Over 300 Degrees to be Awarded at UVIs 2018 Commencement Ceremonies This year the University of the Virgin Islands will confer over 300 degrees students at the University’s 54th commencement ceremonies on the St. Thomas Campus and on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix.
The ceremony will take place on the St. Thomas Campus on May 17, in the Sports and Fitness Center and on the grounds of the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix on May 18. Both campuses will hold the ceremonies at 1:30 p.m.
The keynote address will be delivered by acclaimed actor, producer, political activist and humanitarian Danny Glover who will receive an honorary degree from the University.
Local radio personalities, Athneil “Addie” Ottley of WSTA Radio and Former Senator Holland I. Redfield are slated to receive Honorary Doctorate Degrees in Humane Letters.
This year’s class speaker on the Sheen Campus is Jaecena Howell and Che-Raina Warner will be the class speaker on the St. Thomas Campus.
Parking on the St. Thomas Campus will be available in the parking lot of the Reichhold Center for the Arts. Shuttle service will be provided to accommodate persons parking at Reichhold Center, Administration and Conference Center (ACC), and the upper campus.
WSTA 1340 AM will live broadcast St. Thomas’ Commencement Ceremony. DaVybe 107.9 FM will broadcast the ceremony on St. Croix. WUVI 97.3 FM will simulcast DaVybe’s stream online for St. Croix’s Commencement. WTJX will live stream both Commencement Ceremonies, which can be seen on the WTJX’s Facebook Stream – https://www.facebook.com/wtjx/ or on UVI’s Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/UVI.edu/
More information is available in a news release on the Media Section of the UVI website – http://www.uvi.edu/
UVI Parking Regulations to be Suspended for UVI 2018 Commencement on St. Thomas Campus UVI Parking Regulations to be Suspended for UVI 2018 Commencement on St. Thomas Campus Parking regulations on UVI’s St. Thomas Campus will be suspended from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. to accommodate parking for the UVI 2018 Commencement Exercises at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, in the following parking areas:
- Sports and Fitness Center
- Classroom Administration Building (CA Building)
- Humanities Building
- Wellness Center • Administration and Conference Center (ACC Building)
- Reichhold Center for the Arts
The parking rules will remain in effect at all other locations on the St. Thomas Campus. Shuttle service will be provided to accommodate persons parking at Reichhold Center, Administration and Conference Center (ACC), and the upper campus.
For more information, contact UVI Security Department at 693-1530 or [email protected]
Our Graduates Have Worked Hard to Realize their Dream of a Degree; Please Volunteer to Make their Commencement Special Our Graduates Have Worked Hard to Realize their Dream of a Degree; Please Volunteer to Make their Commencement Special The hard work and dedication of the UVI Class of 2018 will be realized at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, in the Sports and Fitness Center when they receive their diplomas during our commencement ceremonies.
In addition to the normal trials of a student, they stayed the course – dug their heels and innovated with us to complete their classes and the work of recovery caused by the twin hurricanes of 2017.
We need your help to ensure our graduates have a grand ceremony. Volunteers are needed to make this day pleasantly memorable. The greatest need at this time is ushers. Give a little time during commencement and make a difference to our graduates.
Contact Denise Humphrey at 693-1552 or [email protected] to sign up to support our graduates.
UVI Announces TEAS Testing Dates for April and May 2018 The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) is pleased to announce testing dates for the TEAS exam. The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) is used as part of the admissions process by Nursing and Allied Health schools nationwide. UVI students who desire to enter the School of Nursing are required to sit for the TEAS exam.
The TEAS exam is a basic aptitude test designed to identify students who are likely to succeed in nursing school and have the ability to think like a nurse. It is a multiple-choice assessment of basic academic knowledge in Reading, Mathematics, Science, and English. The four sections are timed for a total of approximately four hours.
On St. Croix, testing will be administered in Room 139 of the Research and Extension Center, located on the Albert A. Sheen Campus. On St. Thomas, the testing site is located at the UVI-CELL Center on the St. Thomas Campus.
The TEAS testing schedule is as follows:
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Monday, May 14, 2018
Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Monday, April 23, 2018, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Thursday, May 10, 2018, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
For testing fees or more information on the exam, contact the UVICELL Center at (340) 693-1100 on St. Thomas or 692-4230 on St. Croix.
Students may also visit the UVICELL website at http://cell.uvi.edu/programs/teas-testing.aspx