An inclusive and innovative approach founded on our core values.

Our purpose is to support SGU to deliver best in class education for all SGU students, with special focus on the growing global need for diverse high-quality medical and healthcare professionals.

We do this through an inclusive and innovative approach founded on our core values and delivered recognizing the transformative power of SGU’s international student community, faculty and staff to serve the health and welfare needs of their communities.

USS Values as an Organization

The USS Values guide us in what we do and how we do it…for us, the work that we do every day matters. Our success, and the success of SGU’s students, depends on the collective achievement of individual goals by every member of our team.

USS knows the transformative power of SGU’s international student community, faculty and staff to serve the health and welfare needs of their communities.  

Our teams are inspired by the values that help define us.

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STUDENT CENTRIC

We approach every task with a focus on supporting our students to achieve their lifelong learning goals in a safe, vibrant and welcoming environment. 

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GLOBAL COMMUNITY

We are one team with an international outlook welcoming the strength in our diversity and the value each of us brings to what we do. 

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ACCOUNTABLE

We take responsibility for our actions by being responsive, resourceful and respectful in delivering on our commitments with integrity and the highest ethical standards.

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COLLABORATIVE

We support and empower one another through open communications, cooperation, sharing knowledge and taking time to always listen and show we care. 

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COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE

We take pride in our ongoing pursuit for continuous improvement through creativity, rigor and best practices to produce meaningful outcomes. 

Diversity is at the very foundation of SGU’s students’ success.

At USS, we remain committed to addressing discrimination and inequality among our community.

We proudly boast employees of all races, colors, creeds, religions, and nationalities, which truly sets us apart.

UNITED (Understanding the Need for Inclusion, Transparency, Equity and Diversity) is a team made up of employees across USS and SGU leading the charge on fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion across the entire organization.

Athalie Alexander Arrington

“Since joining USS in December 2019, I have had the opportunity to work with colleagues from all around the world. In addition to my role as Associate Director, Admissions NY Metro Area; I also serve on an Employee Resource Group, UNITED. UNITED’s mission is to promote and advance practices, policies and programming that foster a culture of diversity and inclusion across the entire organization, resulting in organizational success and community well-being. Working in UNITED has afforded me the opportunity to expand my professional skill set as well as deepen my understanding of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.”

Athalie Alexander-Arrington