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University of Tampa Coach to Conduct UVI Volleyball Clinic
UVI has announced that University of Tampa head volleyball coach Chris Catanach will conduct an advanced volleyball clinic from June 23-26 at UVI's Sports and Fitness Center. Catanach, who led the UT Spartans volleyball team to the NCAA Division II championship in 2006, will also assist with the preparation of UVI volleyball teams for the upcoming season.
The UVI clinic is geared towards advanced male and female volleyball players ages 12 to 24. It will also allow high school student-athletes to showcase and develop their skills. Scholarship opportunities are available for high school seniors interested in playing intercollegiate volleyball at UVI.
A news release is available on the UVI web site – www.uvi.edu.
4-H Summer Academy Scheduled; Public Registration Begins Today
The 2008, 4-H Summer Academy will be held from June 23 through August 1, with summer camps on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John. The six-week program, which is operated by UVI's Cooperative Extension Service, is open to children from age five through 14. The registration fee for UVI employees is $90 per child (immediate family members only). The general pubic fee is $175 for the first child and $150 for each additional child. Fees are payable by money order, no personal checks will be accepted. Money orders should be made out to: UVI Cooperative Extension Service.
Public registration for the academy opens today (June 2) on St. Thomas and St. Croix and continues until all spaces are full. Registration on St. John is scheduled for June 5 and 6. Registration will take place in the following locations and times.
• St. Thomas: UVI's Administration and Conference Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• St. Croix: Room 139 of UVI's Research and Extension Center. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• St. John: Legislature Building in Cruz Bay, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Registration is offered on a first-come, first served basis. For details on St. Croix, call 692-4087, 692-4094 or 692-4084. On St. Thomas or St. John call 693-1078 or 693-1080.
UVI to Screen Indian Film Exploring the World of a Child with Dyslexia
An award-winning film from India about a child with dyslexia will be presented to the Virgin Islands community at the University of the Virgin Islands on Wednesday, June 4, on the St. Croix campus and on Thursday, June 5, on the St. Thomas campus. Produced and directed by Aamir Khan, "Taare Zameen Par" or "Every Child Is Special" offers a look into the life of an eight-year-old Ishaan who can't seem to get anything right in class. Ultimately, with time, patience and care, an unorthodox art teacher helps Ishaan to find himself.
Both evenings will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a tasting of Indian foods. The film begins promptly at 6 p.m. It will be shown in the Great Hall on UVI's St. Croix campus and in the first-floor conference room in the Administration and Conference Center on the St. Thomas campus.
While admission is free, individuals who plan to attend must register by calling 692-1919 (Fax: 692-5599) on St. Croix or 693-1173 (Fax: 693-1319) on St. Thomas. The evening is presented by UVI's Virgin Islands University Center For Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and the Virgin Islands Assistance Technology Foundation.
Oliver Samuels to Bring New Play 'River Bottom' to the V.I. in July
Comedian Oliver Samuels will bring what the Jamaican press calls one of the best plays of the last five years to the Virgin Islands in July. Samuels plays a shrewd spiritual leader and prophet in the Jamaican village of "River Bottom."
"River Bottom" has its Virgin Islands premiere at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 11, at Island Center for the Performing Arts on St. Croix. The comedy gang moves to St. Thomas for two 8 p.m. shows slated for Saturday, July 12, and Sunday, July 13, at UVI's Reichhold Center for the Arts. A news release is available on the UVI web site – www.uvi.edu.
For more about the University of the Virgin Islands, visit the Web site: www.uvi.edu.

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University of Tampa Coach to Conduct UVI Volleyball Clinic
UVI has announced that University of Tampa head volleyball coach Chris Catanach will conduct an advanced volleyball clinic from June 23-26 at UVI's Sports and Fitness Center. Catanach, who led the UT Spartans volleyball team to the NCAA Division II championship in 2006, will also assist with the preparation of UVI volleyball teams for the upcoming season.
The UVI clinic is geared towards advanced male and female volleyball players ages 12 to 24. It will also allow high school student-athletes to showcase and develop their skills. Scholarship opportunities are available for high school seniors interested in playing intercollegiate volleyball at UVI.
A news release is available on the UVI web site - www.uvi.edu.
4-H Summer Academy Scheduled; Public Registration Begins Today
The 2008, 4-H Summer Academy will be held from June 23 through August 1, with summer camps on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John. The six-week program, which is operated by UVI's Cooperative Extension Service, is open to children from age five through 14. The registration fee for UVI employees is $90 per child (immediate family members only). The general pubic fee is $175 for the first child and $150 for each additional child. Fees are payable by money order, no personal checks will be accepted. Money orders should be made out to: UVI Cooperative Extension Service.
Public registration for the academy opens today (June 2) on St. Thomas and St. Croix and continues until all spaces are full. Registration on St. John is scheduled for June 5 and 6. Registration will take place in the following locations and times.
• St. Thomas: UVI's Administration and Conference Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• St. Croix: Room 139 of UVI's Research and Extension Center. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• St. John: Legislature Building in Cruz Bay, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Registration is offered on a first-come, first served basis. For details on St. Croix, call 692-4087, 692-4094 or 692-4084. On St. Thomas or St. John call 693-1078 or 693-1080.
UVI to Screen Indian Film Exploring the World of a Child with Dyslexia
An award-winning film from India about a child with dyslexia will be presented to the Virgin Islands community at the University of the Virgin Islands on Wednesday, June 4, on the St. Croix campus and on Thursday, June 5, on the St. Thomas campus. Produced and directed by Aamir Khan, "Taare Zameen Par" or "Every Child Is Special" offers a look into the life of an eight-year-old Ishaan who can't seem to get anything right in class. Ultimately, with time, patience and care, an unorthodox art teacher helps Ishaan to find himself.
Both evenings will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a tasting of Indian foods. The film begins promptly at 6 p.m. It will be shown in the Great Hall on UVI's St. Croix campus and in the first-floor conference room in the Administration and Conference Center on the St. Thomas campus.
While admission is free, individuals who plan to attend must register by calling 692-1919 (Fax: 692-5599) on St. Croix or 693-1173 (Fax: 693-1319) on St. Thomas. The evening is presented by UVI's Virgin Islands University Center For Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and the Virgin Islands Assistance Technology Foundation.
Oliver Samuels to Bring New Play 'River Bottom' to the V.I. in July
Comedian Oliver Samuels will bring what the Jamaican press calls one of the best plays of the last five years to the Virgin Islands in July. Samuels plays a shrewd spiritual leader and prophet in the Jamaican village of "River Bottom."
"River Bottom" has its Virgin Islands premiere at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 11, at Island Center for the Performing Arts on St. Croix. The comedy gang moves to St. Thomas for two 8 p.m. shows slated for Saturday, July 12, and Sunday, July 13, at UVI's Reichhold Center for the Arts. A news release is available on the UVI web site - www.uvi.edu.
For more about the University of the Virgin Islands, visit the Web site: www.uvi.edu.