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CASMET Bestows Prestigious Award to St. George’s University Biochemistry Professor

The Regional Council of the Caribbean Association of Medical Technologist (CASMET) has awarded Dr. Felicia Ikolo, an Assistant Professor in St. George’s University’s Department of Biochemistry, with the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for the Biennium 2013-2015. She was presented the award at the recently concluded CASMET Biennial General Meeting and Scientific Symposium, which took place from October 12-16 at Paramaribo ... Read More »

Dr. Daniel Flynn Appointed New Director of Faculty Development

Continuing its mission of developing the teaching and learning skills of its faculty, St. George’s University recently appointed Dr. Daniel Flynn as its new Director of Faculty Development. Dr. Flynn comes to SGU from Chapman University, Orange, California, where he served as the Assistant Director of Chapman’s Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and brings with him over 13 ... Read More »

Graduate Studies Program Renamed to School of Graduate Studies

The Graduate Studies Program at St. George’s University has reverted back to its original name – the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) – in response to the growth of the program which now offers more than 30 distinct graduate programs. Although the vision, structure, and administration of the school will remain the same, explained Dr. Calum Macpherson, Dean of the ... Read More »

Three Friends Begin Medical Education Journey at St. George’s University

Three lifelong friends from Branson, Missouri, US, have begun the next exciting part of their lives together at St. George’s University’ MD program. Childhood friends Maggie Givens, Joe Keller, and Alec Zimmer feel lucky to have all started their medical education together at St. George’s University this fall. Ms. Givens was the first of the trio to discover SGU. She ... Read More »

St. George’s University Academic Enhancement Program Honored by National Academic Advising Association

The Academic Enhancement Program at St. George’s University was selected to receive the 2015 Outstanding Institutional Advising Program Certificate of Merit Award by The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). The NACADA Annual Awards Program honors people, programs, institutions, and innovations in technology resulting in improvement of academic advising and student-related support services. The Academic Enhancement Program (AEP) team plans to ... Read More »

St. George’s University Student Government Association Donates $43,000 EC to Grenada Charities

Student-Led Organizations Helping to Fund Grenada Charities The Student Government Association (SGA) of St. George’s University donated approximately $43,000 EC to Grenada charities in the recent spring term, including donations to the Program for Adolescent Mothers and the Grenada Cancer Society through the Women in Medicine Club; the Grenada Heart Foundation through the American Medical Students Association; and the Father ... 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 »

St. George’s University Hosts 60th Diamond Jubilee Anniversary of the CARPHA Health Research Conference

Caribbean nations’ health professionals recently gathered at St. George’s University to discuss violence and injuries prevention as an urgent public health and development issue at the 60th Annual Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) Conference. St. George’s University (SGU) in partnership with the Ministry of Health, Grenada and the Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF) partnered together to host 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 »

Spanish and Austrian IVSA Students Experience Global Veterinary Medicine at SGU

In April, nine students from Complutense University of Madrid, Spain, and 10 from Veterinary Medicine University in Vienna, Austria, paid a visit to the True Blue Campus, gaining valuable veterinary experience as well as new friends from around the world. The International Veterinary Students Association (IVSA) exchange program offers students from overseas an opportunity to experience Grenada’s culture as well ... Read More »

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