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April 14, 2003 – The University of the Virgin Islands Bulletin Board issued today has these announcements:
UVI Easter Recess Scheduled for April 18 through April 20
The university will be closed for Easter Recess from Friday, April 18, through Sunday, April 20. Regular classes, as well as regular hours for all University offices, resume on Monday, April 21.
Seminar to Focus on Developments in V.I. Fish Farming Systems
UVI's Water Resources Research Institute and the Agricultural Experiment Station invites the public to a seminar entitled "Commercial Fish Farming Systems for the Virgin Islands: Recent Research Developments at UVI" at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, on St. Croix in the Research and Extension Center Room 133 and again on St. Thomas at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, in the Sports and Fitness Center Training Room. Dr. James Rakocy, AES director and research professor of aquaculture, will be the presenter. For more information call 693-1069.
Computer Literacy Exams Scheduled April 22
The computer literacy Exams (CLE) will be offered on the St. Thomas campus on Tuesday, April 22. Exams will be administered in rooms 101 or 103 of the CA Building. Sign-up sheets for those interested are available in the Registrar's Office from noon to 2 p.m. on weekdays and from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturdays.
Future of V.I. Agriculture to be Topic of Forum on St. Croix
The future of agriculture in the U.S. Virgin Islands will be the topic of a forum for farmers scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on April 22 and 23 in the Theatre of the Melvin Evans Center on UVI's St. Croix campus.
The forum, with the theme "Prospects for Sustainable Agriculture in the Virgin Islands," will address issues of agricultural policy, training, funding, marketing and production. Registration costs $20 and covers materials and lunches. All farmers, agricultural educators, policy makers and prospective farmers are invited to participate.
For more information call 692-4061 or 692-4060. The forum is sponsored by the UVI Cooperative Extension Service and Agricultural Experiment Station, the V.I. Agriculture Department and Farmers in Action. More information and a registration form are on the Internet.
SBDC Plans QuickBooks Workshop April 24 on St. Croix
UVI Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be conducting a workshop on the QuickBooks Pro 2001 computer application from 5:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the UVI SBDC training center, Sunshine Mall Lower Level, St. Croix. For more information and to pre-register please call UVI-SBDC at 692-5270.
For more on the University of the Virgin Islands, visit the website at www.uvi.edu.

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