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UVI Hospitality Students Receives a Donation from Wyndham

Wyndham Summit Provides Real World Experience to UVI Hospitality Students

December 14, 2016 - Senior executives from Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO) hosted the “Unleash the Power of Your Hospitality Career” panel presentation this fall for 65 students and guests of the University of the Virgin Islands Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) program at Chase Auditorium on the St. Thomas Campus. Read More
Sinage of the St. Thomas Campus Entrance

Marriott Frenchman’s Reef Donates $20,000 to UVI Hospitality Program

December 14, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands’ Hospitality and Tourism Management program received a $20,000 donation from the Marriott Frenchman’s Reef Resort this fall at the “Growing a Dynamic Hospitality Career: What are the Key Ingredients?” panel discussion.Read More
“The Caribbean Writer” continues its anniversary celebration with the release of Volume 30, highlighting “Journeys and Pathways,”

The Caribbean Writer’s Volume 30 Book Launch Party Set for Dec. 8

December 02, 2016 - “The Caribbean Writer” continues its anniversary celebration with the release of Volume 30, highlighting “Journeys and Pathways,” and invites the general public to its book launch from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8, in the Great Hall of the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. Read More
Homer Bryant Youth Professional Dance Company to Perform at the Reicchold

Reichhold Center Welcomes Homer Hans Bryant Home

November 18, 2016 - Join the Virgin Islands Council on the Arts (VICA) and Reichhold Center for the Arts in welcoming home Homer Hans Bryant and the Byrant Youth Professionals Dance Company at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26.Read More
UVI administrators cut ribbon at dock opening ceremony

UVI Unveils New Dock at Center for Marine Science

November 18, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands unveiled a new dock at the MacLean Marine Science Center overlooking Brewers Bay on the St. Thomas Campus Friday, Nov. 18. Read More
Agricultural and Food Fair 2016

Ag Fair Weekend Offers Cultural Activities and Entertainment

November 16, 2016 - The 33rd Annual St. Thomas/St. John Agriculture and Food Fair, featuring “Art by the Sea” youth attractions, will be held Nov. 19 and 20, on the grounds of the Reichhold Center for the Arts. The theme for this year’s fair is “Self-Reliance, Self-Esteem for a Better Farming Community in 2016.”Read More
The dock will be used by the UVI community conducting marine research

Media Invited to Cover & Photograph UVI’s Dock Opening Ceremony

November 16, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the Dock Opening Ceremony at the University of the Virgin Islands at 10 a.m. on Nov. 18, at the MacLean Marine Science Center. Read More
UVI Students Receive Awards for High Achievement

Media Invited to Cover & Photograph Dean’s List Reception

November 10, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands Annual Dean’s List Reception at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, at the Reichhold Center of the Arts.Read More
Students attend Awards Program Ceremony

Media Invited to Cover & Photograph Dean’s List Reception

November 04, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands Annual Dean’s List Reception at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix Read More
University of the Virgin Islands School of Business

Media Invited to Cover & Photograph Check Presentation to Accounting Students

November 03, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the Virgin Islands Society of Certified Public Accountants (VISCPA) who will present two minority accounting scholarships for $2,000 each to University of the Virgin Islands accounting majors at its 2016 annual membership meeting on Friday, Nov. 4.Read More
Grammy Award winning Jazz Bassist, Composer and Vocalist Esperanza Spalding

Four-time Grammy Award Winning Jazz Vocalist to Perform at Reichhold Center

November 02, 2016 - Four time Grammy Award winning Jazz Bassist, Composer and Vocalist Esperanza Spalding will be performing live on the Reichhold Center for the Arts stage on Saturday, Nov.5. Join Reichhold for the second performance of their 38th “Season of Milestones” and enrich your senses with musicianship from a jazz prodigy. Read More
UVi Physical Plant employees accept the Presidential Appreciation Award.

UVI Board Approves New B.S. Degree in Physics, Fundraising Goals for 2016-2017 & Re-elects Trustees to the Board

October 22, 2016 - In the regular session of its quarterly meeting on Oct. 22, on the St. Thomas Campus, the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees approved a Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Physics with a concentration in astronomy. The new degree program will provide educational training and research opportunities for undergraduate students who wish to specialize in physics and/or astronomy and who may intend to pursue graduate studies.Read More
Wilberto Ramos UVI's Athlectic Director

UVI Welcomes New Athletic Director

October 21, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands is delighted to welcome Wilberto Ramos into its sprawling family as the new athletic director. Ramos served as athletic director for seven years at Talladega College in Alabama, where he also served as head baseball coach. He is enthusiastic about the new direction that his life and career have taken.Read More
Business Administration building on the upper campus on St. Thomas

VI Society of CPA’s to Present Accounting Scholarships to UVI Students

October 20, 2016 - The Virgin Islands Society of Certified Public Accountants (VISCPA) will present two minority accounting scholarships for $2,000 each to University of the Virgin Islands accounting majors at its 2016 annual membership meeting on Friday, Nov. 4. The meeting is scheduled for 11 a.m. and will be teleconferenced between the St. Thomas Campus and the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. Read More
UVI Saint Thomas Campus entrance

UVI Board of Trustees to Meet on Saturday, Oct. 22

October 17, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, in the Administration and Conference Center, first-floor conference room, on the St. Thomas Campus. Read More
Miss UVI_NBCA

Miss UVI Brings Home National HBCU Hall of Fame Crown

October 13, 2016 - Miss UVI, Che-Raina Warner, 2016-2017 queen of the University of the Virgin Islands, used her extraordinary grace, intelligence and talent with the spoken word to win the title of Miss National Black College Alumni (NBCA) Hall of Fame – becoming the second Miss UVI to achieve that distinguished honor in three years. Read More
World Food Day is Celebrated on October 16

Media Invited to Cover World Food Day on Oct 16

October 13, 2016 - The media is invited to cover the University of the Virgin Islands annual World Food Day. This two day event is set to take place on the Albert A. Sheen Campus grounds near the Great Hall. The Hunger Banquet will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct 14. Read More
CES Shows the many Facets of Agriculture

UVI-CES to Host World Food Day Hunger Banquet & Annual Competitions

October 12, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service (CES) will host its annual World Food Day “Hunger Banquet” on Friday, Oct. 14, on UVI’s Albert A. Sheen Campus grounds, near the Great Hall on St. Croix. This event and experience will educate students in the territory from fourth through ninth grade on the challenges of poverty and world hunger first hand. In addition to being open to students, representatives from the Department of Education and other community leaders have been invited to attend the banquet from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read More
reef fest 2016

Reef Fest 2016 to Focus on Marine Debris Education and Prevention

October 11, 2016 - The Center for Marine and Environmental Studies (CMES) at the University of the Virgin Islands invites the community to celebrate the ocean environment at Reef Fest 2016. The eighth annual Reef Fest will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 12, ‘16 at Coral World Ocean Park. This year’s theme is “Marine Debris Education and Prevention,” which will highlight the various ways in which we can reduce our overall impact on the environment. This event is free for everyone, and there will be fun prize giveaways.Read More

VIUCEDD's 13th Annual Voices that Count Forum: ‘Nothing About Us, Without Us’

October 04, 2016 - The Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD) will host the 13th annual Voices That Count (VTC) policy forum on Oct. 11, on the St. Thomas Campus and Oct. 13, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. Read More
Brandy

Reichhold Center to Kick-Off 38th Season with Birthday Celebration & Live Performance by Brandy

September 30, 2016 - The Reichhold Center for the Arts opens its gates for the 38th Season with Grammy Award Singer and Actress Brandy. “Join us at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Reichhold Center and help us celebrate our 38th birthday,” said Denise Humphrey, of the Reichhold Center for the Arts. Read More
Marine Debris Teacher Workshop will be Held on October 4

Media Invited to Cover & Photograph Marine Debris Teacher Workshop

September 30, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands Marine Debris Teacher Training Workshop where educators in the territory will be introduced to new marine debris curricula and other educational resources. Read More
Che'Raina Warner is Crowned Miss UVI by President David Hall

Media Invited to Cover and Photograph the Welcome of Miss UVI Che’Raina Warner – National HBCU College Queen Winner

September 26, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands student ambassador, Miss UVI Che-Raina Warner to congratulate her on winning the 2016 Miss NBCA Hall of Fame on Saturday in Atlanta, Georgia. Read More
2016 HBCU All Star Joash Liburd

UVI Announces 2016 White House Initiative HBCU All-Star

September 23, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands is pleased to announce the student ambassador for the 2016 White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). Joásh T. Liburd will represent UVI as one of 73 students from across 63 HBCU’s in the United States. Considered All-Stars, Liburd is recognized for his accomplishments in academics, leadership and public service. Read More
Certified Public Managers Graduation St. Croix

UVI Certified Public Manager Program Graduates 30

September 23, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands Certified Public Manager program (VI-CPM) distributed certificates to 30 graduates across two ceremonies last week. The graduation ceremony took place on Tuesday, Sept. 13 on the St. Thomas Campus and on Wednesday, Sept. 14, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. Graduates of the program on both campuses spent 12 months acquiring the skills they would need to bring change, innovation and cutting-edge leadership techniques to a variety of government offices and agencies in the U.S. Virgin Islands.Read More
UVI STEM stock photo

New Higher Ed Collaboration to Advance STEM Leadership

September 21, 2016 - Four diverse and prominent institutions of higher education have joined forces to conduct research on proven leadership approaches to broadening participation in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). With the generous support of a $2.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation, the University of the Virgin Islands and its partners - Fielding Graduate University, North Carolina A&T State University and the Association of American Colleges and Universities - have collaborated to launch the Center for Advancing STEM Leadership.Read More
President Hall will lecture at Landon Series

Hall to Speak at Prestigious Landon Lecture Series

September 21, 2016 - University of the Virgin Islands President David Hall has been selected to speak on the Higher Education Panel at the Landon Lecture Series on Sept. 26. Kansas State University (KSU) is home to the Landon Lecture Series, one of the nation's most prestigious and well-known lectures. Read More
Mackenzie Gross and Amali Krigger accept 2016 HackFest Best Hack award from NEARiX CEO and Founder Leon Hughes.

UVI Announces 2016 HackFest Winners

September 20, 2016 - Fifteen teams and over 40 University of the Virgin Islands students participated in HackFest 2016. Participants generated prototype phone apps in 24-hour marathon problem-solving sessions on Sept. 9 and 10, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and on Sept. 16 and 17, on the St. Thomas Campus. Read More
Innovation Center Hosts Fall Hackfest 2016

Media Invited to Cover and Photograph UVI Hackathon on Sept. 17 on St. Thomas

September 15, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands 2016 Hackathon on Saturday, Sept. 17, in the Ralph Paiewonsky Library on the St. Thomas Campus. Read More
international coastweeks image

Media Invited to Cover & Photograph Coastweeks Kick-off Events

September 15, 2016 - Read More

Early Federal Student Aid Application Available to College Students on October 1

September 15, 2016 - Starting on Oct. 1, 2016 students seeking assistance with financing their higher education will be able to apply for student aid, rather than wait until the new calendar year. This amendment is due to significant changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which were announced by United States President Barack Obama in 2015. These new changes will affect the 2017-18 application cycle. Read More
Crowning of Che-Raina Warner as Miss UVI 2016-17

Miss UVI to Vie for National HBCU College Queens Crown

September 14, 2016 - Miss UVI 2016-2017, Che-Raina Warner, will compete in the 2016 National Black College Alumni (NBCA) Hall of Fame Queens pageant from Sept. 21 to Sept. 25, in Atlanta, Ga., at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Warner will compete against other college queens from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) around the nation for the title of Miss NBCA Hall of Fame.Read More
Dr. Valerie Combie Assists a Student at the Writing Center

UVI Writing Center Receives Stage Two Certification

September 13, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands Writing Center, located on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, was approved for Stage Two, Level One certification by the College Reading and Learning Association’s (CRLA) International Tutor Training Program Certification (ITTPC) this past August. Read More
Support and Enchance Student Success

UVI Launches Retention Program to Enhance Student Success

September 13, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands is participating in the Student Success Collaborative (SSC), an initiative developed by the Education Advisory Board (EAB) to examine the impact of every aspect of campus life on student retention.Read More
save the date for Certified Public Managers Program graduation ceremony

Media Invited to Cover & Photograph Certified Public Managers Graduation

September 12, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands Certified Public Manager Program (VI-CPM) graduation ceremonies from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Sept. 13, on the St. Thomas Campus and Wednesday, Sept. 14, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. Read More
Innovation Center Promotes Students Hackathon

Media Invited to Cover and Photograph UVI Hackathon on Sept. 10 on St. Croix

September 08, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands 2016 Hackathon on Saturday, Sept. 10, in the library on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. Read More
October 4, 2016 - Marine Debris Teacher Training Workshop

UVI Receives over $95,000 for Marine Debris Education and Prevention

September 01, 2016 - Researchers at the University of the Virgin Islands were awarded $99,411 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Marine Debris Program to fund marine debris education and outreach programs on the islands of St. Thomas and St. Croix.Read More
Trustee Emeritus, Dr. Bernard H. Paiewonsky

UVI Mourns Passing of Trustee Emeritus, Dr. Bernard H. Paiewonsky

August 30, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands mourns the passing of Trustee Emeritus Bernard H. Paiewonsky, Ph.D., who served on UVI’s Board of Trustees for 13 years. Read More
UVI Director of Major Gifts Benjamin F. Kraft.

UVI Appoints Benjamin Kraft to Serve as Major Gifts Director

August 29, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands has a new Director of Major Gifts, Benjamin F. Kraft. While serving in this position, which is a component of the Office of the Vice President for Institutional Advancement at the University, Kraft is charged with garnering gifts and donations of no less than $10,000. Read More
38th Season of Reichhold Center for the Arts

Reichhold Center Announces 38th ‘Season of Milestones’ Line-Up

August 25, 2016 - The Reichhold Center for the Arts unveiled its 38th season at their annual Business After Hours reception on Thursday, Aug. 25. Read More
Coastweeks 2016 in the territory is set for Sept. 17 - Oct. 31

Coastweeks Doubles Down on Goal of Pristine Beaches

August 23, 2016 - Coastweeks events in the territory will run Sept. 17- Oct. 31. This year, Coastweeks events will include a renewed emphasis on litter prevention, thanks to a $99,000 Marine Debris Program grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to researchers at the University of the Virgin Islands.Read More
Dr. Gerard Puccio from Buffalo Stae University speaks to doctoral candidates

UVI Welcomes 50 Doctoral Candidates in the First Ph.D. Cohort

August 23, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands welcomed the inaugural cohort for the University’s Ph.D. in Creative Leadership for Innovation and Change. The inaugural cohort, composed of 50 students from the Virgin Islands, the Caribbean and the United States, met on Sunday, Aug. 22, for a welcome reception at the President’s Guest House. Participants will be able to complete many of the program requirements online, but residency dates are required each semester. The Ph.D. cohort will meet this week, from Aug. 22 to Aug. 26, as they officially begin their coursework.Read More

Reichhold to Launch New Season at Business After Hours

August 17, 2016 - The Reichhold Center for the Arts will launch its 38th season at the annual Business After Hours event at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25. Hosted jointly with the St. Thomas/St. John Chamber of Commerce, the Reichhold Center’s new season launch party will have not only chart-topping artists and awe-inspiring performances, but will celebrate moments of pride for the territory.Read More

Eastern Caribbean Center to Conduct VI Community Survey

August 12, 2016 - The Eastern Caribbean Center of the University of the Virgin Islands will conduct the 2016 Virgin Islands Community Survey (VICS) throughout August and September.Read More
Many of the courses are available via distance technology.

UVI to Offer 1st Ph.D. Program & 7 New Masters and Bachelor’s Degrees this Fall

August 12, 2016 - This Fall, UVI will offer its first ever Ph.D. program along with two new master level programs in the School of Education, and two new master and three new bachelor level programs in the School of Business. New this year will also be three additional minors: one in Health Sciences, one in Sociology and one in Spanish. All of the new programs will start in the fall of 2016.Read More
Image of UVI medallion given to new students at convocation ceremonies.

Media Invited to Cover Fall Semester Orientation Week Activities

August 10, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover selected activities planned during UVI’s fall semester Orientation Week for new and transfer students. Official Orientation Week activities run from Sunday, Aug. 14, through Saturday, Aug. 22. Numerous sessions are designed to help students adjust to the academic and social aspects of college life.Read More
UVI orientation leaders welcome new students to the University of the Virgin Islands

UVI to Welcome New Students with Orientation Activities and Events

August 09, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands will welcome new and transfer students with a week of orientation activities beginning Sunday, Aug. 14, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, and Monday, Aug. 15, on the St. Thomas Campus. Orientation, which is a requirement for new students, begins with residence hall check-in from 2 – 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14, on the Sheen Campus, and from noon to 4 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 15, on the St. Thomas Campus.Read More

University to Postpone UVI School of Medicine’s LCME Accreditation Application

July 28, 2016 - University of the Virgin Islands President David Hall announced on Wednesday, July 27, the decision to postpone resubmitting its application for accreditation for the UVI School of Medicine (UVI-SOM) to the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) for one year. Read More
student poster presentation

Media Invited to Cover UVI Summer Science Research Symposium

July 27, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the 14th Annual Summer Research Symposium. Read More

UVI’s Water Resources Research Institute Receives Over $90,000 to Expand and Support Water Research

July 26, 2016 - The Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) at the University of the Virgin Islands received $92,335 this spring from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to fund three projects across the territory. Read More
A Youth Movie Making Workshop Premier of Hide and Seek

Reichhold Centers Premiers Youth Arts Festival

July 25, 2016 - The Reichhold Center for the Arts will host its first ever Youth Arts Festival this summer combining the UVI Music Camp, the School of Visual Arts and the Youth Moviemaking Workshop. Read More
VI Small Business Development Center logo

VI Small Business Development Center Receives Accreditation

July 06, 2016 - America’s Small Business Development Center Network re-accredited the Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center, (VI-SBDC) this spring, thereby affirming the center’s viability in assisting new and existing entrepreneurs in the territory.Read More
UVI orientation leaders welcome new students to the University in the Sports and Fitness Center on the Saint Thomas Campus

New UVI Students Invited to Early Orientation on St. Thomas Campus

June 29, 2016 - In an effort to create a seamless orientation process, the University of the Virgin Islands will provide an opportunity for new students on the St. Thomas Campus to register and participate in early orientation sessions this summer, well in advance of the 2016 Fall semester. Read More
Sinage of UVI's VIUCEDD

VIUCEDD Partners with VIDOL & VIDHS to Employ People with Disabilities

June 15, 2016 - The Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD) is partnering with the Virgin Islands Department of Labor (VIDOL) and the Department of Human Services’ Vocational Rehabilitation Program to create employment opportunities for people with disabilities. Read More
Entrance to the St. Thomas Campus

UVI’s First Ph.D. & New Graduate Programs to be Featured in Caribbean - Five Islands to get First Hand Look

June 14, 2016 - University of the Virgin Islands alumni, political and corporate leaders, and others will get an opportunity to take advantage of career advancement opportunities offered by UVI. Read More
UVI President David Hall

UVI President David Hall Sets the Record Straight

June 10, 2016 - The actions of the University of the Virgin Islands’ Board of Trustees and the Administration have been the focus of numerous Virgin Islands Daily News stories and an editorial for quite a few days. I share this response to these articles and allegations made therein in order to correct the numerous inaccuracies and to provide the public with a balanced representation of the facts.Read More
UVI Albert A Sheen Campus stock photo

UVI Board of Trustees Elects Officers & Approves Two New Master of Arts Degree Programs in the School of Education

June 06, 2016 - In the regular session of its meeting on June 4, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees re-elected Henry Smock to serve as chairman and Alexander Moorhead as vice chairman.Read More
Small Business Development Center

VI SBDC, SBA and DPNR Celebrate Small Business Week

June 03, 2016 - The Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center (VI SBDC), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and the VI Department of Planning and Natural Resources’ Small Business Environmental Assistance Program will celebrate VI Small Business Week from June 6 - 10. Read More
The Board meeting will be held on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix.

UVI Board of Trustees to Meet on June 4

May 27, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees will meet at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. Read More
UVI Albert A Sheen Campus stock photo

UVI School of Education Awarded NCATE Accreditation

May 27, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands School of Education has been awarded accreditation status from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). This accreditation decision indicates that the School of Education and its programs meet rigorous standards set forth by the professional education community, according to a prepared statement from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation on May 17. Both the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation recognize NCATE as a professional accrediting body for teacher preparation.Read More
Dr. John Osoinach, Director of SBDC

VI-SBDC Officially Introduces New Director

May 26, 2016 - A new leader has taken the helm at the Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center (VI-SBDC). Read More
uvi stock image from stx

First VI Assistive Technology Expo Set for May 24

May 26, 2016 - The Virgin Islands Technology Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Program (VITRAID) is hosting its first Assistive Technology Expo from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, at the Windward Passage Hotel on St. Thomas.Read More
School of Medicine stock image

St. Croix & St. Thomas-St. John Chambers of Commerce Endorse UVI SOM

May 20, 2016 - This spring, the Board of Directors of both the St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John Chambers of Commerce announced their full support for the University of the Virgin Islands School of Medicine.Read More
Reggae and dancehall artist Shaggy

Reggae Mega Superstar Shaggy to Perform at Reichhold’s 37th Season Finale

May 18, 2016 - Grammy-award winning, mega superstar Shaggy will bring his cool reggae dancehall fusion to the Reichhold Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 21. Read More
Genique Nicholas presents at UVI Research Day on the Sheen Campus

UVI Announces Research Day Winners

May 17, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands announces the winning students of the 5th annual UVI Research Day.Read More
UVI Call Center Team

UVI to Launch Multi-Lingual, Campus-Based Fundraising Call Center

May 06, 2016 - University of the Virgin Islands alumni and friends are asked to once again lend support to the annual UVI telephone fundraising drive to support academic scholarships for students in need.Read More
13D Entrepreneurship Competition Winners

UVI Student Entrepreneurs Win $60,000 in 13D Competition

May 05, 2016 - Three University of the Virgin Islands student entrepreneurs won $60,000 at the 4th Annual 13D Entrepreneurship Competition on April 27, on the St. Thomas Campus. The 13D Competition, sponsored by 13D Research and Innovative, is designed to eliminate the obstacle of financing for UVI student entrepreneurs who have great ideas for potentially profitable businesses but no access to start-up capital. Read More
UVI commencement stock photos

Media Invited to Cover UVI Commencement Ceremonies Set for May 12 - 13

May 04, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to photograph and cover the University of the Virgin Islands’ 52nd annual Commencement Ceremonies on May 12 and 13, on the St. Thomas Campus and the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, respectively.Read More
UVI Graduates from 2015 Commencement

UVI to Award Nearly 300 Degrees at 2016 Commencement Ceremonies

May 03, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands will award nearly 300 degrees at the 52nd annual Commencement Ceremonies on May 12 and 13, on the St. Thomas Campus and the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, respectively. Read More
UVI Family and Friends presenting a Global Explosion That Never Ends

UVI Family & Friends Presenting a Global Explosion That Never Ends for Carnival 2016

April 28, 2016 - UVI Carnival Parade entry descriptions for the 2016 adults parade.Read More
UVI commencement stock photo

Sir Hilary Beckles of UWI to Speak at UVI 2016 Commencement; Renowned Virgin Islanders to Receive Honorary Degrees

April 22, 2016 - Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, vice chancellor of The University of the West Indies, will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands’ 2016 commencement ceremonies. Read More
Photo of the Earth on a Leaf

UVI Environmental Science Class to Host Earth Day Symposium

April 21, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands’ Environmental Science 365 class invites the public to commemorate Earth Day on April 22, with a symposium held on the event’s 46th anniversary.Read More
UVI stock photo for Albert A Sheen Campus on Saint Croix

UVI’s 2016 Model UN Conference to Address Poverty & Human Rights

April 20, 2016 - The public is invited to the eight annual University of the Virgin Islands Model United Nations Conference, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., on April 21, in the Administration and Conference Center on the St. Thomas Campus. Read More
The Autism and Developmental Disabilities Research Center Grand Opening

Media Invited to Cover and Photograph the Opening of Autism Development Center

April 14, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD) grand opening of its Autism and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (ADDRC) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 15, at the VIUCEDD Center on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix.Read More
Ayishih Bellew converse with students

Media Invited to Cover and Photograph UVI Research Day 2016

April 14, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands will host the 5th Annual Research Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, April 15, in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, and at the University’s Sports and Fitness Center on the St. Thomas Campus. Read More
UVI Autism and Developmental Disabilities Center Research Center flyer

VIUCEDD to Host Grand Opening of Autism Research Center

April 12, 2016 - The Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD) will hold the grand opening for its Autism and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (ADDRC) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 15, at the VIUCEDD Center on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix.Read More
Ayishih Bellew at Research Day

UVI’s 5th Annual Research Day to Showcase University Studies

April 07, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands will host the 5th Annual Research Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, April 15, in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and at the University’s Sports and Fitness Center on the St. Thomas Campus. Read More
A scene from the UVI play Heaven

UVI Little Theatre Features 25th Anniversary of ‘Heaven’

April 07, 2016 - This year will mark the 25th anniversary of the production of “Heaven,” a play about love and deception set in a discothèque called Heaven. Read More
Man Up Male Empowerment Conference

Media Invited to Cover UVI’s Man-Up Male Conference

April 04, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to photograph and cover the University of the Virgin Islands’ Sixth Annual Man-Up Male Empowerment Conference on April 5 and 6, on St. Thomas and on April 7, on St. Croix. Read More
Man Up Conference Logo

Young Men to be Involved & Inspired at UVI’s 2016 Man Up Conference

March 30, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands will host the sixth annual Man Up Male Empowerment Conference on April 5 and 6, on St. Thomas and on April 7, on St. Croix. Read More
Entrance to UVI's St. Thomas Campus

Media Invited to Cover and Photograph UVI’s Theater Production of ‘Heaven’

March 30, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the dress rehearsal theatre production of “Heaven,” which first premiered 25 years ago at the University of the Virgin Islands Little TheatreRead More
VI EPSCoR promotes research through its programs.

VI-EPSCoR to Host Annual Conference for 2016

March 29, 2016 - The Virgin Islands Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (VI-EPSCoR) is hosting its annual conference from April 5 to April 8. Read More
photo of Cliff Bridges

International PR Consultant Expected to Shatter Tourism Myths about VI at UVI

March 29, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands’ College of Liberal Arts and Social Science (CLASS) will host a presentation from international communication consultant Cliff Bridges this week. Bridges, an advisor to governmental and private corporations and tourist destinations world-wide, will discuss the topic: “Rightly Seasoned Sustainability: The Recipe for Tourism in Small Economies.” Read More

Che-Raina Warner Crowned Miss University of the Virgin Islands 2016-2017

March 28, 2016 - Che-Raina Warner was crowned Miss University of the Virgin Islands 2016-2017 at the 36th Annual Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition held Saturday, March 26, at the Reichhold Center for the Arts on St. Thomas. Read More

Media Invited to Cover and Photograph UVI’s Pride Rallies at High Schools

March 24, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands Pride Rallies at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School on St. Thomas and St. Croix Central High School and the Educational Complex High School on St. Croix. UVI faculty, staff and students will show their pride with a service day on the Albert A. Sheen Campus. UVI has held pride rallies, other sporting events and contests to celebrate UVI Pride.Read More
2016 Afternoon on the Green

UVI Announces 2016 Afternoon on the Green Winners

March 22, 2016 - A host of cooks went home with prizes at the end of the University of the Virgin Islands Afternoon on the Green festivities held Sunday, March 20, on the Herman E. Moore Golf Course on the St. Thomas Campus.Read More
Attorney Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., is president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

Media Invited to Cover and Photograph Attorney Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. Keynote Speaker for UVI’s Charter Day Ceremony

March 17, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands 54th Charter Day program with keynote speaker Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. The program will take place at 10 a.m. in the Administration and Conference Center on the St. Thomas Campus. Read More
UVI Invites Public To 27th Annual Afternoon On The Green

Media Invited to Cover and Photograph UVI Afternoon on the Green

March 17, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands 27th Annual Afternoon on the Green. The event will take place noon – 5 p.m., Sunday, March 20, on the Herman E. Moore Golf Course of the St. Thomas Campus.Read More
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UVI Celebrates University Pride in Charter Month

March 15, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands will celebrate University Pride in the month of its charter, from March 18-30. Staff, alumni and students will showcase their Buccaneer spirit with events and competitions, on campus and online. Read More
Johnny Taylor_Thurgood Marshall CEO and President

TMCF CEO Keynote Speaker for UVI’s 54th Charter Day Program

March 15, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands will commemorate the 54th anniversary of its charter on March 18. It will also be the first of 12 days in which UVI Pride is celebrated. Read More
Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition Contestants

Seven Contestants Vie for 2016-17 Miss UVI Ambassadorial Title

March 11, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands Student Government Association invites the public to the 36th Annual Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 26. Read More
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UVI Announces Enrichment Programs for Summer 2016

March 10, 2016 - From information technology to creative writing to marine biology, the University of the Virgin Islands will offer a wide range of summer enrichment programs and camps for students, teachers and the general community. Summer programs begin in May 2016.Read More
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UVI Invites Public To 27th Annual Afternoon On The Green

March 10, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands will celebrate its 27th annual Afternoon on the Green with a focus on international cuisine and global peace. This ever-popular family fun day will be held noon – 5 p.m., Sunday, March 20, on the Herman E. Moore Golf Course of the St. Thomas Campus. The theme for this year is “International Peace is the Scene, Afternoon on the Green 2016.” The event is a “friendraiser” for the University. Read More
Dr Tim Faley accepts Presidential Appreciation Award

UVI Board of Trustees Approves Five New Academic Degree Programs; Contract with Jamaica’s Council on Colleges & Tuition Increase for Fall 2016

March 05, 2016 - In the regular session of its quarterly meeting on March 5, on the St. Thomas Campus, the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees welcomed its newest member Trustee Oran Bowry to the meeting. In regular session, the Board voted to approve five new academic degree programs. Read More
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UVI Launches Construction of SOM Facilities with Groundbreaking Ceremony

March 04, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands held a groundbreaking ceremony this week to commemorate the start of the construction of the University’s medical facilities. Virgin Islands leaders, UVI administrators, faculty, staff and the medical community attended the Medical School Simulation Center groundbreaking on March 3, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. A similar ceremony was held for the Medical School Classroom Building on March 2, on the St. Thomas Campus. Read More
Victor Santiago, of FirstBank, UVI President David Hall, Angel Dawson, senior vice president of FirstBank and SOM Dean Dr Ben Sachs

UVI Launches Construction of SOM Facilities with Groundbreaking Ceremony

March 02, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands held a groundbreaking ceremony today to commemorate the start of the construction of the University’s medical facilities.Read More
UVI entrance on the Saint Thomas Campus

UVI Board of Trustees to Meet on March 5

March 01, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, in the Administration and Conference Center’s first-floor conference room on the St Thomas Campus. Read More
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Media Invited to Cover School of Medicine Groundbreaking Ceremonies

February 26, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands’ School of Medicine (SOM) Medical Facilities Groundbreaking Ceremonies on March 2 and 3. Read More
Dean Stephan Moore

UVI Dean of Students Selected to Receive National AAKC Award

February 26, 2016 - Stephan Moore, dean of students on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and acting vice provost of access and enrollment services, was nominated for and selected to receive this year’s African American Knowledge Community (AAKC) Sankofa Award from the National Association for Student Affairs Administrators (NASPA).Read More
Media Invited to Cover and Photograph UVI Inventors and Entrepreneurs

Media Invited to Cover and Photograph UVI Inventors and Entrepreneurs

February 26, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands “The Innovation Future by You Workshop.” UVI’s Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Club (UVIDEA) will host this event along with the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).Read More
Printz Dance Project’s “Hover Space”

Reichhold Presents Printz Dance Project “Hover Space”

February 25, 2016 - On Saturday, March 5, all are welcome to join the Reichhold Center for the Arts for an awe inspiring performance by the Printz Dance Project’s “Hover Space” at 8 p.m. The Printz Dance Company (PDP), made up of a diverse group of dynamic individuals, will perform on a hovering stage that raises, lowers and tilts for a daring and beautiful presentation of artistry and dance. Read More
Albert A Sheen Campus

Professional Certification Now Possible for UVI Graduate Psychology Majors

February 23, 2016 - Graduates of the University of the Virgin Islands Master of Arts in Psychology program will now be eligible to become licensed counselors in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Read More
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UVI Welcomes New Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

February 19, 2016 - This spring, the University of the Virgin Islands welcomed a new dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLASS). Dr. Emily Williams brings a wealth of experience in teaching, writing and editing within the humanities—with specialty focus on Afro-American and Caribbean Literature.Read More
 UVI student Oldain Claxton receives UVI Student Peer Educator certificate from Michelle Albany on St. Thomas Campus

UVI Peer Educators Inducted into Substance Abuse & AIDS Prevention Program

February 16, 2016 - The UVI Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS Prevention Program hosted its second induction ceremony on Jan. 31.Read More
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UVI Joins AgDiscovery Network of Summer Programs

February 12, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands has been selected to join the AgDiscovery network of educational institutions that offer a federally funded residential summer program. This network will introduce middle and high school students to the world of agricultural science. Read More
Dion Jackson David Hall Neil Weiss and Alexander Moorhead pose for photo at the Neil Weiss Seminar and Education Suite

UVI Mourns Passing of Philanthropist, Entrepreneur Neil Weiss

February 12, 2016 - The University of the Virgin Islands mourns the passing of Neil Weiss, a philanthropist, entrepreneur and business man, who owned and operated several successful businesses in the territory. Weiss was 92 years of age at the time of his passing and will be laid to rest on Sunday, Feb. 14. Read More
Scott Eanes, left, poses with turtle near Hawsbill Cove.

UVI Graduate Student Gets Name for Cove Approved

February 09, 2016 - The body of water just south of the Cyril E. King International Airport has a new name: Hawksbill Cove.Read More
Gospel Sensation Donnie Mc Clurkin

Reichhold Hosts Gospel Jubilee with Grammy Artist Donnie McClurkin

February 01, 2016 - Grammy award winning singer and songwriter, Donne McClurkin will unleash the power of his signature raspy tenor in a gospel jubilee performance at the Reichhold Center for the Arts on Feb. 6. Read More
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The Caribbean Writer Seeks Submissions for Volume 31

January 29, 2016 - The Caribbean Writer, an international, refereed, literary journal with a Caribbean focus, is announcing a submission call for its 31st Edition.Read More
 Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev

Media Invited to Cover and Photograph Miss America 2015 Message “Love Shouldn’t Hurt” – End Domestic Violence

January 21, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev as she brings awareness of domestic violence to the University of the Virgin Islands.Read More
Miss America Kira Kazantsev

Miss America 2015 to Bring ‘Love Shouldn’t Hurt’ Message to UVI

January 20, 2016 - “Love Shouldn’t Hurt,” is the message that Kira Kazantsev, Miss America 2015, will impart at the University of the Virgin Islands on Friday, Jan. 22. Read More
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Media Invited to Cover and Photograph UVI Innovation Center’s Open House

January 19, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands Innovation Center’s Open House on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 21 and 22, on the St. Thomas Campus and the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, respectively. Read More
Photo of Keith Sweat and SWV.

Reichhold Kicks-Off 2016 with a 90’s Throwback Performance

January 11, 2016 - The Reichhold Center for the Arts opens its gates for 2016 with a throwback performance with R&B troubadour Keith Sweat and the widely popular 90’s female vocal group “SWV.” Read More
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UVI Extends Academic Reach to St. Maarten/St. Martin

January 05, 2016 - Students on the neighboring island of St. Maarten/St. Martin can now earn a number of academic degrees from the University of the Virgin Islands without leaving their homeland.Read More
UVI Spring 2016

UVI’s Spring Semester Begins Jan. 11; New Student Orientation Set Jan. 5, 7-8; Continuing Student Registration Underway

January 04, 2016 - Spring Semester classes at the University of the Virgin Islands are scheduled to begin on Monday, Jan. 11. Read More
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Media Invited to Cover UVI’s Spring 2016 Orientation Activities

January 04, 2016 - Members of the media are invited to cover the University of the Virgin Islands’ 2016 Spring Semester Orientation Week activities, including a welcome by UVI President David Hall and UVI Provost Dr. Camille McKayle; a Community Resource and Information Fair and Buccaneer Welcome Reception and Mixer. Read More