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Media Invited to Cover and Photograph Attorney Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. Keynote Speaker for UVI’s Charter Day Ceremony

Attorney Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., is president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands 54th Charter Day program with keynote speaker Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF). The program will take place at 10 a.m. in the Administration and Conference Center (ACC) on the St. Thomas Campus. It will be video-conferenced to the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. The program will also be the first of 12 days in which UVI Pride is celebrated.

Attorney Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., is the voice and most eloquent advocate for the purpose and triumph of public Historically Black Colleges and Universities. He was named “Power 100” by Ebony Magazine in its list of 100 most influential African Americans and is a powerful and engaging speaker.

The University was chartered on March 16, 1962, as the College of the Virgin Islands – a publicly funded, co-educational, liberal arts institution by Act 852 of the Fourth Legislature of the Virgin Islands. UVI students, faculty, staff, alumni and the general public are invited to attend the Charter Day ceremony. For more information call (340) 693-1057.

  • What: 54th Charter Day Program
  • When: Friday, March 18, 2016
  • Time:10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Where: Administration and Conference Center, First Floor – St. Thomas Campus

             Video-conferenced to the Great Hall – Albert A. Sheen Campus – St. Croix.

  • Contact: UVI Public Relations Office (340) 693-1057