UVI's Golden Jubilee logo
The University of the Virgin Islands celebrated its Golden Jubilee throughout 2012.

50th Anniversary Celebrations 

January 2012

  • Kick-Off Receptions
  • Athletic Field Groundbreaking
    • Friday, January 27, Albert A. Sheen Campus


February 2012

  • Man-Up Male Empowerment Conference
    • Febuary 7 – Albert A. Sheen Campus
    • Febuary 9 – St. Thomas Campus
  • USVI Agrifest 2012
    • Febuary 18 to 20 – UVI Cooperative Extension Service marks 40th anniversary
  • Old School – New School: Ideas & Issues Forum
    • February 24 – St. Thomas & Albert A. Sheen Campuses
  • Homecoming
    • February 25 – St. Thomas Campus


March 2012 

  • Faith Days
    • March 9 to 12 – territory-wide
  • Reunion Choir Concert
    • March 3 – Reichhold Center, St. Thomas Campus
  • Afternoon on the Green
    • March 11 – St. Thomas Campus
  • “Celebrating 50 Years of Student Success” Shadow Our Students Program
    • March 13 – Albert A. Sheen Campus
  • Charter Day Ceremony
    • March 16 - St. Thomas Campus, Albert A. Sheen Campus, and St. John Academic Center
    • Rededication of Paiewonsky Library, St. Thomas Campus
  • UVI Open HouseSt. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John Academic Center
    •  All UVI offices and departments will welcome visitors with tours displays and presentations.
  • Edward Wilmot Blyden Symposium, Alfred O. Heath Lecture Series
    • March 22 – Reichhold Center, St. Thomas Campus
    • March 23 – Great Hall, Albert A. Sheen Campus
  • Queen Mary Walk/Run
    • March 23 - Albert A. Sheen Campus
  • Spring Research Symposium
    • March 24 – Albert A. Sheen Campus
  • "Changing Role of Women" Ideas & Issues Forum
    • March 29 – St. Thomas and Albert A. Sheen Campuses
  • Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition
    • March 31 – St. Thomas Campus
    • Contestants
    • Ivory Carter Crowned Miss UVI 2012-2013


April 2012

  •  “Kill the Rabbits” UVI Theatre Production
    • April 6 and April 12 to 15 - Little Theatre, St. Thomas Campus 
  • Research Day poster presentations and roundtable discussions
    • April 14 – St. Thomas and Albert A. Sheen Campuses


June 2012

  • Land Grant 40th Anniversary – "The Role of Agriculture in the Economic Development of the Virgin Islands" Agricultural Forum
    • June 21 – Albert A. Sheen Campus
  •  Land Grant 40th Anniversary - Opening Ceremony, Farmer's Market, Workshops, & Open House
    • June 24 – Albert A. Sheen Campus


August 2012

  • "Reichhold Center unveils 34th season with International Focus"
    • August 31 - St. Thomas Campus 


December 2012

  • A Grand Affair to End the Year” Golden Gala 
    • December 1 - Marriott Frenchman’s Reef and Morning Star Resort, St. Thomas
    • December 8 - Divi Carina Bay Beach Resort and Casino, St. Croix   

UVI's Golden Jubilee video vignettes from the January kick-off receptions.  

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