St. George's University and King's College Announce Seven-Year Medical and Veterinary Education Partnerships

GRENADA, West Indies, March 5, 2015 /CNW/ -- St. George's University and King's College, Wilkes-Barre, PA today announced an articulation agreement to provide international options to students interested in medical or veterinary careers.

 

Qualified King's students may begin their programs in medicine or veterinary medicine at St. George's University after completing three years in the undergraduate college and after meeting all admission requirements to St. George's.

"We are proud to welcome King's College students to our University community," said Charles R. Modica, Chancellor at St. George's University. "We look forward to a long relationship with a school with such proud academic and ethical traditions."

"The agreement with St. George's University allows interested King's students a unique opportunity to finish their bachelor's degree studies at an international medical school," said Dr. Fevzi Akinci, associate dean of the William McGowan School of Business at King's and director and professor of the master's program in health care administration. "The students will then be exposed to one of the finest international medical educational facilities for their professional studies and have a wealth of international options for their clinical rotations."

In addition to this new partnership, St. George's maintains partnerships in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada with the Niagara Christian Community of Schools, Regis College, City Colleges of Chicago, Malcolm X College, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)/Albert Dorman Honors College, St. Michael's Medical Center, Caldwell University, Franklin Pierce University, St. Thomas University, University of the Sciences, Drexel University, Monmouth University, Widener University, Northumbria University, Abbey DLD Group of Colleges and University of the West of England. The University has similar partnerships with Mahidol University International College, Thailand and schools in Bermuda, Grenada, Hong Kong, Guyana, and Uganda.

About St. George's University

St. George's University is a center of international education, drawing students and faculty from 140 countries to the island of Grenada, in the West Indies, to its programs in medicine, veterinary medicine, public health, science, and business. St. George's is affiliated with educational institutions worldwide, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and Ireland. The University's over 14,000 graduates include physicians, veterinarians, scientists, and public health and business professionals across the world. The University programs are accredited and approved by many governing authorities and repeatedly recognized as the best in the region. For more information, visit www.sgu.edu.

About King's College

Founded in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in 1946 by the Congregation of Holy Cross from the University of Notre Dame, King's College offer 40 majors in Business, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Education, Sciences and Allied Health programs, seven pre-professional programs and 11 concentrations to 2700 undergraduate and graduate students. For 19 straight years, King's College has been ranked in the top tier of U.S. News and World Report's list of Best Colleges in the United States. King's is also recognized as among the best master's degree granting institutions in the country in a national ranking by Washington Monthly magazine.

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SOURCE St. George's University

For further information: Lara Cohn, The Halo Group, lcohn@thehalogroup.com, 212-643-9700, http://www.sgu.edu


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