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March 11, 2004 – The University of the Virgin Islands Bulletin Board issued today has these announcements:

Afternoon on the Green on Tap Sunday, March 14
An afternoon of food, family and fun awaits you at the 15th Afternoon on the Green, from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 14, at UVI. Be sure to bring blankets and lawn chairs as the St. Thomas golf course is transformed into picnic central with live music and great food. "Cusines Galore for 2004" will feature various types of food, prepared by some of the territory's best cooks. Check out the UVI Web site (link below) for more details.
UVI Will Mark 42nd Charter Day with Week of Activities
UVI is planning a week of activities to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of Charter Day – March 16, 1962. This year's Charter Day observance theme is: "UVI: A Link in the Chain of Our Community of Learners." Details will be featured on the UVI Web page.
UVI Scholarship Applications for 2004-05 Now Available
UVI scholarships applications for the 2004-05 school year are now available for high school, undergraduate and graduate students. Applications can be obtained at the financial aid offices on the St. Thomas and St. Croix campuses. Applications and the required letter of recommendation are to be returned to the aid offices no later than the scholarship deadline, which is 4 p.m. on Friday, April 2. For more information call 693-1090 on St. Thomas or 692-4193 St. Croix.
Space Available in American Sign Language Class on St. Thomas
Space is still available in a class in American Sign Language – Level 1 – that is being offered by the V.I. University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities on the St. Thomas campus. Course sessions began March 3 and will continue through June. This is an enrichment class and not for academic credit. It is open to anyone interested in learning sign language. The cost is $125 per semester.
Stephanie Brown is the instructor. Classes are held from 5:45 to 7:15 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays. To register or obtain more information, visit the VIUCEDD office in the Teacher Education Building (Room T-106) or call 693-1188 as soon as possible.
UVI Volleyball On-Tap at Sports & Fitness Center on March 12
The UVI men's and women's volleyball teams continue play this week at the Sports and Fitness Center. The men's team hosts Rivier College, from New Hampshire, on Friday, March 12. The Rivier squad is ranked sixth in the nation among NCAA Division III schools. The Lady Bucs will take on Full Force Club from the St. Thomas/St. John Power League on Friday evening. Admission is free. Game time each night is 7:30 p.m. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to come out and support the student athletes.
The UVI men's team will see action again on March 20 and 23 when the University of Maryland Volleyball Club visits. Power League matches are played at the Charlotte Amalie High School at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and at 1:30 p.m. on Sundays.
2004 Isaac Dookhan Memorial Lectures Set March 18-19
Sir Roy Augier, Professor Emeritus of the University of the West Indies, Jamaica, will be the guest lecturer at the 2004 Isaac Dookhan Memorial Lecture, hosted by the UVI Social Sciences Division. Augier will present on the topic "The Links Between the Islands in the Caribbean." The St. Thomas campus lecture is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 18, in room 303 of the Classroom Administration Building.
The St. Croix campus presentation will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 19, in the Evans Center Theater, room 401. For details call 693-1260.
Second Spring Research Symposium Set March 20 on St. Croix
UVI's Second Annual Spring Research Symposium is scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 20, at the Student Center on the St. Croix campus. The works of approximately 20 participants in UVI's Emerging Caribbean Scientist scholars program will be on display. The scholars are UVI students from the St. Croix and St. Thomas campuses who work directly with faculty members on various research projects. UVI's Division of Science and Mathematics is asking V.I. high school teachers to encourage their students to attend the symposium. For more information call 692-4150.
UVI Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert to Feature Bassist Larry Ridley
The UVI Jazz Ensemble featuring bassist extraordinaire Larry Ridley will present a spring concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 27, at the new Dining Pavilion on the St. Thomas campus. The concert is under the auspices of UVI's humanities division music department. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students. Tickets are available from the humanities division, the music area, UVI Bookstore and ensemble members. For further information contact Martin Lamkin at 693-1194.
St. Thomas Campus Activities
— On-Going — Festival Troupe Sign-up – Call 693-1140.
— Sunday, March 14 — Afternoon on the Green – Noon to 5 p.m.
— Wednesday, March 17 — Carnival Troupe Food Sale – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sports and Fitness Center. Tickets from community engagement committee members and at Chancellor's office.
— Thursday, March 18 — The Balancing Act: Ethics in the Workplace Counseling and Placement Center workshop from 1 to 2 p.m. in Business Education room 206. For details, call 693-1087.
St. Croix Campus Activities
— Friday, March 19 — Queen Mary 5K Walk/Run – Help celebrate UVI Charter Day. Course starts at Kmart "West" and ends on St. Croix campus. For details call 692-4110.
— Saturday, March 27 — Spring Banquet and Ball – Great House (see item
'A Masquerade Fantasy' is Theme of Spring Banquet and Ball

The social and cultural committee of the Student Government Association on UVI's St. Croix campus has announced that the theme of the 13th annual UVI Spring Banquet and Ball is "A Masquerade Fantasy." The Spring Ball is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 27, at the Great House on the St. Croix campus. Tickets are $25 per person and $30 per couple. Attire is formal.
Power of PowerPoint is Topic of Next WNET Roundtable
"Discover the Power of PowerPoint" will be the topic of the March meeting of the Women's Network for Entrepreneurial Training Roundtable scheduled for noon on Tuesday, March 23. Donald Chandler of Island Technical Solutions will be the presenter. The Roundtable, sponsored by the New Image Foundation, will be held at the UVI Small Business Development Center office at Nisky Center. Admission is $10 in advance and $15 at the door. A light lunch is included. New Image graduates and UVI Students, faculty and staff are admitted free. For information call 777-8883.
UVI-CELL Offers Variety of Courses
UVI's Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning Center offers courses designed for individuals seeking new careers and professional advancement, or those who want to explore a hobby or leisure-time activities. For details call 693-1100, send e-mail, or visit the CELL Web site.
Real Estate Salespersons Course (St. Thomas)
Interested in a career in real estate? Whether you need assistance preparing for the Real Estate Licensing Exam, getting ready to launch a career in real estate or want to obtain more knowledge as a property owner, this course has something for you.
Date: April 17 – May 29, 2004
Time: Saturdays 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: T101 (St. Thomas Campus)
Fee: $450
OSHA 511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry (St. Croix)
Offered by CELL in collaboration with Universidad Metropolitana (UMET) of Puerto Rico.
Designed for public and private sector personnel, this course covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles. Topics include scope and application of th
e OSHA general industry standards. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.
Date: April 13-16, 2004
Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: C-100 (4/13-14) & RES-133 (4/15-16)
Cost: $600
OSHA 501 – Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry (St. Thomas)
Offered by CELL in collaboration with Universidad Metropolitana (UMET) of Puerto Rico.
Are you a member of the public or private sector interested in teaching the 10- and 30-hour general industry safety and health outreach program to your employees and other interested groups? Find out which topics are required in the 10- and 30-hour programs as well as those that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide. Learn about successful instructional approaches and the effective use of visual aids and handouts.
Date: June 1-4, 2004
Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: EC-303
Cost: $625
For more on the University of the Virgin Islands, visit the Web site at www.uvi.edu.

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