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2011 Archives

 

The Worldwide Challenge of Cardiovascular Disease 1/11/11

Top Cardiologist Dr. Valetin Fuster Presents at Joint K.B. Taylor Memorial and Annual WINDREF Research Lecture Series.

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St. George’s University 2010: A Year in Review 1/20/11

Fifth term medical students and sixth term veterinary medical students leave Grenada every year in order to complete their clinical studies abroad.

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SGU Students Get Hands-On Training in India Medical Experience Selective 1/26/11

Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University in Karad Hosts SGU Students.

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Veterinary Mentor Scholarship Awarded to Four New Students 1/27/11

In January 2011, four new students received the prestigious Veterinary Mentor Scholarship Award permitting them to follow their dreams to study veterinary medicine.

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School of Veterinary Medicine Eligible to Award US Department of Education Loans 2/09/11

St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine has been granted a provisional certification for Title IV Federal Funding from the US Department of Education.

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St. George’s University DVM Students Hold Fundraisers to Help Disabled Pet 2/17/11

Last year, students from St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine came across an emaciated white shepherd-mix canine abandoned under a porch in Grenada.

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Tropical Medicine Selective Provides St. Georges University Students Unique Field Experience in Kenya 2/18/11

Over the past three decades St. George’s University has gained a reputation as one of the top centers for international education.

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School of Veterinary Medicine Eligible to Award US Department of Education Loans 3/09/11

St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine has been granted a provisional certification for Title IV Federal Funding from the US Department of Education.

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Patrick F. Adams Honored with Dedication of New Science Hall 3/10/11

St. George’s University hosted a dedication ceremony on Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at the site of its new science lecture hall which will now be known as Patrick F. Adams Hall. 

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Photo Contest Winners Announced 3/28/11

The St. George’s University community is full of talent.  The third annual photo contest proved to be quite successful with more than 300 submissions from all sectors of the SGU community, including students, faculty, administration, staff and alumni.

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St. George’s University Student Saves Life of Tourist in Grenada 3/29/11

Pamela Youssef, a Foundation of Medicine student at St. George’s University and native of Lebanon, saved the life of a 61-year old American tourist involved in a traffic accident in Grand Anse, Grenada.

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IFMSA-Grenada Attends General Assembly in Indonesia 4/5/11

Members of the Grenada chapter of the International Federation of Medical Students Association (IFMSA) recently attended the 60th IFMSA General Assembly (GA) March Meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia where the week-long conference focused on health equity and disparity.

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Sport for Health launched in Grenada 4/6/11

Principals and sporting ambassadors from each of Grenada’s 22 secondary schools attended the launch of the Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation’s (WINDREF) Sport for Health Program. 

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St. George’s University School of Medicine Awards  Scholarships to the Exceptional 4/14/11

St. George’s University is proud to announce that in the most recent School of Medicine entering class, 46 students were awarded prestigious scholarships.

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MBA Transforms a DVM’s Vision into a Successful Business 4/18/11

Since graduating from the School of Veterinary Medicine in 2006, Dr. Heather Douglas has been hard at work making a name for herself within the veterinary industry.

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SGU Knowledge Bowl Champions Achieve Record Breaking Scores 4/19/11

St. Joseph’s Convent and Westmorland Secondary went head to head at St. George’s University’s Charter Hall on Saturday, April 9th in the 2011 St. George’s University Knowledge Bowl Championship.

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St. George's and American University - A Unique Partnership, A Remarkable Experience 5/02/11

St. George’s University student Krystle Noel recently returned from American University’s Washington DC campus. She is the first School of Arts and Sciences student to take advantage of the Washington Semester Program, a partnership between St. George’s University and American University.

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Graduates of St. George's MPH Program  Obtain US National Board Certification in Public Health 5/20/11

Earlier this year, dual degree students, Alexander Faludi and Alexander Juusela, earned the distinction as the first graduates of St. George’s University’s Master of Public Health program to obtain US National Board Certification in Public Health.

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Father and Daughter SGU Alumni Launch Ophthalmology Clinic in Grenada 5/23/11

A father-daughter team, comprised of Orazio Giliberti, SGUSOM '82 and Francesca Gilberti, SGUSOM '10, launched an Ophthalmology Clinic this spring in Grenada.

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Several Firsts for SGU 2011 Graduating Class 5/25/11

On Saturday, May 14, St. George’s University held its annual Commencement Ceremony for the School of Arts and Sciences and the Graduate Studies Program.

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WINDREF Hosts the Caribbean-Canada Emerging Leaders’ Dialogue (CCELD)6/08/11

On Saturday, June 4, 2011, Grenada welcomed members of the Caribbean-Canada Emerging Leader’s Dialogue.

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St. George’s University Partners with Global Health Organizations to Address Occupational Safety of Health Workers 6/08/11

St. George's University has partnered with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Grenada's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to provide a workshop.

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St. George’s University Chancellor Modica Honored by Brooklyn Hospital 6/27/11

On Thursday, June 3, 2011, The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) honored St. George’s University Chancellor Charles R. Modica at the annual Brooklyn Hospital Foundation Founders Ball for his long-time collaboration with the hospital.

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SGU Hosts 43rd International Seminar on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention 7/08/11

St. George’s University welcomed 31 of the world’s leading cardiovascular and epidemiology specialists to the 43rd International seminar on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention.

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SGU Honors Nearly 800 New Medical Doctors 7/12/11

On Saturday, June 11, 2011 it was with a sense of pride and accomplishment that nearly 800 medical students, drawn from 30 different countries, graduated as part of St. George’s University School of Medicine Commencement Ceremony at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center in New York City, NY.

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St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine Produces 100 More Veterinarians 7/12/11

On Friday, June 10, 2011, 100 graduates had their Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degrees conferred during the St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine Commencement Ceremony at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center in New York City, NY.

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St. George’s University Raises More Than $28,000 USD for the Grenada General Hospital 7/20/11

Earlier this year St. George’s University students raised over $14,000 USD during the second annual Nintendo® Wii Olympics hosted by student organizations, Urban Humanitarian Project (UHP) and Iota Epsilon Alpha International Honor Medical Society (IEA).

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One hundred percent pass rate for St. George’s graduates entering into RCVS 7/28/11

Five graduates from St George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine (SGUSVM), in the Caribbean island of Grenada, have passed the Statutory Membership Examination of the UK’s Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). 

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SGU Medical Student Represents Grenada at Jaycees Caribbean Queen Show 7/28/11

Nakitta Noel, a student at St. George’s University, School of Medicine (SGUSOM) is representing Grenada  at the 2011 Jaycees Caribbean Queen Show.

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Lupus Foundation Celebrates Life with Butterfly Gala 7/28/11

The Lupus Foundation of Grenada hosted its second Butterfly Gala at St. George’s University’s Taylor Hall on July 9th.

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St. George’s University Establishes Teaching Hospital in Grenada 8/11/11

St. George’s University and the Government of Grenada have signed an agreement which establishes a teaching hospital on the island.

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SGU Welcomes Fall 2011 School of Medicine Class in Grenada and the UK 9/13/11

St. George’s University welcomed students to the School of Medicine Class of 2015 at its White Coat Ceremonies where 647 entering students in Grenada and 68 entering students at Northumbria University in the UK were cheered on by proud family members.

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St. George’s University Earns US Accreditation for Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program 9/21/11

he American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA COE) announced its full accreditation of the St. George’s University Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program for seven years.  

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Grenada - Campaign for a Healthier Lifestyle 9/28/11

The campaign for a healthier Grenada - spearheaded by ‘Sport for Health in the Caribbean,’ with the support of the Government of Grenada and the Grenada National Olympic Committee—will be given added impetus as a result of national research findings involving 500 Grenadians, on their motivation for leading a healthier lifestyle.  

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SGU Tops US Performance on USMLE Step 1 10/03/11

In 2010, SGU’s US and Canadian medical students surpassed medical school students in the US and Canada with a 94% first time pass rate on the United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 1.

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Become a Clinical Tutor and Become Part of the Success that is St. George's 10/25/11

Clinical Tutor Opportunities in Basic Sciences at St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada

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Lauren Havenga is St. George’s University’s First DVM Graduate to be Licensed in South Africa 10/31/11

St. George’s School of Veterinary Medicine graduate, Dr. Lauren Havenga, DVM ’10, is the first to be licensed to practice in South Africa.

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Dr. Allen Pensick Receives the Order of the Mace, St. George’s University’s Highest Honor 12/09/11

On Wednesday, October 26, 2011, Provost Dr. Allen Pensick was presented the Order of the Mace.

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US National Academic Advising Association Recognizes St. George’s Department of Educational Services 12/20/11

The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) announced that St. George’s University Department of Educational Services was selected as recipient of the 2011 Outstanding Institutional Advising Program Certificate of Merit Award for its Supplemental Learning Program (SLP).

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Bound For Down Under: Rachel Halbert Becomes First DVM Licensee in New Zealand 12/28/11

St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine has prepared Dr. Rachel Halbert well for her next adventure which will take across the globe.

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