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IEA/UHP Partners with New Palliative Care Association of Grenada

St. George’s University student group Urban Humanitarian Projects, the philanthropic arm of Iota Epsilon Alpha, donated $16,000 to the recently founded Palliative Care Association of Grenada (PCAG). A volunteer organization, PCAG was created to improve the quality of life of patients and their families through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification, and impeccable assessment and ... Read More »

ICSA Showcases Diversity and Culture

The Indian Cultural Student Association (ICSA) lit up Charter Hall with color and talent at their spring 2016 ICSA Cultural Show. One of the most popular social events on the St. George’s University calendar, the show’s audience was treated to students’ artistic portrayal of the festivities surrounding an Indian wedding, all under the theme “My Big Phat Indian Wedding.” The ... Read More »

SGU-WIM Donates EC $20,000 to Grenada Cancer Society

Women in Medicine (WIM), a St. George’s University student group, has donated EC$20,000 to the Grenada Cancer Society following its bi-annual 5K Pink Fun Run. The event drew its largest-ever crowd and resulted in WIM’s highest single donation to the Society. Over the past two years, WIM has contributed more than EC$28,000 to the Society in its effort to fight ... Read More »

Future Leaders Celebrate at Annual Grenada Commencement Ceremony

Nearly 400 students from 32 countries congregated at Patrick Adams Hall on May 14 for the annual Commencement Ceremony in Grenada. While they have different backgrounds and come from all over the world, the students from all four SGU schools leave the University well equipped to serve as future leaders of their communities. In the School of Arts and Sciences, ... Read More »

WIM Host Mind, Body, and Soul Workshop for Adolescent Mothers

On April 8, St. George’s University student group, Women in Medicine (WIM), hosted 20 young mothers from the Program for Adolescent Mothers (PAM) at its bi-annual workshop themed “Mind, Body, and Soul.” PAM students were invited to the True Blue Campus for a fun-filled day of educational activities focused on empowering the young women, who often struggle emotionally and financially ... Read More »

SGUSOM Students Roll to Victory at NJACP Medical Challenge Bowl

A team of St. George’s University School of Medicine students dominated the Medical Challenge Bowl competition at the New Jersey chapter of the American College of Physicians scientific meeting in March. The six students – Elizabeth and Clay Duval, Kesha Oza, Steven Phillips, Marcus Perry, and Amith Ahluwalia – all on their clinical rotations at St. Barnabas Medical Center, defeated ... Read More »

From SGU to WashU; SGU Alumnus Wins PhD Scholarship at Top Science Program

St. George’s University School of Arts and Sciences graduate Gervette Penny has been awarded a full PhD scholarship to Washington University, one of the top science and research institutions in the US. Ms. Penny, who is one of only 80 students selected, will begin her studies in August in molecular genetics and genomics, an area that draws over 1,200 applications ... Read More »

Chancellor Charles Modica Awarded Commander of The Most Distinguished Order of the Nation

St. George’s University Chancellor Charles R. Modica was awarded The Most Distinguished Order of the Nation – Commander 2015 by the Government of Grenada at the 42nd Anniversary of Independence Celebrations at the National Stadium on February 7. Conferred on Dr. Modica by Governor General Dame Cecile La Grenade, The Most Distinguished Order of the Nation is given to an ... Read More »

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 »

Dr. Daniel Flynn Appointed New Director of Faculty Development

Continuing its mission of developing the teaching and learning skills of its faculty, St. George’s University recently appointed Dr. Daniel Flynn as its new Director of Faculty Development. Dr. Flynn comes to SGU from Chapman University, Orange, California, where he served as the Assistant Director of Chapman’s Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and brings with him over 13 ... Read More »

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