Old vs. New: The Tablet vs. The Textbook

By Shani Isaac As fall arrives, so does the process of preparing for college courses. One of the many ways in which college students prepare for the year ahead of them is by purchasing textbooks in order to succeed in their courses, while trying not to break the bank. The year of 2014 marks the…

UVI School of Education awarded accreditation status; programs will run until 2016 and 2020

-PRESS RELEASE FROM UVI- The University of the Virgin Islands School of Education has been awarded accreditation status from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Accreditation was granted for the undergraduate and graduate programs, according to a prepared statement from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation on Nov. 7. The…

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UVI HOSTS ANNUAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

ST. CROIX – Over 50 students attended the University of the Virgin Islands’ 2014 Campus Leadership Development Conference at the Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort and Spa. The two-day conference, titled “Ready. Set. Lead,” began on Friday, Nov. 15 at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and continued at 9:15 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on…

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UVI Board Approves School of Medicine Documents

UVI Board Approves School of Medicine Documents for Submission to LCME for Accreditation UVI PRESS RELEASE — In a special meeting of the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees held on Nov. 17, the Board passed a resolution approving materials and agreements to be submitted to the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME)…

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BUCS Pride Forever!

St Thomas | WUVI Media Club in conjunction with SGA will hosting their “BUCS Pride Forever” Pep Rally on November 14, 2014. Show up and Show out with your BUCs Pride. Games, prizes and live entertainment will be provided.

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University of the Virgin Islands Annual Basketball Bush League.

BY: Jeremiah Harrison ST.THOMAS — The faint echo of balls bouncing on the court is heard over the chatter of players as teams warm up in the gym at the University of the Virgin Islands “Annual Basketball Bush League.”  Players gather from all communities of the island in hopes of enjoying the game of basketball. UVI’s…

USVI/BVI Friendship Day

By Symra Hendrickson ST.THOMAS — Gov. John deJongh Jr. rolled out the red carpet this year to welcome the BVI delegates for the 41st USVI/BVI Friendship Day. USVI/BVI Friendship Day is an opportunity for Virgin Islanders to reflect on the close ties that bind the two territories together. It was designed to strengthen and build upon…

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UVI recieves 65-acre land gift, unlimited potential cited

-NEWS RELEASE FROM UVI- ST. THOMAS–The University of the Virgin Islands received its largest real estate gift with the donation of 65 acres in Estate Sorgenfri on St. Thomas. The property at Sorgenfri No. 1 Southside Quarter includes a rolling hillside, two fresh-water guts and a quarter-mile of beachfront on Hendricks Bay. Leal Van Beverhoudt,…

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UVI Wins Inaugural Soccer Match

Shari Chryss Alfred | ST. CROIX — Chants, cheers and screams filled the air on Saturday,  as The University of the Virgin Islands Albert A. Sheen campus made history within the Athletics Department on the territory’s new and only soccer field. With a crowd of over 100 people the Buccaneers won their Inaugural Home Game, 2-0, against Polytecnica…