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Bulletin Board for April 7, 2011

Health Professionals, Students Attending Meeting on Aging and Health Disparities

Virgin Islands health science professionals and students studying health sciences are participating in the Director's Regional Meeting of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) today (April 7) and Friday, April 8, on St. Croix.

Hosting this prestigious meeting in the Virgin Islands is a first for UVI, according to Dr. Gloria Callwood, director of the Caribbean Exploratory NCMHD Research Center at UVI. A news release is available from the UVI website - www.uvi.edu - and from this direct link.

Law Enforcement Career Days Underway at UVI

The University of the Virgin Islands is hosting Law Enforcement Career Days today (April 7) on St. Thomas, and on Friday, April 8, on St. Croix. The activities represent an expansion of UVI's traditional Law School Awareness Fair, adding participation by law enforcement field officers from more than 23 federal and local agencies. This year's career days will also feature presentations by local law practitioners and representatives and recruiters from seven law schools.

The sessions are open to recent or prospective college graduates and to anyone in the community with an interest in careers in law and law enforcement. Both sessions will run from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. On St. Thomas, the activities will take place in the Sports and Fitness Center. On St. Croix, Career Day will be held in the Evans Center. A news release is available from the UVI homepage - www.uvi.edu - and from this direct link.

Psychology Student Association to Hold General Meeting April 8 on St. Thomas

A general meeting of the Psychology Student Association (PSA) on the St. Thomas campus will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 8. Members of the UVI community are invited to attend. For details, send e-mail to uvi.psa@gmail.com.

Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition Set April 9 on St. Croix

The Queens Selection Committee of the UVI Student Government will host the Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, at the Island Center for the Performing Arts on St. Croix. Students Daniella Henry, Danielle Christian, Briana Henley, Shari Chryss Alfred and Shamelle Farrington are vying for the 2011-2012 title.

Miss UVI serves as a good-will ambassador for the University. For more information contact the Student Government Association at sgastx@myuvi.net or call (340) 692-4228. A news release with a photo of the candidates is available from the UVI website - www.uvi.edu - and from this direct link.

UVI 2011-2012 Scholarship Application Deadline is April 15

Students have until April 15 to apply for 2011-2012 scholarships at the University of the Vrigin Islands. UVI accepts scholarship applications from high school, undergraduate, graduate and international students. Applications are available from the Financial Aid pages of the UVI web site - www.uvi.edu - and from this direct link. They can also be obtained from Financial Aid Offices at UVI and from high school counselors.

Completed applications should be submitted to the University of the Virgin Islands Financial Aid Office Financial Aid Offices on St. Croix at RR 1, Box 10,000, Kingshill, VI 00850-9681 or on St. Thomas at #2 John Brewers Bay, St. Thomas, VI 00802-9990. For more information contact UVI's Financial Aid Offices at (340) 692-4193 on St. Croix or at (340) 693-1090 on St. Thomas.

UVI Accepting Applications for the Master of Arts in Psychology Program

The University of the Virgin Islands is accepting applications from students interested in enrolling in its Master of Arts in Psychology with a concentration in counseling program for the Fall 2011 semester. The MAP program is designed to provide students with the necessary academic knowledge base, problem solving skills and experiential opportunities to allow them to work in a variety of social service and counseling settings. This graduate Psychology program seeks to prepare practitioners to use the science of psychology for the promotion of human well-being, specifically in the provision of psychological services to children, adolescents, and families in the mental health, judicial, and educational systems. It provides some with a stepping stone toward licensure.

Details on the program and admission criteria are available from the UVI web site website - www.uvi.edu - and from this direct link. Interested applicants can also contact Dr. Lucia DiMeo on St. Croix at (340) 692-4264 or Dr. Angela Adams on St. Thomas at (340) 693-1258 for more information.

UVI Carnival Committee Seeking Members for 2011 Floupe Entry in Adults Parade

The UVI Carnival Committee is seeking participants for the University's floupe - float/troupe - entry in the 2011 St. Thomas Carnival Adults Parade. The parade is slated for Saturday, May 7. The cost of costumes is being determined. The deadline to sign up is Wednesday, April 13. For more information, or to add your name to the UVI Floupe list, send e-mail to Kyza Callwood at kyzawood3@yahoo.com.

37th Annual Employee Service Awards Set April 12 on St. Thomas, April 14 on St. Croix

The University of the Virgin Islands will conduct the 37th Annual Employee Service Awards ceremonies on Tuesday, April 12, on St. Thomas and on Thursday, April 14, on St. Croix. The 2011 theme is "Embracing Change." Ceremonies begin at 12:30 p.m. on both campuses. On St. Thomas the event will take place in the Sports and Fitness Center. The venue on St. Croix's Albert Sheen Campus will be the Great Hall in the North West Wing. A buffet style lunch will be served. For more information contact UVI's Human Resources Office at 693-1410.

Essence Magazine Legend Susan L. Taylor to Give Heath Series Lectur at UVI

Known for her grace, wisdom and influence for leading one of the most popular African-American women's magazines, magazine publishing legend Susan L. Taylor will be the featured speaker at the Alfred O. Heath Distinguished Lecture Series of the University of the Virgin Islands. Her presentation is titled, "Women and Health: the Search for Balance." Taylor will speak at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, at the Reichhold Center for the Arts on UVI's St. Thomas campus. She will also speak at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, at the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix.

Both lectures are free and open to the public. Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. A news release is available from the UVI website - www.uvi.edu - and from this direct link.

UVI Launches Official Page on Facebook Social Networking Site

The University of the Virgin Islands has launched an official page on the extremely popular Facebook social networking website. The page is available at www.facebook.com/UVI.edu. It was introduced to members of the University community on March 31. There is also now a link featured at the top, right of most UVI web site pages that looks like this -

The University will use this page to share information about UVI events and activities. The University invites everyone with a Facebook account to visit the page and select the "Like" button. That will allow Facebook users to recommend news items, photos or videos they find interesting to family and friends. A news release is available from the UVI website - www.uvi.edu - and from this direct link.

St. Thomas Senior Class Notes...

Senior Class Plans Bake Sale at Tutu Park Mall on April 9

The UVI community is invited to support the St. Thomas senior class which will conduct a bake sale at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 9, at Tutu Park Mall.

Class Ring Deliveries, Orders Available April 14

A representative for the company providing class rings will be available to take ring orders and distribute previously ordered rings at the Bookstore on the St. Thomas campus from 2 p.m. to closing on Thursday, April 14.

Graduating Class Meetings Slated for April 14-15

Meetings are for members the St. Thomas graduating class of 2011 are slated at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, in Teacher Education Room 212, and at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 15, in Teacher Education Room 101.

Other Current Items...

UVI to Honor Volunteers; Student Applications, Faculty/Staff Nominations Needed by April 8

UVI's Afternoon of the Green Committee will recognize a UVI Student Volunteer of the Year and an overall UVI Volunteer of the Year at the upcoming UVI Employee Service Awards Ceremony on its St. Thomas campus on April 12. The winning student will receive a one-year tuition scholarship. The winning overall volunteer will receive a scholarship for $1,000 towards tuition at either UVI or with UVI's Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning (CELL) Center.

Although this is the second year that the Afternoon on the Green has recognized individuals for volunteer service to the UVI and V.I. communities, this year marks the launch of the Edward Thomas Service Awards, which is the program under which the two scholarships are now housed. The program was officially designated as such during a special presentation to Edward Thomas during a reception for Afternoon on the Green cooks and volunteers on March 4. Thomas is a long-time supporter of the University, currently serving on the UVI Board of Trustees and the Board of Directors for the Foundation for the University of the Virgin Islands, where he also serves as chairman of the Investment Committee. The inaugural winners were Rick Grant in the student category and UVI alum Clarence Nibbs in the overall volunteer category.

The deadline for submission of the application or nomination materials to the Office of Institutional Advancement is Friday, April 8, 2011. For more information contact Ardrina Scott-Elliott at (340) 693-1043.

Margaret Mead Traveling Film Festival Set for April 8-10 at UVI

For the fifth consecutive year, the Margaret Mead Traveling Film Festival will be available free to the Virgin Islands public on UVI's campuses on St. Croix and St. Thomas. The festival, which features six films, is slated for April 8, 9 and 10. The 2011 Traveling Festival features select titles from the 2010 Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival, the longest-running, premiere showcase for international documentaries in the United States. Two films will be viewed each evening, with screenings begin at 6 p.m. and running until 10 p.m. On St. Thomas the festival will take place in Business Education Room 110 and on St. Croix it will be in Evans Center Room 401.

The traveling festival is featured at museums, universities and colleges throughout the United States and abroad, according to UVI Professor of Communication Dr. Alex Randall, who was instrumental in bringing the festival to the University. The festival is jointly sponsored by the UVI College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and the jointly sponsored by the Virgin Islands Montessori School and International Academy. A news release is available from the UVI homepage - www.uvi.edu - and from this direct link.

Kwesi Williams to Present Senior Recital on St. Thomas on Sunday, April 10

Steel pannist Kwesi Williams will present his senior recital at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 10, at the Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church on St. Thomas. Williams will be accompanied by Monet I. Davis. The free presentation is sponsored by the Music Area of UVI's College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

UVI to Mark National Library Week with Introduction of Enhanced Library

The Information and Technology Services component of the University of the Virgin Islands plans to kick-off National Library Week 2011 with a ceremony on Monday, April 11, to introduce recent enhancements made to the Ralph M. Paiewonsky Library on the St. Thomas campus.

On that day, various student organizations will be led by the Ivanna Eudora Kean High School marching band in a parade from the UVI Bookstore to the library, where former Governor Charles W. Turnbull, Ph.D., will offer a keynote address. UVI students, faculty and staff, as well as alumni and local library affiliates are invited to the celebration and are welcome to attend tours of the facility after the ceremony.

A news release is available from the UVI homepage - www.uvi.edu - and from this direct link.

Essay Contest for UVI Students on St. Croix to Mark National Library Week

National Library Week 2011 (April 11-17) is a time to celebrate the contributions of libraries and librarians within the communities they serve. This year UVI's library on St. Croix has planned several activities to celebrate NLW in keeping with the National theme - "Create Your Own Story @ Your Library."

As part of this annual event, UVI students on St. Croix are invited to participate in a short essay contest. Essays should be 300 to 400 words on the subject "What is your most memorable Library experience that contributed to your educational success?" The contest's top prize is a $75 gift certificate to the UVI Bookstore. Entries must be submitted no later than Friday, April 15. Click here for complete Essay Contest Rules and Details. For more information call the library at (340) 692-4130.

VIUCEDD Introduction to American Sign Language Classes to Begin April 11

UVI's Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD) will offer a course titled Introduction to American Sign Language during April on St. Thomas and on St. Croix. The classes will be offered on Mondays and Thursdays from April 11 through June 6, and will run from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. daily. The course is designed for individuals who work with or come into contact with people who are deaf or hard of hearing. The cost is $150.

On St. Thomas, classes will be held at Charlotte Amalie High School, Room N-103. For more information or to register on St. Thomas, contact Andrea Plunkett at (340) 693-1173 or send e-mail to: aplunke@uvi.edu.

On St. Croix the classes will be held in the conference room of the VIUCEDD office at #1 Estate Golden Grove (across from the Spicy Grill). For more information or to register on St. Croix, contact Sandra Pierre-Louis at (340) 692-4267 or send e-mail to: slouis@uvi.edu.

Dr. David Gould to Present Faculty Colloquia on St. Thomas on April 12

A faculty colloquium featuring Dr. David Gould reporting on his sabbatical and Margin for Excellence Grant project is scheduled on UVI's St. Thomas campus from 1 to 2 p.m. on April 12. (He presented on St. Croix on for April 5.) Dr. Gould's project was a translation of the Middle English poem "Pearl." It is forthcoming from the University Press of America. "Pearl" is one of the most intricate and beautiful poems in the English language; unfortunately it is written in a dialect of Middle English which is practically unintelligible to the modern reader. This translation is designed to make the poem accessible to a wider audience.

The presentation will include background information on the project and recitation of substantial portions of the poem. Refreshments will be provided by the Office of the Provost. For more information contact Dr. Gould at (340) 692-4103 or send e-mail to dgould@uvi.edu.

UVI to Address Spirituality, Professionalism in the Workplace with New Center on April 18

The University of the Virgin Islands will launch its new Center for the Study of Spirituality and Professionalism with a daylong symposium featuring local, regional and national speakers who will offer dynamic presentations centered around the theme, "Spirituality and Professionalism: Nurturing the Whole Person." The launch will begin at 10 a.m. on April 18, in the St. Thomas campus Administration and Conference Center first floor conference room, and will be teleconferenced to the Great Hall in the Northwest Wing of the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and to the University's new Academic Learning Center located at the Marketplace on St. John.

The Center for the Study of Spirituality and Professionalism (CSAP) represents one of the initiatives for greatness instituted by UVI President Dr. David Hall and will serve as a catalyst and a source of support for research in this field as it applies to the professions, particularly, law, business, health, education and counseling psychology. A news release is available from the UVI website - www.uvi.edu - and from this direct link.

V.I. Writing Project 2011 Summer Institute Application Deadline is April 15

The Virgin Islands Writing Project invites teachers to register for the 2011 Summer Institute to be held on St. Thomas and St. Croix, simultaneously, from June 20 to July 13. Teachers may obtain applications from their schools. They can also get information from Professor Valerie Combie by calling (340) 692-4126 or sending e-mail to: vcombie@uvi.edu.

37th Annual Academic Awards Program on St. Croix Slated for April 16

The 37th Annual Academic Awards Program for UVI Students on St. Croix is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 16. This event will be held in the Great Hall of the North West Wing building. For more information contact Dr. Kenny A. Hendrickson at (340) 692-4124 or send e-mail to khendri@uvi.edu.

Senior ROTC Program Plans Paintball Tournament for April 16 on St. Thomas Campus

The Senior ROTC Program of the University of the Islands will present the first annual "SROTC Paintball Tournament" from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, at the golf course on the St. Thomas campus.

Interested individuals 16 or older are encouraged to attend the event. A sign-up sheet is located at UVI's Ralph M. Paiewonsky Library. The registration fee is $30 per person and $120 per team. Food and drinks will be on sale. Live music and entertainment will be provided. The competition will include teams representing various organizations island-wide. Preliminary, semi-final and final rounds are planned. For more information contact Stanley Barbel, president of the UVI SROTC Club at (340) 690-5175.

47th Annual Academic Awards Ceremony Slated April 17 on St. Thomas

The 47th Annual Academic Awards Ceremony for UVI students on St. Thomas will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 17, in the Sports and Fitness Center. For more information, contact Dr. Kimarie Engerman (340) 693-1277 or send e-mail to kengerm@uvi.edu.

UVI 4-H Program Seeking Applicants for 20th Anniversary Carnival 4-H Troupe

The UVI Cooperative Extension Service (CES) 4-H Program is seeking children between the ages of 5-14 years old to participate in the 2011 4-H Carnival Troupe. This year the 4-H troupe celebrates 20 years of participating in VI Carnival. The troupe will feature special costumes in celebration of the 20th anniversary. Costumes will be on display and measurements will begin taking place at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 3, at the UVI CES Office on the St. Thomas campus. Participants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information call Yvonne Phillips at (340) 693-1078 or 693-1080.

UVI Production of "Old Story Time" Changes Venue to Reichhold Center for the Arts

The venue for the UVI Theatre main-stage production of "Old Story Time," by Trevor D. Rhone, has been switched from Yacht Haven Grande to the Reichhold Center for the Arts and the opening date has changed from Friday April 8 to Thursday April 14, 2011. The show will run through April 19. Tickets are available at the UVI Bookstore, the Humanities Building and the Reichhold Center Box Office. Call (340) 693-1559 or 693-1340 for details.

A news release is available from the UVI homepage - www.uvi.edu - and from this direct link.

4th Annual Autism Conference to be Hosted at UVI on April 19 and 20

The University of the Virgin Islands-Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD) in collaboration with the Virgin Islands Autism Network (VIAN) will host the 4th Annual Autism Conference at UVI.

The conference will be held on St. Thomas in the UVI Administration and Conference Center on April 19. On St. Croix, the conference will take place in the Great Hall of the Northwest Wing building on April 20. Both sessions will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Registration can be handled as follows:

Register online at http://viucedd.org under the Events tab.

On St. Thomas, contact Maritza Swan at (340) 693-1322 or send e-mail to: mswan@uvi.edu, or contact Andrea Plunkett at (340) 693-1173 or send e-mail to: aplunke@uvi.edu.

On St. Croix contact Sandra Pierre-Louis at (340) 692-4267 or send email to: slouis@uvi.edu.

BWC Planning Pre-Finals Academic Jams on St. Thomas, St. Croix

UVI's Brothers With A Cause organization will sponsor week-long academic jams on the University's campuses on St. Thomas and St. Croix from April 22 through 27. The jams are designed to create an atmosphere that allows students to sharpen their understanding of course materials in preparation for final exams through peer tutoring, group study and counseling. On-campus sessions are planned daily, stretching from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m.

On St. Thomas, sessions will be available daily - from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. - in the Campus Advising & Tutorial Services (CATS) office. Group study and tutorials will be offered daily in the Dining Pavilion from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Access will also be available 24/7 in the Library Room 120 Computer Lab. On April 26 and 27 special sessions will be available in the VIP Room of the Sports and Fitness Center from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Counseling for individuals experiencing test anxiety will be available by appointment. Call (340) 693-1136.

On St. Croix, sessions will be available daily - from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. - in the Campus Advising & Tutorial Services (CATS) office. Sessions for commuter students will be offered from 9 a.m. to midnight daily in the Residence Hall Seminar Room. Sessions for residential students will also be available in the Seminar Room from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily. Access will also be available 24/7 in the North West Wing Room 120 Computer Lab. Counseling for individuals experiencing text anxiety will be available by appointment. Call (340) 692-4187.

For more information on St. Thomas, contact (340) 693-1112. For more information on St. Croix, contact (340) 692-4181.

Deadline to Apply for UVI Graduate Math Program for Teachers Is April 30

The third cohort of UVI's Master of Arts in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers (MMAT) program is scheduled to begin in August 2011. The program is for teachers of mathematics at the secondary level and prospective teachers with undergraduate degrees in mathematics. April 30, 2011 is the application deadline for the program. For an overview of the program, costs and requirements, visit the College of Science and Mathematics section of the UVI website - www.uvi.edu - or this direct link. More information is also available from Assistant Professor of Mathematics Dr. Vanere Goodwin at (340) 692-4115 or send e-mail to vgoodwi@uvi.edu.

UVI New Hires-Separations Report Posted for March 2011

The UVI Human Resources Department has released the University's New Hires, Promotions and Separations report for March 1-31, 2011. The list is available to the UVI community via the HR Document Library on the HR/Benefits page of UVI's myCampus web portal and from this direct link.

UVI Offers Used Washers, Dryers for Sale from Albert Sheen Campus on St. Croix

UVI will accept sealed bids for four washers and three dryers on St. Croix from Monday, April 4, through Monday, April 25, between the hours of 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Bid documents and instructions are available from the Campus Operations Office. Detailed descriptions, minimum bid levels, etc. are available from the document "Invitation for Bid No.C2011004/5," which is available from this direct link.

The washers and dryers - used in the Residence Hall on UVI's Albert Sheen campus - are located by the Delta M. Jackson Dorsch Complex. The equipment will be sold "as is." Only sealed bids will be accepted. The bid opening will be conducted at 4 p.m. on Monday, April 25, in the UVI Business Office Conference Room (Evans Center Room 138). Successful bidders will be notified within five working days by telephone and/or by mail. For more information contact Campus Operations at (340) 692-4161.

UVI Community Urged to Vote for UVI in 'Retool Your School' Program

The University of the Virgin Islands has been announced as a finalist in The Home Depot's 2011 "Retool Your School" campus improvement grant program, designed to provide resources to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). UVI is competing against 56 other HBCUs for $150,000 in grants for on-campus improvements. UVI is asking the Virgin Islands community to visit www.retoolyourschool.com each day until April 22, to vote for UVI's sustainable campus improvement project. One $50,000 major grant and ten $10,000 minor grants will be awarded. The Home Depot® will announce the winners on May 16. "We are encouraging everyone to log on daily to www.retoolyourschool.com and vote for UVI," said UVI's Director of Major Gifts Mitchell Neaves. A news release is available from the UVI website -www.uvi.edu - and from this direct link.

Dateline: UVI Covers Campus Naming, Charter Day, St. John Academic Center

The March issue of the monthly newsletter Dateline: UVI has been published. It is available from the Public Relations section of the UVI website - www.uvi.edu - and from this direct link. The issue features coverage of the naming of the campus on St. Croix as the Albert A. Sheen Campus of the University of the Virgin Islands. Also included is a story on the 49th Charter Day ceremony, a look at UVI's new St. John Academic Center and a photo from the recent Spring Student Research Symposium.

UVI Accepting Applications for 'Math Behind the Science' Free Summer Program

UVI is accepting applications for its 2011 "Math Behind the Science" summer bridge program. The free program (previously called Summer Bridge2Calculus) is designed to enhance the mathematics preparedness of college-bound students who are interested in pursuing careers in science, mathematics, engineering, technology or medicine.

Math Behind the Science will prepare students to enter UVI's introductory calculus course and provide a foundation for success in that important course. Field trips, guest speakers and workshops are integrated into the five-week summer program. Sessions begin on June 20, and end with an awards ceremony on July 29. Recent high school graduates and current Math Skills students are eligible to participate in this program.

Applications for the program are due by May 25. More information and an online application form are available from the Summer Programs tab on the Emerging Caribbean Scientists web page - http://ecs.uvi.edu - and from this direct link. Click here for the application form.

UVI Accepting Master of Marine and Environmental Science Program Applications

The Master of Marine and Environmental Science program at the University of the Virgin Islands is now accepting application for the Fall 2011 semester. For more information please visit the web site: http://mmes.uvi.edu.

Student Testing Notes...

UVI Offering Collegiate Learning Assessment on Both Campuses

The University of the Virgin Islands in conjunction with the Council for Aid to Education is conducting the Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA) for graduating seniors. The CLA measures graduating seniors' knowledge in critical thinking, analytic reasoning, problem solving and written communication abilities.

CLA Test Information on St. Thomas

Dates: April 11 and 15, 2011 or by arrangement
Times: 6 to 7:30 p.m. or by arrangement

Locations: Labs 101 and 103 in the Classroom Administration (CA) Building

CLA Test Information on St. Croix

Dates: April 11 and 15, 2011 or by arrangement

Times: 6 to 7:30 p.m. or by arrangement

Location: Computer Lab

Student participation will help UVI with its national assessment and students will receive their scores from CLA. Cash awards are available to students who perform well. Graduating seniors who have attended UVI for all undergraduate years are invited to attend. For more information contact Professor Linda Wymer at (340) 693-1346 or lwymer@uvi.edu or Dr. Lonnie Hudspeth at 693-1315 or lhudspe@uvi.edu.

Spring 2011 Computer Literacy Examination (CLE) Schedule Set for St. Croix


The schedule for Spring 2011 Computer Literacy Examinations (CLE) and the schedule for CLE Tutorials for UVI's St. Croix campus has been released.

Computer Literacy Examination Schedule

CLE D (04/09/2011) SAT 12:00-02:00 p.m. NW131 Clavier M

Computer Literacy Examination Tutorial Scheduled

CLE D (04/02/2011) SAT 12:00-02:00 p.m. NW131 Clavier M

For more information contact Marthious Clavier at (340) 692-4090 or send e-mail to: mclavie@uvi.edu.

English Proficiency Exam Slated for April 7 at UVI

UVI's Spring semester English Proficiency Exam (EPE) for the University is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on April 7, 2011.

On St. Thomas, the test will be administered in Rooms 223, 224 and 225 of UVI's Sports and Fitness Center. Students should be prepared to present an I.D. in order to be admitted. Students must register for the EPE in the Access and Enrollment Office located in the Administration and Conference Center building. For more information on St. Thomas, contact Dr. Vincent Cooper at (340) 693-693-1351.

On St. Croix, the exam will be administered in Rooms 302, 303, 305, and 308 of the Evans Center. Students are required to register at the Enrollment and Access Office in Room 807. For more information on St. Croix, please Dr. Valerie Combie at 692-4126.

MPA Comprehensive Exam Scheduled for April 8 at UVI

The University of the Virgin Islands will administer the Masters in Public Administration (MPA) Comprehensive Exam on Friday, April 8, 2011. The exam will be offered on both campuses. The rooms for the exam are to be announced. Candidates for the exam should contact Dr. Sunday Odezah no later than Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, at (340) 693-1283 or via e-mail to sodezah@uvi.edu.

CLEP Test Schedule for Spring 2011 Announced for St. Thomas Campus

Students are advised that the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) test dates for the Spring 2011 semester have been finalized on the St. Thomas campus. The remaining CLEP tests will be administered on April 11, in the CATS computer lab (CA Building Room 123). Students can register for the test at the Office of Access and Enrollment Services' front desk, located on the first floor of the Administration and Conference Center.

Test candidates must report to the test site no later than 9:30 a.m. on test days with appropriate identification and form of payment. Acceptable forms of identification include a current driver's license, state or federal ID, a current passport, tribal ID card, naturalization card or certificate of citizenship. The cost associated with CLEP is $77 (payable to College Board) per test and an additional administrative fee of $15 (payable to UVI prior to the test date). Payment must be made in the form of check, money order, or credit card; cash will not be accepted. More information is available from this St. Thomas Campus CLEP Guidelines link. Students can also send email to cmorris@uvi.edu for additional information.

CLEP Test Schedule for Spring 2011 Announced for St. Croix Campus

College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests will be administered on the following schedule for the Spring 2011 semester on UVI's St. Croix campus.

Test Date Registration Deadline

Thursday, April 14, 2011 Friday April 8, 2011

Students can register for the tests in the Access and Enrollment Services Office in Evans Center Room 811. Testing begins promptly at 9 a.m. on each test date. Latecomers will not be allowed to take the test. The cost associated with CLEP tests is $77 per test; make check or money order payable to CLEP. An additional administrative fee of $15 is payable to UVI prior to the test date. A separate check and/or money order must be written for each test. Cash will not be accepted. More information is available from this St. Croix Campus CLEP Guidelines link. Students can also call (340) 692-4103 or 692-4158 for additional information.

Spring 2011 Computer Literacy Examination (CLE) Schedule for St. Thomas

The Computer Literacy Examination (CLE) will be offered on UVI's St. Thomas campus on four separate occasions in April.

Thursday, April 14 - from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday, April 15 - from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

All exams will take place in Room 204E of the Business Education building. Students should visit the School of Business Office to sign up for the examination.