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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 »

MISIT Invites Kids to Byte Into IT

St. George’s University’s Management Information Systems/Information Technology (MISIT) Student Association recently launched BeIT, a program geared at sharing some of its IT knowledge with young technology users. Working together with the Athletic Development Group (ADG), MISIT held its first session for kids age 8-12 at the University on Saturday, December 7, conducting an Internet safety workshop that covered topics like ... 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 »

Recreational Venue for Residents of Elderly Home

Courtesy of St. George’s University, residents at the Richmond Home for the Elderly can utilize a new dedicated recreational venue on the premises – a large tent capable of hosting a wide range of recreational activities. The idea of a tent arose following a workshop for the nurses at the compound. Honorable Ann David-Antoine, Advisor to the Minister of Health ... 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 »

Celebrating 30 Years of Democracy

For the past 30 years, Grenadians have observed October 25 as their national day of thanksgiving. It marks the anniversary of the United States military operation  to help Grenada restore freedom and democracy and bring an end to a period of civil unrest. Each year, St. George’s University holds a special ceremony to honor the 19 United States servicemen who ... 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 »

Grenada’s First Female Governor General Addresses SAS/GSP Graduating Class

A jubilant class of 178 St. George’s University School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) and Graduate Studies Program (GSP) graduates received their degrees from Dr. Charles R. Modica, Chancellor of St. George’s University, on May 18, 2013 at the 2013 commencement held on campus in Grenada. The 2013 SAS/GSP class had the distinct honor of being addressed by Her Excellency ... Read More »

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