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

UVI’s Brothers with a Cause student organization

            Members of the media are invited to photograph and cover the University of the Virgin Islands’ fourth annual Man-Up Male Empowerment Conference. Internationally-renowned author, educator and motivational speaker Baruti Kafele will be the featured speaker, while award-winning national speaker, connection coach and self-help author Jonathan Sprinkles will give the second featured keynote address.

 The conference is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 3, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and on Tuesday, Feb. 4, on the St. Thomas Campus. The theme of the conference is “Man-Up: Creating a Positive Future.” The male empowerment conference, an initiative of UVI’s Brothers with a Cause student organization, is aimed at motivating young male students to pursue a college education.

The Man-Up Conference will also include a high-energy performance by the Omega Psi Phi fraternity’s National Step Team champions from Norfolk State University, feature a high school DJ Spin-Off competition and a marching band demonstration.

What:             The Man-Up Male Empowerment Conference

When:             Monday, Feb. 3

Time:              9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Venue:            The Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix

 

What:             The Man-Up Male Empowerment Conference

When:             Tuesday, Feb. 4

Time:              9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Venue:            UVI’s Sports and Fitness Center on the St. Thomas Campus

Contact:         UVI Public Relations Office – (340) 693-1057