symposium, held at Cornell University this past summer. The Merial-NIH Veterinary Scholars Symposium brings together scientists and veterinary scholars from the US, Canada, and now the Caribbean ... Read More »

St. George’s University Faculty Present at Caribbean Association of Pharmacists 34th Annual Convention

George’s University faculty presented at the Caribbean Association of Pharmacists 34th annual convention in Grenada this past August under the theme “Shaping the Future of Our Profession, with One Mission and One Voice.” Dedicated to the mission of improving the health and wellbeing of people through a culture of continuous learning and improvement among its membership, the organization’s conference gathered ... Read More »

SGU’s CASA Teams Up With Leo Club to Raise Drug Awareness Among Youth

On November 1, the Caribbean Students Association (CASA), a St. George’s University student group, teamed up with the Leo Club of St. George’s, a local non-profit organization, to deliver a drug awareness workshop for 40 secondary school students. The workshop, themed “Live Out Your Passion; Stay Away From Drugs,” was the fifth of its kind to be delivered by the ... Read More »

IEA and UHP Contribute Bilirubinometer and Nebulizers to Increase Health Care Access in Grenada and Region

The medical students of the Urban Humanitarian Project (UHP) at St. George’s University, alongside the students of Iota Epsilon Alpha (IEA), SGU’s international medical student honor society, have donated a bilirubinometer and 16 nebulizers to Grenada’s Ministry of Health. The bilirubinometer will assist in the early detection of jaundice, a common and potentially serious condition affecting newborns. The nebulizers, which ... Read More »

Sun, Sea, and Family: Students and Their Families Enjoy Beyond Spice Family Weekend

Families from around the world experienced a weekend of adventure, culture, and rich Grenadian history at St. George’s University’s bi-annual family weekend festivities this fall. Since 2007, families have been invited to enjoy the country our students call home while visiting the True Blue Campus their students call home. Campus tours gave participants an intimate glimpse into the University, while ... Read More »

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