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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Beach Advisory for August 22-26

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that due to heavy rains this week, the Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) anticipates that negative environmental impacts will be caused by storm-water runoff.

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2016-08-26 21:02:59
DOH, Walgreens to Host Zika Action Days

The V.I. Department of Health (DOH) is sponsoring Zika Action Days on St. Croix and St. Thomas on Aug. 26 and Aug. 27.

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2016-08-25 13:34:30
Zika Update: 50 New Cases Reported; Health Plans Action Day

The V.I. Department of Health confirmed 50 new cases of Zika virus in the territory. According to the latest surveillance report, the number of cases went from 143 to 193 in the last week.

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2016-08-25 10:40:20
Community - Schools — St. Croix
UVI STEM Graduates Excel Beyond National Average

The University of the Virgin Islands’ Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) graduates are going on to seek doctoral degrees and achieving their goals at rates well above the national average.

Read entire articleFeb 21 2014 - 8:46am
UVI Mourns the Passing of Former Coach Eugene Werts

The University of the Virgin Islands community mourns the passing of Eugene Werts, who passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, at a hospital in the mainland United States after battling a heart condition.

Read entire articleJan 25 2014 - 12:41am
UVI Bulletin Board for January

 Here's what is happening on both campuses of the University of the Islands.

Read entire articleJan 8 2014 - 3:20pm
6th Grader Khaien Donawa Wins Markoe School Spelling Bee

 Sixth grade speller Khaien Donawa outlasted about 19 other competitors at the Claude O. Markoe Elementary School Spelling Bee on Tuesday, Dec. 17.

Read entire articleDec 20 2013 - 2:39pm
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