Category Archives: School of Veterinary Medicine

Future Veterinarians Don the Emblematic White Coat to Mark their Entry into the School of Veterinary Medicine

Determination, open-mindedness and adaptation – together they made up the reverberating themes at the Spring 2014 School of Veterinary Medicine White Coat Ceremony, held Monday, February 3, in Patrick F. Adams Hall. The White Coat Ceremony marked a significant milestone at for the entering class of 100 future veterinarians as students donned their white coats and recited the Oath of ... Read More »

SCAVMA Gives Hope to Hospitalized Children in Grenada

Hospital stays for children in Grenada are becoming a lot more endurable with a little help from St. George’s University’s Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association (SCAVMA). Students were able to raise and donate over $11,000EC to SGU’s local Josh Project, an international charity for hospitalized children. This will be used to purchase Josh kits, which include a ... Read More »

A Celebration of Excellence within the School of Veterinary Medicine

It was a celebratory atmosphere on Friday, November 22, at the Bourne Lecture Hall in honor of the outstanding contributions made by faculty, staff, and students within the School of Veterinary Medicine. Forty-five different awards were presented to faculty and staff who demonstrated outstanding service and commitment to the veterinary school, and to students who demonstrated high levels of academic ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

St. George’s University’s Small Animal Clinic Adding to the Love

In addition to offering vaccination services, deworming, and checking animal ears for parasites, the St. George’s University’s Small Animal Clinic is also dispensing a surprise benefit—a deeper emotional bonding between pets and their  Grenadian owners. “We are helping pets live longer,” said Dr. Wayne Sylvester, veterinary clinician at SAC and assistant professor in the School of Veterinary Medicine.  “The illnesses ... Read More »

SVM Student Appointed Global Public Health Officer-Elect to SAVMA National Board

Fourth-term St. George’s University veterinary student Ashley Bredenberg has been appointed Global Public Health Officer-Elect for the national Student AVMA (SAVMA) executive board. She is a senior delegate of St. George’s University student chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association (SCAVMA) and the first veterinary student from the School of Veterinary Medicine to be named to the national SAVMA executive ... Read More »

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