University of the Virgin Islands student Selena Cuffy has been selected by the National Student Exchange program to receive the Dr. Richard R. Bond Community Engagement Award for her academic accomplishments, social welfare service, contribution to the campus community and creative use of time while on exchange. Cuffy’s award is one of the three awards under the NSE’s Student Achievement Awards.
The study away program complements university initiatives for globalization, diversity and engagement. The organization provides study away opportunities to students enrolled at its 160 member colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Established in 1968, and celebrating its 51st anniversary year, it has provided exchange opportunities to more than 118,000 students.