SGU's Inaugural MIB MBA Class
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005 March 2006 SGU’s Inaugural MIB / MBA Class The University’s Master’s in International Business (MIB) and Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) programs have attracted fifty students in their inaugural semester. The program reached its goal of 50 students for the charter class. Students have enrolled from Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, South Africa, and the United States. Many of the students in the charter class already own or manage a business in Grenada. Other students have backgrounds in computer science, chemistry, pharmacology, and psychology. Four of the students have graduated from the School of Arts and Sciences at SGU and three of them are significant others of students enrolled in a different SGU program. Assistant Dean, Enrolment Planning, Colin Dowe feels that, “the amalgamation of experiences will facilitate a rich exchange of ideas in classes and add to the value of their exposure.” In accordance with the University’s goal of utilising institutional and regional strengths, concentrations in tourism/hotel management and health administration are being developed. “We are all excited about the first graduate degree programs offered by the School of Arts and Sciences” said Dr. Theodore Hollis, Dean of the School. “They have all the earmarks of success.” Five More Grenadians Benefit Fucigna. The alumni are motivated by a SGU Knowledge Bowl from Eye Clinic desire to contribute to Grenadian society, Enters Semi-finals which played such a significant role in their Five Grenadians and one Vincentian career development. They are committed After six weeks of keen competition, can now see the world in a better light to this long-term project and are exploring Anglican High School, Hillsborough thanks to the team effort of SGU, Ministry opportunities to treat other eye conditions. Secondary School, Presentation Brothers’ of Health, the Governments of Grenada College and St. Joseph’s Convent, and St. Vincent. The corneal operations The most recent recipients of corneal St. George’s have emerged the top were recently conducted in St. Vincent. transplants were Kester Raymond of Maran, contenders in the semi-finals of the first St. John’s, Edmond John of SGU Knowledge Bowl. Pearls, St. Andrews, Velda Farray of Birch Grove, St. The Quarter Final matches featured Andrews, Francis Modeste Anglican High School v Happy Hill, SJC, of Gouyave, St. John’s and St. Georege’s v. St. David’s Catholic and Paul Houston of Belair, Hillsborough Sec. v. PBC. PBC advanced St. Andrews. Not only the to the semi-finals as the team with the Governments of Grenada fourth highest score. and St. Vincent have collaborated with the team Excitement is building as the teams The surgical project started in March of in support of their battle to fight against prepare for what will be the final encounter 2005 when three corneal transplants debilitating blindness but other organizations for two of them. Only two will make it to the were performed at the General Hospital gave support as well. Among them was the finals on March 18 at the University. Who in Grenada with the support of Dr. San Diego Hospital which donated the tissue will it be? Tune in to CC6 on Tuesdays, Elliot McGuire, Dr Earline Thomas and for the surgeries which collectively is valued Thursdays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. Dr. Charmarthy Subbarao. Dr. Orazio at US $ 16, 800. All patients Giliberti, an SGU alumnus, led the rehabilitated well in the first surgical team which included two other week, exhibiting an 80% alumni – Dr. Mark Lister and Dr. Robert improvement in vision.