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October 13

Miss UVI Brings Home National HBCU Hall of Fame Crown

Miss UVI, Che-Raina Warner, 2016-2017 queen of the University of the Virgin Islands, used her extraordinary grace, intelligence and talent with the spoken word to win the title of Miss National Black College Alumni (NBCA) Hall of Fame – becoming the second Miss UVI to achieve that distinguished honor in three years. ...read more

UVI Student Samuel Joseph and Bob Godfrey of the Agricultural Experiment Station

UVI Student Researcher Awarded AES;CES Scholarship

The University of the Virgin Islands Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) and Cooperative Extension Service (CES) granted Samuel Joseph a $500 scholarship. Joseph, a junior Information Systems and Technology major on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, received the scholarship check along with a certificate on Jan. 31, 2017, at the first AES student research meeting of spring 2017 semester. read more
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Nine UVI Students Receive $750 Business Design Grants

Nine students have successfully completed the second Business Design Grants Program (BDGP) at the University of the Virgin Islands, the first step on the road to victory in the annual 13D Entrepreneurship competition where students compete for $60,000 in cash resources to launch their viable business proposals. Those who completed the Business Design Grants Program were each awarded a $750 grant. read more
UVI's Logo for the Alumni 55 for 55 Challenge

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
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
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