Jan. 10, 2004 – The University of the Virgin Islands Bulletin Board issued Jan. 8 has these announcements:
Spring Semester Classes Began Jan. 10
Spring Semester classes begin on Saturday, Jan. 10. Here is a direct link to the UVI Academic Calendar.
UVI Non-Teaching Staff Organization to Meet Jan. 13
A videoconferenced meeting of UVI's non-teaching staff organization is scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13. The St. Thomas session will take place in Chase Auditorium (Business Education room 110). The St. Croix session will be held in the Theatre (Evans Center room 401). Reports from the organization's sub-committees will be presented. Organization sub-committees include: Constitution/By-laws; Public Relations/Membership; Needs Assessment; and Staff Representation to the UVI Board of Trustees. For more information call 693-1111.
St. Thomas Campus Activities
— Monday, Jan. 19, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.: Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
– noon – Martin Luther King Jr. Mahogany Tree Plaque Unveiling on the Eastern Lawn of the South Dorms
– noon to 5 p.m. – UVI Organization Fun Day on the Golf Course. Information on the various campus clubs and organizations, as well as Greek organizations; meet representatives from local fraternities and sororities. Fun, music, food and games for the entire family.
— Thursday and Friday, Jan. 22-23: Student Leaders/Advisors Workshop
– 12:10 p.m. Thursday – Opening Session
– 1 p.m. -Leadership Address by the V.I. Senate president David Jones
SBDC on St. Croix Offers Workshop on Web Site Design
UVI's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) on St. Croix will conduct a two-day "Introduction to Designing a Web Site" workshop on Tuesday and Thursday, Jan. 13 and 15. Both sessions will be held at the UVI-SBDC training center located in the Sunshine Mall lower level from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is $30. Space is limited. Please call for more information and to pre-register at 692-5270 by Monday, Jan. 12.
Admission to the workshop is free for UVI employees and students with valid identification.
UVI-SBDC Offers Time Management Seminar on St. Thomas on Jan. 14
UVI's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will offer a seminar on time management from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 14. "Time Management: The Basics for Your Success" will be presented by Frederick Handleman, Esq. The seminar will cover the basics of time management, including making decisions, setting goals, and scheduling activities, and how to apply these ingredients to participants' personal and professional needs. The seminar will be held at the SBDC training facility at Nisky Center, Suite 720. Pre-registration is required. Admission to the seminar is $20. A $5 discount is available to those who pre-register by 4:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 12. Admission for UVI faculty, staff and students is free, but they must pre-register. For more information call 776-3206.
STARfest 10 Applications Now Available; Show Scheduled for May 8 and 9
UVI's Reichhold Center for the Arts is seeking participants for its annual talent exhibition, STARfest 10, which is scheduled for May 8 and 9. Applications are available at: Parrot Fish, Krystal Gifts Galore, the UVI Bookstore and at all Modern Music Stores. The deadline for submission is Jan. 23. For more information call 693-1550.
Seeking Volunteer Cooks for Afternoon on the Green 2004
UVI's Afternoon on the Green Committee is seeking volunteer cooks for the March 14 event. Afternoon on the Green – UVI's annual food, family and fun "friendraiser" -features food based on recipes from around the world. Volunteers are asked to donate a cooked dish, samples of which will be sold at the event. All members of the UVI family are encouraged to contribute a cooked dish and to have their families and friends contribute cooked dishes also. To volunteer, call the Institutional Advancement Office at 693-1040. Proceeds from Afternoon on the Green are used to help fund programs and services for UVI students and faculty.
For more on the University of the Virgin Islands, visit the Web site at www.uvi.edu.
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