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Media Invited to Cover UVI 2014 Commencement Ceremonies

University of the Virgin Islands

The media is invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands’ 2014 Commencement Ceremonies at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, in the Sports and Fitness Center on the St. Thomas Campus, and at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 18, on the grounds of the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix.

UVI will award more than 300 degrees. Harvard University Professor Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. will be the featured speaker. The Hon. Ron de Lugo, the Virgin Islands’ first elected representative to congress, will be honored with an honorary degree on the St. Thomas Campus. St. Croix baseball legend Horace Clarke will also receive an honorary degree on the Sheen Campus.

Members of the media who wish to cover the Commencement Ceremonies must R.S.V.P. by noon on Thursday, May 15.

St. Thomas

What:UVI 2014 Commencement Ceremony

When: Saturday, May 17

Where: UVI’s Sports & Fitness Center

Time: 7 p.m.

St. Croix

What: UVI 2014 Commencement Ceremony

 When: Sunday, May 18

Where: University of the Virgin Islands Albert A. Sheen Campus

Time: 2:30 p.m.

Contact:UVI’s Public Relations Office – (340) 693-1057  |