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May 3

UVI Launches Data Science Certificate Program for Professionals in Fall 2021

The University of the Virgin Islands and its partners are pleased to announce that the university will offer a Data Science Certificate Program, beginning in the Fall 2021 Semester. The program is designed to help professionals advance their careers by leveraging applied data science. ...read more


 
Miss University of the Virgin Islands  2021-2022 Jackeima Flemming

Jackeima Flemming Crowned Miss University of the Virgin Islands 2021-2022

Jackeima Flemming was crowned Miss University of the Virgin Islands 2021-2022 at the 41st Annual Miss UVI Ambassadorial Virtual Competition held on Saturday, April 24, 2021, on St. Thomas after competing against three other contestants.   “I am absolutely elated and honored to have been crowned with the honorific title of goodwill ambassador to UVI. The journey was nothing short of amazing and I am excited to continue being of service to my University,” Flemming said. read more
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UVI’s VIUCEDD Executive Director Awarded Inaugural Disability & Disasters Award

Dr. Kimberly Mills, executive director for the Virgin Islands Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD), was awarded the Disability and Disasters Award by the Natural Hazards Center. This inaugural award was presented to Dr. Mills because of her efforts in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. read more
Earth Day

UVI Partners with Government Agencies to Celebrate Earth Day 2021

In honor and celebration of Earth Day 2021, the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI), the Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources (VIDPNR), the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA), and the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) are co-hosting a series of webinars and community conversations about solid waste and the Territory’s plans and progress towards lifecycle assessment (LCA), sustainable materials management (SMM) and zero waste (ZW). read more
University of the Virgin Islands Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix

University Deeply Disturbed by Alleged Sexual Assault - Will Continue to Cooperate with Police Investigation

The University of the Virgin Islands is deeply disturbed by an alleged sexual assault that was reported in the early morning hours of April 20, 2021. The alleged victim was taken to Juan F. Luis Hospital by UVI Security. The students involved in the incident had participated earlier in an unapproved on-campus party that ended around 3 a.m. read more
New Sorrel Variety

UVI School of Agriculture Research Bears Fruit

The University of the Virgin Islands School of Agriculture unveiled two new varieties of sorrel to the public on Thursday, April 8, via Facebook live. Sorrel varieties ‘Festival’ and ‘Midnite’ are a combination of Caribbean and African varieties (from Nigeria and Ghana), crossed with a Trinidad variety of Black Sorrel. read more
UVI Contestants Vie for 2021-2022 Miss UVI Ambassadorial Title

Four to Vie for 2021-2022 Miss UVI Ambassadorial Title

The University of the Virgin Islands Student Government Association invites the public to the 41st annual Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition on Saturday, April 24, at 6 p.m. Themed “The Great Gatsby of the 21st Century,” the ambassadorial competition will be streamed online. Tickets to the online event are $10 for the early bird special and $15 for regular admission. To purchase tickets, click the following Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition or university-of-the-virgin-islands.cleeng.com. Once tickets are purchased, persons will receive an email allowing them to access the event. read more
UVI Grad Stole and Tassel

Renowned Reverend, U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock Selected to be Keynote Speaker at UVI’s 2021 Online Commencement Ceremony

Renowned reverend and United States Senator Dr. Raphael Warnock will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands 2021 online Commencement Ceremony at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 14. This ceremony will celebrate the achievements of students from the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix; the Orville E. Kean Campus on St. Thomas and the University of St. Martin. The decision to convene another Online Commencement Ceremony was made as the University continues to take necessary precautions to mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus. read more
Sorrell Plant on the Albert A. Sheen Campus Agriculture Experimental Station

Media Invited to Cover and Photograph the Unveiling of Two New Varieties of Sorrel

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands School of Agriculture unveiling of two new sorrel varieties developed at UVI, “Festival” and “Midnite.” This event will take place between 10 a.m. and noon on Thursday, April 8, 2021, at the University’s School of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station field plot on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. read more
Logo of the VI Literary Festival and Book Fair 2021

The VI Literary Festival & Book Fair Rescheduled for April 30 – May 2

The upcoming VI Literary Festival and Book Fair have been rescheduled to Friday, April 30 through Sunday, May 2, 2021. According to Festival Chair Alscess Lewis-Brown, the event has been pushed back to ensure full engagement from the Caribbean diaspora.” read more
STT Campus Aerial

FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Awards UVI $4.1 Million

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, recently awarded up to $4,123,164 to the University of the Virgin Islands to retrofit the dormitories and library on the Orville E. Kean Campus on St. Thomas. read more
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