Tag: University of Virgin Islands (UVI)

UVI Employee Faces Life In Prison For Sexual Assault

With some of the lowest academic standards in the world, the University of the Virgin Islands is forced to take what it can get in terms of faculty and staff. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Federal prosecutors said today that a man employed by the University of the Virgin Islands is a dangerous sexual predator and asked […]

Tamia Grant Crowned Miss University of the Virgin Islands 

CHARLOTTE AMALIE Tamia Grant, a junior at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI), has been crowned the 42nd Miss UVI.  Reigning Miss UVI Jackeima Flemming crowned her successor at the Miss UVI Ambassadorial Presentation and Coronation, which was held on Saturday, April 23, 2022, on St. Croix.  “I feel truly blessed to have been […]

UVI’s CGTC and CFVI Donate More Than 850 Fruit Trees Territory-Wide

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — As Virgin Islanders mobilize to demand and act to increase their food security, the University of the Virgin Islands’ (UVI) Caribbean Green Technology Center (CGTC) and the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) teamed up to aid farmers and families by donating more than 850 fruit trees on St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix. This effort was sponsored by Cruzan Rum’s Island Spirit Fund established in partnership with […]

Governor Bryan Names Marvin Pickering To Head Casino Control Commission; ‘Usie’ Richards Demoted

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has nominated former Bureau of Internal Revenue Director Marvin Pickering to be the chairman and chief executive officer of the Casino Control Commission. Pickering’s nomination will go before the Senate and, if approved, Acting Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Raymond “Usie” Richards will fall back to a regular board […]

UVI To Host Virtual Open House For Prospective Students On June 3

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) will host a Virtual Open House on Wednesday, June 3 to present an overview of its programs, answer questions from the public and encourage students to enroll this fall. High school seniors, parents, and anyone interested in learning about undergraduate and graduate programs on St. Thomas and St. […]

UVI Graduates Nursing Students Into The World’s Third Most-In-Demand Profession

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — By graduation date, May 2017, 100 percent of the School of Nursing (SON) Class of 2017 at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) was eligible to sit the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Of the 12 graduate students that took the examination, 11 of them were […]