Category Archives: University of the Virgin Islands

UVI RTPark VISTA+ Initiative Webinar to Connect USVI Talent Locally and Abroad


The RTPark invites the community locally and abroad to participate in a webinar to launch VI STEM Talent Archive+ (VISTA+) on Monday, September 28, 2020 at 3:00 pm.

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UVI Graduates Help Design Cyber Security Training and Competition for Middle and High School Students


VI High Schooler Wins the Competition

Recent UVI graduates Jair and Bashiri Smith participated in a 10-week virtual summer internship at Sandia National Laboratories (Photo courtesy of UVI)
Recent UVI graduates Jair and Bashiri Smith participated in a 10-week virtual summer internship at Sandia National Laboratories (Photo courtesy of UVI)

(Official press release)
Three recent University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) graduates participating in a 10-week summer internship program at Sandia National Laboratories played an important role in developing a cybersecurity training program and competition for middle and high school students in the Virgin Islands and mainland U.S. UVI interns Jair Smith, Bashiri Smith and Lorenzo Laplace helped develop training materials and competition questions for the 41 participating students, including 24 students from six different public and private schools throughout the Virgin Islands. The competition was part of the week-long Sandia Cyber Educational Training program (GET S.C.E.T) which took place online in July.

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