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UVI President David Hall
October 1

UVI President David Hall to Receive USVI HTA Award of Excellence

University of the Virgin Islands President David Hall will be honored with the U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel and Tourism Association’s Award of Excellence at the 14th Annual Tommy Star Awards and Gala on Nov. 14, at Marriott Frenchman’s Reef Hotel. ...read more

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UVI raffles luxury timeshares on St. Thomas to raise scholarship dollars.

UVI Raffles Luxury Timeshares for Scholarship Funds

The University of the Virgin Islands has launched a unique scholarship campaign to win ownership of a timeshare at luxurious resorts, all while helping deserving students that attend the university. UVI is raffling a chance to win ownership of one of two timeshares at two of the most deluxe resorts on St. Thomas: Elysian Beach Resort and Bluebeard’s Castle. The deadline for entering the raffle is Friday, Nov. 13. All proceeds will go toward student scholarships. read more
UVI hosts 8th Annual Health Disparities Institute Oct. 14 - Oct. 16 at Marriott Frenchman's Reef Resort

UVI Institute Explores Minority Health Disparities

The Caribbean Exploratory Research Center (CERC), a unit within the University of the Virgin Islands School of Nursing, will host its 8th Annual Health Disparities Institute titled “Eliminating Health Disparities in Minority Communities,” Oct. 14-16, at the Marriott Frenchman’s Reef and Morning Star Beach Resort. read more
UVI music department offers free jazz improvisation workshops.

UVI Music Department Offers Improvisation Workshops

The University of the Virgin Islands Music Department will launch a series of interactive workshops in October and November to help musicians improve their jazz improvisation skills. The Music-in-Motion workshops feature prominent local musicians who share their approach to improvisation – applicable to all chromatic instruments and voice – and offer technical exercises that will assist in the quest to develop and improve improvisation techniques. read more
arturo sandoval opens reichhold center season Oct. 3

Latin Jazz Legend Arturo Sandoval at Reichhold Center

The Reichhold Center for the Arts kicks-off its 37th season with a homage to Hispanic Heritage month, featuring dynamic, 10-time Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval. The performance takes place at 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 3. read more
A volunteer assists with the UVI Phonathon

UVI Alumni Asked to Support Alumni Phonathon - Sept. 28-30

The University of the Virgin Islands family joins forces with alumni and special alumni from Sept. 28 to 30, for the 2015 Alumni Phonathon. read more
UVI receives NASA grant to help create new Physics and Astronomy major.

UVI Receives 5-Year NASA Grant

The University of the Virgin Islands is one step closer to having the first four-year physics and astronomy degree, thanks to the award of a five-year, $2.7 million grant from the National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA). The grant is part of NASA’s Minority University Research and Education Program (MUREP). UVI is one of only 10 schools in the United States to be awarded the grant in 2015. read more
The media is invited to a forum on the launch of a new Virgin Islands Partners for Early Success grant.

Media Invited to Launch of Federal Early Childhood Grant

The media is invited to an informational forum on the launch of the new Virgin Islands Partners for Early Success (VIPES), a study of the early childhood system in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The launch event will take place 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24, in the first-floor conference room of the University of the Virgin Islands Administration and Conference Center (ACC) on St. Thomas. The session will be video conferenced to St. Croix and can be viewed in the Great Hall at the UVI Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. read more
UVI holds student fall research symposium

Media Invited to Cover UVI Fall Research Symposium

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands 17th annual Fall Research Symposium on Sunday, Sept. 27, featuring an array of innovative and creative projects from some 40 students. The event will showcase research UVI students have conducted at home and abroad. read more
UVI hosts coastweeks beach cleanups on st. thomas and st. croix

Media Invited to Cover Coastweeks Beach Cleanup

This weekend marks the beginning of Coastweeks Beach cleanup activities across the Virgin Islands. Members of the media are invited to cover the first Coastweeks Beach Cleanup scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, 9 a.m. on John Brewer’s Bay Beach, located across from the University of the Virgin Islands St. Thomas Campus. There are also beach cleanups on St. Croix. read more
Miss UVI Katherine Callwood

Miss UVI to Vie for National HBCU College Queens Crown

Miss UVI 2015-2016, Katherine Callwood, will compete in the 2015 National Black College Alumni (NBCA) Hall of Fame Queens pageant from Sept. 25 to Sept. 27, in Atlanta, Ga., at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. read more
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