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St. George’s University Partners with San Jose State University to Provide Nursing Students with Global Service Learning Experience

More than thirty nursing students from San Jose State University (SJSU) spent the summer honing their public health skills at St. George’s University in Grenada as part of a newly formed partnership between the institutions. St. George’s hosted the SJSU students on the True Blue Campus for their public health clinical rotations, providing an opportunity for the nursing students to ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

Dr. Ruth Macklin Presents at Annual Keith B. Taylor Memorial WINDREF Lecture at St. George’s University

A Founder of Bioethics Field Discusses Ethical Challenges in Confronting Disasters Dr. Ruth Macklin, one of the founders of the field of bioethics, spoke on the difficult ethical issues involved with the allocation of scarce resources in times of disaster in her lecture, Ethical Challenges in Confronting Disasters:  Some Lessons Learned on April 14, 2015 at St. George’s University Caribbean ... 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 »

Dr. Ravindra Sharma Honored for Contributions to Veterinary Pathology

Dr. Ravindra Sharma, Associate Director of Research and Associate Dean of the Graduate Studies Program at St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine, was recently recognized for his lifelong contribution to veterinary pathology with the prestigious Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists Award at their 31st Annual Conference held in Gujarat, India. The award recognizes Dr. Sharma’s initiative and contributions 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 »

St. George’s University Graduates More Than 250 Students at Grenada Commencement

At the St. George’s University School of Arts Sciences and Graduate Studies Program commencement held at Patrick Adams Hall on May 16, the message to its more than 250 graduates was clear – the present, at all times, is the most important time in their lives because it is always a chance for them to define their role in the ... Read More »

SGU’s School of Veterinary Medicine hosts CE Conference on Aquatic Animal Medicine

Surrounded by water, Grenada is well-placed for research in aquatic medicine and recently veterinary practitioners had an opportunity to participate in an interactive course on Aquatic Animal Medicine held in the state-of-the-art aquatic laboratory and marine center at St. George’s University. Giving veterinary practitioners an in-depth look at disease, diagnosis, and the treatment of fish, St. George’s University School of ... Read More »

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