Three Times a Charm: 3rd UVI Student Participates in HBCU White House Press Briefing

  UVIABJ staff/prUVI-January 25, 2022. A communication major at the University of the Virgin Islands has become the third student this academic school year to be selected to participate in the historic White House Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Journalism Press Briefings. The events are part of a White House initiative to strategically position young …

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 …

Mass Comm students Break the Fourth Wall

Six students n the Communication department participated in the 53rd annual  Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region IV (KCACTF4) in mid-February. They were selected as part of the initial Institute for Theatre Journalism and Advocacy (ITJA) program. Chosen, primarily for their demonstration of strong oral and written communication skills as well as leadership traits, …

Thurgood Marshall Leadership Conference Takes A Virtual Approach

by J’Nise Gifft UVI student Karon Reynolds, a junior in the communications program, was one of the 470 students chosen out of 2,000 to attend the 20th Annual Thurgood Marshall Leadership Institute this fall. The four day leadership development conference began on 17 Oct. 2020. College juniors, seniors, graduate and law students that attend Historically …