Aug. 22, 2002 The University of the Virgin Islands Bulletin Board issued today includes these announcements:
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St. Croix Campus Concert, Luau Postponed
A jazz concert and Caribbean luau, originally planned for Sunday, Aug. 25, on UVI's St. Croix campus, has been postponed until sometime in September. UVI will announce the rescheduled date and other information as soon as possible.
SBDC Offers "Time Management" Seminar Today
UVI's Small Business Development Center will present the small business seminar entitled: "Time Management: An Introductory Program" Aug. 22, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the UVI Small Business Development Center Training Facility at Nisky Center, on St. Thomas.
Admission to the seminar is $20. All are required to pre-register by calling the SBDC office at 776-3206. UVI faculty, staff and students are admitted free, but they must also pre-register.
Presenter Frederick Handleman will cover various topics including: the basics of managing the use of time, becoming more efficient and effective, adjusting your attitude toward the use and importance of time, making decisions, and scheduling activities.
Special Presentation of "For Better, For Worse" Planned
A special presentation of the long-running comedy "For Better, For Worse," sponsored by the Student Activities Office, is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 31, at 7:30 p.m. at UVI's Reichhold Center for the Arts. The play, written by Reichhold Center director David Edgecombe, pokes fun at middle-class hypocrisies in a Caribbean society. Admission is free for all UVI students and $8 for all members of the UVI faculty and staff. Students can obtain tickets at the Student Activities Office on the St. Thomas campus. Faculty and staff can purchase tickets at the UVI Bookstore on the St. Thomas campus. For information call 693-1111.
Meetings for Class of 2003 Set on St. Thomas, St. Croix
Meetings for members of the UVI graduating class of 2003 are being planned for both campuses. The sessions will cover graduation requirements and deadlines, selection of representatives to the Graduation Committee, and information from the Alumni Affairs Office.
On St. Thomas the meeting is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 25, at 3 p.m. in the UVI Cafeteria. For more information call 693-1111 or 693-1046. On St. Croix the meeting is slated for Sunday, September 8, at 3 p.m., in the Student Activities Lounge of the Student Center. For more information call 692-4188.
UVI to Host Environmental "Listening Session" August 26
The National Environmental Policy Commission, a group organized by the Congressional Black Caucus to define environmental issues and develop policy alternatives, will conduct a "listening session" in the Virgin Islands on Monday, Aug. 26. The goal is to help policy makers understand the unique relationship between economic development and environmental protection, human health and environmental justice. V.I. Congresswoman Donna Christensen and South Carolina Congressman James E. Clyburn of the Congressional Black Caucus are expected participants, along with federal, state and local officials.
The session will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. as a telecast from the University of the Virgin Islands. Participation is available in Room 401 of the Evans Center on the St. Croix campus and in Room 110 of the Business Education building on the St. Thomas campus.
The general public, government officials, business representatives, labor organizations, faith-based groups, health care organizations, community organizations, environmental justice communities and representatives, academics and researchers are invited. Registration is free and available at the door. For details contact Ragan DuBose at telephone (843) 792-5530 or send e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
"For Better, For Worse" Traveling to St. Croix in September
Tickets are on sale for two September presentations of David Edgecombe's popular play "For Better, For Worse" on St. Croix. The comedy enjoyed a six-week run on St. Thomas during the summer. It will be presented at 8 p.m. on Sept. 7 and 8, at the Educational Complex in Kingshill. The play iis produced by the Reichhold Caribbean Repertory Company and directed by Edgecombe. Tickets – $15 for adults and $8 for students – are on sale at the UVI Bookstore on the St. Croix Campus, at Sam Goody in Sunny Isle Shopping Center and at John E's Gallery in Christiansted.
STARfest 8 Videos Now Available
The initial shipment of STARfest 8 videotapes has arrived at UVI's Reichhold Center for the Arts. Individuals who pre-ordered the videos can stop by the Reichhold Box Office to pick up their copies. Others who would like to obtain a video should call the Reichhold Box Office at 693-1559 to reserve a copy for a minimum donation of $20.
For more on the University of the Virgin Islands, visit the website at www.uvi.edu.
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