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NASA Engineer Simmione Fullwood
January 19

UVI & NASA to Host Global Outreach Program for VI & International Students - NASA presenters to include Virgin Islander, Simmione Fullwood

As part of a growing collaboration between the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to promote STEM education, Virgin Islands students will join students from around the world to learn about the array of opportunities available in the fields of STEM and how they can take part in internships, science education and citizen science activities offered by the space agency. more

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UVI Invites New Students to Virtual Orientation for 2022 Spring Semester

New students are invited to begin the new year with a bang at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) 2022 Spring Semester Orientation to be held via Zoom on Wednesday, Jan. 5. Orientation activities for students enrolled on both campuses start at 9:30 a.m. and continue until noon. Students will have the opportunity to meet instructors and other students, attend virtual campus tours, and learn more about UVI and its many resources, clubs and initiatives. Orientation is required for all new and transfer students. read more
Hackfest Brand for 2020 Pandemic Year

UVI HackFest Shines Spotlight on Students’ Entrepreneurial Creativity - Students inspired to develop apps for practical, real-life needs

Students from the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) recently showed off their entrepreneurial vision and spirit as part of the University’s annual Hackfest competition. read more
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UVI Mourns the Loss of Playwright and Professor, David Edgecombe

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) is mourning the loss of David Edgecombe, former executive director of the Reichhold Center for the Arts and retired associate professor of communications who passed away on Nov. 19. read more
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USVI Marine Debris Curriculum Now Available for Educators Across the Territory

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI), in partnership with USVI educators, announces the release of the USVI Marine Debris Curriculum. The curriculum was written exclusively for the U.S. Virgin Islands to bring awareness to the problem of marine debris in the Territory and to provide culturally-relevant, solutions-oriented, marine debris curricula for USVI schools. It uses local examples and lessons to create a curriculum that is engaging and meaningful to participating students. read more
Nadege Barber, sophomore and University of the Virgin Islands Communication Student.

Second UVI Student Participates in HBCU White House Press Briefing

For the second time this semester, a University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) communication student enjoyed the opportunity of a lifetime – the chance to participate in a White House press briefing. Nadege Barber, sophomore, communication minor and president of the student group UVI Association of Black Journalists (UVIABJ), joined 18 student journalists from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in a virtual White House (WH) Press Briefing with Senior Advisor Cedric Richmond on Nov.18.   read more
Miss UVI Jackeima Flemming Crowned Miss NBCA Hall of Fame 2021 -2022

Media Invited to Cover and Photograph the Airport Welcome of the National Black College Queens Winner – Miss NBCA Hall of Fame Jackeima Flemming

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands student ambassador, Miss UVI Jackeima Flemming to congratulate her on winning the 2021 Miss National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame on Saturday, Nov. 13, in Atlanta, Georgia.  She is the third Miss UVI student ambassador to win the coveted crown and title. read more
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Miss UVI Reigns Supreme at National College Queens Competition

University of the Virgin Islands student ambassador, Miss UVI Jackeima Flemming, was crowned Miss National Black College Alumni (NBCA) Hall of Fame 2021-2022 on Saturday, Nov. 13, in Atlanta, Ga. Flemming competed among 19 other contestants from other Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and is the third UVI queen to bring the coveted crown and title home. read more
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UVI Association of Black Journalists Celebrates One Year Anniversary with First Student-led Journalism Summit

In celebration of the University of the Virgin Islands Association of Black Journalists (UVIABJ first anniversary, the communication unit at (UVI) will host their inaugural virtual student-led journalism summit on Friday, Nov. 12, and Saturday, Nov. 13, via Zoom. read more
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Cruzan Rum $75K Donation to Connect UVI Students to High Tech Learning Tools, Future Careers

University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) students enrolled in the Process Technology program will soon have access to advanced virtual reality and intelligent learning tools that will prepare them for real-world work environments thanks to a $75,000 donation from Cruzan Rum. Louis Houle, Cruzan Rum Plant general manager was on hand to present the gift to Dr. Michelle Peterson, dean of the College of Science and Mathematics and Dr. Victoria Henry, assistant professor of Process Technology on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at the Research and Technology Park (RT Park) on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. read more
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UVI Scholars Publish Simplified Revised Organic Act eBook

Scholars from the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) have published a user-friendly version of the founding documents of the U.S. Virgin Islands. The easily accessible, plain language version of the Revised Organic Act of 1954 is now available to the public in the form of a 185-page eBook thanks to the collaboration of UVI professor emeritus, Dr. Paul Leary; professor of political science and history, Dr. Malik Sekou; and UVI alumna, Attorney Patricia Welcome. The project was supported by a $20,000 grant from the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to raise public awareness of the Revised Organic Act and provide access to it via the territory’s schools, libraries, civic organizations and/or institutions. Its publication auspiciously coincides with Liberty Day, the Virgin Islands holiday commemorating the institution of free press in the former Danish West Indies. read more
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