July 8 2021
The St. Thomas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority made a six thousand donation on Thursday, June 24, to the Geraldine Heath Scholarship. Established at the University of the Virgin Islands in 2008, this four-year scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate male education major enrolled at UVI.
July 8 2021
The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has appointed Dr. Karen Brown to serve as Dean of the School of Education after an extensive external search for a permanent hire.We are pleased to have Dr. Brown in this leadership position as UVI’s School of Education positions itself to provide 21st Century approaches to education,” said Dr. Camille McKayle, provost and vice president of Academic Affairs.
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July 6 2021
Starting this Fall, the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) School of Agriculture (SOA) will offer two new degree programs. The Associate Degrees in Horticulture and Agroecology were approved by the UVI Board of Trustees during their quarterly Board Meeting on Saturday, June 19th. Students in the Horticulture Program will learn the science and art of producing fruits, vegetables, flowers, herbs, and ornamental plants, in addition to how to improve and market them.
New UVI Athletics Logo
July 1 2021
New Look for UVI Athletics Beginning Fall 2021
Upper Campus
June 28 2021
After much discussion and debate, and in consultation with the Virgin Islands Department of Health, the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees voted on Saturday, June 19, to institute mandatory vaccinations for all students and employees.
Swim buoys at brewers beach
June 24 2021
Volunteers from the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Center for Marine and Environmental Studies (CMES) recently installed new swim zone buoys and boat channel markers at Brewers Bay on St. Thomas to replace ones lost in Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The effort was made possible through donations made in memory of former UVI professor Ron Johnson. Johnson taught at UVI from 1985 to 1989 but always held UVI and Brewers Bay close to his heart. When Johnson passed away last December, Russel and Alice Silver organized more than a dozen of his friends and family to improve the beach in his honor.
woman doing agriculture reseach
June 19 2021
In the regular session of its quarterly meeting on June 19, via Zoom, the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees re elected Henry Smock to serve as chairman and Oran Roebuck as vice chairman
two students share a laptop computer
June 18 2021
The University of the Virgin Islands in a triparty partnership with the Virgin Islands Government and Microsoft officially marked a first of its kind Technology Summit open with a ceremony hosted on Monday, June 1
Image of a Pond at the Bordeaux Farm
June 17 2021
The Caribbean Green Technology Center and the VI Department of Agriculture team of experts ask the USVI community to begin to use water conservation methods as the Virgin Islands are experiencing yet another drought. As this negative impact of climate change affects our ability to harvest water, the UVI Caribbean Green Technology Center (CGTC) and the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture (VIDA) are asking residents and farmers to begin reducing water use and conserving water as drought conditions are expected to last for at least another month.
Upper Campus of the Orville E. Kean Campus of the University of the Virgin Islands
June 15 2021
The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 19, via Zoom. The meeting will begin with regular session agenda items and will continue with the election of officers. A slate of candidates for the positions of chair and vice chair has been developed and will be presented to the Board for their deliberation and action.