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October 24

UVI Board of Trustees Adopts Amended Sexual Harassment Policy & Approves 2021 Fundraising Goals

In the regular session of its quarterly meeting on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, via Zoom, the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees voted unanimously to adopt amendments to the University’s Sexual Harassment Policy. Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 is a federal law that states that no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal assistance. Title IX applies to all educational institutions that receive federal funds. ...read more


 

VI Small Business Development Center Appoints New Associate State Director

The Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center (VI SBDC) appoints new Associate State Director. Karen Jones was recently selected from a distinguished group of candidates to serve as the Associate State Director of the VI SBDC. Ms. Jones is a graduate of Union College in Kentucky, where she received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. read more

VI Small Business Development Center Appoints New Associate State Director

The Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center (VI SBDC) appoints new Associate State Director. Karen Jones was recently selected from a distinguished group of candidates to serve as the Associate State Director of the VI SBDC. Ms. Jones is a graduate of Union College in Kentucky, where she received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. read more
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UVI Student Nurses Receive Gift of Needed PPE from Sorority

The Mu Eta Chapter - Chi Eta Phi Sorority donated much needed personal protective equipment (PPE) to nursing students attending the University of the Virgin Islands’ School of Nursing. On Friday, Oct. 15, seventy masks were delivered to the UVI School of Nursing Building on the St. Thomas Campus. read more
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UVI Webinar to Instruct Small Businesses on Possible Benefits of Social Media Strategies

The University of the Virgin Islands School of Business, in conjunction with the U.S. Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center (SBDC), will host a business webinar entitled “Small Business Conversations from the Frontline: Social Media Concepts and Strategies” on Thursday, Oct. 29 from 5:30 to 6:45 pm. read more
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UVI Board of Trustees to Meet on October 24

The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24, via Zoom. Media instructions for participation will be shared via email. Once connected to the meeting, members of the media are required to mute their devices and turn off their cameras for the duration of the meeting. Members of the media are asked not to ask questions during the meeting. All questions should be sent via email to the UVI Director of Public Relations, Tamika Thomas-Williams, at tamika.thomaswilliams@uvi.edu. read more
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World Food Day to be Observed on October 18

The University of the Virgin Islands will, for the first time, observe World Food Day virtually, with some physical events. The UVI School of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service invites the public to World Food Day events on Sunday, Oct. 18, on Zoom via 921 6461 0205. This year’s theme is “Grow, Nourish, Sustain, Together.” read more
Miss UVI, Raven Phillips

UVI Crowns Miss UVI at 40th Ambassadorial Presentation & Coronation

University of the Virgin Islands senior, Raven Phillips was crowned the 40th Miss UVI at the Miss UVI Ambassadorial Presentation and Coronation on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at John Brewers Bay, on St. Thomas. The coronation dubbed “Our HBCU in Paradise” is a replacement for the annually held Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition. read more
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UVI Caribbean Green Technology Center to Host “Lunch & Learn” Webinar Series for Energy Month 

Throughout the month of October, the University of the Virgin Islands’ Caribbean Green Technology Center (CGTC) will commemorate National Energy Awareness Month with several activities. The month kicked off with “Back to the Basics: Renewable Energy 101,” on Oct. 7, from noon to 1 p.m.  read more
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VI Tech Stack & the University of the Virgin Islands Releases New Poll in 2020 USVI General Election

A new poll was released by VI Tech Stack in collaboration with the University of the Virgin Islands Center for Excellence in Leadership and Learning (CELL). It revealed frontrunners in the legislative elections, high support for Governor Bryan’s handling of the coronavirus, and a majority of USVI residents in favor of more economic development and tourism. read more
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UVI Receives Bennie & Martha Benjamin Foundation Gift to Support School of Nursing & COVID-19 Response

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) is pleased to accept four new gifts from the Bennie & Martha Benjamin Foundation (Benjamin Foundation) that will bolster the university’s School of Nursing program and improve delivery of health services to students, faculty and staff in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic. The gifts include two birthing simulators and mannequins (one for each campus), telehealth software licenses for the campuses’ clinicians and funds to purchase necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) for the Student Health Centers on both campuses. read more
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