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Law Enforcement Career Fairs Set at UVI April 2 and 3 Representatives from more than 17 federal and local law enforcement agencies will be on hand for career fairs at the University of the Virgin Islands on St. Croix on April 2, and on April 3, on St. Thomas. The fairs, which are open to the general public, will include recruitment officers representing a full range of law enforcement fields. UVI students and other students are especially encouraged to attend. Interested persons will have the opportunity to meet with recruiters on both campuses from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The St. Croix fair will be held in UVI’s Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus. On St. Thomas, the fair will be held in the UVI Administration and Conference Center.
The ever-evolving law enforcement landscape provides exciting and rewarding careers in many disciplines, from forensics to criminology and criminal justice, from information technology to political science. Other careers in the field require training in social work, psychology and other liberal arts and science disciplines. A news release with more information on the Career Fairs is available from the UVI homepage –www.uvi.edu
Literary Activist Kadija Sesay to Read New Works at UVI on April 3 Award-winning publisher and literary activist Kadija Sesay will give a public reading of new works at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, at UVI in the Administration and Conference Center on St. Thomas. The session, sponsored by UVI’s Virgin Islands Caribbean Cultural Center (VICCC) and the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), will take place in the second-floor conference room.
A poet and short-story writer, Sesay, also known as Kadija George, will read from her newly released poetry collection, "Irki," which means "Homeland" in the Nubian language. Sesay is the founder and publisher of SABLE LitMag and SABLE LitFest and is the editor of several anthologies of work by writers of African and Asian descent. She also has published her own poetry, short stories, essays and articles in magazines, journals and anthologies in the United Kingdom, the United States and Africa. In addition, her work has been featured on the BBC. "Irki" is her first full poetry collection. During her VICCC presentation, which is free, Sesay will discuss her Caribbean links and her African diaspora heritage. She will also address Global trends in African Diaspora migration, art and networking in the new information age. For more on Sesay, visit www.sablelitmag.org/kadijasesay/event.
This event is made possible with the support of VICCC, CLASS, Ludlow Bailey of G & A Consultants, the V.I. Council for the Arts and the IPAD Project. To RSVP call (786) 290-7359 or 692-4272, or send e-mail to viccc@myuvi.net on or before Tuesday, April 2.
UVI’s Fifth Annual Mock UN Competition to Debate Issues in Middle East on April 4 The public is invited to the University of the Virgin Island’s Fifth Annual Model United Nations Competition from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on April 4, in the first-floor conference room of the Administration and Conference Center on the St. Thomas Campus. UVI students from both campuses will debate, deliberate and provide solutions to issues in the Middle East in a mock United Nations session.
UVI students Ivory Carter, Richard Dorsey, Gabriel Ible, Chevon Merchant and JoAnn Thomas-Lewis have been selected from the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. They will represent Saudi Arabia. The students from the St. Thomas campus are Jacqueline Adonis, Michael Charles, Kevin Miller, Shania Shervington, and Kamika Thomas. They will represent Syria. A news release with more information on the Mock UN Competition is available from the UVI homepage –www.uvi.edu
2013 MBA Comprehensive Exam Slated for April 5 on Both Campuses The University of the Virgin Islands Spring 2013 Master of Business Administration (MBA) Comprehensive Exam is scheduled to be administered to accepted students from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, April 5, simultaneously on the St. Thomas and Albert A. Sheen campuses.
Exam locations are Teacher Education Room 103 on St. Thomas and Evans Center Room 405 on St. Croix.
All information needed to prepare for the examination – including the application petition – is accessible through the MBA Program’s Blackboard site. For more information contact MBA Program Director Dr. Utha Williams – at uwillia@live.uvi.edu.
UVI Research Day on April 6 to Examine Socioeconomic Woes in the Virgin Islands The public is invited to the University of the Virgin Islands’ second annual Research Day scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, in the Sports and Fitness Center on UVI’s St. Thomas campus and in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix.
This year, Research Day will showcase research on community issues such as crime, economic development, cultural development, and same-sex marriages. Research conducted by UVI faculty and staff will feature a variety of displays and experts that will participate in roundtable sessions with interested persons.
“UVI Research Day is the perfect opportunity for organizations, government, businesses, and the general public to see and understand the types of basic and sponsored research that is being conducted at UVI,” said UVI Interim Vice Provost for Research and Public Service Dr. Frank Mills. “The roundtable discussions invite the community’s direct participation.” A news release with more information on UVI Research Day is available from the UVI homepage –www.uvi.edu
UVI Today… Recent Photo Blog Updates…
To view the latest entries to the “UVI Today…” photo blog, click on the Blogger button in the social media links at the top, right of any page in the UVI Web site or on this direct http://uvitoday.blogspot.com.
UVI senior Kimberlee Smith was recently featured in a story in the British Virgin Islands online news site Virgin Islands News Online
Workshop on Microsoft Word Basics Set for April 6 on St. Thomas Residents interested in mastering the basics of the popular word processor Microsoft Word are encouraged to register for an upcoming one-day workshop offered by UVI’s Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning (CELL) Center on St. Thomas. Space is limited. Introduction to Word 2010 will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the UVICELL Center on St. Thomas.
This hands-on session will prepare participants to confidently use Microsoft Word to develop documents with less time and effort. Students will learn how to create, format, edit, print, and save their documents with ease. For fees or more information on the program, call 693-1100 or visit UVICELL online at cell.uvi.edu.
UVI Sets English Proficiency Exam Set for St. Croix, St. Thomas on April 11
UVI’s English Proficiency Exam (EPE) Will Be Administered on April 11 at UVI On the St. Thomas campus the EPE will be given in Rooms 223, 224 and 225 of the Sports and Fitness Center. The exam begins at 8 a.m. Students should bring blue or black ink pens, a dictionary in hard copy and white out, if needed. For more information, contact English Proficiency Exam Coordinator Dr. Vincent Cooper at 693-1351 or vcooper@uvi.edu.
On the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix the EPE will be given in Rooms 302, 303, 305 and 308 of the Evans Center. Students should be seated with photo IDs by 8:30 a.m. For more information, contact Professor Valerie Combie at 692-4126 or vcombie@live.uvi.edu.
UVICELL to Offer Course in Basic Computing Beginning April 15 UVI’s Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning (UVICELL) Center is conducting registration for its upcoming Basic Computing course. Classes will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. every Monday and Thursday, starting April 15. All sessions will be held at the UVICELL Center on the St. Thomas Campus.
The course is designed for individuals interested in learning the basics of using a computer. Participants will learn the essentials of computing such as working with windows, using the Internet, emailing, safe computing and more. The information will be presented in an easy to understand format and will includes hands-on exercises.
For more information or to register, call 693-1100 or visit UVICELL online at cell.uvi.edu.
VIUCEDD Plans Annual Autism Conference for April 17 and 18 at UVI The Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD) will conduct the Virgin Islands’ 6th Annual Autism Conference on April 17, on St. Thomas, and April, 18, on St. Croix. Dr. Georgina Peacock, a medical officer and developmental-behavioral pediatrician at the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be the keynote speaker.
The conference, which is offered in collaboration with the Virgin Islands Autism Network, will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. On St. Thomas it will take place in the UVI Administration and Conference Center. On St. Croix it will be held in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus. Early registration is available online by visiting http://autism.viucedd.org. For more information call 692-4266 or send e-mail to slouis@live.uvi.edu.
Masters in Psychology Program Accepting Student Applications for Fall 2013 Semester The University of the Virgin Islands Master of Arts in Psychology with a Counseling Concentration Program is accepting applications for the fall 2013 semester. The program is designed to provide students with the necessary academic knowledge base, problem solving skills and experiential opportunities to work in a variety of social service and counseling settings. A program overview and admission criteria are available online from the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences section of the UVI Web site – http://www.uvi.edu. Interested applicants on St. Croix and St. Thomas should submit admission applications by April 30 to be considered for the fall 2013 semester. For more information contact Dr. Lucia DiMeo at 692-4264 or send email to ldimeo@uvi.edu.
UVI Early Registration for Fall Semester Returning Students Now Available The University of the Virgin Islands is now offering early registration for the fall semester for returning students. To view course offerings and other registration information, visit the Registrar’s section of the UVI website – http://www.uvi.edu.
UVI Student Radio – WUVI-1090 – Now Offering Live Streaming of Broadcasts on the Internet As promised at its grand opening in January, programs broadcast on UVI’s student radio station – WUVI 1090 AM – can now be heard live on the Internet. WUVI, dubbed "The voice of the University," has begun live streaming of its broadcast programs. Anyone with an internet connection can hear UVI student radio live, on weekdays from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. To listen, simply visit the station’s new Web site – http://wuvi.am – and follow the links to the live stream and social media.

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Law Enforcement Career Fairs Set at UVI April 2 and 3 Representatives from more than 17 federal and local law enforcement agencies will be on hand for career fairs at the University of the Virgin Islands on St. Croix on April 2, and on April 3, on St. Thomas. The fairs, which are open to the general public, will include recruitment officers representing a full range of law enforcement fields. UVI students and other students are especially encouraged to attend. Interested persons will have the opportunity to meet with recruiters on both campuses from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The St. Croix fair will be held in UVI’s Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus. On St. Thomas, the fair will be held in the UVI Administration and Conference Center.
The ever-evolving law enforcement landscape provides exciting and rewarding careers in many disciplines, from forensics to criminology and criminal justice, from information technology to political science. Other careers in the field require training in social work, psychology and other liberal arts and science disciplines. A news release with more information on the Career Fairs is available from the UVI homepage –www.uvi.edu
Literary Activist Kadija Sesay to Read New Works at UVI on April 3 Award-winning publisher and literary activist Kadija Sesay will give a public reading of new works at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, at UVI in the Administration and Conference Center on St. Thomas. The session, sponsored by UVI's Virgin Islands Caribbean Cultural Center (VICCC) and the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), will take place in the second-floor conference room.
A poet and short-story writer, Sesay, also known as Kadija George, will read from her newly released poetry collection, "Irki," which means "Homeland" in the Nubian language. Sesay is the founder and publisher of SABLE LitMag and SABLE LitFest and is the editor of several anthologies of work by writers of African and Asian descent. She also has published her own poetry, short stories, essays and articles in magazines, journals and anthologies in the United Kingdom, the United States and Africa. In addition, her work has been featured on the BBC. "Irki" is her first full poetry collection. During her VICCC presentation, which is free, Sesay will discuss her Caribbean links and her African diaspora heritage. She will also address Global trends in African Diaspora migration, art and networking in the new information age. For more on Sesay, visit www.sablelitmag.org/kadijasesay/event.
This event is made possible with the support of VICCC, CLASS, Ludlow Bailey of G & A Consultants, the V.I. Council for the Arts and the IPAD Project. To RSVP call (786) 290-7359 or 692-4272, or send e-mail to viccc@myuvi.net on or before Tuesday, April 2.
UVI's Fifth Annual Mock UN Competition to Debate Issues in Middle East on April 4 The public is invited to the University of the Virgin Island’s Fifth Annual Model United Nations Competition from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on April 4, in the first-floor conference room of the Administration and Conference Center on the St. Thomas Campus. UVI students from both campuses will debate, deliberate and provide solutions to issues in the Middle East in a mock United Nations session.
UVI students Ivory Carter, Richard Dorsey, Gabriel Ible, Chevon Merchant and JoAnn Thomas-Lewis have been selected from the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. They will represent Saudi Arabia. The students from the St. Thomas campus are Jacqueline Adonis, Michael Charles, Kevin Miller, Shania Shervington, and Kamika Thomas. They will represent Syria. A news release with more information on the Mock UN Competition is available from the UVI homepage –www.uvi.edu
2013 MBA Comprehensive Exam Slated for April 5 on Both Campuses The University of the Virgin Islands Spring 2013 Master of Business Administration (MBA) Comprehensive Exam is scheduled to be administered to accepted students from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, April 5, simultaneously on the St. Thomas and Albert A. Sheen campuses.
Exam locations are Teacher Education Room 103 on St. Thomas and Evans Center Room 405 on St. Croix.
All information needed to prepare for the examination – including the application petition – is accessible through the MBA Program’s Blackboard site. For more information contact MBA Program Director Dr. Utha Williams – at uwillia@live.uvi.edu.
UVI Research Day on April 6 to Examine Socioeconomic Woes in the Virgin Islands The public is invited to the University of the Virgin Islands’ second annual Research Day scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, in the Sports and Fitness Center on UVI’s St. Thomas campus and in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix.
This year, Research Day will showcase research on community issues such as crime, economic development, cultural development, and same-sex marriages. Research conducted by UVI faculty and staff will feature a variety of displays and experts that will participate in roundtable sessions with interested persons.
“UVI Research Day is the perfect opportunity for organizations, government, businesses, and the general public to see and understand the types of basic and sponsored research that is being conducted at UVI,” said UVI Interim Vice Provost for Research and Public Service Dr. Frank Mills. “The roundtable discussions invite the community’s direct participation.” A news release with more information on UVI Research Day is available from the UVI homepage –www.uvi.edu
UVI Today… Recent Photo Blog Updates…
To view the latest entries to the “UVI Today…” photo blog, click on the Blogger button in the social media links at the top, right of any page in the UVI Web site or on this direct http://uvitoday.blogspot.com.
UVI senior Kimberlee Smith was recently featured in a story in the British Virgin Islands online news site Virgin Islands News Online
Workshop on Microsoft Word Basics Set for April 6 on St. Thomas Residents interested in mastering the basics of the popular word processor Microsoft Word are encouraged to register for an upcoming one-day workshop offered by UVI’s Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning (CELL) Center on St. Thomas. Space is limited. Introduction to Word 2010 will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the UVICELL Center on St. Thomas.
This hands-on session will prepare participants to confidently use Microsoft Word to develop documents with less time and effort. Students will learn how to create, format, edit, print, and save their documents with ease. For fees or more information on the program, call 693-1100 or visit UVICELL online at cell.uvi.edu.
UVI Sets English Proficiency Exam Set for St. Croix, St. Thomas on April 11
UVI’s English Proficiency Exam (EPE) Will Be Administered on April 11 at UVI On the St. Thomas campus the EPE will be given in Rooms 223, 224 and 225 of the Sports and Fitness Center. The exam begins at 8 a.m. Students should bring blue or black ink pens, a dictionary in hard copy and white out, if needed. For more information, contact English Proficiency Exam Coordinator Dr. Vincent Cooper at 693-1351 or vcooper@uvi.edu.
On the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix the EPE will be given in Rooms 302, 303, 305 and 308 of the Evans Center. Students should be seated with photo IDs by 8:30 a.m. For more information, contact Professor Valerie Combie at 692-4126 or vcombie@live.uvi.edu.
UVICELL to Offer Course in Basic Computing Beginning April 15 UVI’s Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning (UVICELL) Center is conducting registration for its upcoming Basic Computing course. Classes will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. every Monday and Thursday, starting April 15. All sessions will be held at the UVICELL Center on the St. Thomas Campus.
The course is designed for individuals interested in learning the basics of using a computer. Participants will learn the essentials of computing such as working with windows, using the Internet, emailing, safe computing and more. The information will be presented in an easy to understand format and will includes hands-on exercises.
For more information or to register, call 693-1100 or visit UVICELL online at cell.uvi.edu.
VIUCEDD Plans Annual Autism Conference for April 17 and 18 at UVI The Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD) will conduct the Virgin Islands’ 6th Annual Autism Conference on April 17, on St. Thomas, and April, 18, on St. Croix. Dr. Georgina Peacock, a medical officer and developmental-behavioral pediatrician at the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be the keynote speaker.
The conference, which is offered in collaboration with the Virgin Islands Autism Network, will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. On St. Thomas it will take place in the UVI Administration and Conference Center. On St. Croix it will be held in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus. Early registration is available online by visiting http://autism.viucedd.org. For more information call 692-4266 or send e-mail to slouis@live.uvi.edu.
Masters in Psychology Program Accepting Student Applications for Fall 2013 Semester The University of the Virgin Islands Master of Arts in Psychology with a Counseling Concentration Program is accepting applications for the fall 2013 semester. The program is designed to provide students with the necessary academic knowledge base, problem solving skills and experiential opportunities to work in a variety of social service and counseling settings. A program overview and admission criteria are available online from the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences section of the UVI Web site – http://www.uvi.edu. Interested applicants on St. Croix and St. Thomas should submit admission applications by April 30 to be considered for the fall 2013 semester. For more information contact Dr. Lucia DiMeo at 692-4264 or send email to ldimeo@uvi.edu.
UVI Early Registration for Fall Semester Returning Students Now Available The University of the Virgin Islands is now offering early registration for the fall semester for returning students. To view course offerings and other registration information, visit the Registrar’s section of the UVI website – http://www.uvi.edu.
UVI Student Radio – WUVI-1090 – Now Offering Live Streaming of Broadcasts on the Internet As promised at its grand opening in January, programs broadcast on UVI's student radio station – WUVI 1090 AM – can now be heard live on the Internet. WUVI, dubbed "The voice of the University," has begun live streaming of its broadcast programs. Anyone with an internet connection can hear UVI student radio live, on weekdays from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. To listen, simply visit the station's new Web site – http://wuvi.am – and follow the links to the live stream and social media.