The University of the Virgin Islands celebrated its Golden Jubilee throughout 2012.

Golden Jubilee Calendar 

  January 2012

  • Kick-Off Receptions – 6:30 to 9:30 pm – RSVP (340) 693-1604
    • Wednesday, Jan. 25 – St. John Academic Center
    • Thursday, Jan. 26 – UVI Sports & Fitness Center – STT
    • Friday, Jan. 27 –The Great Hall – STX
  • Friday, Jan. 27 – Athletic Field Groundbreaking – STX 

  February 2012

  • MAN-UP Male Empowerment Conference to feature Real Men Talking
    • Tuesday, Feb. 7 – STX
    • Thursday, Feb. 9 – STT
    • Saturday, Feb. 18-20 – USVI Agrifest 2012 
    • STX UVI Cooperative Extension Service Marks 40th Anniversary
  • Friday, Feb. 24 – Ideas & Issues Forum – videoconference – STT/STX
    • Old School – New School: Ideas & Issues” – 6:30 to 8:30 pm – B110/EVC 401
  • Saturday, Feb. 25 – Homecoming – Prior to Bucs/Lady Bucs games – STT 

  March 2012 

  • March 9-12 – Faith Days – territory-wide
  • Saturday, March 3 – Reunion Choir Concert – Reichhold Center – STT
  • Sunday, March 11 – Afternoon on the Green | News Release – STT
  • Tuesday, March 13 – Shadow Our Students Program – STX
    • “Celebrating 50 Years of Student Success”
  • Friday, March 16
    • Charter Day Ceremony– videoconference – STT/STX/STJAC – 9:30 am 
    • Rededication of Paiewonsky Library – 2 pm – STT
  • UVI Open House - St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John Academic Center - all UVI offices and departments will welcom visitors with tours displays and presentations.
  • Thursday, March 22 – Alfred O. Heath Lecture – Edward Wilmot Blyden Symposium – Reichhold Center – STT
  • Friday, March 23 – Alfred O. Heath Lecture Series – Edward Wilmot Blyden Symposium – Great Hall – STX
  • Friday, March 23 – Queen Mary Walk/Run – STX
  • Saturday, March 24 – Spring Research Symposium – STX
  • Thursday, March 29 – Ideas & Issues Forum – videoconference – STT/STX
    • "Changing Role of Women" – 5:30 to 7 pm – ACC Conf. Room/EVC 401
  • Saturday, March 31 – Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition – STT – See the Contestants | Ivory Carter Crowned Miss UVI 2012-2013

  April 2012

  • Friday, April 6 – Premiere of UVI Theatre Production – “Kill the Rabbits” – 8 pm – Little Theatre – STT – Play continues April 12-15.
  • Saturday, April 14 – Research Day Program – STT/STX
    • Poster Presentations/Roundtable Discussions

 June 2012

  • Thursday, June 21 – Land Grant 40th Anniversary – "The Role of Agriculture in the Economic Development of the Virgin Islands" Agricultural Forum - 6 to 8 pm - Great Hall - STX
  • Sunday, June 24 – Land Grant 40th Anniversary - Opening Ceremony, Farmer's Market, Workshops, & Open House – 1 to 6 pm - STX

 August 2012

  • Friday, August 31 - Reichhold Center Unveils 34th Season with International Focus 

 December 2012

  • Golden Gala - “A Grand Affair to End the Year - 6 pm 
    • Saturday, December 1 - Marriott Frenchman’s Reef and Morning Star Resort, St. Thomas
    • Saturday, December 8 - Divi Carina Bay Beach Resort and Casino, St. Croix   

Golden Jubilee Time Capsules

The Golden Jubilee Committee has directed that time capsules to hold items marking the University's 50th Anniversary be constructed on both campuses. The capsules will be filled and sealed later in 2013. Items for inclusion in the time capsules are still being accepted. For details contact Raquel Silver at rsantia@live.uvi.edu or call (340) 692-4061.