Keynote Speaker L. Trenton Marsh to Address Students During Orientation Activities
The University of the Virgin
Islands will offer a full array of activities and informational
sessions on both campuses next week as part of UVI's Fall 2010
Student Orientation. For a full schedule of orientation activities,
please visit the UVI website home page at www.uvi.edu.
On Monday, Aug. 16, UVI President Dr. David Hall will welcome
students at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Hall of the North West Wing on
the St. Croix campus. An important session with motivational
keynote speaker L. Trenton Marsh, at right, will take place
following President Hall's remarks. All newly admitted full- and
part-time students are urged to attend. Parents, spouses and
partners are invited to join students for this informative lecture.
Admission is free.
Marsh, the author of From 1.0 to 4.0, is a sought-after public
speaker who lectures on education - specifically academic
excellence. The first African-American male student commencement
speaker at George Washington University in May 2004, his lifestyle
and community involvement have garnered Marsh attention and
recognition by Essence Magazine, CNN and the Congressional Black
Caucus, among others.
President Hall will welcome students to the St. Thomas campus at
9:30 a.m. on Tuesday in the Sports and Fitness Center. Marsh will
give the keynote address to students on the St. Thomas campus at 11
a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 18, in the Sports and Fitness Center.
Attendance at this event is required for all newly admitted
full-time and part-time students.
For further information about UVI's Fall 2010 Orientation
activities or the presentations by L.Trenton Marsh, please contact
the Office of the Associate Campus Administrator for Student
Affairs on St. Thomas at (340) 693-1121 and on St. Croix at (340)