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Charter Day (Observed)

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Date: March 24, 2015

Times: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: ACC, B110 and Chase Auditorium on the St. Thomas Campus; EVC 401, RTPark 2nd floor classroom on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix; and room 101 in the St. John Academic Center

Contact Name: Una C. Dyer, (340) 693-1000 ,


The University of the Virgin Islands will hold its annual Charter Day ceremony at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 24. Virgin Islands Governor Mapp will address the UVI community on Tuesday, March 24, at 10 a.m. in the Administration and Conference Center first-floor conference room.  The address will be video conferenced to the Melvin Evans Center, EVC 401 on the Albert A. Sheen campus on St. Croix, and the Research and Technology Park (RTPark) 2nd floor classroom.  Overflow classrooms for viewing the address include the Business Building room 110, Chase Auditorium on St. Thomas and the St. John Academic Center, room 101 on St. John. The theme of this year’s celebration is “UVI: An Investment for the Future of the Virgin Islands.”

Charter Day Program:

  • Masters of Ceremony - Alex Randall, PhD & Beverley A. Lansiquot, RN, DNP
  • Presentation of Colors - UVI Senior ROTC
  • Invocation - Ann-Merrie Hendrickson
  • National Anthem & Virgin Islands March - UVI Voices of Inspiration Community Choir
  • Official Welcome - President David Hall, SJD
  • Opening Remarks - The Honorable Henry C. Smock, Esq
  • Remarks - Elisa Thomas, Miss UVI 2014-2015 & Miss National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame 2014-2015
  • Student Presentation - UVIDEA (Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Club)
  • Introduction of St. Croix Administrator, Ms. Stephanie Williams - Camille A. McKayle, PhD
  • Remarks - Ms. Stephanie Williams
  • Musical Selection - UVI Voices of Inspiration Community Choir
  • Introduction of The Governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands - President David Hall, SJD
  • Remarks - The Honorable Kenneth E. Mapp
  • Acknowledgements - President David Hall, SJD
  • Alma Mater - UVI Voices of Inspiration Community Choir
  • Benediction - Andrea Wilson
  • Retirement of Colors - UVI Senior ROTC


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