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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 »

SGU Hosts Regional Conference on Bird Conservation and Climate Change

St. George’s University welcomed leading authorities in regional bird conservation from across the Americas, Europe and the Caribbean to the 19th regional meeting of the Society for the Conservation and Study of Caribbean Birds (SCSCB), the largest organization devoted to wildlife conservation in the Caribbean. This conference is being held at the University’s True Blue Campus from July 27 – ... Read More »

SGU Students, Faculty and Staff Raise over EC$70,000 for Women’s Rights

In a conservative society like Grenada, a play titled ‘The Vagina Monologues’ is bound to raise eyebrows, which is precisely its point. The award-winning play, written by Eve Ensler, is meant to shock, forcing society to face the realities of taboo themes like violence against women and girls, and putting persons at ease to discuss these difficult issues thus aiding ... Read More »

AMSA Valentine’s Day Date Auction Funds Open Heart Surgery for Three Children

Three Grenadian children’s lives will be forever changed by the efforts of the St. George’s University Chapter of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA).  With thirty contestants and over five hundred persons in attendance, AMSA raised over $30,000EC at its annual Valentine’s Day Date Auction on Friday, February 15, exceeding their $27,000EC goal. The auction, held in collaboration with the ... Read More »

Putting the ‘Fun’ in Fundraising; UHP and IEA Raise More Than $35,000EC at Wii Olympics

Nintendo’s Wii has been praised for its action-packed array of games as well as its waist-slimming benefits. At St. George’s University, the bi-annual Wii Olympics has also brought together students for an evening of fun and fundraising for local hospitals and clinics in Grenada. Hosted by Urban Humanitarian Projects (UHP) in collaboration with Iota Epsilon Alpha (IEA) Medical Honors Society, ... Read More »

Grenada’s First Female Governor General Addresses SAS/GSP Graduating Class

A jubilant class of 178 St. George’s University School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) and Graduate Studies Program (GSP) graduates received their degrees from Dr. Charles R. Modica, Chancellor of St. George’s University, on May 18, 2013 at the 2013 commencement held on campus in Grenada. The 2013 SAS/GSP class had the distinct honor of being addressed by Her Excellency ... Read More »

Spring 2013 Fifth Term Awards; Recognition of Excellence

Five distinguished students were recognized for academic excellence and altruistic service to the Grenadian Community at the bi-annual 5th term awards ceremony, held at Patrick Adams Hall on Thursday May 9. Vennela Reddy and Aness Al-Khateeb walked away with the BSCE 1 and BSCE 2 awards respectively which was bestowed to the persons with the highest scores on those exams. ... Read More »

Women in Medicine Mentors Adolescent Mothers

St. George’s University student group Women in Medicine (WIM) continued its longstanding collaboration with the Program for Adolescent Mothers (PAM), a Grenadian school for teen moms, inviting about 20 young ladies from the school to SGU for a workshop. The key focus of this workshop, held April 18, 2013, was on empowering the young women by teaching them to be ... Read More »

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