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February 3 2021
The University of the Virgin Islands has received $250,000 from Diageo North America to create a permanent endowment fund and provide financial aid grants to talented students across different disciplines and majors. This is part of a broader innovative program that Diageo North America announced to support 25 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), focused on building opportunities to develop future leaders and help shape a more equitable society. The initiative is expected to benefit thousands of students over the years across the country.
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January 25 2021
The Caribbean Writer (TCW) has issued a call for submissions for Volume 36 under the 2021 theme: Disruption, Disguise, and Illuminations. As history meets our day to day experiences, epiphanies unfold; and as we self-interrogate the disruption motifs in many of these illuminations, the roots of prevailing disruptions emerge, complicated by disguise. Submissions exploring this theme in its widest permutations are invited.
Image of Andre and Edith Galiber - Founders of Endowment Fund
January 21 2021
The University of the Virgin Islands will host the first edition of the Andre and Edith Galiber Medical Lecture Series Thursday, Jan. 28, at 6 p.m. (AST). This first lecture series will focus on the Coronavirus. “The COVID-19 Pandemic: Its Epidemiology, Pathology and Psychosocial Impact on our VI Community,” will be streamed live via the University’s Facebook Page and YouTube Channel.
Rendering of the Simulation Center on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix
January 12 2021
The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has appointed Virgin Islands healthcare professional, Charlene Navarro, to be the director of the UVI Medical Simulation Center, bringing the University one step closer to opening the state-of the-art medical education facility currently under construction on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. Slated to open this summer, the UVI Medical Simulation Center will provide an immersive medical simulation experience to UVI students, as well as continuing education and certification courses for local and visiting healthcare professionals.
UVI President Emeritus Dr. Orville E. Kean
January 11 2021
The University of the Virgin Islands’ St. Thomas Campus has been renamed the “Dr. Orville E. Kean Campus of the University of the Virgin Islands,” to honor and commend UVI President Emeritus Orville E. Kean for more than three decades of extensive service and contributions to the University and the Virgin Islands.
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December 10 2020
The University of the Virgin Islands will commemorate more than 370 degrees earned by graduates in the Class of 2020
University of the Virgin Islands Class of 2020 Online Ceremony Invitation
December 8 2020
Members of the media are invited to cover the University of the Virgin Islands Fifty-Sixth Annual Commencement Ceremony at 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11, virtually. This online commencement ceremony will be a first for the University and will feature the 2020 graduates from the Albert A. Sheen and the St. Thomas Campuses.
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December 4 2020
Students, Faculty and Staff to Return to Campus in Spring 2021
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December 3 2020
The University of the Virgin Islands Athletics Department has made the decision to cancel its playing season for Spring 2021 due to surging COVID-19 cases across the United States.
Image of Ruth E. Thomas, respected linguist and educator in the Virgin Islands
December 3 2020
The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) joins the Virgin Islands community in mourning the loss of Ruth Elma Thomas, a widely respected linguist and educator who received numerous honors and awards for her outstanding achievements in education and community service.