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Practical Veterinary Dentistry Continuing Education Conference at St. George’s University

Alumni of St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine (SGUSVM) and veterinarians from around the world gathered at St. George’s University in September for the Practical Veterinary Dentistry Continuing Education (CE) Conference covering  the importance of oral health for animals. The main presenter, Dr. Johnathon Robert Dodd, Clinical Professor with the Department of Small Animal Clinical Science at Texas A&M ... Read More »

Future Veterinarians Profess Their Oath at White Coat Ceremony

More than 100 students expressed their commitment to the profession of veterinary medicine at the St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine White Coat Ceremony, held on August 20 at Bourne Lecture Hall on the True Blue campus. The future veterinarians came from near and far, with eight countries represented in the Fall 2013 class, including the United States, Canada, ... Read More »

SGU Faculty Designs Nutmeg Solar Dryer

Dr. Dirk Burkhardt, professor of neuroscience at St. George’s University and cofounder of Grenada Solar Power Ltd. (GrenSol), may have revolutionized the nutmeg processing procedure at the Gouyave nutmeg plant, creating a unique solar dryer that cuts drying time in half, eliminates the need for stirring or herbicides, and reduces hazard to the workers. And to top it off, the ... Read More »

St. George’s University and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Establish a Caribbean Regional Collaboration Center

St. George’s University and the Windward Islands Research & Education Foundation (WINDREF) have been selected by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to establish a Regional Collaborating Center (RCC) for the Caribbean. The partnership, between the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (DPHPM) at St. George’s University, WINDREF and UNFCCC, will be based on the University’s ... Read More »

St. George’s University and Monmouth University Join to Offer Pre-Medical and Veterinary Students Combined BS/MD or BS/DVM Degrees

A new agreement between Monmouth University and St. George’s University will provide more doctors and veterinarians in the state of New Jersey, according to school officials. “St. George’s University joined forces with Monmouth University so that we can both positively address the physician and veterinarian shortage and help the state of New Jersey educate and train well-qualified professionals truly prepared ... Read More »

SGU Hosts Regional Conference on Bird Conservation and Climate Change

St. George’s University welcomed leading authorities in regional bird conservation from across the Americas, Europe and the Caribbean to the 19th regional meeting of the Society for the Conservation and Study of Caribbean Birds (SCSCB), the largest organization devoted to wildlife conservation in the Caribbean. This conference is being held at the University’s True Blue Campus from July 27 – ... Read More »

Dr. Raymond Sis Recognized For Exemplary Career in Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Raymond F. Sis, Dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine at St. George’s University, will be presented with the 2013 Alumni Recognition Award from Kansas State University at the annual convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) on July 22 in Chicago, Illinois. This award recognizes the effort and devotion of veterinarians in advancing the profession through exemplary ... Read More »

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