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July 16

VI SBDC Receives $50,000 Rural Business Enterprise Grant

The VI Small Business Development Center received a $50,000 Rural Business Enterprise Grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in June. ...read more

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UVI Appoints Nanyamka Farrelly Public Relations Director

Nanyamka Farrelly Named UVI Public Relations Director

Nanyamka A. Farrelly has been appointed Director of Public Relations for UVI. Farrelly, who has served in this role in an interim capacity for the past two years, is charged with leading the University’s internal and external communication for all traditional and electronic media. She also stewards the University’s branding strategy and cultivates relationships with various media stakeholders locally and abroad. In addition, read more
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New Student Convocation Planned as Part of UVI’s Fall Orientation

This fall’s orientation for new and transfer students enrolling in the University of the Virgin Islands will feature first ever convocation sessions for new students on UVI’s campuses on St. Thomas and St. Croix. “This year marks the beginning of a new tradition: the New Student Convocation,” said UVI Provost Dr. Camille McKayle. read more
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AT&T Support Allows Expansion of UVI’s Summer Bridge Program

AT&T has awarded the University of the Virgin Islands a grant of $30,000 in support of the University’s 2014 Summer Bridge Program. Summer Bridge is a free, five-week, residential program offered on UVI’s campuses on St. Thomas and St. Croix. read more
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UVI Signs MOUs with Anguilla, H. Lavity Stoutt Community College

The University of the Virgin Islands entered into five-year memoranda of understanding with Anguilla Community College (ACC) and H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), British Virgin Islands. read more
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Media Invited to Cover the 50th Caribbean Food Crops Society Meeting

The University of the Virgin Islands’ Cooperative Extension Service is hosting the 50th annual Caribbean Food Crops Society’s meeting being held from July 6-11, at the Sugar Bay Resort and Spa on St. Thomas. read more
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Media Invited to Cover ICMC Entrepreneur Business Institute Student Presentations

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph business plan presentations developed by students during the 2014 Entrepreneur Business Institute (EBI) summer program on UVI’s St. Thomas Campus. The student presentations are scheduled in two sessions, on Monday, July 7. They will take place from 10:45 a.m. to noon and from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m. in Room 110 of the Business Education Building on UVI’s upper campus. read more
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18th Mango Melee and Fruit Festival Slated for July 6 on St. Croix

It’s time again for the Crucian summer fruit festival. And it’s all about mangoes and tropical fruits. If you want to eat, grow or learn about mangoes and tropical fruits, then the 18th Annual Mango Melee and Tropical Fruit Festival, set for noon to 6 p.m. on July 6, at the St. George Village Botanical Garden is for you. read more
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UVI Names Dr. Benjamin Sachs Interim Dean of Medical School

UVI has named Dr. Benjamin Sachs interim dean for the medical school it is developing in the Virgin Islands. In this position, Dr. Sachs is engaged in the early stages of preparing documentation for the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the medical school accreditation organization for the United States and Canada, and developing the organizational structure of the medical school. read more
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SBDC Names STX/STT Small Business of the Year

The Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center (VI SBDC) named Arawak Bay: The Inn at Salt River, LLC the Small Business of the Year on St. Croix, and Just Threads the Small Business of the Year on St. Thomas. read more
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The Caribbean Writer Announces Volume 27 Prize Winners

UVI The Caribbean Writer international, refereed, literary journal with a Caribbean focus – has announced its annual prize winners for Volume 27, which highlights music and visual arts. Topping the list is a new annual prize: The Cecile deJongh Literary Prize ($500) awarded to an author whose work best expresses the spirit of the Caribbean. read more
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