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UVI Urges Incoming Students to Register for Placement Exams

High School seniors who are interested in attending the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) for the fall 2016 semester are encouraged to register early for the placement exam. Students with SAT or ACT scores below the UVI guidelines are required to take the placement exam, which evaluates proficiency levels.

Teachers Shut Down St. Thomas Schools Over Retro Pay, School Conditions

St. Thomas-St. John schools were dismissed early, classes canceled and students sent home Tuesday afternoon as teachers protested for retroactive pay and better conditions in the schools.

UVI Schedules Dates for Spring CLEP Exams

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has announced CLEP exam dates for the Spring 2016 semester. The College Level Exam Program (CLEP) is a computer-based exam taken by college students with previous knowledge of the subject matter and is taken in lieu of college courses.

Henderson Elementary School Students Close Out Black History Month

Alexander Henderson Elementary School students put on a nice ceremony Friday in the school auditorium showcasing their talents in a program closing out Black History Month.

Gifft Hill Students Star in Documentary

Gifft Hill School students and St. John have a turn in front of the camera this week as a documentary company films at the school and around the island for a piece to air on PBS.

UVI Welcomes New Dean of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

This spring, the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) welcomed a new dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLASS). Emily Williams Ph.D. brings a wealth of experience in teaching, writing and editing within the humanities. Her specialty focuses on Afro-American and Caribbean Literature.

Students Want More Digital Content, Better Teachers

More digital study material and class content, more and better trained teachers, more activities and more sex-ed are some of the things students told legislators they need.

Students Speak Their Minds on Gun Violence, Discrimination and More

Three St. Thomas private school students shared their thoughts about discrimination, gun violence and marijuana legalization to the V.I. Legislature Wednesday, with greater clarity and seriousness than often seen by their seniors. 

New Innovation Center Gives UVI Students Chance to Give Life to ‘Revolutionary’ Ideas

A new innovation center in the UVI library on St. Thomas will give students access to the kind of technology needed to make ideas – such as generating three dimensional prosthetics – come to life.

V.I. Schools Running Out of Money for Food

The public school system has already used up most of its funding to buy food for school lunches and needs another $4.6 million quickly to allow it to buy enough food to finish out the year.

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