The University of the Virgin Islands recently received a $5 million gift commitment from investment strategist and entrepreneur Kiril Sokoloff. Sokoloff, the founder of 13D Research (USVI) has pledged $1 million annually to the university over the next five years. His gift will be one of the largest donations the university ever received from a
HOVENSA L.L.C. made a donation of $100,000 to the Scholarship Fund of the University of the Virgin Islands in a check presentation on Wednesday, Jan. 15, on the University’s Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. The presentation was made in a ceremony at the UVI College of Science and Mathematics offices, located in the second
Oson, VI Makes One of the Largest EDC Donations – $350K – to UVI: Founder Challenges other EDC Companies
Dale LeFebvre, founder and chairman of Oson VI, LLC, a management, consulting and investment advisory firm, presented a $250,000 check to the University of the Virgin Islands on Tuesday, Dec. 3, on the St. Thomas Campus. LeFebvre established the LeFebvre Endowed Student Fellowship Award and the Oson VI, LLC Endowed Fund for Recruitment and Retention.
Officials from Wyndham Vacation Ownership join with some of the 59 UVI students enrolled in the University’s BA in Hospitality and Tourism Management Program. The company presented a check of $5,000 to support the program and $10,000 scholarships to UVI students Demi Moore and Daynia Dowling on Nov. 21, 2013 Wyndham Vacation Ownership,
Marva Samuel Applewhite and Gloria Samuel, front, pose with UVI Vice President for Institutional Advancement Dionne Jackson and UVI President David Hall. (Image courtesy of UVI) Two well-known St. Johnians recently donated several acres of land to the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI). The land will someday be the home of a
The University of the Virgin Islands’ coffers are showing a promising spring harvest, with $630,000 collected toward its 2011 $1.5 million fundraising goal—quite an improvement compared to the $363,000 raised this time last year. The spring blossoming is largely the fruit of almost a decade of preparation Dionne Jackson has brought to her post as
VPUL Dr. Valarie Swain-Cade McCoullum (left) and GIC Director Valerie De Cruz (right) thank Priscilla Luce and Albert M. Greenfield, III of the Albert M. Greenfield Foundation at the recent event announcing the gift. The Albert M. Greenfield Intercultural Center (GIC) at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a $1 million