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Golden Opportunity for Budding Grenadian Writers

Given the opportunity to develop her own material while at St. George’s University, Writer-in-Residence Lisa Allen-Agostini hopes to do the same for local writers by hosting a series of workshops throughout March and April on the St. George’s University True Blue Campus and other locations throughout Grenada. The workshops are being offered to aspiring writers at no cost with the ... Read More »

SGU’s Department of Bioethics Delivers Crash Course in Conscious Discipline

Can a family and the community be trained to create a positive environment within which children can reach their potential?  Dr. Barbara Landon, among a growing group of psychologists and behaviorists, thinks so – and is offering free, intense, training to a diverse audience of parents, teachers, caregivers and others Beginning Tuesday, February 25, Dr. Barbara Landon will present her ... Read More »

Eight Students from St. George’s University Join the Worldwide Nursing Fraternity

Wednesday, December 11, marked a significant day for eight students who received their nursing pins at St. George’s University Nursing and Allied Health Services Pinning Ceremony. Addressing the excited students and well-wishers at Caribbean House, Dr. Beverly Bonaparte, Dean of the School of Nursing, officially welcomed the students to the nursing fraternity. “This event is a very special one – ... Read More »

A Taste of Culture and Hospitality in a Tropical Paradise Our Students Call Home

St. George’s University’s True Blue Campus was bursting with excitement as more than 500 family members traveled from near and far to experience a lively weekend on the Isle of Spice. From January 31 to February 2, families enjoyed guided tours of campus and the island, visiting some of the most picturesque locations, basking in the tropical temperatures, and enjoying ... Read More »

St. George’s University Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars Don White Coats and Begin Studies in International Medicine

Twenty-nine students in the spring 2014 class of St. George’s University’s Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars Program (KBTGSP) took their first step toward becoming doctors by taking their professional oath at the prestigious White Coat Ceremony, held January 16 at Drill Hall on the campus of Northumbria University in Newcastle, United Kingdom.  The Global Scholars are among 555 students who ... Read More »

Future Veterinarians Don the Emblematic White Coat to Mark their Entry into the School of Veterinary Medicine

Determination, open-mindedness and adaptation – together they made up the reverberating themes at the Spring 2014 School of Veterinary Medicine White Coat Ceremony, held Monday, February 3, in Patrick F. Adams Hall. The White Coat Ceremony marked a significant milestone at for the entering class of 100 future veterinarians as students donned their white coats and recited the Oath of ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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