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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. Continue reading BUCS Pride Forever!

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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 College and University.

For the past two consecutive years, UVI has maintained their reputation of having the highest giving rate among HBCUs. With the guidance of Linda Smith, UVI Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Affairs, she and her staff has worked diligently toward this achievement. Continue reading UVI achieves highest giving rate among HBCUs

Miss UVI Captures The Crown of Miss NBCA Hall of Fame Queens Pageant

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SAMECA HENDRICKSON | ST THOMAS –  After competing in poise, talent, image, and personal/private interview, Elisa M. Thomas, Miss UVI 2014-2015, captured the prestigious title of Miss NBCA Hall of Fame Queens Pageant. Thomas vied for title among 29 other HBCU royalty in Atlanta, Georgia on September 24-28.

University faculty and staff, students and well wishers greatly applaud Thomas on her a job well done!

Feature Article to follow

21st Annual UVI Alumni Phonation

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SAMECA HENDRICKSON | ST THOMAS – With the end of the fiscal year fast approaching, the staff of the Office of Institutional Advancement is pressing forward to meet and exceed their participation rate goal of 52%

Each year the staff along with volunteers make an effort to contact alumni and friends of the university and urge them to follow through with pledges they previously made. Continue reading 21st Annual UVI Alumni Phonation