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November 25

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
Vice President of Institutional Advancement Mitchell Neaves, Paul Talbert, Dion Parson, Dr. Kimarie Engerman, Marjorie Rawls Robert P.C. and Cindy Talbert pose at a check presentation held in the Music Building on the St. Thomas Campus

UVI Music Program Receives Generous Donation

The University of the Virgin Islands Music Program received a $30,000 donation from Intellectual Global Concepts USVI LLC during a formal check presentation in the Music Building, on the St. Thomas Campus, on Thursday Nov. 14. read more
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Media Invited to Cover & Photograph Music is Life Benefit Concert Donation to UVI’s Music Department

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph a check presentation from the proceeds of the Music is Life benefit concert held in St. John last spring. Intellectual Global Concept USVI LLCC hosted the concert and will present a $30,000 donation to the University of the Virgin Islands’ Music Department at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, in the Music Department Building on the St. Thomas Campus. read more
University of the Virgin Islands St. Croix Campus

Media Invited to Cover & Photograph Dean’s List Reception Ceremony

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands Dean’s List Reception ceremony, which will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17, in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus. read more
UVI President David Hall presents President Appreciation Award at Board of Trustees Meeting to Nereida Washington, Marlene Thomas and Una Dyer

UVI Board of Trustees Approves Fiscal Year 2020 Budget & Fundraising Goals

In the regular session of its quarterly meeting on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees approved the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget of $47.1 million. The Board also set the Fiscal Year 2020 fundraising goal at $3 million and the Alumni Giving rate at 20 percent. read more
St. Thomas Campus Hackathon Participants with coaches and judges

UVI Hackathon 2019 Winners Present Solutions to Power

The University of the Virgin Islands announces the winners of the 6th annual Hackathon, which was held on both the St. Thomas and Albert A. Sheen Campuses on October 18 and 19, and October 25 and 26, respectively. The marathon app concept development competition was keenly contested by 12 students, four on the St. Thomas Campus and eight on the Albert A. Sheen Campus. Addressing the themed hack – “Power,” the five student-teams identified and created solution concepts to fix frustrations related to power in the Virgin Islands community. read more
Wyndam Scholarship Recipients with Wyndam Representatives

UVI Students Receive $20,000 in Scholarships from Margaritaville

St. Thomas’s Margaritaville presented two $10,000 scholarships to two University of the Virgin Islands’ Hospitality and Tourism Management students at the resort’s annual scholarship award ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. This marks the sixth year Wyndham has given these annual scholarships to UVI students in the Hospitality and Tourism Management Program. read more
Census 2020 Office Opening on the islands of St. Thomas and St. Croix

Census 2020 U.S. Virgin Islands Offices Open On St. Thomas and St. Croix

The U.S. Virgin Islands Census offices opened on St. Thomas on Wednesday, Oct. 23 and on St. Croix on Thursday, Oct. 24. Each office will support field operations during the 2020 Census, helping to ensure that everyone is counted once, only once, and in the right place. read more
UVI student discuss their research at the Fall Research Symposium.

UVI Students Earn Top Scores & Full Travel Awards at Fall Research Symposium

The University of the Virgin Islands announced the winners of the 20th annual Fall Research Symposium held on Sept. 21, on the St. Thomas Campus. Six students earning top scores and several others were awarded thousands of dollars in travel grants through federal and private funding. Kervin Mathurin, J’Nique Ronan, Kiwanee Smith, Gerlinder Difo-Cheri, Makeda Mills, and Orian Stapleton were named winners at the Symposium, for their research. read more
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