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

Seven 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 …

Creative Poetry Slam

Creative Poetry Slam: Halloween Edition by: Yari Munoz  Poetry Jams/Slams are favorites on college campuses and UVI is no exception. In the past month, UVI students were treated to two events; one on Oct. 29 the day before Halloween, and the other on Nov. 20.   During the debut event, UVI seemed to have caught the …

In Pursuit of a Research-based Career: S.T.E.M.

It Starts with A Spark! reported by Christopher McDonald STT – Everyday thousands of researchers are experiencing hot topics in areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (S.T.E.M.). On Tuesday, November 15 UVI students from the Albert A. Sheen and St. Thomas campuses traveled to Anaheim, California to attend the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority …

UVI STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION – STT: “Raising the Bar”

by Christopher McDonald STT- On Saturday, Sept., 21 the Student Government Association (SGA) on STT campus swore in 22 elected officials. Students represent the following positions: Board of Trustees, President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Public Relations Officer, and Senators for the four class divisions, Juniors, Sophomores and Freshmen. SGA is recognized as the official representative …