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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 »

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 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 »

Presentation Brothers’ College Celebrates Another Knowledge Bowl Triumph

Celebrating its 10-year anniversary, this season’s SGU Knowledge Bowl was an exciting showdown between the defending champions, the gentlemen of Presentation Brothers’ College (PBC) and the ladies of St. Joseph’s Convent, St. George’s (SJC). Although both teams have made it to the finals four times before and won three times each, this was their first time going up against each ... Read More »

Grenadian Children and Parents Flock to SGU’s Annual Career Day

St. George’s University’s True Blue Campus was teeming with more than 1,400 secondary school students and young adults from all over the country on March 28 as they assembled for the 2015 SGU and Rotaract Club of Grenada (GRC) Career Day. The event attracted students seeking guidance on financing their higher education, how to prepare for interviews, and how to ... Read More »

Sun, Sea, and Family: Students and Their Families Enjoy Beyond Spice Family Weekend

Families from around the world experienced a weekend of adventure, culture, and rich Grenadian history at St. George’s University’s bi-annual family weekend festivities this fall. Since 2007, families have been invited to enjoy the country our students call home while visiting the True Blue Campus their students call home. Campus tours gave participants an intimate glimpse into the University, while ... Read More »

Dr. Cheryl Cox-Macpherson to Head Five-Year Campaign to Teach Research Ethics in Caribbean

Dr. Cheryl Cox-Macpherson, Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation Senior Research Fellow, and Chair, SGU Bioethics Department, together with colleagues Dr. Sean Philpott of Union Graduate College in the United States and Dr. Robert Hall of Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro in Mexico, have been awarded a $1.1 million USD grant from the Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, to ... Read More »

2014 SGU/Rotaract Career Day Targets Parents

More than 1,500 students from secondary schools across Grenada and T.A. Marryshow Community College turned out for a record-setting SGU Career Day, held April 12 at the True Blue campus. The most highly attended Career Day since the event’s inception, students had access to career guidance in 23 different fields as well as advice on professionalism and the attitudes and ... Read More »

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