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UVI anticipates successful Afternoon on the Green 2015

Patrice Harris | ST. THOMAS — The University of the Virgin Islands is set to host the 26th edition of Afternoon on the Green on Sunday March 15, on the Herman E. Moore Golf Course, St. Thomas Campus. UVI is inviting the community to partake in food, family fun and live entertainment. The event commences…

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Safety and Security Measures at UVI

Karine Cox | ST.CROIX- The University of the Virgin Islands has implemented new safety and security measures such as the electronic gate and parking plan to improve the day-to-day operations on campus. The safety and security of UVI students, faculty and staff is a fundamental concern. The Security Department on the UVI campus works around…

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Top 5 Take out joint for UVI students

Kiana John-Baptist | ST.THOMAS–Let’s face it cafeteria food does not always satisfy one’s hunger. Often, students would rather go out, or have food delivered to their room. “Sometimes I do not feel like eating the café food and going off campus is easy, so why not.” Gabrielle Joseph, a 19-year-old sophomore at the University of…

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Talented Students Galore at UVI MIX

MARKIDA SCOTLAND | ST.CROIX — Musicians, magicians, and several other performances created a melting pot of talents Thursday night on the University of the Virgin Islands’ Albert A. Sheen Campus. The student government association hosted a free event called “UVI Mix” in order to welcome the UVI community for the new semester. “We also wanted…

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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…

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On The Road with Coach

Maxwell Peerman Daniels On the Road with Coach We’re driving to a three o’ clock game in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, a town of decrepit wooden and metal homes in the rolling hills, three and a half hours from the steel bar hugging doorways of apartments in the city of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Coach David…

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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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Date Set for Dean’s List Reception

-NEWS RELEASE FROM UVI- ST.CROIX-  UVI President David Hall will host the sixth annual Dean’s List Receptions recognizing the University’s high-achieving students for the 2014 spring semester. The Dean’s List Receptions honor full-time undergraduate students who have excelled academically and earned the distinction of being named to the Dean’s List. These special events begin with…

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A Day in the Life of a Busy College Graduating Senior

By Zoe’ Walker | ST. CROIX — It’s 10:15 p.m. and the only thing that could be heard in Brandys Scott’s 15 X 15 foot. dorm room was the steady tapping of the pen on her wooden computer desk, coupled with her rhythmic breathing as she pondered over the last question of her psychology homework.…

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Scoring Goals: Specialist, Officer and Soccer Team Co-Captain

Scoring Goals: Specialist, Officer and Soccer Team Co-Captain is well on his way to a successful future By: Shari Chryss Alfred ST. CROIX- Scoring goals on and off the soccer field, sophomore Kimani George, a criminal justice major and co-captain of the Buccaneer’s soccer team, has proven himself to be a role model, not only to…

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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.