Author Archives: Davette St. Louis

Trinidadian Named SGU’s First Writer-in-Residence

Selected from an esteemed group of applicants to be the University’s inaugural Writer-in-Residence, Lisa Allen-Agostini penned the young adult novel The Chalice Project, published in 2009, and co-edits the Trinidad Noir fiction anthology. In addition, she writes a weekly column for the Trinidad and Tobago Guardian, and founded the Allen Prize for Young Writers, a program that supports and rewards ... Read More »

SCAVMA Gives Hope to Hospitalized Children in Grenada

Hospital stays for children in Grenada are becoming a lot more endurable with a little help from St. George’s University’s Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association (SCAVMA). Students were able to raise and donate over $11,000EC to SGU’s local Josh Project, an international charity for hospitalized children. This will be used to purchase Josh kits, which include a ... 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 »

SGU Students Donate $20,600EC to the GSPCA Animal Shelter

The joint efforts of St. George’s University Student Government Association (SGA) and School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) Surgery Club led to a donation of $20,600EC to the Grenada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA) Animal Shelter. “All of our events are fundraisers, and this is a significant donation,” stated SGA member Robert Brady. “We are confident that ... Read More »

Caring for Young Hearts: Grenada Heart Foundation’s 300th Patient

Almost 30 years after helping its first Grenadian child obtain critical heart care, the Grenada Heart Foundation (GHF), a charitable, non-profit organization administered by St. George’s University, sent its milestone 300th patient, Jaydee, to the Richmond Hospital in Virginia for heart surgery. Surgeries like Jaydee’s can cost up to $1 million USD, but thanks to the GHF and the many ... 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 »

SGU Lady Knights Seize Another Great Victory

St. George’s University’s female soccer team, SGU Lady Knights, defeated Futgof, 1-0, in the recently concluded Waggy T. Super Knockout Football Tournament, making history in this popular Grenadian competition by winning the first-ever female tournament organized in recent years. The Lady Knights were undefeated throughout the entire nine-week season. “It was no easy task working with such a diverse team, ... Read More »

MISIT Invites Kids to Byte Into IT

St. George’s University’s Management Information Systems/Information Technology (MISIT) Student Association recently launched BeIT, a program geared at sharing some of its IT knowledge with young technology users. Working together with the Athletic Development Group (ADG), MISIT held its first session for kids age 8-12 at the University on Saturday, December 7, conducting an Internet safety workshop that covered topics like ... 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 »

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