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Media Invited to Cover First CPM Program Graduation

UVI Saint Croix Campus

Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands’ first Certified Public Manager Program (CPM) graduation at 2 p.m. on Aug. 26, in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix.  On St. Thomas, the graduation will be held at 5 p.m. on Aug. 27, in the first-floor conference room of the Administration and Conference Center. 

The first of its kind in any U.S. territory, the CPM Program is a nationally recognized management development certificate program specifically for managers working in federal, state and local governments, and non-profit organizations. Forty-three supervisors and managers have completed the 2014 CPM Program at UVI.

There will be remarks from UVI President David Hall, Gov. John P. de Jongh, Jr. and Mary Hamilton, vice chair of the National Certified Public Manager Consortium. This program is sponsored by the Government of the Virgin Islands, with the year-long course content delivered by the University’s Institute for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness.

  What:            Certified Public Manager Program Graduation

When:             Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014          Time: 2 p.m.

Where:           Albert A. Sheen Campus – St. Croix: UVI Great Hall

 What:            Certified Public Manager Program Graduation

When:             Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014    Time: 5 p.m.

Where:           St. Thomas Campus – St. Thomas: Administration and Conference Center first-floor conference room


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