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UVI Bulletin Board for December II

University of the Virgin Islands – St. Thomas Campus

VIMAS and VI-EPSCoR Hosting Plastic Bottle Collection Drive VIMAS and VI-EPSCoR are collecting 16 oz. plastic bottles for a myriad of upcycling arts & crafts projects that will occur in 2017 and 2018. Bottles can be brought between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, to Faculty East.

For more information, contact Howard Forbes Jr. at Center for Marine and Environmental Studies by email: howard.forbes@live.uvi.edu 

CSC 465 – Introduction to Game Design and Development Interest Meeting to be held on Dec. 12 Have you ever envisioned what it would be like to develop a computer or console video game? This special topic in computer science is aimed at you. This course to be attended by computer science majors and non-computer science majors who will be allowed to join will meet at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12, for one hour on the St. Thomas Campus in Teacher Education Department (TED) Room 101 and on St. Croix in Evans Center (EVC) Room 401.

This first meeting is designed to gauge interest in the course for this coming Spring 2018 semester as well as give insight to students that might be interested in the course. Course pre-requisite for computer science majors is CSC 242, with a C grade or better.

A limited number of seats will be offered to non-computer science majors. The minimum requirements for them are: junior status with a GPA of 2.5 or greater, written permission from their advisor and the task of demonstrating artistic ability.

For more details, contact Stanley Jointer II at 692-6210 or by email at  stanley.jointer@uvi.edu

SGA Accepting Applications for 2018-2019 Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition The Student Government Association (SGA) Queens Committee on the Albert A. Sheen Campus seeks female students to vie for the title of the 2018-2019 Miss University of the Virgin Islands. Applications are available and can be picked up at the SGA Office or the Student Activities Office on the St. Croix and St. Thomas campuses.

For more information, contact Queens Committee Chairperson Regina Evans at sgastx@uvi.edu  or Coordinator of Student Activities Kevin Dixon at 692-4228 or Kevin.Dixon@uvi.edu on St. Croix. On St. Thomas, contact Director of Student Life Leon Lafond at 693-1111 or llafond@uvi.edu.

Amali Krigger Crowned Mister Incredible 2017 on Sheen Campus Amali Krigger was crowned Mister Incredible 2017 at the 3rd Annual Mister Incredible Competition held on Friday, Dec. 1, at the UVI Cafetorium on the Albert A. Sheen Campus.

Krigger is a computer science major in his senior year of study at the University of the Virgin Islands on St. Croix. In addition to being named Mister Incredible, Krigger won Mr. Popularity, Best Professional Wear, Best Creative Introduction and Best Performing Talent.

Matthew Perry was named first runner-up, in addition, he won Best Pick up Line and Mr. Intellect. The People’s Choice Award and Best 60s SWAG Wear was awarded to Josinio Andrew.

The Mister Incredible Competition was presented by the Student Activities Office on the Sheen Campus. For more information, contact Kevin Dixon at 692-4228.

Afternoon on the Green 2018 Save the Date for the 29th annual Afternoon on the Green, which will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 25, 2018.

The Afternoon on the Green is UVI’s annual “friend-raiser,” where the community comes together for live music, delicious food and family fun. This year’s theme is “Relief and Recovery on the Green for 2018.”

Mark your calendars for Afternoon on the Green 2018 on the Herman E. Moore Golf Course on UVI’s St. Thomas Campus.

For more information, call the Institutional Advancement Office at 693-1040.

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