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Lawrence C. Wanslass (Photo submitted by UVI)

UVI Mourns the Loss of Dr. Lawrence Wanlass, First CVI President

UVI President Dr. David Hall, on the behalf of the entire University family – the Board of Trustees, foundation boards, faculty, staff, students and alumni – extends his sincerest condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of Dr. Wanlass.
Carla Sewer (File photo)

Carla Sewer Wins Library Legacy Scholarship

Carla Sewer, a St John resident who is working towards a master's degree in library science at Texas Women's University, is the winner of the 2018 Librarian Legacy Scholarship.

Yashira Rhymer-Stuart Breaks V.I. National Record in High Jump

Yashira Rhymer-Stuart broke the V.I. National Record in the high jump for first place at the Indianapolis Winter Break Meet with a leap of 1.76m.

UVI Students Take Top Honors at National Biomedical Research Conference

Students from 700 universities presented 2,100 posters. While more than one best poster award was awarded in each category, UVI’s performance was notable given its size relative to other higher education institutions in attendance.
World champion pool player Mahkeal Parris lines up a shot.

Central High Teen Wins World Pool Championship

Mahkeal Parris, 16 years old, is a confident young man but not arrogant – despite being named the best nine-ball pool player in the world in his age group.

DOE Names Kerra Samuel 2019 V.I. State Teacher of the Year

During Samuel’s one-year tenure, which will run through November 2019, she will represent the Virgin Islands public education system on a national scale and plans to champion the system’s continued access to federal funding, among other causes.

UVI Students Capture First Place at Hewlett Packard HBCU Business Competition

The competition is designed to inspire future talent, foster emerging careers in technology and increase student business acumen.

DOE Names Kerra Samuel, Shernore Prince District Teachers of the Year

The V.I. Department of Education has recognized Kerra Samuel, a intermediate computer lab teacher on St. Croix, and Shernore Prince, a sixth-grade math, science and health teacher on St. Thomas as District Teachers of the Year.

National Business Aviation Assoc. Honors William R. Bohlke

St. Croix resident William R. Bohlke, third-generation pilot and president of Bohlke International Airways, was honored as part of this group at NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition event in Orlando, Oct. 16-18
Sr. Airman Brandon Kalloo Sanes

STT Native Awarded for Hurricane Michael Efforts

Senior Airman Brandon Kalloo Sanes, a native of St. Thomas, was recognized for his contributions to the 920 Rescue Wing's Hurricane Michael relief efforts...

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