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St. George’s University Welcomes High School and College Students to the 2015 Med/Vet Summer Leadership Academy

Successfully balancing a challenging academic program with extracurricular activities, 81 students recently participated in St. George’s University Med/Vet Summer Leadership Academy, a summer program on the True Blue Campus in Grenada, West Indies for college and high school students interested in exploring a career in medicine or veterinary medicine. Students from the United States, England, Canada, Puerto Rico, Trinidad, Tortola, ... Read More »

Sending Love to Nepal; St. George’s Community Raises Over EC$37,700 for Victims of Nepal Earthquake

Following the devastating earthquake that rocked Nepal on April 25, 2015, the St. George’s University community was keen to play a part in restoring hope amidst the destruction. Sixteen of St. George’s University’s academic, religious, ethnic, and special interest student groups came together to launch a campaign themed “Hope for Nepal” that raised EC$37,776.82 for victims of the earthquake. The ... Read More »

SGU’s Chapter of AMSA delivered a Record Donation of $31,000 to the Grenada Heart Foundation

St. George’s University members of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA), along with the help of Prickly Bay Marina, presented a donation of EC$31,000, the highest single donation to date, to the Grenada Heart Foundation (GHF) on Thursday April 16, 2015. Funds were raised at this year’s Valentine’s Day Date Auction, the most successful fundraiser the group has held to ... Read More »

UNFCCC RCC – St. George’s Promotes Clean Technology Business Opportunities

The effects of human activity on climate change, especially rising sea levels, are particularly devastating to coastal regions and island nations. In light of this, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Regional Collaborating Center based at St. George’s University (UNFCCC RCC – St. George’s) recently held a workshop highlighting opportunities for clean technologies that can ultimately help stem ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

St. George’s University Hosts Two-Day Conference on Early Childhood Development

More than 190 caregivers, parents, and teachers convened at St. George’s University’s Bourne Lecture Hall at the end of June for the inaugural Caregiver Conference on Early Child Development. REACH Grenada and the Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF) brought together experts in early childhood development and infant-parent mental health, to focus on the importance of early adaptive interactions ... Read More »

Grenada Police Being Trained by the University in Social and Behavioral Policing

The daily life of the police is chock full of negotiation, conflict resolution, crowd management and, indeed, the management of the full range of emotions that come into play as people live and love and strive together within a community. It can be overwhelming, especially if one has not been trained in these skills. Recently the University’s School of Arts ... Read More »

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