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April 20

University Deeply Disturbed by Alleged Sexual Assault - Will Continue to Cooperate with Police Investigation

The University of the Virgin Islands is deeply disturbed by an alleged sexual assault that was reported in the early morning hours of April 20, 2021. The alleged victim was taken to Juan F. Luis Hospital by UVI Security. The students involved in the incident had participated earlier in an unapproved on-campus party that ended around 3 a.m. more

New Sorrel Variety

UVI School of Agriculture Research Bears Fruit

The University of the Virgin Islands School of Agriculture unveiled two new varieties of sorrel to the public on Thursday, April 8, via Facebook live. Sorrel varieties ‘Festival’ and ‘Midnite’ are a combination of Caribbean and African varieties (from Nigeria and Ghana), crossed with a Trinidad variety of Black Sorrel. read more
UVI Contestants Vie for 2021-2022 Miss UVI Ambassadorial Title

Four to Vie for 2021-2022 Miss UVI Ambassadorial Title

The University of the Virgin Islands Student Government Association invites the public to the 41st annual Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition on Saturday, April 24, at 6 p.m. Themed “The Great Gatsby of the 21st Century,” the ambassadorial competition will be streamed online. Tickets to the online event are $10 for the early bird special and $15 for regular admission. To purchase tickets, click the following Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition or Once tickets are purchased, persons will receive an email allowing them to access the event. read more
UVI Grad Stole and Tassel

Renowned Reverend, U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock Selected to be Keynote Speaker at UVI’s 2021 Online Commencement Ceremony

Renowned reverend and United States Senator Dr. Raphael Warnock will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands 2021 online Commencement Ceremony at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 14. This ceremony will celebrate the achievements of students from the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix; the Orville E. Kean Campus on St. Thomas and the University of St. Martin. The decision to convene another Online Commencement Ceremony was made as the University continues to take necessary precautions to mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus. read more
Sorrell Plant on the Albert A. Sheen Campus Agriculture Experimental Station

Media Invited to Cover and Photograph the Unveiling of Two New Varieties of Sorrel

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands School of Agriculture unveiling of two new sorrel varieties developed at UVI, “Festival” and “Midnite.” This event will take place between 10 a.m. and noon on Thursday, April 8, 2021, at the University’s School of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station field plot on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. read more
Logo of the VI Literary Festival and Book Fair 2021

The VI Literary Festival & Book Fair Rescheduled for April 30 – May 2

The upcoming VI Literary Festival and Book Fair have been rescheduled to Friday, April 30 through Sunday, May 2, 2021. According to Festival Chair Alscess Lewis-Brown, the event has been pushed back to ensure full engagement from the Caribbean diaspora.” read more
STT Campus Aerial

FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Awards UVI $4.1 Million

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, recently awarded up to $4,123,164 to the University of the Virgin Islands to retrofit the dormitories and library on the Orville E. Kean Campus on St. Thomas. read more
SRPI Virtual Conference

UVI Communication Students Take Home Awards at National Conference

Communication students at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) won top awards at the 70th annual Southern Regional Press Institute (SRPI) virtual conference last month. Jada Roberts, George Francis, and Kalyna Nielson received third place for ‘Best Public Service Announcement’ for their video presentation on the Jerusalema Dance Challenge. Kendrekus Jackson received third place for ‘Best Radio Podcast’ and M’Kayla Sullivan received second place for ‘Best Photograph’ in a feature story. The conference, hosted by Savannah State University, had participations from Bethune Cookman University, Georgia Highlands College, Augusta University and North Carolina Central University. read more
Dub Lab Reggae Band

Reichhold Center Launches New Concert Series   “RCA Sessions” to Highlight VI Talent 

The Reichhold Center for the Arts is launching a new project aimed at showcasing the artistic talents of Virgin Islanders. The concert series, dubbed RCA Sessions, will launch as a live streaming event on Thursday, March 18, at 7 p.m. featuring local reggae band Dub Lab. Concert viewers will enjoy bi-monthly performances by local performing artists who are encouraged to explore their creativity and develop works that exemplify their art form. read more
University of the Virgin Islands Graduation Tassel and Stole

University of the Virgin Islands’ Student Affairs: Albert A. Sheen and Orville E. Kean Campuses Launches “Paid Internship Program”

The University of the Virgin Islands, Division of Student Affairs on both campuses are working with Ascendium’s Project Success to offer paid internship opportunities for students to complete their course requirements for graduation. The program will be administered through the Office of Student Employment, collectively, with the University’s schools and colleges to provide paid opportunities for students enrolled in student teaching, clinical, and internships beginning the Summer of 2021. read more
Graduates of the University of the Virgin Islands Exhibit their Hard Work on Graduation Day.

UVI Welcomes Applicants for Priority Admission - “Free Tuition” & Institutional Scholarships Deadline - April 1st

The University of the Virgin Islands announced that the priority deadline to apply for UVI and for the "Free Tuition” Higher Education Scholarship Program (VIHESP) is April 1st. In order to be eligible for the “Free Tuition” Scholarship Program residents: must be a graduate of a public, private, or parochial school in the Virgin Islands, without regard to age, date of graduation, or household income; must be a full-time student pursuing a first undergraduate degree; and earn a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of a 2.5 or higher upon graduation from high school. read more
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