UVI Bulletin Board for February and March

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V.I. DVSAC Teen Dating Violence Panel Discussion Scheduled for February 23 Via Zoom The Virgin Islands Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Council is hosting a virtual community conversation to highlight Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. The discussion will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 23, via Zoom.

The UVI community, colleagues, peers and the wider Virgin Islands community, are invited to visit the Zoom link.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87631539090

The meeting ID: 876 3153 9090

Or you can also call in: +1 301 715 8592 US +1 346 248 7799 US

For more information, contact Paula Tracey by email at paula.tracey@uvi.edu

Distinguished Culture and History Lecture Series to be held Via Zoom on Feb. 25 The offices of the President and Provost presents the Distinguished Culture and History Lecture Series featuring the Virgin Islands Studies Collective. The UVI community as well as the wider Virgin Islands community are invited to the upcoming Distinguished Culture and History Lecture Series which will be held in four parts this semester.

The first part will be held at 1 p.m. (AST) on Thursday, Feb. 25 via Zoom and will feature Tami Navarro, Ph.D., UVI’s scholar-in-residence, as the guest lecturer. Navarro will present on the topic: Offshore Banking as Development: Engaging the EDC Program.

Please register at this link:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJckceyuqTooHNQWJZyq5HMFzI-Ir2HSfXmd

After completing the registration, you will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom meeting ID.

For more information, contact Caira Isaac at 692-1401 or by email at Caira.isaac@uvi.edu

Afternoon on the Green 2021 to be Celebrated Virtually Afternoon on the Green goes Virtual!  Join us from March 15-21 as we celebrate  one of our most highly anticipated events.

Hosted  under the theme “We Stream  Green  Afternoon on the Green  2021 ” you will only be but a click away from all the exciting activities.

Afternoon on the Green  promises  to be great, so save the date.

The UVI Inclusive Childcare Lab and Diagnostic Center has Resumed Hours of Operation The UVI Inclusive Childcare Lab and Diagnostic Center has officially re-opened. Hours of operation between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Applications are available for children ages 2 to 5 throughout the day and ages 5 to eleven after school hours. All children and adults will be required to wear face masks and follow CDC guidelines. The Childcare Lab and Diagnostic Center is open to UVI students and the wider Virgin Islands community.

Space is Limited.

For more information, contact 693-1334 or Sheryl Tonge-George at sherryl.tongegeorge@uvi.edu.

UVI School of Agriculture Weekly Live Updates Set for Wednesdays at 3 p.m. Anyone interested in learning more about UVI’s School of Agriculture, including the Cooperative Extension Service, Agricultural Experiment Station and new Academic Programs, can tune in weekly via Zoom or Facebook live Wednesdays at 3 p.m. The weekly updates are recorded and made available for watching or listening on the UVISOA blog.

The weekly live program is co-hosted by the University of the Virgin Islands School of Agriculture communications team staff sharing information and lively interviews about UVISOA staff, administrators, community partners, stakeholders or current and past clients as they share experiences and examples of how they all work together in responding to the needs of the community.

The update on Feb. 3 included Louis E. Petersen Jr., Ph.D., speaking about the history of UVI’s grant program as well as the AgDiscovery 2021 summer program. Also shared was an update on AgriFest 2021, CES publications and staff information.

For more details, visit www.uvisoa.blogspot.com or contact Dara M. Cooper at 693-1081 or email at dcooper@uvi.edu.