Second UVI Student Selected to attend WH Press Briefing

(STX, USVI) For the second time this semester, a University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) communication student enjoyed the opportunity of a lifetime – the chance to participate in a White House press briefing.   UVI) communication student enjoyed the opportunity of a lifetime – the chance to participate in a White House press briefing.   Nadege Barber, sophomore, communication minor , and president of the student group UVI Association of Black Journalists (UVIABJ), joined 18 student journalists from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in a …

Key Questions Receive Honest Answers from The Black News Channel

Key Questions Receive Honest Answers from The Black News Channel: Virtual Media Day Hosted for Outstanding Journalism Students from HBCUs  by George Francis (STT, USVI-November 8, 2021) Recent social climate changes and shifts in the way news is disseminated about people of color have led to the following questions. Is there a future for Black …

UVI COMM MAKES HISTORY AT WH PRESS BRIEFING WITH KARINE JEAN-PIERRE

reprinted from the Daily News-STT A University of the Virgin Islands communications student was able to do something that members of the White House press corps don’t often get to do — engage a White House spokesperson. George Francis, a senior at UVI and contributing writer for its newspaper, joined other student journalists from 21 …

“I’m Articulate:” An Intellectual Response to Spoken Word TEDTALK

by Catharine Seabrookes *NOTE: Jamila Lyiscott, PhD.,  aka, Dr. J, is an aspiring way-maker, a community-engaged scholar, nationally renowned speaker,  and co-founder/co-director of the Center of Racial Justice and Youth Engaged Research. Dr. J is most well known for being featured on TED.com where her video, ‘3 Ways to Speak English,’ has been viewed over …

UVI Communication Students Take Home Awards at National Conference 

  by George Francis  Several communication majors and minors at the University of the Virgin Islands participated in the 58th annual Southern Regional Press Institute (SRPI) virtual conference last month. The conference was hosted by Savannah State University. The following students placed second and third in the respective categories. Jada Roberts, George Francis, and Kalyna Nielson received an award for …