Category Archives: University

The Green Consortium Advocates for a Greener Grenada

The Green Consortium, a group of St. George’s University students, faculty and staff dedicated to environmental sustainability, is partnering with about 14 local entities including homes, churches, supermarkets, vendors, and institutions to assist the Grenada Solid Waste Management Authority (GSWMA) in its waste management initiatives. Items that would otherwise have been sent to Grenada’s lone landfill can now be reused ... Read More »

Commitment, Collaboration, and Friendship Birth Endoscopy, Radiology and Oxygen Units at Grenada’s General Hospital

Three major hospital units – Endoscopy, Radiology, and Oxygen – were commissioned in Grenada General Hospital through the efforts of St. George’s University at a ceremony on March 17.  The University sponsored the infrastructure for the oxygen plant and radiology unit and donated the cutting-edge digital X-ray machine, while graduate Patrick Tempara, SGUSOM ’86, a gastroenterologist from New Jersey, donated ... Read More »

A Taste of Culture and Hospitality in a Tropical Paradise Our Students Call Home

St. George’s University’s True Blue Campus was bursting with excitement as more than 500 family members traveled from near and far to experience a lively weekend on the Isle of Spice. From January 31 to February 2, families enjoyed guided tours of campus and the island, visiting some of the most picturesque locations, basking in the tropical temperatures, and enjoying ... Read More »

St. George’s University Builds Teaching Excellence

Teachers teach, right? They are trained and they know what to do. This is not always true. Professors have an enormous grasp of their subject matter, but in the 21st century, the plethora of learning styles and teaching tools have identified a need for training teachers in order to be able to reach all students with all the teaching platforms. ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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