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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 21, 2017: This week, a Caribbean-born businessman officially took up the mantle of Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI.) Here are 9 things you should know about the new head of this leading regional educational institution.
Jamaican-born Dr. Susan Davis has received the honor of professor emeritus from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Florida in recognition of her outstanding service as a health practitioner and educator.
MIAMI (July 6, 2017) – Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez has appointed Ray Baker Director of the Miami-Dade Public Library System (MDPLS).  Baker’s appointment was unanimously confirmed by the Board of County Commissioners during today’s commission meeting.
The University of the Virgin Islands accreditation has been reaffirmed by the Middles States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), the accrediting body for institutions of higher education in the Middle States region. The commission notified the University of the reaffirmation of their accreditation in a June 26, letter.
The University of the Virgin Islands Athletics Program welcomed three new full-time coaches on Monday, June 19, at a press conference held in the Sports and Fitness Center on the St. Thomas Campus. The new hires include men’s Basketball Coach Jeff Jones, Women’s basketball Coach Reggie Carrick and women and men’s Soccer Coach Charles Long. All officially joined the UVI family this summer.
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