The Caribbean Writer Announces Prize Winners
November 24 2020
The Caribbean Writer is pleased to announce the Prize Winners for its Volume 34 edition under the theme, Dignity, power and Place in the Caribbean Space. Winners in the various categories are as follows:
From left: Tami Navarro, Tiphanie Yanique, LaVaughn Belle and Hadiya Sewer.
November 23 2020
The University of the Virgin Islands Offices of the President and Provost are pleased to unveil a Distinguished Culture and History lecture series, featuring new UVI Scholars in Residence, Dr. Tami Navarro, Dr. Hadiyah Sewer, LaVaughn Belle and Tiphanie Yanique.
Image of Dr. Haldane Davies
November 20 2020
The Nominations Committee of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has elected Haldane Davies, vice president for Business Development and Innovation of the University of the Virgin Islands to serve on the IEDC Board of Directors. The nomination took place during IEDC's 2020 Annual Conference, which ran from Oct. 13-16, 2020. Dr. Davies’ term begins on January 1, 2021.
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November 19 2020
Hackfest 2020 Winners
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November 12 2020
This December, the University of the Virgin Islands will host a Virtual Commencement Ceremony to commemorate degrees earned by more than 300 graduates in the Class of 2020.
Photo of Alfonso Duncan, New Head Coach of the Men's Basketball Team.
November 6 2020
The University of the Virgin Islands welcomes Alfonzo Duncan to the University’s Athletics Department, where he will serve as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach and Wellness Center Manager. Duncan brings over 30 years of experience in intercollegiate coaching and athletic administration to the department at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I & II and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) level.
Members of the UVIABJ Executive Board gather for a photo.
November 6 2020
The University of the Virgin Islands Communication Department students have founded the University of the Virgin Islands Association of Black Journalists (UVIABJ) student chapter, becoming the first student and only NABJ affiliate chapter in the Caribbean. At its annual October meeting, the executive board of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) made a unanimous decision to officially grant UVIABJ chapter status.
UVI umbrella
October 24 2020
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.
VI Small Business Development Center Appoints New Associate State Director
October 23 2020
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.
The School of Business Social Media Webinar Flyer
October 20 2020
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.