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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 »

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 »

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 »

BSEC Forum Brings Caribbean Issues to the Fore

At the annual conference of the Bioethics Society of the English-Speaking Caribbean (BSEC) held on November 16 at St. George’s University (SGU) and hosted by SGU’s Bioethics Department, speakers delved into a wide range of topics relevant to the Caribbean, including child abuse and corporal punishment.  Dr. Barbara Landon, neuropsychologist and Associate Professor at St. George’s University, along with colleague ... Read More »

St. George’s University Students Usher in a Season of Goodwill

St. George’s University students from the Iota Epsilon Alpha (IEA) Medical Honors Society and Urban Humanitarian Projects (UHP) ushered in a season of goodwill with building renovations and gifts of mattresses for residents of the Richmond Hill Home and Dorothy Hopkins Home, respectively. On Thursday, November 28, the students unveiled a new and improved Richmond Hill Home, a residence for ... Read More »

University Student Group Lends its Voice to Child Abuse Awareness

Child abuse is a global issue – present in Grenada as everywhere else on earth. SGU’s students have become involved in elevating awareness of this pervasive societal problem in Grenada.  In observance of Child’s Month, a four-person panel of experts assembled by The Humanities and Social Sciences Student Association (ALPS), a St. George’s University student group, weighed in on the ... Read More »

The Human-Animal Bond Made Real: St. George’s University Josh Project Recognized by Grenada Ministry of Health

Little children heading into surgery or in the throes of a debilitating disease need all the comfort they can get.  SGU students have begun a project to give these children personal comfort kits, called a Josh Kit, to help them get through their ordeals.  The Grenada Ministry of Health has presented a Certificate of Appreciation to St. George’s University’s Josh ... Read More »

SGU Student Group Gives Facelift to Mount Gay Mental Hospital

Volunteers from St. George’s University student group Public Health Students Association (PHSA) have embarked upon a project at the Mount Gay Mental Hospital aimed at brightening not only the physical facility but the patients as well. On September 28, while some volunteers painted the male dormitory and restroom, others delighted patients with music, conversation, singing and dancing, coloring, cookie decorating, ... Read More »

SGU Student Groups Join Forces in Fundraising to Blast Away Brain Cancer

Not long after Little Kylie had endured one round of chemotherapy for medulloblastoma, a rare and serious brain cancer, she and her family learned that she was not yet out of the woods. She needed further treatments that they could not afford. The Limes Afterschool Program, run by St. George’s University’s Significant Others Organization (SOO), pitched in and raised nearly ... Read More »

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