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St. Croix Campus Open House
The UVI Counseling and Placement Office on the St.Croix Campus invites 7th-12th grade students and their parents to the UVI St. Croix Campus Open House to be held on Thursdays, June 28, July 12, and July 19, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
This is an opportunity for junior and senior high school students to learn more about the advantages of attending college, current trends in university life, admissions and financial aid. The program is free and will include a campus tour and refreshments. To register for one of the open house dates contact Robin S. Groelle at 692-4187.
Cultural and Ecological History of Salt River workshop
UVI's Cooperative Extension Service, Agriculture and Natural Resources Program will hold a workshop on the "Cultural and Ecological History of Salt River" on Thursday, June 28, at 6 p.m. in the UVI Research and Extension Center, room 133. For more information call Olassee Davis at 692-4053.
St. Croix's Mango Melee and Tropical Fruit Festival
UVI's Cooperative Extension Service, UVI Agricultural Experiment Station, St. George Village Botanical Garden and the VI Department of Agriculture and Bio Impact present the 5th Annual Mango Melee and Tropical Fruits Festival. The festival will be held on Sunday, July 8, at the St. George Village Botanical Garden from noon to 6 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults, $1 for children under 12 years old.
This is a day for the whole family, with games for the kids, food, music, garden tours and a farmer's market.
For more information call 692-4080.
Anyone interested in entering the Mango Melee and Tropical Fruits Festival "Tasters Choice" competition should call Clint Ferris at 692-4188 or Alice Henry at 692-4092.
UVI Scholarship Fundraiser Dance
The UVI Alumni Association is hosting a scholarship fundraiser dance from 10 p.m. until 1 a.m. Saturday, July 7, at "The Nest" in Long Bush, Tortola, BVI.
Music will be provided by Lashing Dogs and proceeds will go to the UVI BVI Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund.
Tickets are available at Bobby's Marketplace in Roadtown, Tortola and at UVI Alumni Affairs Office, St. Thomas Campus. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door.
For more information, call Jacqueline Sprauve at 693-1046.
UVI Workshop on coastal hazards
The Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) at UVI and the State University of West Georgia will sponsor a free mini-course and workshop on coastal hazards in St. Thomas from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 16, through Friday, July 20.
The course, which will take place in the Teacher Education Building, Room T101, on the St. Thomas campus, will consist of a three-day conference and two days of field trips.
To register and to obtain further information, please call Dr. Rosenid Hernandez-Badia at 693-1383.
For more about the University of the Virgin Islands, check the website at www.uvi.edu.


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