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UVI to Observe Liberty Day
Both campuses of UVI will be closed Friday, Nov. 1, in observance of Liberty Day.
Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra to Perform Saturday
The Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra returns to St. Thomas for a record fourth visit with an 8 p.m. performance Saturday, Nov. 2, at UVI's Reichhold Center for the Arts. Tickets are $65, $30 and $5. To place orders, call 693-1559. The performance is a co-production of the Reichhold Center and the Birch Forum. For more information, visit Reichhold's Web site at www.reichholdcenter.com
General Meeting Set for St. Thomas Campus Freshmen
The UVI Freshman Center on the St. Thomas campus has scheduled a general meeting for freshmen from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, in Room 302 of the CA building. Faculty and staff are asked to encourage freshmen to attend. For information, contact Vivian G. Bailey at 693-1226.
English Proficiency Exam Set November 14, Sign-up Deadline November 8
The UVI Enrollment Management Office has scheduled an English Proficiency Examination for 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 14. Individuals interested in taking the exam must register at the Enrollment Management Office on the second floor of the CA Building on UVI's St. Thomas campus. No walk-ins will be allowed. For more information, contact Lornetta Prince at 693-1152.
UVI Choir and Jazz Ensemble Plan Joint Concert
The music area of UVI's Humanities Division will present a joint concert, featuring the university’s Jazz Ensemble and Concert Choir at 8 p.m. on Nov. 9, in the cafeteria on the St. Thomas campus. Martin J. Lamkin will direct the Jazz Ensemble. Elvira O. Green will direct the choir.
A wide variety of music – ranging from patriotic music to Negro spirituals and the blues – will be offered. Familiar tunes such as "Hush! Somebody’s Callin’ my Name," featuring Detra Davis, "Mother To Son," featuring Dr. Adelle C. Bell, and the "Pledge to Our Flag," arranged by Dr. Lawrence Benjamin, will be performed by the choir. The Jazz Ensemble will perform blues compositions such as "Basin Street Blues" and "Slides Blues," and a ballad featuring Clayton Emanuel entitled "Blue." Also featured will be Danielle Greenaway singing "A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square." The ensembles give joint performances of "Scandalize My Name" and "Joshua Fit The Battle of Jericho."
General admission is $6. Tickets can be purchased on the St. Thomas campus at the UVI Bookstore, UVI Humanities Division, and from Jazz Ensemble members.
'Ferry Boat Series' Set With BVI's Stoutt Community College
UVI's Athletics Department will inaugurate a "Ferry Boat Series" of inter-island sports events with the Athletics Department of Tortola's H. Lavity Stoutt Community College with volleyball matches and basketball games on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15 and 16, at the UVI Sports and Fitness Center. The games are free and open to the public.
Women's volleyball matches will begin each night's action at 7:30 p.m. Basketball games between the UVI Buccaneers men's basketball team and the Stoutt College team will follow at 9 p.m. The series is expected to continue next year with the UVI squads traveling to Tortola. For details, call 693-1199.

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