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Group Title: Dateline : UVI
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January 24, 2006, vol xii, number 1

Tom Joyner and His Listeners to Raise Money for UVI


With exposure to the eight million listeners of
the nationally syndicated "Tom Joyner Morning
Show," UVI administrators expect to raise more
than $150,000 in a national fundraising campaign
led by the Tom Joyner Foundation. On Jan. 19,
through pep rallies on both campuses, the Founda-
tion officially announced that UVI has been se-
lected as the Tom Joyner Foundation (TJF) School
of the Month for May 2006. Tom
"Congratulations to the University of the Vir-
gin Islands," Tom Joyner said
in pre-recorded video played
at the rallies. "The only HOW to Give
HBCU with a beach, man To donate through the Tom
that's gotto be nice," he added check toThe Tom Joyner Fo
check to The Tom Joyner Foi
exhibiting his usual humor. for UVI in the memo line.
Tom Joyner is founder of Mail to:
REACH Media, Inc., The Tom Joyner Foundation
Tom Joyner Foundation, P.O. Box 630495
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Irving, TX 75063
host of the nationally syndi-
cated 'Tom Joyner Morning To make your donation dire
Show." He is one of the most tionalAdvancement, make yc
influential mdio personalities in sity of the Virgin Islands and
the U.S. His radio show airs Tom Joyner School of the Mc
in 115 markets. Mailto:
During May, the "Tom Office ofInstitutionalAd
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highlight UVI's accomplish- # 2 John Brewer's Bay
ments, present live interviews St. Thomas, VI 00802-05
with President LaVerne
E. Ragster, spotlight UVI's You can also make
major national and local do- blackamericaweb.com.
nors, and profile UVI's Tom Formore information, ca
Joyner Foundation scholarship Advancement at 340-693-10
recipients all while encour-
aging listeners to donate to UVI.
"We did this back in 2002 and you guys really rallied," he
said, referring to the first time UVI was selected as a TJF School
of the Month. "Our goal this year is $150, 000 and I'm sure
we're going to make that, plus some," he said. Once that goal is
reached, the TJF will top it with $25,000 and negotiate with na-
tional companies to donate even more.
"We look forward to coming to the University of the Virgin


Islands with abig check," Joyner said, "biggerthan
the last one."
While UVI will be highlighted on the "Tom
Joyner Morning Show" during May, donations for
UVI will be accepted throughout the year. Funds
raised will go toward student scholarships, support-
ing enrichment programs for students in grades K-
12 and the VI. Experimental Program to Stimulate
Competitive Research.
The month's theme is


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"Old School, New School -
Bridging the Gap." In the
months leading up to May,
UVI will host several activi-
ties on St. Thomas and St.
Croix based on the theme and
geared to getting the commu-
nity involved.
The Tom Joyner Founda-
tion is a charitable 501c3 non-
profit organization that began
in 1997. The Foundation as-
sists African American stu-
dents in financial need at His-
torically Black Colleges and
Universities across the na-
tion.
The "Tom Joyner Morn-
ing Show" is broadcast daily
from 7-11 a.m. on KISS
101.3 FM.
To make a donation or to
apply for a scholarship call
UVI's Office of Institutional
Advancement at 693-1040.
For more information visit the


UVI website at www.uvi.edu and click on the Tom Joyner link.


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Guillory Tapped to Head St. Croix Campus


The UVI St. Croix campus has a
new campus executive administrator
(CEA). Concluding a nationwide
search, Dr. Monique Guillory began her
post as the St. Croix campus execu-
tive administrator on Jan. 20.
CEAs oversee student affairs, busi-
ness and facilities operations, and se-
curity on each of UVI's campuses. The
Dr. Monique Guillory positions were created following a re-
organization that eliminated campus
chancellors.
"I think it's a great time to be coming to the University,"
Dr. Guillory said, noting UVI's progression withVision 2012,
its new strategic plan. "I'm hoping that I can bring a lot of
energy and new perspectives to some of the challenges," she
said.
Dr. Guillory, a Louisiana native, holds a bachelor's de-
gree in English literature and rhetorical communications from


Tulane University. She earned a master's degree and a Ph.D.
in comparative literature from New York University, and in
1999 returned to Tulane as an assistant professor in the En-
glish department. Most recently she was the executive direc-
tor of the Mississippi Learning Institute at Jackson State Uni-
versity and an English professor at Jackson State.
With extensive experience in higher education, Dr. Guillory
has taught at the Haitian American Institute in Port au Prince,
at the University of California Santa Barbara and the Col-
lege of New Rochelle, and was deputy chief of staff and
strategic planning coordinator at Jackson State University.
Under Dr. Guillory's leadership, the Mississippi Learning
Institute enriched the student learning and living experience in
the state of Mississippi. She espouses a collaborative approach
to learning that focuses on students.
JohnA. D'Orazio was appointed St. Thomas campus ex-
ecutive administrator in July 2005. Dr. Guillory and D'Orazio
are members of UVI President Dr. LaVerne E. Ragster's
cabinet.


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Top: St Thomas campus Student Housing Supervisor Sean Georges
looks on as Tom Joyne; Sr, host of the nationally syndicated "Tom
Joyner Morning Show," announces via video that UVI was selected as
his foundation's school of the month for May. Right: Captain Garett de:LUVI is a production of the UVI Public Relations
Bell, professor of military science, delivers akickinanOld School, New Office. Contact us by telephone at (340) 693-1056
School Kickball Game that pitted faculty/staff against students. It FAX: (340) 693-1055
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