UVI Accepting Applications for Mathematics Behind the Science Program


UVI MBS program poster
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The Mathematics Behind the Science (MBS) summer bridge program is designed to enhance the mathematics preparedness of college-bound students who are interested in pursuing careers in science, mathematics, engineering, technology, or medicine. Specifically, it will prepare students to enter the introductory calculus course and provide a foundation for success in that important course. Note: Due to restrictions as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the program will be delivered completely ONLINE. On campus housing will not be available.

Classes run from June 22nd to July 31st, 2020
Priority will be given to students that apply by May 31st.

Standard application deadline is June 7th.

Participants are eligible to receive a $200 weekly stipend for 6 weeks. Visit UVI.edu for more information and to download the application.

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Gov. Bryan Grants Administrative Leave to Allow Enjoyment of Virtual Carnival


In observance of the hard work and dedication of the front-line workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Albert Bryan Jr. has issued an executive order approving administrative leave for non-essential government employees to commemorate Carnival on St. Thomas, which was cancelled this year because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Under the Governor’s order, all government offices will be closed Friday.

The cultural boost will be provided through the partnership of the Division of Festivals of the USVI Department of Tourism and WTJX – Channel 12, the Virgin Islands Public Broadcasting System. The “Virtual Carnival” theme is “All Eyes Still On We for 2020”.

WTJX Virtual VI Carnival 2020 poster
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