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UVI Alumni Update Newsletter Now Available Online
The inaugural issue of the Alumni Update newsletter is now available on the UVI Alumni Affairs web site. The newsletter features welcomes from UVI President Dr. LaVerne E. Ragster and Alumni Association President Deanna Rogers. Also included are stories about UVI's Seasoned Alumni Program, the Tom Joyner Shop be-Cause promotion and a follow-up on alumni rubbing shoulders with celebrities at the Foundation for the University of the Virgin Islands Celebrity Golf Classic held in July. The newsletter is also available from this direct link: http://www.uvi.edu/pub-relations/alumni/alumni_home.html
UVI-BVI Alumni Association Has New Executive Team
The University of the Virgin Islands Alumni Association BVI (Tortola) Chapter has a new executive team: Lynda Varlack – president, Milton McLean – vice president, Lorn Greene – sergeant of arms and Jermine Barry – public relations officer. Rozina Norris will be the assistant to the treasurer. The chapter still needs to fill vacancies in the following positions: treasurer, corresponding secretary and recording secretary. Individuals interested in those posts or seeking more information about the BVI Chapter should contact Jermine Barry via email at ladyj65@hotmail.com.
CES to Offer Free Workshops on Bees and Beekeeping
The Agriculture and Natural Resources Program of UVI's Cooperative Extension Service will offer a series of workshop on bees and the beekeeping industry, with sessions planned on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John. The workshops, which are free, were developed in partnership with Kentucky State University in Frankfort, Ky. Dates, times, locations and topics of the various workshops are as follows:
St. Croix — UVI Research & Extension Center — room 133
+ Sunday, Dec. 11 — 9:30 a.m. — At The Hive (farm tour)
+ Monday, Dec. 12 — 9 a.m. – noon — Training for Agriculture Service Providers
1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. — Rearing Queens
6 p.m. – 9 p.m. — Introduction to Beekeeping
St. Thomas — UVI Music Building — Choir Room
+ Tuesday, Dec. 13 — 9:30 a.m. — Training for Agriculture Service Providers
6 p.m. – 9 p.m. — Introduction to Beekeeping
+ Wednesday, Dec. 14 — 9 a.m. – noon — At the Hive (farm tour)
6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Rearing Queens
St. John — National Park Service Conference Room — Maintenance Building
+ Thursday, Dec. 15 — 10 a.m. – noon — Introduction to Beekeeping
For more information, contact Mathilde Wilson at 692-4054 on St. Croix or Carlos Robles at 693-1080 on St. Thomas.
UVI Spring '06 Online Registration Continues Through Dec. 16
Online registration for UVI's 2006 spring semester continues through Dec. 16. This applies to online registration only. Students are reminded that the enrollment process is not completed until final payment for courses and fees is made. Dec. 20, 2005, is the deadline for payment for spring semester courses. Class schedules and detailed enrollment information are available on the UVI web site – http://www.uvi.edu. The direct link to the online registration page is: https://banweb.uvi.edu/banweb/twgkwbis.P_WWWLogin.
UVI MBA Comprehensive Exam Rescheduled for Dec. 9
UVI's MBA Comprehensive Exam, scheduled for Friday, Nov. 18, has been rescheduled for Friday, Dec. 9. The exam will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in room 222 of the Sports and Fitness Center on St.Thomas and in the Research Extension Building room 139 on the St. Croix campus. For further information, contact Jacinthe Proctor at 693-1300 or Dr. Keishiro Matsumoto at 693-1306.
For more about the University of the Virgin Islands, visit the Web site: www.uvi.edu.

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