2012 News & Events

Welcome Party

From volleyball to relaxing on the shore line of the beautiful St. Lucia, IAU medical school welcomed its new batch of students into one of the noblest careers they have decided to pursue. The welcome party took place on 14th of January at Sandy Beach, which is located a few minutes away from the University. […]

IAU Field day

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted a Field Day on the 11th of February to foster camaraderie among the students as well as the Vieux Fort community. The centerpiece of the event was a soccer match between the IAU Team and the Vieux Fort Police. The IAU students gave there all against the Police but […]

IAU Visits an Orphanage in Soufriere

The trip to Soufriere on the 22nd of February was a long and mystifying one. The kaleidoscope of colors, the array of leafy green foliage juxtaposed on a palette of rugged beauty escorted the visitors to Soufriere. We watched aptly as the scenery changed and we approached the Orphanage. The house was small, too small […]

Partnership with Walden University

International American University College of Medicine has partnered with Walden University to offer Combined MD – MBA, MD – MHA and other graduate programs. Walden University is an accredited institution celebrating more than 40 years of serving the higher education needs of working professionals. Walden is distinguished by high academic standards, experienced faculty members, and […]

Multicultural Dinner

The Student Government Association (SGA at IAU organized the multicultural dinner on 25 February 2012. The event was celebrated with cultural programs and music filled with laughter, enjoyment and savoury dishes! The Multicultural Gala was a fancy affair. The evening was full of surprises! There were auctions, comedians, live Karoake and of course music from […]

Partnership with Tapion

The International American University College of Medicine (IAU) and Tapion Hospital, Castries have entered into a partnership to offer medical students a chance to complete their ‘Introduction to Clinical Medicine’ program (ICM) in Saint Lucia. Under this affiliation, the students now have the opportunity to make use of the stellar facilities and doctors of Tapion […]

Ghana 55th Independence Celebration at IAU

“Ye Ma Mu Ayekoo” in the local Ghanaian dialect, twi, means we congratulate you, a well-deserved congratulations for Ghana’s 55th Independence Day which falls on March 6, 2012. In honor of Ghana’s Independence Day, the Africa Students’ Association (ASA) at International American University (IAU) College of Medicine organized the event – the first event of […]

Student Mentor Day

The International American University College of Medicine (IAU) and its Student Government Association (SGA) together successfully conducted its second ‘Student Mentor Day’. A group of students and teacher from the Vieux Fort Comprehensive Secondary School (Campus B) were invited to IAU to experience a day in the life of a medical student. The event is […]

Holi Celebration

IAU Hindu Student Association celebrates the festivals to keep the traditions and culture alive. Recently on March 10th 2012, the association celebrated “Holi – The festival of colors” with lots of fun and delicious food. IAU is a melting pot of different cultures and partaking in Holi celebration encouraged everyone to blend in even further. […]

IAU Approved for GI Bill Funds (Veterans)

If you are a veteran of the United States military, and wish to study medicine at IAU College of Medicine in St Lucia, you are now eligible for educational and training benefits to assist with your medical studies. The United States Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) has created the GI Bill Website to help US […]

White Coat Ceremony

The International American University College of Medicine conducted it 20th White Coat Ceremony here in Vieux Fort on May 11, 2012. In a glittering ceremony held at the Kimatrai Hotel, a new batch of 24 medical hopefuls donned their white coat, marking the beginning of their arduous journey towards a career in medicine. The event […]

Welcome Party

When the sun, the beach, food and fun people get together, you cannot help but have a good time and make a ton of new friends. The new students at IAU will confirm this for on the 19th of May 2012, that is exactly what happened. The welcome party for the freshers was held at […]

International American University College reaches out to St. Judes’s Hospital

As a part of IAU’s sustained efforts to support the environment in which it functions, the Christian Fellowship of the International American University college of Medicine visited St. Jude’s Hospital together with a few of the student body and Dr. James Villanueva, the Interim Dean of IAU. Starting the visit by invoking the blessings and […]

Seminar on Forensic Psychiatry

Informative, educational and interesting. These words aptly describe a seminar on Forensic Psychiatry and the role of Mental Health in the Criminal Justice system which was organized by the International American University College Medicine (IAUCOM) in association with the University of Kentucky (department of Psychiatry), on September 7, 12 at the college campus in Vieux-Fort. […]

White Coat Ceremony

Forty medical students draped in their white coats and stethoscopes, reciting the Hippocratic Oath, were formally enrolled at the International American University College of Medicine {IAUCOM) last Friday in its 21st White Coat ceremony which was held at Kimatrai Hotel in Vieux-Fort. In his inspiring welcome remarks, Dean of Basic Sciences, Dr. Ezzeldin Nasser encouraged […]

Welcome Beach party

It was day that homesickness to a beating, a day apprehension over studies was forgotten and a day when fun and frolic took the front seat. The official welcome party for the BSP and Semester 1 students, thrown by the SGA was a huge success. If ice breaking was the mission of the party, then […]

Basketball Tournament

Jets continue its winning streak in the Hoop- It up Basket Ball competition, organized by the International American University College of Medicine (IAU) when they brushed aside their opponents Soufriere Sulphur Lions, 15-7 in a one- sided affair. The 6th IAU annual Hoop-it-up basketball tournament which took place at the Vieux-Fort Basketball Court last Sunday […]