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Loretta Lynch - Former U.S. Attoney General
February 17

Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch to Speak at UVI’s Student Convocation

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has been selected to host a Student Convocation with the Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, former United States Attorney General, on Feb. 25, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. Attorney Lynch was appointed by former President Barack Obama in 2015 and served until 2017. She is the first African-American woman to be confirmed for the United States Attorney General position. more

Portrait of Attorney Loretta E. Lynch, former United States Attorney General

Media Invited to Cover Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch at UVI Student Convocation

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands Student Convocation featuring the former United States Attorney General the Honorable Loretta E. Lynch from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25, in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. The event will be live-streamed on UVI’s YouTube Channel and website - read more
Photo of Dr. Suzanne Darrow-Magras, UVICELL Director

UVI Names Dr. Suzanne Darrow-Magras New UVI CELL Director

The University of the Virgin Islands welcomes Dr. Suzanne Darrow-Magras as the director for the UVI Center for Excellence in Leadership and Learning (UVI CELL). Dr. Darrow-Magras brings over 20 years of experience in education program management, online education, as well as career and technical education to the center. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Education from Central Connecticut State University, in New Britain, CT; a master’s degree in Instructional Technology, in Danbury, CT, and a Ph.D. in Education Technology and e-Learning from Northcentral University, in San Diego, CA. read more
Marthious Clavier of the Cooperative Extension Service (CES) Interacts with Children

Agrifest 2020 Set for Feb. 15-17: "Agriculture: Trendy in 2020”

The public is invited to attend the 49th Annual Agriculture and Food Fair of the U.S. Virgin Islands from Feb. 15-17, at the Rudolph Shulterbrandt Agricultural Complex, Estate Lower Love, on St. Croix. The theme is “Agriculture: Trendy in 2020.” The entrance fee is $6 for adults, $4 for children, and $5 for senior citizens. The fair will open daily from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m., with an opening ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15. read more

UVI Course Prepares St. Thomas Residents to Serve as Mediators on March 9 -13

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University of the Virgin Islands Signage on the St. Thomas Campus

Intellectual Global Concepts USVI LLC, to Hold 2020 Music is Life Festival February 28

Less than three years after Hurricanes Irma and Maria slammed into the U.S. Virgin Islands, Intellectual Global Concepts, LLC (IGC), a local technology, media and entertainment company, hosts the 2020 Music is Life Festival on Feb. 28—an event focused on supporting music students at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) who were directly impacted by the disaster. read more
Logo of the Caribbean Writer

The Caribbean Writer Accepting Submissions for Volume 35

The Caribbean Writer (TCW) announces a call for submissions for Volume 35 under the 2020 theme: Diasporic Rhythms: Interrogating the Past, Imagining a Future.” Submissions that explore the ideas resonating within the region and its diaspora are desired. The Caribbean Writer invites submissions that explore this theme in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, essays or one-act plays.” read more
Signage of the University of the Virgin Islands Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix

UVI’s Spring Semester Begins Jan. 13; New Student Orientation Set for Jan. 8 – 11

Spring semester classes at the University of the Virgin Islands are scheduled to begin on Monday, Jan. 13. Online registration for continuing UVI students is available, with access through the University’s BanWeb registration and MyCampus portal. Late registration for new and continuing students is set for Friday, Jan. 10. UVI class schedules, a link to the BanWeb login page and additional details are available from the Registrar’s section of the UVI website: read more
Students use a hand held meter which is one of the instruments provided to teachers to test specifically the pH of the water sample

VIMAS Launches Water Quality Education Program in VI Schools

On Monday, Nov.18, the Virgin Islands Marine Advisory Service (VIMAS) launched a Water Quality Education Program, with the Charlotte Amalie High School piloting the program. The program is expected to expand to include other high schools and middle schools in St. Thomas and St. Croix, in 2020. The new program is intended to educate Virgin Islands youth on the importance of water in our everyday lives, and how to properly test water quality, as well as filter unclean water. read more
UVI Students and community members take part in an annual Mangrove Clean-up

$100,000 NOAA Marine Debris Program Award Provides Hope for Lingering Hurricane Debris Removal

The University of the Virgin Islands Receives $100k in Funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Marine Debris Program to Remove Hurricane Debris from Mangrove Shorelines and Create a new Marine Debris Action Plan for the Territory. read more
Paradise Jam 20th Anniversary Logo

Paradise Jam Basketball Tournament Celebrates 20th Anniversary: Games Tip Off on Friday

The University of the Virgin Islands will host the 2019 Paradise Jam Basketball Tournament beginning Friday, Nov. 22, in the Sports and Fitness Center on the St. Thomas Campus. The highly anticipated basketball tournament tips off at 2 p.m. with the men’s games when Valparaiso University goes up against Grand Canyon University. This year’s men tournament will also include teams from Fordham University, University of Nevada, Illinois State University, University of Cincinnati, Bowling Green State University and Western Kentucky University. The championship men’s game is scheduled for 9 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 25. read more
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