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UVI President David Hall, Board of Trustee Member and Government Dignitaries prepare for the Ribbon Cutting
July 1

UVI Unveils Medical Simulation Center Designed to Improve VI Healthcare Education & Attract Medical Education Tourism

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) celebrated the grand opening of its state-of-the-art medical simulation center realizing a major objective in its goal to improve medical education and healthcare in the Territory. At the ribbon cutting ceremony on June 29, at the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, UVI President David Hall urged supporters to “keep breathing life into the vision of enhanced healthcare in the VI.” ...read more

Image of the Simulation Center on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on the Island of St. Croix

Media Invited to Cover & Photograph the Medical Simulation Center Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for the Medical Simulation Center on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix on Wednesday, June 29, from 9:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. read more
Logo of the University of the Virgin Islands 50th Anniversary Land-Grant

Media Invited to Cover and Photograph UVI 50th Land-Grant Anniversary Ceremony

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands School of Agriculture on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on Wednesday, June 22, at 9 a.m. for the opening ceremony of the 50th Land-Grant Anniversary. read more
The University of the Virgin Islands Orville E. Kean Campus on St. Thomas

UVI Board of Trustees Approves New BS Degrees in Aquaponics & Horticulture; a New Dance, Music, Performance and Theatre Major and Approves Revised Vaccination Policy for Students

In the regular session of its quarterly meeting on June 18, via Zoom, the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees re-elected Henry Smock to serve as chairman and Oran Roebuck as vice-chairperson. “I thank all of the Trustees for their faith in myself and Trustee Roebuck. We have a lot on our plate, both today and coming up. I do appreciate the confidence,” said Board Chair Henry Smock. At Saturday’s meeting, the Board unanimously voted to establish a Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Aquaponics and a Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Horticulture. read more
The University of the Virgin Islands 50th Anniversary Land Grant Logo

UVI to Celebrate 50th Land-Grant Anniversary on June 22nd

The University of the Virgin Islands’ (UVI) will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its Land-Grant University status on June 22, in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. The formal opening ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. and will be followed by an open house with vibrant farm to table food demonstrations, educational agricultural displays, entertainment, and wonderful prizes. read more
Mitchell Turnbull and Walter Morris pose for photo after winning Entrepreneurship Competition

UVI Students Awarded $48K in 13D Entrepreneurship Business Launch Competition

Three University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) student entrepreneurs were awarded $48,000 at the annual 13D Entrepreneurship Business Launch Competition held virtually on May 6, providing them with valuable start-up funds to pursue their business ventures. Christopher McDonald earned $24,000 for his MappIt! Geographic Information System (GIS) business start-up, and an additional $24,000 was awarded to Mitchell Turnbull and his teammate Walter Morris for their Cash N’Crypto ATM business idea. The 13D Competition is designed to eliminate the obstacle of financing for UVI student entrepreneurs who have great ideas for potentially profitable businesses but no access to start-up capital.  read more
The groups examine and celebrate all of the red mangrove growth at the Virgin Islands Marine Advisory Service’s planting site Range Cay, USVI.

USVI-BVI Mangrove Restoration Learning Exchange: When Growing Mangroves Collaboration is Key.

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Center for Marine and Environmental Studies (CMES) hosted a mangrove restoration learning exchange with individuals from the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLCC) in Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI). The exchange is the first of two that will bring researchers and students together in the U.S. Virgin Islands and the BVI to learn from each other about mangrove restoration techniques. read more
Image of the Orville Kean Upper Campus on the island of St. Thomas

Media Invited to Cover and Photograph Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University's Nursing Pinning Ceremony on the Orville E. Kean Campus on St. Thomas on Wednesday, May 11, from 4 – 6 p.m. It will be held in the Administration and Conference Center (ACC) First-Floor Conference Room. read more
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Nearly 300 Degrees to Be Conferred at UVI’s 2022 Commencement Ceremonies - Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or valid 24-hour negative test result required for ticket only event

The University of the Virgin Islands will confer close to 300 degrees at its 58th Commencement Ceremonies being held in person this week in-person. The ceremonies will take place on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at the Sports and Fitness Center on the Orville E. Kean Campus in St. Thomas and on Friday, May 13, 2022, on the grounds of the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. Both ceremonies will begin at 1:00 p.m. read more
Signage at the University of the Virgin Islands Campus on St. Croix, VI

Media Invited to Cover and Photograph Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University's Nursing Pinning Ceremony on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix on Sunday, May 8, from 4 – 6 p.m. It will be held in the Great Hall. read more
Image of Dr. Robert M. Franklin, Jr.

Renowned Theologian & Author Dr. Robert M. Franklin, Jr. Slated to Deliver Keynote Remarks at UVI’s 2022 Commencement Ceremonies

Dr. Robert Franklin, Jr., former President of Morehouse College, will deliver the keynote address at the 58th commencement ceremony of the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI), taking place on May 12, 2022, at the Orville E. Kean Campus (St. Thomas) and on May 13, 2022, at the Albert A. Sheen Campus (St. Croix). read more
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