Category Archives: School of Veterinary Medicine

Spring 2017 Class Begin Their Journey as Future Veterinarians at School of Veterinary Medicine White Coat Ceremony

At the Spring 2017 School of Veterinary Medicine White Coat Ceremony on January 28, the newest class of St. George’s University students donned their newly received white coats and collectively recited the Oath of Professional Commitment. Like the more than 1,200 veterinarian graduates of SGU had done before, they dedicated their professional future to the thorough and ethical care of ... Read More »

St. George’s University Holds Second Commencement Ceremony in Botswana

Thirty-five Batswana graduates from St George’s University, the centre of international education on the Caribbean island of Grenada, will celebrate their achievement at the commencement ceremony on Saturday, 19 November at the Botswana TraveLodge in the country’s capital city. This is the second time that such a graduation ceremony has been held outside the United States in the 40 year ... Read More »

St. George’s University Hosts Veterinary Students from Denmark

Veterinary students from the University of Copenhagen Veterinary School in Denmark recently spent two weeks at St. George’s as part of the International Veterinary Students Association (IVSA) exchange program.  Twelve  students were given the chance to immerse themselves in Grenada’s culture as well as gain an understanding of life as a veterinary medical student while gaining experience in the veterinary ... Read More »

Professor Ian McConnell Delivers Annual Keith B. Taylor Memorial/WINDREF Lecture at St. George’s University

Professor Ian McConnell, most recognized for his fundamental discoveries on the immune system, drew upon his distinguished career in research while delivering the Keith B. Taylor Memorial/WINDREF Lecture at Bourne Hall on November 8. His address, titled “One Health: Successes and Opportunities,” focused on the immunology of infectious diseases of both animals and man, and was delivered to an audience ... Read More »

University of Tennessee, Dr. Karen Tobias Shares Insight on Soft Tissue Surgery for Small Animal Practice at SVM CE Conference

School of Veterinary Medicine Alumni and veterinarians from around the world welcomed the opportunity to combine vacation time with earning Continuing Education (CE) credits at the picturesque True Blue Campus at St. George’s University in Grenada. The two-day conference held in September on “Soft Tissue Surgery for Small Animal Practice” provided veterinary practitioners with valuable tips for making the surgeries ... Read More »

St. George’s University Veterinary Student Receives Food Safety Training at the USDA

While veterinarians are largely associated with caring for household pets, they are very much at the forefront of human health as well, overseeing the quality of food that is harvested, purchased, and consumed. One St. George’s University veterinary student, Abigail Maynard, enjoyed the unique opportunity to spend part of her summer with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food ... Read More »

St. George’s University DVM/MPH Student Assists Earthquake-Devastated Nepal

For St. George’s University veterinary student Regan Schwartz, becoming a veterinarian has been a life-long dream that is finally coming to fruition. With the help of SGUSVM, Hills Pet Food and the Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association (SCAVMA), Ms. Schwartz was able to fund a six-week trip to Nepal for the purpose of gaining valuable clinical experience. ... Read More »

St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine Hosts Third Annual Caribbean Bee College

Working Together to Improve the Health, Productivity, and Sustainability of Bees The American honey bee seems to be under siege. In the last year, U.S. beekeepers lost 42 percent of their colonies, another spike in a series of mass die-offs of epidemic levels. However, when we talk about bee death, or colony collapse, we are talking about industrial honey bees— ... 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 »

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