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July 11, 2002 – The University of the Virgin Islands Bulletin Board issued today includes these announcements:
"For Better, For Worse" Extended Yet Again
Due to overwhelming response, "For Better For Worse," the comedy by David Edgecombe, has been extended for yet another weekend. The play will run Friday, July 12, through Sunday, July 14, at 8 p.m., at the UVI Little Theater on the St. Thomas Campus (CA Bldg; second floor).
"For Better For Worse" is Edgecombe's first recognized play. It pokes fun at middle-class hypocrisies in a Caribbean society. Directed by Edgecombe, the play's cast includes Jolanda Donadelle, George Silcott Jr., Michael Kuich, Donna Renee Carter and Jahima Parsons.
T-shirts featuring the play's logo can be purchased at each performance.
Tickets are available at the Reichhold Box Office at 693-1559.
Reichhold to Announce 24th Season Line-up at Business After Hours
UVI's Reichhold Center for the Arts will unveil the line-up of acts for its 24th annual season on Thursday, July 25, during a "Business After Hours" session. The event, co-sponsored by the St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce, will take place at 5:30 p.m. at the Reichhold Center on the St. Thomas campus.
"The 'Business After Hours' [setting] offers the perfect opportunity to launch our season," said Reichhold director David Edgecombe. "We did this for the first time last year and most people seemed delighted to get a first glimpse of the season with detailed information about the performers. We're excited about the upcoming season and are happy to work with the Chamber of Commerce to release it." Season tickets will also go on sale at the "Business After Hours" event.
For details contact the Reichhold Box Office at 693-1559.
Phone Extension Information Sought for New Faculty and Staff
UVI Administrative assistants are asked to forward the names of new faculty and staff members, along with the telephone extension numbers to be used by them, to UVI's Information Technology Help Desk at e-mail address: helpdesk@uvi.edu. The Help Desk wants to set up these numbers before the individuals involved arrive on campus.
Also, departments wanting to publish or change their telephone numbers listed in the Virgin Islands Telephone Directory (white and/or yellow pages) should forward that information, before July 18, to Cherie Wheatley via e-mail at: cwheatl@uvi.edu.
Seminar to Cover Cistern Water Quality
UVI's Water Resources Research Institute will host a seminar on "Maintaining Water Quality in Cisterns" on Tuesday, July 16. The one-hour seminar begins at 1 p.m. in Teacher Education Building room 101 on the St. Thomas campus. It will be videoconferenced to Evans Center room 713 on the St. Croix campus.
Marcella Jennings of St. Thomas' Caribbean Safe Water Lab, a UVI graduate who has been testing cistern water supplies on St. Thomas for more than ten years, will be the presenter. For details call 693-1062 or 693-1063.
WEDI Pre-employment Training Scheduled
UVI's Workforce and Economic Development Institute (WEDI) has announced the schedule for its pre-employment training program which leads up to courses in Hospitality Services and Computer Information Technology. Pre-employment training will be held on St. Thomas and St. Croix from Monday, July 15, through Friday, July 19.
Sessions on St. Thomas will be held at the Small Business Development Center at Nisky Center from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. On St. Croix, pre-employment training will be held at the Small Business Development Center at Sunshine Mall. Sessions on St. Croix will also run from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Individuals selected to take pre-employment training are being notified of these dates. Individuals who applied for this course and who have questions should call WEDI at 714-7620.
For more on the University of the Virgin Islands, visit the website at www.uvi.edu.
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