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Media Invited to Cover & Photograph Diageo USVI Major Investment Award

Professor Douglas and Student views Distillation Project on the AAS Campus

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the major investment award from Diageo USVI to UVI. This major financial grant will fund a research program as a part of Diageo’s commitment to long-term hurricane recovery efforts. The grant will support the University of the Virgin Islands process technology program, a key academic program that produces a ready workforce for the territory and region, especially for industries like distillation and refining.

Representatives from UVI will include President Dr. David Hall, Provost Dr. Camille McKayle, Dean Dr. Sandra Romano, Dr. Victoria Henry, Mr. Mitchell Neaves and process technology students.

Diageo USVI representatives are Vice president of Operations, Fiona Jones and Erica J. Johnson, director of corporate relations.

What:             Diageo USVI Announce Major Investment Award to UVI 

When:             Wed., Aug. 22, 2018  

Time:              10 a.m.

Where:           Albert A. Sheen Campus – Entrance to Melvin Evans Center - St. Croix

Note:               Media is invited to attend from 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. to cover event.


Contact:         Richard Cleaver, – (340) 693-1042