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Image of Andre and Edith Galiber - Founders of Endowment Fund

UVI to Host First Galiber Medical Lecture Series on COVID-19

January 21, 2021 - The University of the Virgin Islands will host the first edition of the Andre and Edith Galiber Medical Lecture Series Thursday, Jan. 28, at 6 p.m. (AST). This first lecture series will focus on the Coronavirus. “The COVID-19 Pandemic: Its Epidemiology, Pathology and Psychosocial Impact on our VI Community,” will be streamed live via the University’s Facebook Page and YouTube Channel. Read More
Rendering of the Simulation Center on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix

Charlene Navarro Named Director of UVI Medical Simulation Center

January 12, 2021 - The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has appointed Virgin Islands healthcare professional, Charlene Navarro, to be the director of the UVI Medical Simulation Center, bringing the University one step closer to opening the state-of the-art medical education facility currently under construction on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. Slated to open this summer, the UVI Medical Simulation Center will provide an immersive medical simulation experience to UVI students, as well as continuing education and certification courses for local and visiting healthcare professionals. Read More
UVI President Emeritus Dr. Orville E. Kean

UVI’s St. Thomas Campus Renamed ‘Orville E. Kean Campus’

January 11, 2021 - The University of the Virgin Islands’ St. Thomas Campus has been renamed the “Dr. Orville E. Kean Campus of the University of the Virgin Islands,” to honor and commend UVI President Emeritus Orville E. Kean for more than three decades of extensive service and contributions to the University and the Virgin Islands. Read More