Category Archives: Campus

BSEC Forum Brings Caribbean Issues to the Fore

At the annual conference of the Bioethics Society of the English-Speaking Caribbean (BSEC) held on November 16 at St. George’s University (SGU) and hosted by SGU’s Bioethics Department, speakers delved into a wide range of topics relevant to the Caribbean, including child abuse and corporal punishment.  Dr. Barbara Landon, neuropsychologist and Associate Professor at St. George’s University, along with colleague ... Read More »

Celebrating 30 Years of Democracy

For the past 30 years, Grenadians have observed October 25 as their national day of thanksgiving. It marks the anniversary of the United States military operation  to help Grenada restore freedom and democracy and bring an end to a period of civil unrest. Each year, St. George’s University holds a special ceremony to honor the 19 United States servicemen who ... Read More »

University Student Group Lends its Voice to Child Abuse Awareness

Child abuse is a global issue – present in Grenada as everywhere else on earth. SGU’s students have become involved in elevating awareness of this pervasive societal problem in Grenada.  In observance of Child’s Month, a four-person panel of experts assembled by The Humanities and Social Sciences Student Association (ALPS), a St. George’s University student group, weighed in on the ... Read More »

The Human-Animal Bond Made Real: St. George’s University Josh Project Recognized by Grenada Ministry of Health

Little children heading into surgery or in the throes of a debilitating disease need all the comfort they can get.  SGU students have begun a project to give these children personal comfort kits, called a Josh Kit, to help them get through their ordeals.  The Grenada Ministry of Health has presented a Certificate of Appreciation to St. George’s University’s Josh ... Read More »

Family Weekend: Rekindling and a New Awakening

An animated Brian Cassidy, MD SGU ’85, sat at a table recounting his rich experience at the St.George’s University to a captive audience. He was at the time enjoying a sumptuous luncheon at the Spice Basket as part of the Eco Tour, one of the activities at an action-packed Family Weekend, held at the beginning of each term at SGU. ... Read More »

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 »

ECO Helps Remove 391kg of Underwater Debris

Volunteers from Education Conservation Outreach (ECO), a St. George’s University School of Arts and Sciences student group, participated in a dive cleanup of Grand Anse beach as part of the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) campaign. The students assisted Eco Dive, the host of this cleanup, along with friends of environmental advocacy in collecting 391kg of debris, including glass and plastic bottles, vehicle ... 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 »

Over 80 Global Scholars Celebrate White Coat Ceremony in UK as St. George’s University Ushers in New Class of Medical Students

On the first step of their path to becoming an MD, 782 incoming students took part in the St. George’s University School of Medicine White Coat Ceremony, with 86 Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars taking part in the ceremony at Northumbria University, Newcastle on August 15, 2013.  Baroness (Ros) Howells of St Davids, the only Grenadian in the House of ... Read More »

St. George’s University Ushers in Class of 782 Medical Students

In their official welcome to the medical profession, 782 incoming students took part in the St. George’s University School of Medicine White Coat Ceremony, taking their first step toward becoming doctors.  The True Blue Campus in Grenada welcomed 696 students while 86 Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars took part in the White Coat Ceremony at Northumbria, UK. Dr. Fred Jacobs, ... Read More »

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