Rodney Croft Will Raise Tower Bridge as City of London Re-Enacts “Momentous” Churchill State Funeral 1/28/15
On January 30, 1965, the world mourned as Sir Winston Churchill, the former Prime Minister of England who led Allied Forces to victory over Axis powers in World War II, was laid to rest. His State Funeral was then considered the largest in world history, with representatives from 112 countries on hand and more than 350 million people worldwide watching on television.
St. George’s University’s SVM Dean Receives Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree1/20/15
To honor his outstanding and ongoing contribution to veterinary medicine throughout his nearly four decades in this field, Dr. Timothy Ogilvie, Dean of St. George’s University’s School of Veterinary Medicine, has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from his alma mater, the University of Guelph.
SGU Students and Alumni Excel on NBPHE CPH Exam1/21/15
St. George’s University students and alumni of the Master of Public Health program continued their scholarly public health success as they achieved a 93 percent pass rate on the Fall 2014 National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) exam, allowing them to become a Certified in Public Health (CPH) professional.
Entering Medical Class Joins Humanistic and Ethical “Infinite Game” 2/6/15
A new class of prospective doctors from 41 countries embarked on its educational journey at St. George’s University at the symbolic White Coat Ceremonies on January 30, 2015. Miles away from the rest of their class in Grenada, part of the entering medical class participated in their White Coat Ceremony at Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK on January 16.
St. George’s University’s SVM Dean Receives Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree2/13/15
For his contributions to clinical advancements and medical staff development at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health, critical care specialist Peyman Otmishi, MD SGU ’02, FCCP, was honored with the 2014 Arthur B. Cecil Jr., MD, Award for Excellence in Health Care Improvement.
School of Veterinary Medicine Establishes Combined Program with St. Lawrence College in Canada2/25/15
St. Lawrence College (SLC) students interested in a career in veterinary medicine can earn a quality education while also expediting their careers thanks to a new combined degree program established at St. George’s University.
St. George's University and Rutgers University Launch Joint Veterinary Partnership 3/18/15
St. George's University and Rutgers University today announced a new pre-veterinary program partnership in which select students with a Bachelor of Science in animal science from Rutgers may gain direct entrance into St. George's School of Veterinary Medicine.
From the Charter Foundation Program to His Top-Choice Residency 4/9/15
Brian Beckord hadn’t stepped foot in a classroom in some time. He’d earned his undergraduate degree from the University of San Diego and begun a career in biotechnology, specializing in molecular diagnostics.
WINDREF Secures Nature Conservancy Grant to Assess Woburn Bay Water Quality4/10/15
Clarke’s Court Bay in Woburn, a short drive from SGU’s True Blue campus, is designated as a marine protected area, yet despite its status, its water quality may be negatively impacted by watershed effluent runoff.
St. George’s University Grad’s Emergency Efforts Gain National Media Attention 4/23/15
On hand for his son’s Little League game, Paul Barbara, MD SGU ’04, sprang into action when a former league official went into cardiac arrest in a nearby dugout, as first reported in the Staten Island Advance.
Alumnus to Lead Ebola Diagnostic Research in Sierra Leone 5/8/15
The fight against the Ebola virus continues in West Africa. Although the number of cases has dropped significantly since 2014, its treatment and containment remain a focal point of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Education Department Re-Approves SGU Clinical Clerkships in New York State5/22/15
Thousands of St. George’s University School of Medicine graduates have completed their clinical rotations at New York hospitals and clinical centers on their way to their degrees and a career in medicine.
St. George’s University (SGU), the pioneering medical school in Grenada, which has done much to expand access to medical education around the world, announced today that it will confer an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters to two American pioneers, Ellen Ratner and James P. Pinkerton at the June 17th Commencement Ceremony at Lincoln Center in New York City.
More Than 900 Graduates Bestowed MDs at 2015 Commencement6/19/15
At the 40th St. George’s University School of Medicine commencement ceremony on June 17, more than 900 students were conferred Doctor of Medicine degrees at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall in New York City.
Dr. G. Richard Olds Appointed as President and Cheif Executive Officer of St. George's University8/28/15
An educator, physician, and administrator during a distinguished career spanning more than 30 years, Dr. G. Richard Olds today was named President and Chief Executive Officer ofSt. George’s University.
American University of Nigeria and St. George’s University Enter into a Joint Program leading to the Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 9/3/15
Students of the American University of Nigeria now have the opportunity to pursue medicine and veterinary medicine studies at St George’s University, Grenada, West Indies (SGU), after completion of their studies at AUN.
St. George's University Fall 2015 Class Presented with White Coats as First Step into the School of Medicine9/7/15
An important symbol of a student’s induction into the medical profession, this year’s class of newly enrolled medical students donned their white coats and took the oath of Professional Commitment on the True Blue Campus in Grenada.
St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2015 Take Oath of Professional Commitment at White Coat Ceremony9/7/15
Veterinary students brimming with excitement donned their white coats at the Fall 2015 White Coat Ceremony at St. George’s University and recited the Oath of Professional Commitment, symbolizing their entry into the veterinary profession.
St. George's University Academic Enhancement Program Honored by National Academic Advising Association10/2/15
The Academic Enhancement Program at St. George’s University was selected to receive the 2015 Outstanding Institutional Advising Program Certificate of Merit Award by The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA).
Commonwealth Jubilee Scholarship Recipients Greet Princess Royal at St. George's University10/15/15
To celebrate the impact of St. George’s University’s Commonwealth Jubilee Scholarship program, which commemorates 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s tenure as Head of the Commonwealth of Nations, SGU welcomed The Queen’s daughter – Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, Princess Anne – to a special meet-and-greet ceremony with scholarship recipients on Wednesday, September 30.
To set the course for their medical careers, St. George’s University medical students can complete their clinical rotations at more than 70 affiliated hospitals and clinical centers, including in Nevada, the most recent state with which SGU has formed a pipeline.
Historic Campus Building Renamed in Honor of University’s First Faculty Member11/6/15
St. George’s University held a memorial ceremony on its True Blue Campus for the University’s first-ever faculty member, Dr. David Brown, Chair of the Department of Behavioral Sciences and the Associate Dean of Clinical Studies for the United States who had recently passed away in Stuart, Florida.
Clinical Professionalism Selective Provides St. Georges University Students Unique Field Experience in Sweden11/17/15
Over the past 40 years, not only has St. George’s University drawn students and faculty from 140 countries to the small island of Grenada, it has also provided students with the opportunity to explore course selectives all over the world, including Peru, the Czech Republic, India, Thailand, Kenya, and beyond.
SGU Professor Creates Negotiators' Guidelines Manual on Climate Change for Small Island Developing States Worldwide11/30/15
Next month’s Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) in Paris has been called “the last chance” to curb the rise in global temperature, and Dr. Hugh Sealy, a Professor in the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at St. George’s University, will be on the front lines to usher in that change.
Graduate Studies Program Renamed to School of Graduate Studies12/8/15
The Graduate Studies Program at St. George’s University has reverted back to its original name – the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) – in response to the growth of the program which now offers more than 30 distinct graduate programs.