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UVI Students Take Top Honors at National Biomedical Research Conference

Students from 700 universities presented 2,100 posters. While more than one best poster award was awarded in each category, UVI’s performance was notable given its size relative to other higher education institutions in attendance.

VIBE Commemorates Birth of Jose Antonio Jarvis

The 18th Virgin Islands Board of Education (VIBE) commemorates the birthdate of Jose Antonio Jarvis, one of the icons of Virgin Islands education.
The RTPark building on UVI's St. Croix campus sustained heavy damage from Hurricane Maria.

UVI Shares Results of Run-off Election Poll

The Virgin Islands Run-off Election poll results are in. The poll was conducted by VI Tech Stack (VITS), a University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park (UVI-RTPark) company that specializes in political polling.

DOE Names Kerra Samuel 2019 V.I. State Teacher of the Year

During Samuel’s one-year tenure, which will run through November 2019, she will represent the Virgin Islands public education system on a national scale and plans to champion the system’s continued access to federal funding, among other causes.

UVI Students Capture First Place at Hewlett Packard HBCU Business Competition

The competition is designed to inspire future talent, foster emerging careers in technology and increase student business acumen.

NOAA Awards UVI $500,000 to Advance Community Resilience to Hurricanes

The five-year project will create the territory’s first sustained, community-based, hurricane hazard preparedness program.

Students Visit Marine Exploration Vessel at Buck Island

Students from the Pearl B. Larsen and Ricardo Richards schools attended a live video call at the National Park Service’s Christiansted National Historic Site on Nov. 2 with crew members who are stationed on the Okeanos Explorer.

UVI Releases Second Prediction of Election Poll by VI Tech Stack

Following are the second poll results as of Oct. 30 from VI Tech Stack, a UVI RTPark company, in collaboration with the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Institute for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (ILOE).

DOE Names Kerra Samuel, Shernore Prince District Teachers of the Year

The V.I. Department of Education has recognized Kerra Samuel, a intermediate computer lab teacher on St. Croix, and Shernore Prince, a sixth-grade math, science and health teacher on St. Thomas as District Teachers of the Year.

School Food Authority Nurtures Heathy Habits Through Farm to School Program

In partnership with Ridge to Reef Farm Hub, based on St. Croix, the School Food Authority exposed students to new ways to incorporate fresh, local produce into their daily meals.

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