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UVI's Logo for the Alumni 55 for 55 Challenge
February 17

UVI Celebrates 55th Anniversary with Revolutionary Fund-Raising Campaign

The University of the Virgin Islands is celebrating the University’s Emerald Anniversary with a revolutionary philanthropic initiative. “55 for 55: The Great Alumni Challenge!” encourages UVI alumni to make history by achieving a 55 percent alumni giving rate in honor of the institution’s 55th anniversary. ...read more


 
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Humpback Whales were spotted in the waters at John Brewers Bay

Humpback Whales Sighted in Brewers Bay Near UVI

Two humpback whales and a calf were spotted on Monday, Feb. 13, in Brewers Bay, near the University of the Virgin Islands in the early morning hours. Bystanders suspect that one of the whales gave birth to the calf last night in the bay, but this is unconfirmed. read more
Students from the Addelita Cancryn Junior High School assisting with mangrove planting at UVI.

VI Marine Advisory Service Implements Mangrove Planting Project

The Virgin Islands Marine Advisory Service (VIMAS) has just implemented its Mangrove Planting Project at two schools on St. Thomas: Lockhart Elementary School and Addelita Cancryn Junior High School. The project recruits K-12 students to help rebuild red mangrove forests on St. Thomas, 50 -75 percent of which have been lost to development over the last century. read more
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Receives an Honorary Degree at Student Convocation

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Addresses UVI Students at Convocation

The University of the Virgin Islands hosted the Honorable Sonia Sotomayor, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, on Feb. 9, at a Student Convocation held in the Sports and Fitness Center on the St. Thomas Campus. The event was live streamed to the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. read more
Fred Hammond

Fred Hammond --“Babyface” of Gospel -- to Perform at Reichhold Center

Join the Reichhold Center for the Arts for a spiritual festival with renowned songwriter, bassist and vocalist, Fred Hammond, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11. For more than 25 years, music lovers around the world have cherished the lyrical melodies of Hammond. Known throughout the music industry as a gifted musical arranger and producer, he earned the title “Babyface” of gospel as founder of Face to Face Productions Corporation. read more
Agrifest 2017 poster

Agrifest 2017 Set for Feb. 18-20: “Agriculture: Our Heritage & Hope for the Future!”

The public is invited to attend the 46th Annual Agriculture and Food Fair of the US Virgin Islands from Feb. 18-20, at the Rudolph Shulterbrandt Agricultural Complex, at Estate Lower Love onN St. Croix. The theme is “Agriculture: Our Heritage & Hope for the Future!” The entrance fee is $6 for adults, $3 for children, and $4 for senior citizens. The fair will be open daily from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m., with opening ceremonies scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18. read more
The Honorable Sonia Sotomayor, United States Supreme Court justice

UVI Board Approves Honorary Degree for U.S. Supreme Court Justice

In a special session on Jan. 31, the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees reconvened in executive session to complete the agenda of their Jan. 19, meeting, which was adjourned in executive session. While in executive session, the Board ratified actions taken by the Executive Committee to award an honorary degree to the Honorable Sonia Sotomayor, United States Supreme Court justice. read more
Honorable U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Media Invited to Cover U. S. Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor at UVI Student Convocation

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands Student Convocation featuring the United States Supreme Court Justice the Honorable Sonia Sotomayor from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Feb. 9, in the Sports and Fitness Center on the St. Thomas Campus. The event will be livestreamed to a close circuit feed in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. read more
Entrance of the University's St. Thomas Campus

UVI Board to Reconvene Special Meeting on Jan. 31

The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees will reconvene a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31, in room 303 of the Administration and Conference Center on the St. Thomas Campus and via teleconference. read more
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UVI Board Approves 2017 Self-Study for Middle States Commission

In a special session on Jan. 19, the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees approved the more than 100 page Self-Study document that will be presented to the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, which is the accrediting body of the University. read more
The University's St. Thomas Campus Entrance

UVI Board to Meet in Special Session on Jan. 19

A special meeting of the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19, in room 303 in the Administration and Conference Center on St. Thomas Campus and via teleconference. read more
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