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Eight Students from St. George’s University Join the Worldwide Nursing Fraternity

Wednesday, December 11, marked a significant day for eight students who received their nursing pins at St. George’s University Nursing and Allied Health Services Pinning Ceremony. Addressing the excited students and well-wishers at Caribbean House, Dr. Beverly Bonaparte, Dean of the School of Nursing, officially welcomed the students to the nursing fraternity. “This event is a very special one – ... Read More »

St. George’s University Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars Don White Coats and Begin Studies in International Medicine

Twenty-nine students in the spring 2014 class of St. George’s University’s Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars Program (KBTGSP) took their first step toward becoming doctors by taking their professional oath at the prestigious White Coat Ceremony, held January 16 at Drill Hall on the campus of Northumbria University in Newcastle, United Kingdom.  The Global Scholars are among 555 students who ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

Commitment to Professionalism: St. George’s University School of Medicine Spring 2014 Entering Class Takes Oath

A noble journey began on January 31 for 526 St. George’s University medical students, who donned their white coats and took their Oaths of Professional Commitment at the spring 2014 White Coat Ceremonies, held at Patrick F. Adams Hall in Grenada.  They join 29 fellow students from the Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars who began their semester with a White ... Read More »

Fifth-Term Awards Ceremony Recognizes Excellence in Academics and Community Service

Fifth term School of Medicine students were recognized for academic excellence and service to the Grenadian Community at an awards ceremony on Wednesday, December 4, at Charter Hall. Piyumika De Silva walked away with the BSCE 1 and BSCE 2 awards, which are bestowed to the top performer on those exams. Christopher Young was presented with the White Coat Award ... 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 »

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 »

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