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The RT Park building on UVI's St. Croix campus. (File photo)

UVI to Lead STEM Research Through National Science Foundation Grant

The four partner institutions involved in the execution of the grant are the University of the Virgin Islands, North Carolina A&T State University, Fielding Graduate University and the Association of American Colleges and Universities.

Interior Supports Schools in U.S.V.I. With $750,000 for Deferred Maintenance Needs

“Infrastructure and maintenance needs at schools in the U.S. territories outweigh the resources available,” said Domenech. “While Secretary Zinke and I are happy to provide this assistance, we acknowledge that the need is greater and will advocate for more assistance.”

Education Responds to Open Letter About Modular Placement on CAHS Field

The Virgin Islands Department of Education recently received a letter penned by a delegation of past educational leaders in the St. Thomas – St. John District about the decision to place modular classrooms on the Charlotte Amalie High School athletic field. Five legitimate queries were enumerated and the Department wishes to respectfully respond.

UVI Students to Participate in National Student Exchange Program in Fall 2018

Students learn about different cultures, different geographical locations, explore graduate school and employment options, enroll in courses not presently offered at UVI, expand their world view, and experience personal growth and enrichment.

UVI Bulletin Board for August

Here is what's happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.

Annual Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge Encourages Students to Open a Book or Five

Students use tracking sheets to record the books they read in order to receive credit toward the five-book goal of the Reading Challenge. Those who successfully complete the challenge are invited to a celebration with food, games and giveaways.

CFVI Awards Over $375,000 in Academic Scholarships, Scholar Grants

Thanks to CFVI donors, scholarships have been made available to students for more than 20 years. To date, the foundation has awarded nearly $3 million in academic scholarships to approximately 1,000 V.I. students.

UVI Plays Vital Role in Ocean Glider Pilot Project

UVI, through an agreement with Ocean and Coastal Observing – Virgin Islands, has lent its support to housing data-collecting underwater drones that will aid in improved hurricane forecasting.

St. John School of the Arts Announces Scholarship Winners

Ten youngsters from St. John have won scholarships to attend the St. John School of the Arts (SJSA) for the 2018-2019 school year. The scholarships are named in honor of Ruth “Sis” Frank, who co-founded the school in the early 1980s and continued to guide it until her death in 2010.

ICMC, UVI Celebrate Student Success at Annual EBI Summer Program Closing Ceremony

With pride filled smiles, firm handshakes and a few happy tears, the Entrepreneur Business Institute (EBI) Summer Program Class of 2018 accepted their awards and certificates as part of their official closing program.

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