Top 5 Take out joint for UVI students

15 February 2015- 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…

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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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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.

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UVI achieves highest giving rate among HBCUs

Sameca N Hendrickson | St Thomas – As the only HBCU in the Caribbean, UVIs alumni and supporters has gone above and beyond with their efforts to achieve their goal for the annual giving rate for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. The percentage of alumni donating was fifty-two percent, the highest recorded for any Historically Black…

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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…

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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…