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Dr Tyler Smith, VIEPSoR lead Coral Researcher
March 15

VI-EPSCoR Coral Reef Research Scientist Appointed to National Academic Science Committee

The National Academies of Sciences Committee has appointed Virgin Islands Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (VI-EPSCoR) lead Coral Reef Researcher, Dr. Tyler Smith, to serve on the committee. Dr. Smith, a University of the Virgin Islands associate research professor of Marine Science, will be a part of a study on coral reef resilience. Formed by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, the committee is tasked with conducting a study titled, “Interventions to Increase the Resilience of Coral Reefs.” more


CFVI & UVI CERC Announce Launch of Post-Hurricane Assessment of Impacts on Children & Families of the USVI

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI), through an Agreement with the Caribbean Exploratory Research Center at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVICERC), has initiated an assessment to determine the status of children in the US Virgin Islands post hurricanes Irma and Maria. The assessment, a project that will be managed through CFVI’s USVI KIDS COUNT Initiative, will take place over the next six months and will include several best practice approaches to determine the health, education, human services, and housing status and needs of children and families in the US Virgin Islands during this post-hurricane period. read more
Professor Emerita Dr. Marilyn Krigger of the University of the Virign Islands

‘Race Relations in the U.S. Virgin Islands’ at the Center of UVI Charter Day Program

In commemoration of the University of the Virgin Islands’(UVI) 56th Anniversary of its charter on March 16, 1962, this year’s Charter Day program will feature a keynote address by Professor Emerita, Dr. Marilyn Krigger, author of “Race Relations in the U.S. Virgin Islands.” read more
Staff and students on behalf of the Call Center Program gather for a photo.

UVI Call Center Tele-Fundraising Drive Resumes March 12 - Alumni Urged to Sign up for Birthday Club Prizes

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Alumni Affairs Call Center is set to have its third annual multi-lingual, campus-based fundraising calling program. Alumni and friends will be asked to show their support to the University’s tele-fundraising drive to support academic scholarships for students in need. The Center will begin its philanthropic efforts on Monday, March 12, and will run through Friday, July 31. The Center will then resume on Sept. 1, and run through Sept. 30. read more
Photo Promoting Teacher Marine Debris Worshop

Media Invited to Cover & Photograph NOAA Marine Debris Teacher Workshop

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Marine Debris Teacher Workshop. read more
Genique Nicholas

UVI STEM Students Win National Awards at the 2018 ERN Conference

Three University of the Virgin Islands undergraduate students emerged victorious after their presentations were judged at the Annual Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM on Feb. 22 – 24, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington D.C. Nineteen UVI students were among the over 800 students that attended from colleges and universities across the country. read more
Presidential Awardees

UVI Board of Trustees Approve New Online Degree; University Online Program to Launch on March 15

In the regular session of its quarterly meeting on March, 3 on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and the Administration and Conference Center on the St.Thomas Campus, the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees unanimously approved a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies - Strategic Communications to be offered as part of the UVI Online program. read more
Entrance of the University of the Virgin Islands on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix

UVI Board of Trustees to Meet on March 3

The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 3, in the Administration and Conference Center Building on St. Thomas and in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. read more
University of the Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center Logo

VI SBDC, CES & IRB to Host 2017 Tax Workshops - Farmers & Small Businesses to Get 2017 Tax Prep Assistance

The VI Small Business Development Center (VI SBDC) in collaboration with the UVI Cooperative Extension Service (CES) and the VI Bureau of Internal Revenue (IRB) will host workshops to assist farmers and small businesses with filing their taxes. read more
UVI's President David Hall Receives Check from Philip Arcidi, Owner of Greenleaf VI II. Inc.

Greenleaf VI II, Inc. Gives Generously to UVI Rise Relief Fund

Over 2,600 students and staff members at the University of the Virgin Islands were negatively impacted by the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. On Wednesday, Feb. 21, Greenleaf VI II, Inc. donated a $65,000 matching to the UVI Rise Relief Fund Initiative, which was created shortly after the storms, to assist University students and employees with the recovery process. read more
Trees in galore on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix

UVI-CES to Host Tree Pruning Workshops - Public to Learn of the Importance of Trees in the Recovery Process

The University of the Virgin Islands’ Cooperative Extension Service (UVI-CES) - Agriculture and Natural Resources Program will hold a tree pruning workshop entitled, "How to Correctly and Safely Prune Trees". read more
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