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BIR Launches Online Pay for Excise Taxes Beginning May 20

The Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) informs the taxpaying public that the Excise Tax Office now offers online…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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DPNR’s Division of Building Permits to Hold Public Outreach Events

The general public is invited to join the Division of Building Permits in public outreach events as part of the celebration of Building Safety Month.

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2016-05-23 18:50:45
Virtue of the Week: Loyalty

Loyalty is staying true to someone. It is standing up for something you believe in without wavering. It is being faithful to your family, country, school, friends or ideals when the going gets tough as well as when things are good. 

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2016-05-22 20:53:27
Beach Advisory for May 16-20

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for Enterococci Bacteria and Turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2016-05-21 14:37:44
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UVI’s The Caribbean Writer, Volume 27, Focuses on Music, Visual Arts

 The University of the Virgin Islands has announced the December release of the latest edition of The Caribbean Writer, the international literary gem of the Caribbean.

Read entire articleDec 14 2013 - 2:00pm
Students, Parents Asked to Participate in Special Education Post-Secondary Surveys

 The State Office of Special Education (SOSE) has been working with 2012 graduates on a survey measuring post high school outcome success rate, and the division’s director is continuing to encourage participants to get the information in as soon as possible.

Read entire articleDec 10 2013 - 1:22pm
Students, Parents Encouraged to Participate in Special Education, UVI Surveys

 The State Office of Special Education (SOSE) has been working with 2012 graduates on a survey measuring post high school outcome success rate, and the division’s director is encouraging participants to get the information in as soon as possible.

Read entire articleDec 10 2013 - 1:19pm
Elena Christian Jr. H.S. Agri-Business Program Inspires Students

 Following their participation in the 86th Annual FFA (Future Farmers of America) National Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, in late October, Elena Christian Junior High School Agriculture Class students returned to campus for serious business. About 13 students of the ECJH FFA Chapter, along with the agriculture class teacher, Stanley Farrelly, and the chaperone, Nubeltha Martinez, spent about a week participating in agricultural workshops and observing competitions in the 2013 FFA Convention.

Read entire articleDec 7 2013 - 9:06pm
UVI Mourns the Passing of Nelson Mandela

 The University of the Virgin Islands mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa and one of the world’s most transformative leaders. UVI President Dr. David Hall saluted Mandela’s legacy.

Read entire articleDec 7 2013 - 7:49am
UVICELL Certifies Eighteen Clinical Medical Assistants

 Today, in Frederiksted, 18 displaced Juan Luis Hospital employees stood at the UVICELL Center with family members proudly looking on as they accepted their certificates. The graduates are the first to successfully complete the first ever Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) program.

Read entire articleNov 20 2013 - 9:03pm
Twelve Students Receive Certificates in Process Technology

 Twelve students stood proudly on Tuesday afternoon at the UVICELL Center in Frederiksted. The students were the first to successfully complete a new certificate program designed specifically for individuals with experience in the industry but lacked formal credentials.

Read entire articleNov 20 2013 - 2:24pm
UVI VOICE Launches New Web Site With New Features

 The University of the Virgin Islands student-run newspaper, the UVI VOICE, has launched a new Web site www.uvivoice.net. The new site is easy-to-navigate, and compatible with mobile phones and other devices.

Read entire articleOct 9 2013 - 8:31pm
UVI Increases Transfer and National Exchange Students

 The number of new transfer and National Student Exchange (NSE) students attending the University of the Virgin Islands has increased for fall 2013. Preliminary numbers reveal that UVI’s new transfer students increased by 75 percent from fall 2012 to fall 2013. The number of NSE students increased by 29 percent on the St. Thomas Campus and by 57 percent on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix

Read entire articleOct 5 2013 - 12:24am
UVI Gets New Look and Feel with New Web Site

 The University of the Virgin Islands began fall 2013 with the launch of the next generation of its Web site – www.uvi.edu. The new Web site is responsive, user friendly and designed to meet the needs of all UVI’s stakeholders.

Read entire articleAug 30 2013 - 5:47pm